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Old 05-09-2013, 04:19 PM   #15
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They can be warm or cool, except in extremes. Efficient - not. Outside of an Arctic Fox, probably about the same as most. Inside of an arctic fox, it's too dark to see...
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Old 05-09-2013, 04:48 PM   #16
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I think you will have read from most of the responses to your question that Airstreams are not energy efficient ......

..... so now you need to ask yourself: "How energy efficient am I?" .....

..... the answer to that question will strongly influence the energy needs on any trip.



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Old 05-09-2013, 05:24 PM   #17
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It's Relative ...

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I guess what I am asking is, Does the heat in Airstreams just evaporate out the walls? or do they retain there heat well?
It's relative: they're better than a pup tent, worse than a well-insulated stick-built home.
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It's relative: they're better than a pup tent, worse than a well-insulated stick-built home.
And become used to using Reflectix or Prodex (foil-backed bubble wrap) to protect yourself from the cold walls during the winter.

Airstream's use of insulation seems to be more of a marketing tool than something to promote comfort so don't count on that. Wear a sweater or shorts and enjoy the outdoors!
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