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Research deep freezers reduce energy consumption by 85%

Researchers at The Ottawa Hospital store vaccines, medications, cells and chemicals in deep freezers – and by ‘deep’ they mean ‘really, really deep’ – temperatures as low as minus-80°C. When the hospital replaced its 15-year-old deep freezers last year with six new energy efficient models, its energy consumption dropped by 85 percent.

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