jkisha wrote:The first one is definitely a possible moop issue.
jkisha wrote:The next guess might be water...i.e. what are the specifications of the panels? do they stand up to water? My next guess might be stability; as thin as the aluminum is, I think it might help with that.
jkisha wrote:What about the cooling effect from the reflective quality of the aluminum?
jkisha wrote:Hexycomb cardboard was also suggested as an alternative on the hexayurt site, if I recall.
If you think the material is suitable, why not try it and report back?
JStep wrote:I think I seem to remember someone mentioning that the foam insulation crumbles. If you're going to use it, I would think it best to at least cut it and tape all the edges at home and not try to cut the foam on the playa where little foamy bits will fly everywhere.
JStep wrote:Ah, I just remembered... for Burning Man specifically it was recommended not to use foam insulation as it's brittle and someone who happens to stumble and fall into your yurt wall will probably break the panel, rendering your yurt useless for keeping cool and sheltered, as well as the aforementioned moopy foam bits.
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