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Homework Help: Heating in buildings

  1. Sep 25, 2007 #1
    I was wondering if a heating device is installed in a building, and the building is good enough(no open windows). And would there be heat loss during the night time when all the doors are closed?
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  3. Sep 25, 2007 #2


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    Well what does one think that closing doors/windows will do? There are three heat transfer properties: conduction, convection and radiation. How will each be affected by a sealed building? How are each affected by temperature differential between the building and the outside air and ground temperatures.
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