Flashback: Lighting the Wood Stove for the 1st time didn’t work out so well.

Flashback to six years ago when we lit our Kitchen Queen wood cook stove for the first time.  We had our challenges trying to figure it out, but now it is easy.  We moved into our place for two weeks during December of 2011 to see if we could manage the home with the extreme … Continue reading Flashback: Lighting the Wood Stove for the 1st time didn’t work out so well.

Evolution of Off Grid Refrigeration

Off grid refrigeration seems to be an elusive topic online.  Many people give up on the idea altogether or try to incorporate a standard refrigerator/freezer and find their stored battery energy gone before the next day begins.  Refrigerators are just inefficient. When purchasing our DC refrigerator and freezer, we thought we were making the logical … Continue reading Evolution of Off Grid Refrigeration

How to turn a freezer into a refrigerator…

How to turn a freezer into a refrigerator in two easy steps.  Plug freezer into a Johnson Controls A19AAT-2C Freezer Temperature Controller, place the temperature sensor into freezer, and done.  In most cases, this would be all that is required unless the entire pantry needs to be reconfigured to handle an upright refrigerator versus a … Continue reading How to turn a freezer into a refrigerator…