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Old 02-06-2018, 12:48 PM   #21
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See... Now that is what I was thinking too. I will maybe try putting the foil wrap right on the window from the inside and see if it changes. It isn't very practical to put it on the outside. I guess I will need to come up with another plan.

Where I am talking about is a window behind the fridge. In the summer the sun comes in and really heats up the space and, I assume, is causing it to not run and cool as it can.

I guess I will just need to come up with a better solution. I can easily make a solid cover out of Sunbrella, but just cutting out the foil seemed even easier. Primarily because pulling the fridge is a bit of a chore. Doing it twice to patter and construct is even MORE of a chore :-)

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Old 02-07-2018, 09:44 AM   #22
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Originally Posted by aboatman View Post
I had the glass covered with 3M film. It's a special (and expensive) film that passes 95% of the visible light but blocks or reflects heat. It can even be used on the front windows because it doesn't block vision.

I would think foil or any solid covering on the windows would make for a very dark and unpleasant atmosphere.
I also used the 3M product I believe it is called crystalline
Much clearer than the original tint, but blocks much more heat. Just because tint is dark doesnít mean it will keep out heat

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Old 02-08-2018, 06:41 AM   #23
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"blocks or reflects heat."

Reflecting heat is a great idea

blocking heat just warms up the window , which easily passes the heat inboard.

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