Reviewed.com Names New GE French Door Models ‘Best Refrigerator of the Year’

  Reviewed.com Names New GE French Door Models ‘Best Refrigerator of the Year’

  *GE French door fridges earn the Best Refrigerator of the Year, Best French
    Door Refrigerator and Best Feature honors from Reviewed.com
  *Assembled in Louisville, Ky., the French door refrigerators are part of
    GE’s investment of $1 billion to transform its U.S. appliances business
    and products by 2014
  *Other Reviewed.com honors go to GE cooking, laundry and dishwasher
    appliances

Business Wire

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- November 4, 2013

(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.

The hot water dispenser on the GE Café(TM) French door refrigerator was named
Best Feature in a refr ...

The hot water dispenser on the GE Café(TM) French door refrigerator was named
Best Feature in a refrigerator for 2013 by Reviewed.com. (Photo: GE)

“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.

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