LAS VEGAS, Jan. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- This spring avoid hot temperatures or an air conditioner that sets back the style of your home. The new Frigidaire Gallery® Cool Connect™ Room Air Conditioner lets you cool your room from afar through the Frigidaire® Smart Appliance App and enhance your décor at the same time. Announced today at the 2016 Kitchen and Bath Industry Trade Show (KBIS), the distinguished unit stands apart from traditional air conditioners on the market with an LED lighting display and stylish mesh grill, inspired by the design of high-end consumer electronics that effortlessly blend into any room.
"We took inspiration from flat screen TV's and acoustic speakers and created a sleek unit with minimal controls," said Bob Martin, Design Director for the Electrolux Group in North America. "As we know, consumers are more connected than ever and our research reveals that consumers are attracted to sturdiness, shying away from concepts that look like they can easily break. The new Cool Connect™ Room Air Conditioner has the sturdy makeup consumers want without looking overly bulky with its streamlined user interface."
The Cool Connect™ Room Air Conditioner connects with the Frigidaire® Smart Appliance App allowing consumers to control the unit from a smart device anywhere, anytime. Turn the unit on or off, change temperature, control modes, and adapt fan speeds to best meet your comfort all from your cell phone. The unit helps consumers cut down on home energy costs where they can program and schedule the unit to enable custom cooling for ultimate flexibility. The unit also generates phone notifications allowing you to stay on top of maintenance for optimal performance.
Key features and benefits of the Frigidaire Gallery® Cool Connect™ Room Air Conditioner and App include:
- Sleek New Design: The modern design features LED lighting and a stylish, easy-to-clean mesh grill allowing the unit to blend seamlessly into any room. The unit also features a new, magnetic closure allowing the mesh antibacterial filter to be easily removed for convenient cleaning.
- Keep Connected with the Frigidaire® Smart Appliance App: Conveniently change temperature, create custom schedules, and receive product notifications from your mobile device.
- Effortless™ Scheduling: Program the unit to work when you want it to anytime of day.
- Product Alerts and Support: Stay informed with up-to-date alerts, such as filter clean indicators and maintenance reminders.
- Even Cooling of Any Room: Innovative slanted louvers direct airflow in an upward, circular motion, allowing for even cooling of the entire room.
The Frigidaire Gallery® Cool Connect™ Room Air Conditioner is available at retailers nationwide and has an MSRP of $329. The Frigidaire® Smart Appliance App can be downloaded for free from the Apple App Store and Google Play. Visit www.frigidaire.com to find a local retailer as well as information about other Frigidaire home appliances.
Frigidaire® has been designed to help families make the most of their time and space with high-performing, easy-to-use appliances with time-saving features. To learn more about Frigidaire® and its full range of innovative home appliances, please visit www.frigidaire.com.