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    • CommentAuthorCWatters
    • CommentTimeMay 21st 2010
    Did you try comparing a tile with foil on the underside to a standard tile?
    • CommentTimeMay 21st 2010
    • CommentAuthormarktime
    • CommentTimeMay 24th 2010 edited
    My ad hoc solution to a poorly designed terrace extension. Reduces internal temp from unihabitable 31 deg to around 25 deg. Windows on SE elevation. :sad:

    Garden shade cloth came in precut size of 4 x 3 m so it is doubled. One result of that are the moire patterns that create attractive dappled shadows. :bigsmile:
    • CommentAuthormarktime
    • CommentTimeMay 24th 2010
    And internal:
    • CommentTimeJul 20th 2010 edited
    Resurrected this thread as I saw this article this morning


    Pondering an experiment now on how to test a 'green roof' as I think there is some mileage in it.
    • CommentAuthormarktime
    • CommentTimeJul 20th 2010 edited
    Don't want to pour cold water on this idea but a quick look at the globe will show you that there are orders of magnitude over and above UHI involved in the Earth albedo component.
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