[ILUG-Social] heating systems for houses...
wesley at yelsew.com
Fri Nov 30 12:48:52 GMT 2001
On Fri, Nov 30, 2001 at 12:24:35PM -0000, Smith, Graham - Computing Technician wrote:
> Mounting such heating in walls seems inefficient...
> Would you not loose a lot of heat into the wall?
> Heat rises so you'd need well insulated walls...
Does it though?
When transferring heat via convection, heat rises, sure. When transferring
via radiation or "conduction", I, um, remain unconvinced of the rising-ness
Heat tends not to travel through [set] concrete by convection. :-)
Somebody correct me...
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