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Old 05-18-2018, 09:51 AM   #1
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Default ?Tip to reduce heat from sun on refrigerator

Has anyone deviced a product /mod to decrease the heat that penetrates the refrigerator area-this side of the trailer is parked in the sun. Thanks for your help!
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Old 05-18-2018, 10:49 AM   #2
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I put 2 fans on the interior rear of the refridge cabinet.
I works well for keeping the fridge cooler.
Do a search, there are many posts on the subject.
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Old 05-18-2018, 11:05 PM   #3
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I placed a small plastic desk fan in the area behind the fridge. Size of the fan depends on size of space available. Aim it upwards and plug it into outlet the fridge is plugged in to. Turns on as soon as you plug into campground pedestal. Doesn’t work if you are boondocking.

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Old 05-19-2018, 05:28 AM   #4
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Thanks-we have an automatic fan-I was thinking something to minimize heat transfer from the sun.
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Old 05-20-2018, 01:12 AM   #5
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How about using wire shelf brackets that are removable by sliding in and out of tracks that are mounted on side of trailer
Then use zip ties or snaps to hold on shade cloth to block the sun hitting on side area where the refrigerator is located
Of course the shade cloth would have to be held away from to trailer for proper ventilation of the refrigerator
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Thanks-This is the cleverness that I am looking for...
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Old 05-23-2018, 03:13 PM   #7
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Have you thought of installing a window awning over the fridge? An awning will reduce the temps without drawing any electric.
I always wanted to install a second awning on the street side just to reduce interior temps.
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