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Old 07-25-2011, 02:08 PM  
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Default Insulating a metal storage shed (to use as a green house)

I have a metal storage shed (~ 10x12') that I plan on converting into a greenhouse to grow orchids and other exotic rainforest/swamp plants. Since these swamp plants grow under the canopy of the rainforest, I only intend on having filtered sunlight coming from the roof.

The problem I have is that the temperature can rise up to 110-115 degrees in the summer. What is the best way to insulate this shed?

Any advice given will be greatly appreciated.



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I would use some R board and set up a decent ventilation system for it.

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