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Question:

does reflection by the glass used in construction of building increase in atmospheric temperature?

the usage of glass in building construction has been in constant increase in the past decade.these glasses would certainly increase the volume of reflection in the atmosphere..doesn't this add to the temperature rise ?

Answer:

No. The light has to land somewhere. If the building is reflective, then the light lands on the ground in "front" of the building and heats that. If it is not, then the building is heated. Of course, covering up the grass and ground with building affects the heating of the air. And if you are near a reflective building, the direct radiant heating on your body increases because you are getting direct rays of sun and the reflected rays of sun from over there that would normally not hit you.
Apr 14, 2017
A chalcogenide glass bolometer for detection of electromagnetic radiation wavelengths varying from infrared to microwave. The radiation absorbed by the glass increases its electrical conductivity, enabling measurement of the radiation. A method of fabricating the bolometer is also disclosed
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