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Forum: Building a Yurt 08-22-2019, 04:03 AM
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Posted By Bob Rowlands
Re: Radiant heat gain

A good cooling alternative in dry western climates is a swamp cooler. In fact the drier the air the better they work. Plus from what I justread on the 'net you can get indoor units nowadays.

My...
Forum: Building a Yurt 08-22-2019, 03:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,724
Posted By Bob Rowlands
Re: Radiant heat gain

It's about 2AM Thursday and I can't sleep tonight. I'm on a criminal offense jury this week. We wrapped this afternoon and we deliberate Fri. To say "I'm conflicted." would be an accurate assessment....
Forum: Building a Yurt 08-15-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By Bob Rowlands
Re: Radiant heat gain

Shoulda read more thread up top, Ida learnt sumpin.. lol When it comes to doing alternatives, I find where there's a will, there's a way. I make it up as I go all the time, including at work. You...
Forum: Building a Yurt 08-15-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By Bob Rowlands
Re: Radiant heat gain

Back to 'shading yurt' idea. If you have the time, just for kicks you might look up the 'frame fittings' at My Tarp or other online supplier. Those fittings fit EMT tubing you get at Home Depot etc. ...
Forum: Building a Yurt 08-15-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,724
Posted By Bob Rowlands
Re: Radiant heat gain

Can't answer questions about generator size off the top of my head. I never owned or used one. People do use generators all the time in campgrounds nowadays. I'm thinking smaller A/C units can run...
Forum: Building a Yurt 08-13-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By Bob Rowlands
Re: Radiant heat gain

Correction to first post: not 'angle iron fittings'. My angle fittings are welded steel tubing with thumbscrews to tighten the fitting to the frame. There are many different shapes, just figure out...
Forum: Building a Yurt 08-13-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,724
Posted By Bob Rowlands
Re: Radiant heat gain

More detail. 1" or 1 3/8ths" fittings. I have 1" for my wall tent frame. The big ones are more money and more stouter too. lol Get the 10' -1" or 1 3/8th" EMT posts at Lowes or Depot. Get the tarp...
Forum: Building a Yurt 08-13-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,724
Posted By Bob Rowlands
Re: Radiant heat gain

I roll the sidewall up a foot and tuck it into the lowest wall tension band. That creates a real nice cooling draft through smoke hole.

Open door and window and vent through dome vent.
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