The (Ugly) Retro Energy Saver

By: Bianca Bartz - Published: Jun 26, 2008 • References: treehugger
While shag carpets are terribly tacky, the retro look could possible make a comeback. This time, however, it won't be featured on the floors, but on refrigerators.

If it weren't for its eco-friendly functionality, most people probably wouldn't consider adding the dust-collector accessory to their decor, but these shag rug refrigerator sleeves work as insulation to help conserve energy.

Retro design is making a comeback in so many areas, form fashion to home furnishing, but surely there must be a reason some trends from the past died off for a reason. Stats for Shag Carpet Fridges Trending: Older & Mild
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