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This page describes refrigerators especially designed to consume very little energy.
Directory:Abba Pot-in-Pot Cooling System - Nigerian inventor, Mohammed Bah Abba, of Mobah Rural Horizons, has received awards for his simple-to-implement invention of and evaporative cooler consisting of one pot inside another, with wet river sand in between and a damp cloth (or jute bag) on top. When kept in a dry, well-ventilated, and shady location, water evaporates, cooling the inner container.
Evapocooler invention for cooling camels milk in Somalia - Dominic Wanjihia invented this gadget which he calls Fine Lined Evaporative Cooler, for rural application in Somalia - the cooling of camels milk for transportation . He was working on a project for VETAID, Somali Pastoral Dairy Development Program - SPDDP,in Burao, Somalia June 2008. (AfriGadget Aug. 22, 2008)
SunDanzer Solar Refrigeration - Save on system costs with SunDanzer battery-powered solar refrigerators and freezers. These highly efficient units with exceptionally low energy consumption require a smaller photovoltaic (PV) system for your refrigeration needs. The brushless DC motor compressor operates on 12 or 24 VDC.
Student Invents Solar-Powered Fridge for Developing Countries - Emily Cummins has designed a brilliant portable solar-powered refrigerator that works based upon the principle of evaporation. Employing a combination of conduction and convection, the refrigerator requires no electricity and can be made from commonly available materials like cardboard, sand, and recycled metal. (Inhabitat Jan. 12, 2009)
Magnetic Refrigerator to Cut Power Consumption by 40% - Once Karl Sandeman, a physicist at Cambridge University, has helped resolve the practical issues, the cooling power of the 21st century fridge could come from a 19th century discovery. Camfridge has built two prototype magnetic fridges that promise to cut energy consumption by 40% and save the ozone layer. (Guardian UK Dec. 14, 2006)
Directory:Evaporative Cooling - Directory of technologies and methods of using evaporative cooling for non-electric refrigeration.
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