White paint for farm buildings: Characteristics of white paint prevent excessive heating of metal farm structures by radiation from sun, sky, environs
AuthorsT. E. Bond
C. F. Kelly
N. R. Ittner
Authors AffiliationsT. E. Bond is Agricultural Engineer, U.S.D.A., University of California, Davis; C. F. Kelly is Professor of Agricultural Engineering, University of California, Davis; N. R. Ittner is Specialist in Animal Husbandry, University of California, Imperial Valley Field Station, El Centro.
Hilgardia 11(9):13-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v011n09p13. September 1957.
Part of a galvanized steel storage building in the Imperial Valley was painted during the summer of 1955—to study the influence of white paint on the thermal environment within a steel building and under metal animal shades—as part of a research project concerning the modification of the environment to improve animal gains.
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