Originally Posted by T-bucket23
There is more bad information in this thread than good. If you take a black part a white part and a green part that are all made from the same material and heat them in the oven to 350, take them out, keep in the dark and check the temperature on all in 15 minutes there will be no appreciable difference.
The color in relation to the temperature of the part has to do with its ability to absorb energy from light.
Amen! I agree that some of the bad info regarding this topic is due to confusion with the rate and amount of heat absorption from sunlight. It makes no sense that the color outside of an object can affect the amount of heat radiated from within.