I am going to ask her what she likes/dislikes about her layout. Don't let this stop you from the best layout. DH is handy, but we haven't gotten as far as looking at who is going to do the work, so I don't know about a carpenter yet.Here is a pic of what we are leaning toward, from benjisbride, after many go-rounds. Hope it's what you want to hear. $500 is like the base price for any Hvac work. And how much trouble is it to move a vent? Now, I've undone the most of the plan - hahaha. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 15 October 2018. If I move it away from the fridge place, I'd be moving it closer to the door. (not really). Wall/floor vents used to be put under windows as the cold air would help circulate or something or other. As it is, it's about 68" from the end of the wall, and that's where the exterior door is. Well, we're not moving the vent. Well, if it's a floor vent and it's in a slab and you want it to come out of the floor somewhere else, not so easy. This is my concern, especially when touring abroad when we have a full awning up. It's OK though. Thank you! I never knew it was "bad". On a recent trip I noticed the plastic cover of the boiler flue vent on my Dometic 3-way fridge has become discoloured from heat - see attached photo. But an HVAC guy could also open the wall and move the duct in there, or redo the kitchen duct in the basement, or do something else. The nice thing about the shallow cabinet, is that it is usually less expensive (shelves vs ROTS), and everything is accessible without pulling out a tray shelf. Get the Look of a Built-in Fridge for Less, Fine Thing: A Wine Fridge Right Where You Want It. Admittedly I did not read everyone's posts.... does your design have panels on each side of the ref?? So, you'd have a duct come out where your current register is, take a turn, and spit out under the cabinet next to it. I think it would be worth it, but I only have half a vote. That's pretty big. Putting fridge over floor vent? I really don't know how one moves these things. Our Novakool R5810 fridge is designed to disperse the extracted heat via a series of coils in the back (in fact it’s the case for most refrigerators). One of the heat vents in the kitchen is 5 1/2 inches in from the back door. That looks like a return duct, not a supply duct. We use it over and over all day long. But having actually *seen* it did change our minds. SEVENTEEN! I'll have to see what my husband thinks. 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