ALPHARETTA, Ga., Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Underscoring its energy efficiency leadership in the U.S. HVAC market, LG Electronics USA today announced that eight duct-free LG commercial air-conditioning models have achieved the coveted ENERGY STAR® "Most Efficient" 2012 designation.
Led by three models in the LG "Art Cool™ duct-free split "series earning the ENERGY STAR Most Efficient designation, LG commercial units continue to advance the U.S. HVAC market with highly effective, energy-efficient and beautifully designed products, according to Kevin McNamara, vice president, Commercial Air Conditioning, LG Electronics USA.
The LG Art Cool and High Efficiency Inverter systems earning the Most Efficient rating are ArtCool models LAU090HSV, LAU120HSV, LAU180HSV and High Efficiency Inverter models LSU091HSV, LSU121HSV, LSU161HSV LSU181HSV, LSU240HSV. They feature outdoor units with energy-efficient inverter technology, designed to complement the sleek, mirror-finished indoor units with powerful green technology. The single-zone systems offer 9,000 to 22,000 BTU/h and easily installed wall-mounted indoor units.
"LG Electronics has made a strong commitment to energy efficiency as a core business principle across the company," said McNamara. "The designation of so many Art Cool and Inverter systems as ENERGY STAR Most Efficient is another step along LG's path to providing consumers highly efficient, responsible, green products."
The ENERGY STAR Most Efficient designation was designed to advance highly efficient products in the marketplace that are truly exceptional. As a company that thrives on innovation, LG is committed to both the Most Efficient program and the ENERGY STAR program in general. LG Electronics was named an ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for 2012.
ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year awards are given to manufacturers and retailers that successfully promote and deliver ENERGY STAR qualified products, saving consumers money and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. LG and other honorees were selected from about 20,000 organizations that participate in the ENERGY STAR program. Over the past 20 years, American families and businesses have saved nearly $230 billion on utility bills and prevented greenhouse gas emissions equal to those from more than 350 million vehicles with help from ENERGY STAR.
More information on the Art Cool Series, High Efficiency Inverter Systems and additional LG commercial air conditioning solutions can be found at www.LG-DFS.com. For more information about ENERGY STAR, visit www.energystar.gov or call toll-free 1-888-STAR-YES (1-888-782-7937).
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LG Electronics USA Air Conditioning
The LG Electronics USA Commercial Air Conditioning business is based in Alpharetta, Ga. A 2012 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year, LG is a leading player in the global air conditioning market, manufacturing both commercial and residential air conditioners and providing total sustainability and building management solutions. From consumer and individual units to industrial and specialized air conditioning systems, LG provides a wide range of products for heating, ventilating and air conditioning. LG Electronics USA, Inc., based in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., is the North American subsidiary of LG Electronics, Inc., a $49 billion global force and technology leader in consumer electronics, home appliances, mobile communications, and air conditioning & energy solutions. For more information, please visit www.LG-DFS.com, www.LG-VRF.com and www.LG.com.
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