LG Electronics' Duct-Free HVAC Products Recognized As ENERGY STAR® 'Most Efficient' Most Efficient Designation for LG Art Cool™ Series Helps Architects and Builders Identify Duct-Free Split Models That Save Energy & Money

WASHINGTON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Underscoring its energy efficiency leadership in the U.S. HVAC market, LG Electronics USA today announced that 14 duct-free LG air-conditioning models, more models than any other brand, have achieved the coveted ENERGY STAR "Most Efficient" 2014 designation. 

With five models in the LG "Art Cool™" duct-free split series being recognized as ENERGY STAR Most Efficient, LG air-conditioning 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.

LG's systems earning the Most Efficient designation are Art Cool models LAU/LAN090HSV2, LAU/LAN120HSV2, LAU/LAN180HSV2, LAU/LAN090HYV, LAU/LAN120HYV and High Efficiency Inverter models LSU/LSN091HSV2, LSU/LSN091HSV3, LSU/LSN121HSV2, LSU/LSN121HSV3 LSU/LSN181HSV2, LSU/LSN181HSV3, LSU/LSN240HSV3, LSU/LSN090HYV and LSU/LSN120HYV.

They feature outdoor units with energy-efficient inverter technology, designed to complement the sleek, mirror-finished indoor units with powerful technology. The single-zone systems offer 9,000 to 22,000 BTU/h and easily installed wall-mounted indoor units.

"LG has made a strong commitment to energy efficiency as a core business principle across the company," said McNamara. "The number of Art Cool and Inverter systems designated as ENERGY STAR Most Efficient has close to doubled from 2012. With LG, it's all possible. Our customers don't have to sacrifice energy efficiency for performance and style. Expanding the number of ENERGY STAR Most Efficient HVAC models represents another important step in LG's quest to provide consumers highly efficient, greener 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 has earned the Most Efficient designation across its suite of products. In 2013, nearly 80 LG-brand HDTVs, refrigerators and washing machines were recognized as ENERGY STAR Most Efficient and in total American consumers purchased more than 1.6 million ENERGY STAR Most Efficient LG products.

LG Electronics was named an ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for 2013 and 2012. The ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year honor is bestowed on 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 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).

Designs, features and specifications are subject to change without notice.

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, 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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