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Introducing The Electricity-Free Groundfridge
I first saw this article and thought it was a small bunker you could install yourself. I looked at it and though “wow, this is affordable” but I read on and found out it was actually a refrigerator.
This is exactly what I have been looking for because I love all the DIY projects I post, especially the DIY root cellars but I don’t have the time to do do a big project like that.
The Groundfridge is placed in the ground and covered with the excavated earth. This layer of soil, about 1 meter thick, works as insulation so the temperature inside the fridge hardly varies.
There is no building permit required to place the Groundfridge, and the displaced soil doesn’t need to be removed, which makes it an appealing addition to any home.