P2_10 Toasty Candles

Hannah Lyons, Samuel Carter, Josh Nixon, Rachael O'Sullivan


The majority of houses use gas boilers to heat them up. This paper looks into an alternative method of heating up one room in a house. This paper investigates how many tea light candles it would take to heat up an empty room with a volume of 63.2 m3 by 5C as a potential alternative. We found that the total number of lit tea light candles it would take to achieve this in 15 minutes was 5 in a 100% insulated room. 

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