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What is the coldest temperature that humans could live in, and still have our homes heated with current technology?

Asked by jca (33346 points ) January 8th, 2014

How cold is too cold?

How cold is too cold that the furnaces, electric heat, gas heat, oil heat, would no longer heat a home so that people could survive? How cold is so cold that cars and other modern transportation would no longer work?

Lately, it’s been so cold where I live that it made me wonder about this. Not that I think we are near that point, but I got to thinking…...

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