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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-21-2014, 06:22 PM Thread Starter
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Corrugated Polycarbonate Roof Panel

Has anyone used these panels as covers? ADU had a video on it. Looks good but not sure how it will effect light for plants. I want to replace glass lid.
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Well, here's another one:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cANG...ature=youtu.be

I'd just stick to glass and keep it clean. I don't think you'll find any meaningful data on loss of light penetration, if any at all. It just wasn't designed for anything close this purpose

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I should've added that polycarbonate sheets are quite large and expensive. You won't find smaller panels for sale in Home Depot and it may be difficult to find altogether. So, if you can't utilize a full sheet yourself or share it with a friend, the cost will make it impractical, I think.

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