Condensors white or silver?

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No, because the color, as seen by humans, is irrelevant. You're right, though, conduction and (forced) convection a far larger factors than emissivity.

Again, the "color" in the visible spectrum isn't important unless the surface is emitting in the visible range (incandescing).

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On 10/19/2012 7:40 AM, Stormin Mormon wrote:

I would NOT paint the lines, those lines need to be able to shed has much heat as possible. Consider adding an extra cardboard/FRP/metal back to keep the sun off the coils, leave plenty of space for air movement.
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wrote:

Any direct sunlight on the refrigerator (condenser or elsewhere) will unnecessarily increase operating expense.
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On Fri, 19 Oct 2012 08:40:51 -0400, "Stormin Mormon"

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