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Where does the heat in a house come from?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by joe-90, 4 Dec 2011.

  1. joe-90

    joe-90

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    I've not had any heating on since last January - yet the house is still a warm 12 degrees - but just 2 degrees outside.

    So why is it so warm inside?
     
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    It's all the hot air you generate joseph, what else could it be?
     
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    Your home must be well insulated, add to this the heat generated by yourself, and other numerous electrical items, it soon maintains a reasonable level, incandescent lighting makes a good contribution.

    Wotan
     
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    It's not though - it's a Victorian house with solid walls.

    And low energy bulbs.
     
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    12 degrees isnt warm :rolleyes:
     
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    It's warmer than 8.
     
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    Is your house in the middle of a terrace of houses? if so the houses either side will be helping.

    Wotan
     
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    No. It's just the same when you go to any empty house - even one that's been empty for years. I went into an Anderson shelter once - it's nearly always the same temperature - summer or winter according to the owner. And coal mines are warm too.
     
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    must be your glowing personality then Joe :LOL:
     
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    My TV pumps some right heat out.
     
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    I don't have those pay 4 view sex channels. :cry:
     
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    Solar energy. :idea:
     
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    Cracking too many fat ones.
     
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    You have the internet. Who needs them crap channels these days with there fake porn.
     
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    It's not been 12 degrees out there for weeks. And why is it the same heat all over the house? (3 floors).
     
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