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Rabrrrrrr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-28-09 07:23 PM
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6. If your house is perfectly insulated, then it cannot be entered or exited
and whoever is on the inside will die of suffocation since there is no air exchange.

But, on the plus side, the body will never, ever rot.
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  -Science-types - I have a curiosity about heating a home Inchworm  Jan-28-09 07:00 PM   #0 
  - it will take more energy to maintain a temperature farther from the outside temp  CreekDog   Jan-28-09 07:06 PM   #1 
  - But if the house is shut off from the outside  Inchworm   Jan-28-09 07:12 PM   #2 
     - Lemme give it a shot.  NYC_SKP   Jan-28-09 07:35 PM   #12 
        - I see  Inchworm   Jan-28-09 07:47 PM   #15 
           - Think of it as trying to maintain a water level in a leaky bucket  pokerfan   Jan-28-09 10:44 PM   #25 
  - What do you mean "the real close"? Insulation as a selling point? i don't get it.  Rabrrrrrr   Jan-28-09 07:14 PM   #3 
  - If your house is perfectly insulated  Inchworm   Jan-28-09 07:18 PM   #5 
     - If your house is perfectly insulated, then it cannot be entered or exited  Rabrrrrrr   Jan-28-09 07:23 PM   #6 
     - ok  Inchworm   Jan-28-09 07:28 PM   #8 
     - The simple answer is this - the better its insulated, the less energy it takes  Rabrrrrrr   Jan-28-09 07:29 PM   #9 
        - Darn - that all is clear now  Inchworm   Jan-28-09 07:42 PM   #14 
  - The more insulated your house is...  TreasonousBastard   Jan-28-09 07:16 PM   #4 
  - hmm  Inchworm   Jan-28-09 07:24 PM   #7 
     - Nope!  hobbit709   Jan-28-09 07:32 PM   #10 
     - yes  AchtungToddler   Jan-28-09 07:34 PM   #11 
     - see 14  Inchworm   Jan-28-09 07:48 PM   #16 
     - Well, yeah, close, but...  TreasonousBastard   Jan-28-09 07:40 PM   #13 
  - That is an interesting question. I hear the Amish make great heaters. Try asking them.  applegrove   Jan-28-09 08:49 PM   #17 
  - Is there an Amish Group on DU?  Inchworm   Jan-28-09 09:08 PM   #20 
     - LOL!  applegrove   Jan-28-09 09:13 PM   #23 
  - Insulation just slows down heat flow  jmowreader   Jan-28-09 09:04 PM   #18 
  - SuhWEET!  Inchworm   Jan-28-09 09:08 PM   #21 
  - Just put some damn pants on.  BarenakedLady   Jan-28-09 09:05 PM   #19 
  - LoL  Inchworm   Jan-28-09 09:09 PM   #22 
  - So, what you are asking is  quakerboy   Jan-28-09 10:19 PM   #24 
  - Zactly what I was asking  Inchworm   Jan-29-09 09:03 AM   #27 
     - I think  quakerboy   Jan-29-09 12:39 PM   #29 
  - no (sorta), there are two basic factors that effect heat loss (or gain)  NJmaverick   Jan-29-09 08:47 AM   #26 
     - Gotcha  Inchworm   Jan-29-09 09:04 AM   #28 

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