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    i need to insulate the roof of my shipping container, what is a good thing for this?
    it is airconditioned on the inside. looking at this foilboard stuff green50 anygood??
    https://www.foilboard.com.au/foil-insulation/

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    Plenty of people (including here over the years) like foil board. (Not used it myself)

    You should insulate the walls too

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    Quote Originally Posted by r3nov8or View Post
    Plenty of people (including here over the years) like foil board. (Not used it myself)

    You should insulate the walls too
    ok cool. just have to wait for a quote to come back now.
    but walls, maybe front door of it but the other sides don't see much sun as they are covered up by fence or another container, only place that gets sun is roof and front door.

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    The thin steel walls will likely still be warmer than the AC air temp are trying to maintain, making the AC less efficient than it could be. Depends whether, to you, the AC efficiency outweighs the cost of wall insulation, or not

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    Exterior shading is also important, shade sails on a frame over the top perhaps?
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    By the time you do all that is required for good insulation, you are better off selling and buying a fully insulated one.
    https://www.gatewaycontainersales.co...ed-containers/
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    dont need that good.
    what would be ok to use in foilboard? the 50mm or 25mm be ok??

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