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Inside the classroom

Back Inside the classroom

1. Radiator

Radiators heat rooms mostly by convection but some heat is lost by radiation.

Putting a shiny, reflective foil on the wall behind the radiators would help reflect heat radiation back into the room instead of losing heat through the wall.

Do you want to know why radiators
are often painted white?

YES NO: Back Inside the classroom

Radiator painted in white