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Old 05-12-2018, 13:15   #166
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. The problem is with a cat, your solar panels will likely be big black squares on the very cabin top you are trying to stay cool underneath. You obvious can't shade them, but they are really good at getting hot and transferring heat into the cabin.
We find the opposite
Our top deck cabin is considerably cooler since we installed panels on it as the sun no longer beats down on the cabin roof.
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Airflow between the panels and mounting surface has many benefits
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Old 05-12-2018, 15:46   #168
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Re: Help us settle the Air Conditioner debate

Just have to note: a thread started in mid-2017 and still going strong.

Apparently the debate hasnít been settled.
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Old 05-12-2018, 20:00   #169
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We find the opposite
Our top deck cabin is considerably cooler since we installed panels on it as the sun no longer beats down on the cabin roof.
Same here. Huge reduction in heat coming through the cabin top now where the panels are.

There is an air gap between panels and roof so the panels act just as shading.

Don't use stick on panels if you want to stay cool. Use the full frame ones that mount on feet an inch or 2 above the roof.
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Re: Help us settle the Air Conditioner debate

I did and the only option it gives is to insert photo URL.
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Old 06-12-2018, 04:36   #171
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Airflow between the panels and mounting surface has many benefits
Similar idea used on Land Rovers sold to Africa in the 1960 and 70s.


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I did and the only option it gives is to insert photo URL.
use the file upload feature to upload the image, than you can insert the generated link to the image field.
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Old 06-12-2018, 06:49   #173
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I did and the only option it gives is to insert photo URL.
see #164

also use quoting unless unambiguously answering the most recent post
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