Acrylic
White Translucent

Good light transmittance with low heat and ultraviolet transmittance. Not Transparent

Bronze or Gray Transparent
Visual transparency with reduced light transmittance, reduced heat transmittance and reduced glare with only subtle bronze or gray color shift.

Clear Colorless
Maximum light transmittance, visual transparency with no color shift. Glare and no diffusion of heat or light, allows the most heat transfer.

U Values - BTU / HR / Square Foot/ deg F

Winter Heat Loss

Single Dome

Double Dome

Heat Loss (15 mph wind)

1.2

0.7

Summer Heat Gain

Single Dome

Double Dome

Heat Gain (7.5 mph wind)

0.8

0.5

Note: During extended periods of temperature and humidity differential, condensation may form between double domes. Once this differential is reduced the condensation will dissipate.

Acrylic Color

Light Transmittance

Shading Coefficient

Single

Double

Single

Double

White (#2447)

53%

49%

0.68

0.63

Bronze Tinted

27%

25%

0.53

0.43

Gray Tinted

27%

25%

0.50

0.44

Clear Colorless

95%

92%

0.97

0.89