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Re: [APD] Foil vs. White paint
At 09:45 PM 9/22/07 -0600, you wrote:
>S. Hieber wrote:
>> It's just that aluminum foil is a relativley poor reflector of light. It
has a high photon capture rate.
>Interesting reading from a Google search for:
> reflectivity aluminum foil paint
>I don't have a light meter, so I don't know. I'll just stick to my
>recyclable crinkled aluminum foil. :-)
For how long? It holds up really really badly. Been there, done that.
You can get heat and water resistant reflective mylar from hydroponic
shops, but white paint is really what you want.
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