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post #2 of Old 01-09-2011
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I'm going through the same process. Actually thinking about buying a roll of Reflectix tomorrow.

Reflectix is best used along with something else. It doesn't have a good R value but reduces 93% of the radiative heat transfer. My plan is to do a 3 layer installation in my V berth. There is a fiberglass grid that stands out 1" so I am thinking of reflectix/closed cell foam/reflectix.

Here are 2 links. My plan is the method in the first link.

The Frugal Mariner: Insulating your boat

Capt'n Pauley's Virtual Boatyard -- Projects Galore!!!: Installing Insulation in Your Boat

Hope this helps.

Brian
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