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Solar pool covers in subtropical climate?

Posted by ykerzner 9 TX (My Page) on
Thu, Nov 10, 11 at 15:03

I'm looking into using SPCs to insulate my greenhouse but am concerned about heat swings. In zone 9, cold fronts come for a few days, then leave, and the temperature goes back up to the mid-70s or upper-60s. If I were to cover a 32x12 greenhouse with a solar pool cover, would that cause problems when the outside temperature reaches 80 with 60% humidity?

Also, can someone provide the link for the Solar Pool Cover Makes a Great Sail thread, please?

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RE: Solar pool covers in subtropical climate?


I started the "Sail" thread but both site search and Google search aren't finding it. I wonder if GW deletes content after a certain period of time.

Try these:

RE: Solar pool covers in subtropical climate?

Stressbaby - do you ever open any vents in the winter? Wouldn't a lack of carbon dioxide be a problem if the vents are kept closed for 4-6 straight months at a time?

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