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http://www.trendhunter.com/trends/emily-cummins-solar-power-fridge
 
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Very good site there. I wish Emily had spent less time on I -I- I- I and accomplishments and more on varying conditions and how the cooler worked under the differing conditions.

Em is amazing though. Way to go!
 
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Seems see invented a zeer pot.  People have been making these for quite a long time.  The metal version would be lighter but seems like the traditional version serves the concept of low energy use better. 
 
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I've seen many versions of evaporative coolers just thought it was an interesting durable one.
 
                      
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should be done with savaged material as nice shiny metal containers are expensive. i thought it was going to be a cooling mech like in a propane fridge with a fresnel lens pointing at the evaporator instead of using propane or natural gas. this gets me thinking ... now to find a chest type freezer that runs on propane. if i shift the evap coil to the outside and shaded with a fresnel in place of the propane flame .. annother frankenstein monster is born
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