It was a dream to my to have one.
Thsi is my cold storage unit. To conserve my vegetables from my
Pictures of my project:
'Construire une chambre froide au sous-sol, How to build a cold-storage
unit in basement' (http://tinyurl.com/ara4g7j )
More easy that i think
I don't read French so I could have this wrong but from the pictures you
seem to have built a nice storage room in a basement. Since the work is
essentially construction of built-in shelving I can see that it is not too
difficult. It doesn't seem to have any insulation or refrigeration so in
what way is it a cold storage unit? What is the temperature in your
basement during summer?
I used Google for the translation and it appears to me to be a walk in
pantry. The temperature control is via the concrete foundation/walls, the
thermal mass of which I would guess, helps to keep the temperature
constant. More of a cool room than a cold storage. If I had a basement I
might be tempted.
Here in the U.S., such cellars often have some kind of venting to cool them
down in the fall, otherwise that thermal mass actually keeps things warmer
than you'd like in early winter.
I have a root cellar with concrete walls under the front porch, with an
insulated door to the main cellar. Right now, there are some Brussels
Sprouts and Kale plants there to hopefully overwinter for seed next spring.
Never thought of posting a tour though.
Gary Woods AKA K2AHC- PGP key on request, or at home.earthlink.net/~garygarlic
Zone 5/4 in upstate New York, 1420' elevation. NY WO G
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