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Why Are Houses in Hot Countries Painted White?

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Houses in hot countries are painted white, because white does not absorb heat; it reflects heat. When heat waves come towards the roof of the house, the white paint reflects some of this heat. This helps the countries with hot climates, because they cut down money used in electricity bills.
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Many houses in hot countries are painted white because the light coloured roofing and other parts of the house reflects the radiant energy and helps keep the house cool. This has been the method used by houses in the Mediterranean for many years.
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