GE unveils the first HFC-free refrigerator in the US. It's the first refrigerator to use a R600a refrigerant, which has a lower global warming impact than an ozone-depleting hydro-fluorocarbon (HFC) refrigerants commonly used in household refrigerators.
GE Monogram's new 30" fully integrated customizable refrigerator with it's integrated panel-ready design blends seamlessly with surrounding cabinetry and accepts stainless steel European- or Professional-style panels in 80- or 84-inch heights, ordered separately from Monogram. The dual-refrigeration system provides precise and customizable climate control with three independent temperature-management zones. The convertible lower drawer with its independent temperature controls can be used to store fresh food, frozen foods, wine or beverages.
This refrigerator uses 400 kWh/yr and has an estimated yearly operating cost of $44.36.
Your operating costs will depend on your utility rates and use. The estimated operating costs is based on a 2011 national average electricity cost of $0.1109 cents per kWh. For more information, visit www.ftc.gov/appliances.