Greenhouse Covering Insulation Comparison

Compare the insulation quality of Solexx to other greenhouse coverings on the market...

Greenhouse Covering R-Value U-Value
5mm Solexx Panels 2.30 0.43
3.5mm Solexx Panels 2.10 0.48
8mm Triple Wall Polycarbonate 2.00 0.50
Double Pane Storm Windows 2.00 0.50
10mm Twin-Wall Polycarbonate 1.89 0.53
8mm Twin-Wall Polycarbonate 1.60 0.63
6mm Twin-Wall Polycarbonate 1.54 0.65
4mm Twin-Wall Polycarbonate 1.43 0.70
Single Pane Glass, 3mm 0.95 1.05
Poly Film, 6mm 0.83 1.20

R-Value - the measurement of 'insulating ability' of the material. The higher the R-Value number the greater the insulation value.
U-Value - the measurement of 'heat loss' through the material. The lower the U-Value the less heat is escaping.
*Independent testing, Solexx with caulked flutes.

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