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This how-to describes making a refrigerator that uses 1/10th the amount of energy of a traditional refrigerator. The website has a link to a PDF with all the building details. This would be a really great addition to any home running solar power, since the fridge is a major energy hog.

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    Since it seems that most deep freezers are manual defrost, this mod will garner an added benefit, increased humidity. Auto-defrost in conventional combo-fridges creates a very dry interior environment that dehydrates produce. Produce should last longer in this mod. This is a common mod in the homebrew community.