Radiant Heat for Energy Conservation

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Science  02 May 1980:
Vol. 208, Issue 4443, pp. 494-495
DOI: 10.1126/science.208.4443.494


It is proposed that human comfort could be provided in otherwise chilly surroundings by filling the occupied space with electromagnetic energy of centimeter wavelength. Very considerable reductions in the consumption of energy required for the heating of buildings should result from the lowering of interior temperatures thereby permitted.