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Response to eShirl (Original post)

Mon Dec 9, 2013, 10:49 AM

12. An average sitting human puts out 70 watts

of heat. The candle only puts out about 55 watts. As a comparison, a 40,000 BTU/hour home furnace puts out about 136,000 watts or more than 2000 candles. Storing the heat in flowerpots and metal hardware doesn't create more heat.

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