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Old 02-06-2018, 08:34 AM   #17
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Originally Posted by Tom.B View Post
We have the roll of bubble wrap foil from Lowe’s. We used it on our last boat on the inside as well. We already have Phifertex window shades for the outside. I guess my question is a matter of physics. Does putting the foil on the inside really help beyond being shade?

I think the answer is Yes. Heat occurs when the light strikes something and that something absorbs the energy and heats up. The reflective film reflects the light back out the way it came in with minimal absorption. With minimal absorption of light, there is minimal heating.
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