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Kevin Kilbride has a question he likes to ask developers, builders and regular folks alike: Does heat rise? Most people say yes. But as Kilbride explains, it’s the hot air that rises—not the heat. With forced air, anyone seated near a large window, whether in an office, restaurant, home or hotel, feels the chill, even though the heat is on. No matter how high the thermostat is turned up, the window will remain cold, Kilbride says. It’s Simply Science “The absolute only way to solve that problem is with radiant heat,” says Kilbride, president of ThermaRay , a manufacturer of electric radiant heating systems based in New Brunswick, Canada. “It’s simply a matter of thermodynamics.” Radiant heating can be explained by a core scientific principle: Heat transfers from a hot object to a cooler object. It’s how the sun heats the earth. As a building principle, it dates back to Gre...

Full article: http://gbdmagazine.com/2016/thermaray-radiant-heating/

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