Why is whitewash sometimes applied to the glass of florists’ greenhouses in the summer?
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Solution 47E Whitewash blocks visible and UV light reflects the IR light and allow the UV to visible light in. The principle of Greenhouse principle is to let light in and the visible and UV rays heat up stuff inside. The stuff inside gets hot and transmits IR radiation which is reflected by the glass. Whitewashing prevents the light from getting in the first place.
Textbook: Conceptual Physics
Author: Paul G. Hewitt
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