How much heat do you lose from your head?

Is the furnace even workingThe old wise tale of losing 40-45% of body heat from your head is not true.

Scientists have mapped out the head to learn it accounts for seven percent of the body’s surface. And heat loss is proportional to bare skin showing. So next time you are out in the cold without a hat on you’ll know you can lose about 10 percent of your body heat.

If your home furnace is not keeping your skin warm, ask PDM Heating specialists for answers. We’re here 24/7.