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Dear Kevin

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_body_temperature

What are the biological reasons of some Human beings at the
Same room Temperature Require a Fan and some Human beings do not Require a Fan?.

i.e. Some Human beings feel cool, Some Human beings feel Hot and hence the need or no need of a Ceiling Fan to operate.

Thanks & Regards
Prashant S Akerkar

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Hi Prashant,

Fat, unfit and big people need fans. Thin, fit, small people may not.
The human metabolic rate varies from person to person as all human variables its a Gaussian distribution. (Bell shaped curve) So some people will need cooling where others do not.

I  hope this helps
Best wishes.
Kevin  

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Thermodynamics, chemistry, chemical reactions, kinetics, chemical reaction safety, dust explosion technology, static electricity. General science.

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Over 40 years experience as a practicing thermochemist in industry. Head of the fire and explosion laboratory of a major European chemical company (Ciba-Geigy). Now retired.

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Institute of Chemical Engineers. Royal Society of Chemistry.

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Chartered Chemist, Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry (C.Chem MRSC). Msc Sheffield.

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