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Since there is no covered parking where I work. They won't let me plug in and I know it helps with keeping the batteries cooler when it is plugged in. I went out and bought a Car Umbrella. Last Friday It was 120 degrees inside my car. When I got to work Monday morning I installed it on my car. When I left work it was only 100 inside. I figure this thing will help with keeping the batteries cooler.
 

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I rotated and cropped your photo, hope you don't mind. That's an interesting invention--sort of like a portable carport. Down here we have sudden gusts of wind that come up with no warning and I would be afraid the thing would get ripped off, possibly scratching the car.

 

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This might be doing something for your greenhouse, but it doesn't appear to do anything for the batteries. They are not subjected to direct sunlight anyhow, and this contraption would have to be three times the size to help if they were.
 

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The cover has snaps on it that will just pop off if the wind gets to bad. There are rubber ball like pads on the frame work so not to damage your vehicle. We had a sudden downpour while at work and it did just fine
 

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The battery is insulated and should be OK over the course of a single day in direct sunlight. But that is an interesting umbrella.
 

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The cover has snaps on it that will just pop off if the wind gets to bad. There are rubber ball like pads on the frame work so not to damage your vehicle. We had a sudden downpour while at work and it did just fine
Very nice. Sounds like a good design!
 
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