In places of hot climate it is advised that the outer walls of houses be painted white. Explain.




  • Light colours such as white reflect back most of the heat that falls on them while dark colours absorb heat .
  • Light colours are hence called “cool” colours as they would keep the houses cool during summers/ in places with hot climate.
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CA Maninder Singh is a Chartered Accountant for the past 14 years and a teacher from the past 18 years. He teaches Science, Economics, Accounting and English at Teachoo