Belowdecks & Amenities
A look at refer controls and marine refrigeration trends.
Do aftermarket smart controls really improve your fridge compressors efficiency? In this update to our marine refrigeration tests (PS, April and June 2009), we review Isotherms new automatic Smart Energy Controller (SEC) and take a look at trends in marine refrigeration.
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What major system on your boat is in most need of upgrade?
- a. propulsion (engine, prop, etc.) (155 votes)
- b. sails, rig (327 votes)
- c. electronics (215 votes)
- d. plumbing (78 votes)
- e. refrigeration (104 votes)
- f. electrical system (150 votes)
- g. HVAC (heating/ AC) (65 votes)