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Vitrifrigo’s new super efficient 12 volt top loading fridge

Vitrifrigo top opening motorhome fridge

With Vitrifrigo’s market leading power consumption the new TL43 top opening 12 volt fridge will run for 3 days plus on a standard 100a/h leisure battery.  Ideal for wild camping able to run from 100W solar panel 24/7 in UK summer time.

Designed for the campervan market the TL43 top opening fridge is perfect for camper kitchens with 380-400mm depth work tops.  The compressor is sited at one end to allow it sit over the wheel arch on side kitchens.  The TL43 also features Vitrifrigo’s aluminium finned cooling unit for market leading power consumption running for 3 plus days on a 100a/h battery.  Packed with lots of great features including digital temperature control of +10°C to -10°C with Vitrifrigo’s innovative Membrane LED Thermostat; a fast cool turbo mode and a reduced power and super quiet night mode.  Designed for storage of full height bottles there are also two FDA approved storage containers for salads and perishables to keep everything organised in the fridge.

Key features:

  • Able to run as fridge or freezer
  • Digital thermostat with temperature control from +10°C to -10°C
  • Turbo mode for fast chill to achieve temperature set point quicker
  • Night mode for minimum noise level and reduced power consumption
  • Internal LED light
  • Smart storage for large and small bottles with FDA approved food storage containers
  • Inside out fixings and concealed lid fixings for easy installation
  • Removable lid seal
  • External drain
  • Option to remote mount the compressor up to 1.5mt
Vitrifrigo top opening 12 volt fridge
Initially the Vitrifrigo TL43 is exclusively available from Evo Motion Design and will be in stock from 19th November see their website for details:


See the full product spec:

Details of the TL43 fridge freezer

Introducing the all new Flostream Micro HIFLO10 water filter

The Flostream Micro HIFLO10 water filter has been specifically designed to suit the needs of caravans, motorhomes and service vehicles. Designed to be as compact as possible, the Flostream Micro HIFLO 10 provides a mighty 10 litres per minute flow rate of fresh and clean filtered water.

Using a water filter in caravans, motorhomes, and other service vehicles such as horseboxes and welfare vehicles avoids the need to carry single use plastic water bottles to ensure clean and fresh water.  Until now, many water filters, have simply been too large to fit into the small spaces available in touring vehicles.

Flostream micro drinking water filter

The Flostream Micro HIFLO 10 uses three stage multi-media filters which removes all impurities down to 10 microns.  For comparison, a human hair is 50 microns in diameter, and anything below 40 microns is invisible to the human eye.

The sophisticated Flostream filters ensure that all chlorine taste and bad odour is removed, as well as heavy metals and other impurities.  In addition, with its built-in bacteriostatic control, the Flostream removes cyst and harmful bacteria, and prevents any risk of micro-bacterial growth when the water filter is not in use.

The Flostream will significantly improve the taste and quality of water coming from a vehicle’s water tank, no matter how long the water has been stored there or how poor the original source of the water.  Using a Flostream also removes limescale, helping keep taps and sinks clean.

The Flostream Micro HiFLO10 measures just 169mm by 133mm which means it is easy to fit into any compact space in a cupboard or under a sink.  The replaceable filter is easy to change, simply by unscrewing the filter from the Flostream body.  Each unit is supplied with a housing bracket, and 0.75 inch British Standard Pipe thread or 15mm push fit piping connector.

Zeb Elliott of Penguin Refrigeration, the UK distributor for Wave’s RV and caravan products, says the new compact Micro HIFLO10 has been developed as a result of customer feedback.  “We are increasingly seeing people wanting to tour further and to more remote spots; and more people wanting to look after the environment and their health by avoiding single use plastics whilst at the same time, being aware of the quality of the water they are drinking.  Flostream filters have been proven to provide excellent fresh tasting and safe water, but have been difficult to fit onboard the smaller camper vans and mobile homes.  Now this compact Micro HIFLO10 provides the solution our customers have been waiting for.  It will filter out all the bad stuff and deliver great tasting clean drinking water even at flow rates of up to 10 litres per minute.”

Costing from £105 inc VAT, the Flostream Micro HIFLO10 is manufactured from Water Regulations Advisory Scheme (WRAS) and NSF International (Food, Safety and Quality in the UK) certified components, and can withstand temperature ranges from 4-45 degrees centigrade.  To order go to MICRO Hiflo10 Flostream Water Filter

For replacement cartridges go to Flostream Micro HIFLO10 filters (cost £41.25 inc VAT).

25% discount on any Campervan or Motorhome 12 volt fridge

Huge thanks to everyone who came to see us at the National Motorhome & Campervan Show at Peterborough this weekend.
Thanks too to Jerba Campervans for lending us the fantastic Tiree campervan, colour coded to match our solar fridge display it proved to be a real head turner.

The weather was hot hot hot – hitting 40 degrees C on Friday! and we were delighted that the full C51i fridge fitted in the Tiree ran happily all weekend with the 100W solar panel fitted on the roof providing more than enough power to the batteries to keep the fridge running with lots of ice for our drinks!  Although it was almost too hot at times, the weather really allowed us to show how well Vitrifrigo fridges perform, especially in tropical conditions.

Vitrifrigo 12 volt campervan motorhome fridges

Also on display for the first time was Vitrifrigo’s all new TL43 12 volt top opening fridge/freezer.  Designed to fit in a 400mm work top it is ideal for side kitchen units in campervans.  It proved to be a perfect fit on the Evo Design VW T6 short wheel base kitchen, infact it looked like it had been designed for the job.  The Vitrifrigo TL43 has all the latest features and extras: including easy to access salad and fresh vegetable storage, full height bottle storage, an internal LED light, digital temperature control from +10 to -10C with Vitirifrigo’s night mode and turbo mode, plus inside out fixings and an internal drain – it proved a real hit.
It was also perfectly displayed and a perfect fit in the EVO Design VW T6 short wheel base kitchen unit – a winning combination for any one looking to convert their van.  The TL43 will be available to pre-order from September.

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For all those who had to go and measure up or check dimensions to confirm the space for their new Vitrifrigo fridge you can still get the show offer price up to the end of August.  Just use the code MHCVSHOW-Vitrifrigo2020 to get 25% discount on any mortorhome or campervan 12 volt fridge, fridge freezer or portable.

Back Open for Business

Penguin Refrigeration is now fully back open for business

We have extended our opening hours from 09.00 to 17.00 Monday to Fridays

Our showroom will also be back open, with social distancing rules in effect. You can also buy spare parts from our retail counter and with prior agreement send or bring in fridges and components for test and repair.

Both our factories in Italy are also back up and running and we have good stock of all our main fridges, freezers and marine air conditioning products.  We will aim to dispatch any web orders within 24 hours of receipt, although orders received after 1pm on Thursdays or on Friday, Saturday or Sunday will be dispatched on Mondays.

As ever, if you need technical help please email [email protected] or use the Live Chat and we if we are not available to help immediately we will answer your questions as promptly as we can.

Healthy and tasty drinking water with Wave Flostream water filters

Many motorhome users carry bottled water or bulky water storage containers for their fresh drinking water rather than using the tank and tap.  This is often because water from the vehicle’s tank tastes bad, and also has the risk of containing bacteria and bugs.

Now there’s a solution with the Flostream water filter.  Simply by fitting the water filter between the water tank and the tap, the Flostream cartridge removes all major contaminants from the water including lead and other heavy metals, chlorine and chlorine by-products, cyst and other harmful bacteria. With its built-in bacteriostatic control, the Flostream will prevent any risk of micro-bacterial growth when the water filter is not in use.  The Flostream also removes limescale, helping keep taps and sinks clean.

Flostream drinking water filter

Motorhome enthusiast Malcolm Lawrence recently fitted a Flostream into his van conversion.  He said, “We now drink the water direct from our tank, no more carrying water containers, storing them or having to buy bottled water when abroad.   Additionally, it removes the anxiety about the quality of the water. The taste of the filtered water has no chemical taste whatsoever.  We even notice that when we have been away for a month, the water from the tap at home is definitely not as good.”

Flostream install example

Zeb Elliott of Penguin Refrigeration, the UK distributor for Wave International products, says the Flostream’s filter is certified to NSF 42 and 53 standards to ensure that all chlorine taste and bad odour is removed via the replaceable filter.  Depending on quantity of use, the filter only needs changing once a year and as a compact unit, can be located in an easily accessible cupboard.  “While there are other filters currently available, the Flostream is the only one in this sector certified to NSF 42 and 53 health and aesthetic standards.  It is the only filter that removes limescale as well as providing KDF inhibition and reducing heavy metals.  It’s also available in both 3,800 and 7,600 litre capacity,” says Zeb.

“Using a Flostream filter avoids the health dangers associated with drinking water from plastic bottles that contain Bisphenol A and phthalates.  Users also save money on the cost of bottled water and help the environment by reducing plastic waste,” he continues.

Costing from £70, the Flostream comes in two compact sizes.  The Flow2 is 265mm tall by 85mm diameter and delivers two litres per minute.  The larger Flostream HiFlo10 is 390mm by 110mm diameter delivers ten litres per minute.   Simple to install with twist lock head and 10mm, 12mm or 15mm push fit connections make the Flostream water filters ideal for boats, motor homes, campervans and welfare vehicles.

The Flostream drinking water filers are in stock and can be shipped out in 48 hours. See the full product spec or buy now by clicking below.

Buy Flostream Drinking Water Filters

More information about Wave International products can be found at

For more information contact Alice Driscoll, Consulting Partners, Tel +44 (0) 7971 019377 or email [email protected]  To download his resolution images of the Flostream products follow the link Download images for print

Penguin Refrigeration COVID–19 Update

12v fridge

Penguin Refrigeration Ltd remains open and able to dispatch goods and will continue to do so while our couriers are still collecting.

Our staff are working from home ensuring they are safe and we are following the Governments Stay at Home directive, so if you need technical help please email [email protected] or use the Live Chat and we will be happy to help.

Our office lines are live 8.30 -5pm Monday to Friday +44 (0)2392 453430

We have also introduced the option to Pay on Dispatch. This allows you to place an order without us taking any payment. We will then email you to confirm exactly when we can ship your order to you and once confirmed by email we will send you a pro-forma invoice for payment (no goods will be dispatched without payment first)


Have you thought about drawer fridges?

Take a look at the Vitrifrigo D20 and D30 drawer fridges. These are packed with features including the ability to run as freezers. For more information email us at [email protected] or call: 02392 453430