re: solar power home heating.
8 dec 2002
>sit a room with a normal double glazed window without a radiator under it
>and a radiator on the opposite wall. heat rises from the radiator... up
>and across the room, cools, and down in front of the window bringing in
>the cold from the window, which then works its way across the floor cooling
>your feet - the cold feet syndrome...
wear socks? :-) our western notion of comfort seems overdone to me, and
it ignores adaptation. researchers argue over the last decimal place
(70.3 or 70.4 f?) while inuits cut ventilation holes in their igloos
when the indoor air temp reaches 45 f and british virgin islanders
wear sweaters below 85 f...