Refrigerators | Fridges

Refrigerators | Fridges

Description
Description

Refrigerators are essential household appliances designed to keep food and beverages cold. By maintaining a consistent low temperature, they slow down bacterial growth, preserving food's freshness and safety for longer periods. This cold storage is especially crucial for perishable items like meats, dairy, and certain vegetables. Refrigerators consist of multiple shelves and compartments, allowing organized storage for different food types.

Freezer sections enable longer preservation by keeping foods frozen. Beyond homes, they're found in businesses, medical facilities, and research institutions for various cooling needs. Their primary role in society is to enhance food's lifespan, reducing waste and ensuring convenient access to fresh ingredients.

History
History

Before modern refrigerators, people used iceboxes to keep food cool, relying on large ice blocks. With advancements in technology, the first electric refrigerators emerged in the early 20th century, changing food preservation. Over time, they became more efficient and affordable, making them household staples. Innovations introduced features like automatic defrosting and ice makers. The development of the compressor made these machines more reliable and energy-efficient, transitioning from luxury items to an everyday essential in homes worldwide.

Future
Future

Refrigerators are becoming smarter and more integrated with our daily lives. Touchscreen panels, connectivity to smartphones, and voice-activated controls are on the rise. There's a growing emphasis on energy efficiency and eco-friendly materials. Customizable compartments that adjust temperatures for specific food items are gaining traction.

However, challenges include making smart tech more intuitive for all users, ensuring long-term durability of new features, and managing electronic waste. As sustainability remains a focus, recyclable components and energy-saving tech will be vital.

Common Questions
Common Questions
How does a refrigerator work?

The basic components of a refrigerator include: fluid refrigerant, condenser coils, a compressor, evaporator coils, and an expansion device. The liquid refrigerant circulates around items stored while absorbing and transferring the heat from food products. The result is cool air inside the refrigerator. This process repeats itself when the refrigerant evaporates into a gas passes back into the compressor.

How cold should a refrigerator be?

The recommended or ideal temperature for a refrigerator ranges between 35 and 38 degrees Fahrenheit (1.67 to 3.33 degrees Celsius). A basic rule of thumb is for it to be kept below 40 degrees (4.44 degrees Celsius) but not at a freezing temperature of 32 degrees (0 degrees Celsius).

How long do refrigerators last?

The lifespan of a refrigerator can range from 14 to 27 years, but the time expected and recommended to replace a refrigerator is around 10 to 13 years.

Fixtures

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33.375” | 84.7 cm
18.75” | 47.6 cm
20.5” | 52 cm
Frigidaire Compact Refrigerator - 3.1 Cu Ft
84.700
47.600
52.000
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33.375” | 84.7 cm
18.75” | 47.6 cm
17.5” | 44.5 cm
Frigidaire Compact Refrigerator - 3.3 Cu Ft
84.700
47.600
44.500
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69.625” | 176.8 cm
35.625” | 90.5 cm
34.5” | 87.6 cm
Frigidaire Side-by-Side Refrigerator - 25.5 Cu Ft
176.800
90.500
87.600
2200
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Frigidaire Side-by-Side Refrigerator - 25.5 Cu FtPerspective view of a 3D model of the Frigidaire Side-by-Side Refrigerator (25.5 Cu Ft)Perspective view of a 3D model of the Frigidaire Side-by-Side Refrigerator (25.5 Cu Ft)
71.375” | 181.3 cm
32” | 81.3 cm
28.25” | 71.8 cm
Frigidaire Single Door Refrigerator - 19 Cu Ft
181.300
81.300
71.800
90
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66.125” | 168 cm
30” | 76.2 cm
32.125” | 81.6 cm
Frigidaire Top Freezer Refrigerator - 18 Cu Ft
168.000
76.200
81.600
300
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66.875” | 174.9 cm
32.625” | 82.9 cm
33.75” | 85.7 cm
KitchenAid Bottom Freezer Refrigerator - 22 Cu Ft
174.900
82.900
85.700
340
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68.375” | 173.7 cm
36” | 91.4 cm
35.75” | 90.8 cm
Whirlpool Double Drawer French Door Refrigerator - 25.8 Cu Ft
173.700
91.400
90.800
6325
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70.125” | 178.1 cm
35.625” | 90.5 cm
34.625” | 87.9 cm
Whirlpool French Door Refrigerator - 25 Cu Ft
178.100
90.500
87.900
6320
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69.875” | 177.5 cm
35.625” | 90.5 cm
35.625” | 90.5 cm
Whirlpool French Door Refrigerator - 27 Cu Ft
177.500
90.500
90.500
6305
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Whirlpool French Door Refrigerator - 25 Cu Ft
Scale illustration of the Whirlpool French Door Refrigerator - 25 Cu Ft compared to other refrigerators

The Whirlpool French Door Refrigerator (25 cu. ft.) features a refrigerated exterior drawer, humidity-controlled crisper drawers, and fingerprint resistant exterior surfaces. It also has tap touch controls, exterior ice and water dispenser, measured fill, LED lighting, and adaptive defrost. This refrigerator is available in the colors black, black stainless, white, and stainless steel.

The Whirlpool French Door Refrigerator (25 Cu Ft) has an overall height of 70.125” (178.1 cm), width of 35.625” (90.5 cm), and depth of 34.625” (87.9 cm). When open, the depth of the Whirlpool French Door Refrigerator (25 Cu Ft) is 50.5” (128.3 cm).

Collection of drawings of the Whirlpool French Door Refrigerator (25 Cu Ft) with dimensions labeled in elevation and plan
The Whirlpool French Door Refrigerator (25 cu. ft.) features a refrigerated exterior drawer, humidity-controlled crisper drawers, and fingerprint resistant exterior surfaces. It also has tap touch controls, exterior ice and water dispenser, measured fill, LED lighting, and adaptive defrost.

The Whirlpool French Door Refrigerator (25 Cu Ft) has an overall height of 70.125” (178.1 cm), width of 35.625” (90.5 cm), and depth of 34.625” (87.9 cm). When open, the depth of the Whirlpool French Door Refrigerator (25 Cu Ft) is 50.5” (128.3 cm).

Collection of drawings of the Whirlpool French Door Refrigerator (25 Cu Ft) with dimensions labeled in elevation and plan
Whirlpool French Door Refrigerator - 25 Cu Ft
Height:
70.125” | 178.1 cm
Width:
35.625” | 90.5 cm
Length:
Depth:
34.625” | 87.9 cm
Weight:
Area:

Doors: 4
Depth (Unit): 32.125” | 81.6 cm
Depth (Swing): 50.5” | 128.3 cm

Materials
Designer
Whirlpool

Drawings include:
Whirlpool French Door Refrigerator (25 Cu Ft) front elevation, side, plan

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Whirlpool French Door Refrigerator - 27 Cu Ft
Style and size comparison drawing of the Whirlpool French Door Refrigerator - 27 Cu Ft compared to other refrigerators

The Whirlpool French Door Refrigerator (27 cu. ft.) features a platter pocket, fingerprint resistant exterior, in-door ice storage, and an exterior ice and water dispenser. It is Energy Star certified, has a pizza pocket, a deli drawer, and spill proof glass shelves. The refrigerator is available in a black stainless and stainless steel finish.

The Whirlpool French Door Refrigerator (27 Cu Ft) has an overall height of 69.875” (177.5 cm), width of 35.625” (90.5 cm), and depth of 35.625” (90.5 cm). When open, the depth of the Whirlpool French Door Refrigerator (27 Cu Ft) is 50.375” (128 cm).

Dimensioned drawings of the Whirlpool French Door Refrigerator (27 Cu Ft) from the front, side, and plan views
The Whirlpool French Door Refrigerator (27 cu. ft.) features a platter pocket, fingerprint resistant exterior, in-door ice storage, and an exterior ice and water dispenser. It is Energy Star certified, has a pizza pocket, a deli drawer, and spill proof glass shelves.

The Whirlpool French Door Refrigerator (27 Cu Ft) has an overall height of 69.875” (177.5 cm), width of 35.625” (90.5 cm), and depth of 35.625” (90.5 cm). When open, the depth of the Whirlpool French Door Refrigerator (27 Cu Ft) is 50.375” (128 cm).

Dimensioned drawings of the Whirlpool French Door Refrigerator (27 Cu Ft) from the front, side, and plan views
Whirlpool French Door Refrigerator - 27 Cu Ft
Height:
69.875” | 177.5 cm
Width:
35.625” | 90.5 cm
Length:
Depth:
35.625” | 90.5 cm
Weight:
Area:

Doors: 3
Depth (Unit): 33.25” | 84.5 cm
Depth (Swing): 50.375” | 128 cm

Materials
Designer
Whirlpool

Drawings include:
Whirlpool French Door Refrigerator (27 Cu Ft) front elevation, side, plan

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KitchenAid Bottom Freezer Refrigerator - 22 Cu Ft
Style and size comparison drawing of the KitchenAid Bottom Freezer Refrigerator - 22 Cu Ft compared to other refrigerators

The KitchenAid Bottom Freezer Refrigerator (22 cu. ft.) features a temperature management system, humidity-controlled crispers, and a full-width pantry. The top of the fixture is the refrigerator while the bottom is the freezer. It is an Energy Star certified, has LED lighting, and a metal wine rack. The refrigerator is available in a stainless steel finish.

The KitchenAid Bottom Freezer Refrigerator (22 Cu Ft) has an overall height of 66.875” (174.9 cm), width of 32.625” (82.9 cm), and depth of 33.75” (85.7 cm). When open, the depth of the KitchenAid Bottom Freezer Refrigerator (22 Cu Ft) is 64.875” (164.8 cm).

Measured drawings of the KitchenAid Bottom Freezer Refrigerator (22 Cu Ft) showing front, side, and plan sizes
The KitchenAid Bottom Freezer Refrigerator (22 cu. ft.) features a temperature management system, humidity-controlled crispers, and a full-width pantry. The top of the fixture is the refrigerator while the bottom is the freezer.

The KitchenAid Bottom Freezer Refrigerator (22 Cu Ft) has an overall height of 66.875” (174.9 cm), width of 32.625” (82.9 cm), and depth of 33.75” (85.7 cm). When open, the depth of the KitchenAid Bottom Freezer Refrigerator (22 Cu Ft) is 64.875” (164.8 cm).

Measured drawings of the KitchenAid Bottom Freezer Refrigerator (22 Cu Ft) showing front, side, and plan sizes
KitchenAid Bottom Freezer Refrigerator - 22 Cu Ft
Height:
66.875” | 174.9 cm
Width:
32.625” | 82.9 cm
Length:
Depth:
33.75” | 85.7 cm
Weight:
Area:

Doors: 2 (Lower Freezer)
Depth (Unit): 32.25” | 81.9 cm
Depth (Swing): 64.875” | 164.8 cm

Materials
Designer
KitchenAid

Drawings include:
KitchenAid Bottom Freezer Refrigerator (22 Cu Ft) front elevation, side, plan

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Frigidaire Compact Refrigerator - 3.1 Cu Ft
Comparison drawing of the Frigidaire Compact Refrigerator - 3.1 Cu Ft compared to other refrigerators

The Frigidaire Compact Refrigerator (3.1 Cu Ft) is a small double-door refrigeration unit sized for saving space. Often popular in studio apartments, student dormitories, or as backup storage to a primary refrigerator, compact refrigerators can be placed in a variety of under-utilized spaces that including below countertops or tables. Because of their small size, mini-fridges are more affordable and energy efficient compared to larger full-sized units.

The Frigidaire Compact Refrigerator (3.1 Cu Ft) hasan overall height of 33.375” (84.7 cm), width of 18.75” (47.6 cm), and depth of 20.5” (52 cm). When open, the depth of the Frigidaire Compact Refrigerator (3.1 Cu Ft) is 39.25” (99.7 cm).

Set of dimensioned drawings of the Frigidaire Compact Refrigerator (3.1 Cu Ft) in plan and elevation
The Frigidaire Compact Refrigerator (3.1 Cu Ft) is a small double-door refrigeration unit sized for saving space. Often popular in studio apartments, student dormitories, or as backup storage to a primary refrigerator, compact refrigerators can be placed in a variety of under-utilized spaces.

The Frigidaire Compact Refrigerator (3.1 Cu Ft) hasan overall height of 33.375” (84.7 cm), width of 18.75” (47.6 cm), and depth of 20.5” (52 cm). When open, the depth of the Frigidaire Compact Refrigerator (3.1 Cu Ft) is 39.25” (99.7 cm).

Set of dimensioned drawings of the Frigidaire Compact Refrigerator (3.1 Cu Ft) in plan and elevation
Frigidaire Compact Refrigerator - 3.1 Cu Ft
Height:
33.375” | 84.7 cm
Width:
18.75” | 47.6 cm
Length:
Depth:
20.5” | 52 cm
Weight:
Area:

Doors: 2
Depth (Swing): 39.25” | 99.7 cm

Materials
Designer
Frigidaire

Drawings include:
Frigidaire Compact Refrigerator (3.1 Cu Ft) front elevation, side, plan

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Frigidaire Top Freezer Refrigerator - 18 Cu Ft
Scale illustration of the Frigidaire Top Freezer Refrigerator - 18 Cu Ft compared to other refrigerators

The Frigidaire Top Freezer Refrigerator features humidity-controlled crisper drawers, gallon door shelf, and a full-width freezer shelf. The top of the fixture is the freezer while the bottom is the refrigerator. It also has a reversible door, clear dairy bin, and half-width deli drawer. It is available in a stainless steel, white, or black finish.

The Frigidaire Top Freezer Refrigerator (18 Cu Ft) has an overall height of 66.125” (168 cm), width of 30” (76.2 cm), and depth of 32.125” (81.6 cm). When open, the depth of the Frigidaire Top Freezer Refrigerator (18 Cu Ft) is 58.5” (148.6 cm).

Collection of drawings of the Frigidaire Top Freezer Refrigerator (18 Cu Ft) with dimensions on front, side, and plan
The Frigidaire Top Freezer Refrigerator features humidity-controlled crisper drawers, gallon door shelf, and a full-width freezer shelf. The top of the fixture is the freezer while the bottom is the refrigerator. It also has a reversible door, clear dairy bin, and half-width deli drawer.

The Frigidaire Top Freezer Refrigerator (18 Cu Ft) has an overall height of 66.125” (168 cm), width of 30” (76.2 cm), and depth of 32.125” (81.6 cm). When open, the depth of the Frigidaire Top Freezer Refrigerator (18 Cu Ft) is 58.5” (148.6 cm).

Collection of drawings of the Frigidaire Top Freezer Refrigerator (18 Cu Ft) with dimensions on front, side, and plan
Frigidaire Top Freezer Refrigerator - 18 Cu Ft
Height:
66.125” | 168 cm
Width:
30” | 76.2 cm
Length:
Depth:
32.125” | 81.6 cm
Weight:
Area:

Doors: 2 (Upper Freezer)
Depth (Unit): 30.125” | 76.5 cm
Depth (Swing): 58.5” | 148.6 cm

Materials
Designer
Frigidaire

Drawings include:
Frigidaire Top Freezer Refrigerator (18 Cu Ft) front elevation, side, plan

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