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Whirlpool ET0MSRXTL Review

The Whirlpool ET0MSRXTL is a 9.7 cubic foot top freezer refrigerator ideal for those with modest refrigeration needs.
It is available with a good feature set considering its modest price, and comes in a variety of different finishes meaning it can be made to match any kitchens decor.
The Whirlpool ET0MSRXTL is a good buy and can be had for well under five hundred dollars. This frost free fridge has a refrigerator capacity of 7 cubic feet, plus a freezer with 2.7 cubic feet of space. For such a small appliance this device is generously equipped with door shelves – a total of four of them.
Whirlpool ET0MSRXTL 9.7 cu. ft. Top-Freezer Refrigerator with 2 Glass Shelves, Clear Humidity-Controlled Crisper and Reversible Door Swing: Satina Stainless Loo
It comes with two adjustable Spillmizer Glass shelves and a clear humidity controlled crisper for storing produce. For such a small fridge it does manage to provide quite a few different storage areas. The contoured door is easily reversed, which makes this small refrigerator ideal for installation in space constrained kitchens.
For its size, this particular fridge freezer is not the most efficient unit available. However, when you purchase a small fridge like this you do not have to worry too much about its operating costs. Even falling short a little in energy efficiency this unit still costs an average of only thirty two dollars a year to run.
Unsurprisingly for a cheap refrigerator like this one there are quite a few features that it does not have. There is no built ice and water dispenser, and no ice making mechanism in the freezer. For the price however you should really not expect that.
One thing this particular model does offer is a wide variety of different colors. The cheapest option is a basic black or white model, spending a little more will let potential customers choose the universal silver finish, and for those willing to pay more for good looks the Satina stainless steel look is also an option.
Anyone looking for a moderately price small top freezer refrigerator has a good option in the Whirlpool ET0MSRXTL. Whirlpool refrigerators have a good reputation, and this model is no exception. This fridge has all the basic functionality required in a small kitchen without costing a fortune.

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EdenPURE Reviews

Edenpure portable heaters are small appliances that have been getting a lot of press lately due to their extensive television advertising – they are even endorsed by the actor who portrayed the character Al in the old sitcom Home Improvement.
Before making the decision to purchase an Edenpure heater however, it is wise to take a look at some Edenpure reviews before committing. Whilst their advertising would have consumers’ thinks an Edenpure portable heater is the best thing since sliced bread, they do have some detractors.
Rather than using alternatives such as heating coils, kerosene or propane heating, Edenpure heaters utilized infrared heating to warm your home.  An Edenpure Infrared Portable Quartz Heater therefore heats using a somewhat different technology.
Many Edenpure reviewers are quick to point out the low operating temperatures of these heaters. Compared to traditional heaters – which have very hot surfaces – these devices provide a lot of heat to their surroundings while minimizing the temperature of the unit itself; this makes these infrared heaters less likely to cause fire.

Edenpure reviews often appreciate the wide model selection available from this firm. The low end EdenPURE Personal heater is well regarded for small rooms. The EdenPURE GEN3 and newer more efficient EdenPure Gen4 Quartz Heater are great sellers for larger areas. These units are expected to provide reliable service for 10 years or more, and the heating bulbs are easily replaceable.

The Edenpure signature heater with air purifier is their high end unit with built in humidifier. It is capable of heating up to one thousand square feet and is easily portable due to its rolling casters. With three power settings this model can be readily used in small or large rooms as a heat source. It also comes with a remote control for easy use from across the room when tucked up snug in your bed.
Some reviewers do some have negative things to say about Edenpure heaters. The major item is some concern that they produce insufficient heat for the price. On the other hand, the additional safety of the low operating temperatures more than makes up for this for some. If this item concerns you then you are probably better off choosing one of the larger Edenpure models.
Overall the Edenpure reviews out there are as a whole rather positive, with only limited negative comments about these infrared heaters.

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Samsung RF4289 And RSG309

The Samsung RF4289 and RSG309 are two new state of the art refrigerator freezers hitting the market on 2011. Introduced at the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) these fridges are packed with the latest cutting edge technology.
Both of these units incorporate an eight inch LCD screen and built in Wi-Fi wireless internet connectivity. This technological revolution means that these Samsung refrigerators allow usage of a wide range of kitchen related apps from the convenience of the refrigerator door. Unfortunately these high-tech refrigerators do not come cheap.
Samsung RF2489 Wi-Fi RefrigeratorThese refrigerators are a major component of Samsung’s Nth-Screen “seamless connectivity” strategy, and the Samsung RF4289 has a suggested retail price of $3499 for its May 2011 ship date. Pricing and shipping info for the RSG309 have yet to be announced.
The LCD screen – integrated into the appliances directly over the ice and water dispenser – allows the consumer to easily search collections of recipes, check on the weather, and catch up on the day’s news headlines. Also available is the ability to check the families’ calendar, leave notes for the kids and the option of viewing a photo slide show.
With internet access from the fridge door, social networking fans will be able to get their fill of Twitter and Facebook without ever having to leave the kitchen. This is perhaps handy functionality if you like to blog about your cooking experiences.
Apart from these smart computing technology enhancements, these two new Samsung models are fully featured refrigerators. The Samsung RSG309 is a 30 cubic foot side-by-side fridge freezer, whilst the Samsung RF4289 is a 28 cubic foot French door model; both offer great functionality however.
Both of these large units utilize the Twin Cooling Plus System® designed to ensure perishables kept in these Samsung refrigerators stay fresher for longer.  This system uses two separate evaporators and fan systems to cool the refrigerator and freezer separately. Keeping these systems separate ensures maximum control over humidity for longer lasting produce.
Samsung also introduced some other cutting edge high-end appliances at the 2011 CES.  These include the new Flex Oven range and the high capacity WF520 Samsung front loading washer.

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Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology – A Book Review

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology is considered by many to be the bible of the HVAC/R industry. Students and practitioners alike in the Air Conditioning and Refrigeration industry will find this 1300+ page tomb a great addition to their library.

The authors of the 6th edition of Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology – Bill Whitman, Bill Johnson, John Tomczyk and Eugene Silberstein – have written the text with an Engineers depth of knowledge in a manner understandable even by the beginning technician.
Particularly appealing are they great quality graphical illustration provided to demonstrate important concept – they provide a good balance between clarity and realism which makes them easy to use and decipher while at the same time retaining enough detail to be of use.
While excellent for teachers and students in HVAC&R classroom situation, this book also excels in practical settings. It incorporates a very useful section of hypothetical troubleshooting problems that can prove handy in identifying issues that occur in real life problem resolution scenarios.
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology is not the cheapest HVAC book available, but probably presents the best treatment of the technical and practical details available in the refrigeration industry. This book should be owned by any refrigerator repair technician worth his salt.
Note that this book is also available in a kindle edition for those who like the content, but dread the thought of lugging this huge book between jobsites all day long.
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Subzero Prices

Any attempt to research Subzero prices online is difficult.
In this article I provide the key to resolving this issue.
Obtaining detailed Sub-Zero refrigerator prices for comparison shopping purposes is now easy. A good thing too, as this information is incredibly difficult to obtain. As well as being the Food Preservation Specialists; Wolf and Sub Zero do a good job of preserving the secrecy of their pricing also.
Even in the modern age – with online price comparisons easily available for nearly every product imaginable – the best way to collect information on Sub Zero fridge freezer prices is to visit a showroom or contact a dealer.
You should except to hear some large numbers when collecting prices for Subzero refrigerators. Part of Wolfs marketing strategy is rather than just being upfront about Sub Zero prices, encourage clients to visit a dealers’ showroom floor before letting them know how much they will have to pay.
Clearly if you are being quoted a price of many thousands of dollars for a Sub Zero refrigerator freezer or Sub Zero wine chiller you are likely to balk. Actually having the appliance – which to be fair are very appealing to look at – in front of the potential buyer tends to soften the blow a little.
Be careful when collecting Sub Zero pricing information that you do not end up buying something you cannot really afford. Once you – as a customer – are on the salesroom floor you will be subject to all the normal sales tactics common in the industry. If you are unsure whether or not you want to actually make a purchase and are not sure of your ability to resist a sales pitch it is probably wise to take a more cautious friend or family member along with you.
All this said if you are seeking truly high end refrigeration appliances for your kitchen Sub Zero has some great models. Just be prepared to pay the high Subzero fridge prices for any refrigerator you purchase from this firm; Sub Zero prices are not for the faint of heart.
 

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Camping Heating Reviews

Dyna Glo Heater

If you are in the market for a Dyna Glo Heater there are many different offerings in their model line.
From small portable Propane heaters through industrial strength Kerosene Forced Air, Dyna Glo Delux heaters are available to suit every need.

The Dyna Glo Delux, TT15DGD, 9k – 15k BTU Single Tank Top Heater consists of a heating element that attaches directly to the top of a liquid Propane tank using a standard P.O.L. tank connection. With an output of up to 15000 BTU – depending on the setting – this Dynaglo propane heater is great heating solution.

A similar solution – but with two heating elements – is the Dyna Glo Delux TT30DGD, 18k – 30k BTU Double Tank Top Heater. This propane heating device offers double the BTU output, though gets mixed reviews from buyers. I would advise avoiding this particular model in favor of one of the others.

Those looking for more powerful propane heating solutions should consider the Dyna Glo Delux, RMC-FA150DGD, 100k – 150k BTU Propane Forced Air Heater. This Dyna-Glo heater is great for use outdoors – in applications such as industrial workspaces, barns and construction sites – able to heat up to 2700 square feet for up to 5 hours on one 20lb propane tank. This Dyna glo propane heater model is also available in a smaller model – the Dyna Glo Delux, RMC-FA125DGD, 70k – 125k BTU Propane Forced Air Heater.

A model suitable for even larger scale applications is the Dyna Glo Delux, RMC-FA300DGD, 300k BTU Propane Forced Air Heater. This unit can be fuelled by a large 500lb propane tank for well over 36 hours, and includes a high powered 1800 CFM blower to circulate the heat. The 300000 BTU of heat this propane heater generates can warm up to 7000 square feet.

While all the models described above are Dyna Glo Propane heaters, there is also a sizable selection of Dyna Glo Kerosene heaters to select from. One such unit is the Dyna Glo Delux, RMC-KFA75TDGD, 75,000 BTU Kerosene Forced Air Heater with Thermostat. This dynaglo Kerosene heater can produce 75000 BTU of heat – great for outdoor applications – and can run for ten hours on its five gallon fuel capacity.
Those seeking the ultimate in Dyna glo kerosene heating solutions also have the option of purchasing the Dyna Glo Delux, RMC-KFA650TDGD, 650,000 BTU Kerosene Forced Air Heater with Thermostat, but this unit will be overkill for any but the largest heating needs.

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Haier HUF205PB Review

One very popular upright freezer is the Haier HUF205PB 20.5 Cubic Foot Capacity Full-Size Frost-Free Freezer in white. This is one of the largest full sized upright freezers available in the market, and is a big seller. In this article I briefly review the HUF205PB.
Storage space abounds in the Haier HUF205PB. This Haier freezer has 6 built-in door shelves, 4 full-width wire shelves in the main portion of the freezer and one slide-out storage basket. The interior volume of this large upright freezer is a massive 20.5 cubic feet.

Capacity like that found in the HUF205PB upright freezer is normally only found in deep chest freezers; so this upright is a great buy. Because it is an upright freezer it is a frost free unit – a distinct advantage for this unit over similarly sized chest freezers.
This unit weighs in at 227 pounds you will want to have your delivery guy help bring it into the house; but with this mass you can be assured you are getting a solid well insulated upright freezer. Thankfully this freezer rests on small castes – wheels – which does make it easier to mover around.
Reported energy costs for this unit are 766 kilowatt hours per year; for a very reasonable yearly operating cost of $82 at national average electricity rates. The freezer itself has interior lighting so you can easily see the contents when the freezer door is opened.
Anyone looking for a large capacity upright freezer will be well served by this popular model. Purchase the Haier HUF205PB 20.5 Cubic Foot Capacity Full-Size Frost-Free Freezer, White from Amazon – amazingly with free shopping – today. Upright freezers of this size are usually rather expensive, so this unit is a great deal.
Amazon also sell a large range of other upright freezer options.

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Dacor Epicure EF36BNNFSS Refrigerator Review

The Dacor EF36BNNFSS bottom freezer is one classy looking appliance. Finished with stainless steel, this French door style refrigerator has three doors – two for the top mounted fridge and a third drawer door for the freezer on the bottom.
With a width of 36″ and a depth of 24″ this 19.8 cubic foot unit (5.5 cubic feet of which is dedicated to the freezer) is not the largest around.
However, the narrow depth which constrains the capacity of this small fridge freezer also means that the unit integrates well with a kitchens cabinetry. In many homes this Dacor refrigerator will fit flush with the kitchen countertops.

Priced at close to three thousand dollars there is no doubt that this is an expensive fridge. So does it have the features to justify the price?  The appliance is very energy efficient, using less electricity than a 60W light bulb.
It also incorporates an advanced control panel for monitoring internal temperatures in its multi-zone temperature system.
The Dacor Epicure EF36BNNFSS 19.8 cu. ft. Counter-Depth Bottom-Freezer French Door Refrigerato is available only in a very attractive and refined Stainless steel. So while the choice of finishes is limited, it does look very attractive.
Inside will be found two humidity controlled vegetable crispers, and one temperature controlled deli drawer.
The tempered glass shelving within the refrigerator compartment are spill proof, and the French doors come with adjustable bins capable of storing gallon size containers of milk.
The Dacor’s freezer drawers include handy wire freezer baskets for easy organization and access of frozen food, and the unit also includes the standard automatic ice-maker expected in a fridge freezer of this caliber.
One item of note is that the price for this appliance does not include any door handles.
If you choose to add handles to the doors you will be out another three to five hundred dollars.
This may seem a lot – and it is – but the handles come in various exotic finishes including chrome, copper and stone trim.
Despite the peculiarity of paying extra for the handles, the Dacor Epicure EF36BNNFSS is a feature packed and extremely attractive fridge-freezer. While not cheap, this refrigerator will make a beautiful addition to any high end homes kitchen.

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Camping Heating Reviews

Dyna Glo Propane Heater

A Dyna Glo Propane Heater is a great piece of kit for anyone who regularly takes camping, caravan or RV trips in cold weather.
The ‘Dyna-Glo Tag-A-Long Portable Propane Heater’ – the official title on the box – will allow you to take an easily powered heat source with you wherever you go. If you are all familiar with the ‘Mr Buddy’ propane heater, this Dyna-Glo model is very similar. So what are the features of Dyna-Glo propane heaters that you should be aware of?
This Dyna glo heater is powered by your standard 16.4 ounce propane bottles. These are the regular Coleman type bottles you find at many stores, so finding fuel for your heater will not be difficult. Inside the end of the heater is a compartment for tucking the propane bottle neatly away. The compartment also contains a special swiveling valve that allows you to first hookup the bottle, and then lower it into place in the holder. Very handy!


Dyna Glo Safety Features
The Dyna-Glo Tag-A-Long has a few features to ensure maximum safety during use. First it features a tip-over sensor. This sensor will shut off the heater automatically if the heater falls over. Also included are low-oxygen sensors which are also designed to shutoff the heater if it senses Oxygen is being intended.
While this is a great idea, I would still recommend anyone using one of these inside to ensure they have a cracked window for ventilation – you can’t be too careful. Finally the manufacture boasts of the units’ heavy duty safety grills.
Dyna Glo Propane Heating and Runtime
This adjustable propane heater can put out between 4500 BTU and 8000 BTU of heat, depending on how you set it. One of the 16.4 Oz. Coleman canisters can power the unit for close to 5 hours, enough to provide heating – and residual heat – for a night.
Precautionary Note
Many people will buy a large 20lb propane tank and rig a hookup to power these type of heaters. This is done to allow for extended run time. It also reduces the cost of operation, as the small Coleman canisters are rather expensive.
If you choose to go this route, do so at your own risk, but please keep this caution in mind. Before shutting of the propane heater, shut off the propane tank. Let the heater keep burning until it uses all the remaining propane in the feeder house. This will prevent the high pressure propane in the hose causing any damage to any of your equipment.
Dyna Glo Two Models
The Dyna-Glo heater is available in two different models. The chief difference between the two being that the larger of the two dyna glo heaters is powered by two of the Coleman cylinders, and can produce a little more heat for twice as long as the smaller unit.
If your outdoor adventures require a mobile heat source in the form of a portable heater, then a Dyna Glo Propane heater may be right for you.