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Subject: Re: Questions
From: John Popelish jpopelish@........
Date: Tue, 17 Oct 2006 17:17:41 -0400
> 3. Presently I am building a Plexiglas box.
> But would it help to reduce noise if I built
> a second box wrapped with alum foil?
> Or other ideas on building a box which would make a
Though it is nice to look through a Plexiglass box, it is
not a very good thermal performer. you can buy a 4 by 8
foot sheet of foam insulation form any builder's supply,
including possibly one that has a foil surface. This can be
cut into rectangles and fit together into a very light
weight and thermally insulating box for a fraction of the
cost of a Plexiglass one.
Add a night light or other small heat source to the top,
inside, to stratify the temperature inside the box, to
suppress convection currents at night, when the floor is
warmer than the air.
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