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Re: getting rid of the fridge and freezer.....

Post: #132787 Thomzo
Thu Nov 27, 2008 1:39 pm

Big Al wrote:I am concerned that the temperiture in the "larder" area has not fell below 18Deg c over the last 3 days but that is without a cold shelf and an air brick in place.


What are the temperatures like now, Al? At first I wondered if it was something to do with a radiator too close to the 'larder' door. Then I realised that you posted this in August. Could a window be the problem? If the sun is shining in the window then it will heat up quickly inside.

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Re: getting rid of the fridge and freezer.....

Post: #132801 Big Al
Thu Nov 27, 2008 6:28 pm

Thomzo wrote:
Big Al wrote:I am concerned that the temperiture in the "larder" area has not fell below 18Deg c over the last 3 days but that is without a cold shelf and an air brick in place.


What are the temperatures like now, Al? At first I wondered if it was something to do with a radiator too close to the 'larder' door. Then I realised that you posted this in August. Could a window be the problem? If the sun is shining in the window then it will heat up quickly inside.

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Still the same tempriture as in august so it's steady at anyrate. however i've given up on the iodea of no fridge freezer as my back has got considerably worse since the original idea and I certainly can't do daily shopping now. Ho hum, just need a more efficient one i reckon.

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Re: getting rid of the fridge and freezer.....

Post: #133329 mamos
Thu Dec 04, 2008 10:31 am

What about an evaporative cooler

They used to use them in old VW campers years ago

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evaporative_cooler

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Re: getting rid of the fridge and freezer.....

Post: #133485 Green Aura
Fri Dec 05, 2008 1:52 pm

Evaporative cooling is especially well suited for climates where the air is hot and humidity is low.


Doesn't apply to too many places in the UK!
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Re: getting rid of the fridge and freezer.....

Post: #133536 Big Al
Fri Dec 05, 2008 9:54 pm

Green Aura wrote:
Evaporative cooling is especially well suited for climates where the air is hot and humidity is low.


Doesn't apply to too many places in the UK!


The idea came about as my "larder" is not below 18 deg C even when I put apaving slab in as a clod shelf it only dropped by about 1/2 a deg c although the slab was about 15 Deg c.

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