P2_4 Heat Loss in the House of Commons

Emily Jane Watkinson, Daniel Staab, Maria-Theresia Walach, Zach Rogerson


A simple static thermal equilibrium model was used to approximate the heat transfer through the House of Commons chamber to the outside surroundings. Comparison to the heat input from respiration of 650 MPs, found in a previous study, showed that heating is necessary once the outside temperature is 0.2 K below that of the chamber.

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