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Old 12-23-2016, 01:07 PM   #91
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Having had both my experience is that there is a negligible difference.
I spent thousands of dollars to get a trailer with dual-pane windows and have had ZERO regrets. Shoulder season in Oregon, where it's wet and cold outside, means wet and warm inside a trailer with single-pane windows. Those dang windows in my Scamp were a PITA. Everything got wet, the back/top of the cushions, curtains, even the air felt damp. Mop, mop, mop. Wipe, wipe, wipe. ICK and yes I know about ventilation and being careful about cooking pasta, etc. No MORE!
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Old 12-23-2016, 01:12 PM   #92
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Still have to wipe the thermal windows- you don't?
This is dependant primarily on temperature differences, and of course the relative humidity inside. In our 19 I found with two of us and temps just below freezing, if we kept the thermostat at 10°C, with a vent cracked, it was minimal. Cook in there at those temps without good ventilation, and condensation really builds.

We also keep the blinds open at those temps to improve airflow on the glazing.
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Old 12-23-2016, 01:17 PM   #93
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I think I'll stay home.
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The thermal windows do make a difference in condensation. I don't think there's much question about that, because we've observed it. The only window that gets water on the inside is our uninsulated front window. We can also feel it. Sitting near the front window on a cold night, you notice the cold more than sitting on the bed near an insulated one. And, while I don't think the Reflectix is very effective, it does cut down on the noise a bit, and is certainly better than no insulation at all.
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