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Subject: Painting windows

Painting windows

From: Helena Jaeschke <mrshjaeschke>
Date: Wednesday, October 30, 1996
Tom Brown <tomb [at] hawaii__edu> writes

>The windows are tinted, but we want to block out
>more light.  Does anyone have any experience with painting windows
>with a titanium dioxide or zinc paint, or any other paint?  Is there
>any other inexpensive method for blocking the light that we may be
>over looking?

Greenhouses are frequently painted with a removable paint to cut
down summer light.  Aluminium foil applied to the windows helps to
reflect heat as well as light, helping to buffer the interior
against dramatic temperature changes.

Helena Jaeschke

                  Conservation DistList Instance 10:43
                Distributed: Thursday, October 31, 1996
                       Message Id: cdl-10-43-014
Received on Wednesday, 30 October, 1996

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