LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--(NYSE:GE) — GE French door refrigeration technology has earned top honors in Reviewed.com’s 2013 Best of Year Award program. Recognition includes Best Refrigerator of the Year and Best French Door Refrigerator for both the GE Profile™ and GE Café™ French door refrigerators (PFE29PSDSS and CFE29TSDSS, respectively), and the Café model’s hot water dispenser was named Best Feature in a refrigerator.
“In all of our tests, GE did exceptionally well. In both the fridge and freezer compartments, the PFE29PSDSS kept an astoundingly even temperature . . . ,” said Reviewed.com’s editorial team.
Reviewed.com’s product experts test, rate and review the latest consumer electronics and home appliances, providing consumers with helpful information. The best-performing and best-value products are selected for the company’s Best of Year Awards program.
“Reviewed.com is a highly respected consumer resource, and we are extremely pleased to be awarded this distinction,” said Brett BeGole, product general manager for GE Appliances. “The Best of the Year Awards are a high honor for us as our innovations, such as the hot water dispenser Café French door refrigerator, are inspired by the real-life needs of consumers.”
Both award-winning French door refrigerators come from GE’s Appliance Park in Louisville, Ky., and are part of GE’s investment of $1 billion to transform its U.S. appliances business and products by 2014. GE’s commitment includes upgrading product lines and creating new factories and jobs for its completely revitalized product portfolio.
Profile and Café French door refrigerators feature the most advanced water filtration system in the industry. The system has been tested by an independent third party to remove 98 percent of five trace pharmaceuticals, such as ibuprofen and progesterone.* The Café model is the first refrigerator in the industry to feature a hot water dispenser, while the Profile’s Hands-free Autofill system uses advanced sensor technology to automatically fill containers with just the right amount of filtered water.
GE also received recognition for the following appliances:
- Artistry Series: Best Design in Value Appliances
- Bottle Wash: Best Feature (Dishwashers)
- Brillion and Notification Lighting: Best Innovation in Ovens
- Topload Washer GTWN5550DWW: Best Value Topload Washer
- RightHeight Built-in Riser: Best Feature (Laundry)
About GE Appliances
GE Appliances is at the forefront of building innovative, energy-efficient appliances that improve people’s lives. GE Appliances’ products include refrigerators, freezers, cooking products, dishwashers, washers, dryers, air conditioners, water filtration systems and water heaters. General Electric (NYSE: GE) works on things that matter to build a world that works better. For more information on GE Appliances, visit www.ge.com/appliances.
*Reduces 5 trace pharmaceuticals: Ibuprofen, Atenolol, Fluoxetine, Progesterone and Trimethoprim. The contaminants or other substances removed or reduced by this water filter are not necessarily in all users’ water.