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Types of Energy Star Qualified Whirlpool Refrigerators

Whirlpool is a well-known name brand for refrigeration, and various other major home appliances. They strive to attain the Energy Star qualification on all their products, and here we will discuss the different models, types or styles of refrigerator freezer combos that Whirlpool manufactures that have attained that Energy Star Qualification, which is basically all of them!
French Door Freezer on Bottom
All French door style units have a pull out drawer style freezer on the bottom and two equal sized doors on top that open from the outside hinges, one on the left and one on the right. The look is sophisticated and modern. All eight Whirlpool French door styled models are Energy Star Qualified. They range in capacity from 20 cubic feet to a whopping 27 cubic feet and range in price from $1,699.00 – $2,999.00 base msrp. Of course you can always shop around to find deals like this one, on the Whirlpool Gold GX5FHDXVY 36 24.8 cu. ft. French door Refrigerator in Stainless Steel.
Side by Side
Side-by-Side units are designed with two doors that run the entire vertical, with a smaller door, usually on the left, to house the freezer compartment and a larger door, typically on the right, that opens to the refrigeration area. They almost always have a water filtration system and ice dispenser on the freezer door side. Aesthetically, they are associated with the modern kitchen. The style was first introduced to the residential market in the late 1960s, but perhaps gained a more wide spread popularity in the 1980s. Dimensions for Whirlpool units range from 22 cubic feet to 25 cubic feet. The most basic Energy Star qualified Whirlpool side-by-side refrigerator runs $999.00 base msrp, while the priciest tops off at $2,599.00. Of course, deals can always be found with a little bit of shopping around. Take this Whirlpool ED2KVEXVB 21.7 cu. ft. Side by Side Refrigerator in Black as an example of an exceptional deal.
Freezer on Top
This is the one everyone knows, the classic and timeless freezer on top. The doors can be switched to swing in either direction, depending on which is more conducive to your kitchen’s design. Whirlpool manufactures twenty-seven different freezer on top models; thirteen of them are Energy Star Qualified. Their sizes range from 15 cubic feet to 22 cubic feet. Their prices range from $699.00 to $1,299.00 base msrp with cheaper deals to be found on Amazon, like the Whirlpool Gold G2IXEFMWS 21.7 cu. ft. Top-Freezer Refrigerator in Stainless Steel, which is listed as $1,349.00 base msrp on the official Whirlpool website.
Freezer on Bottom
The freezer on bottom is also pretty common, and self-explanatory. Some models are designed so that the freezer compartment on the bottom pulls out like a drawer, while others just swing the same as the freezer on top style. Same as the freezer on bottom, the doors can be hung to swing either left opening or right opening. Whirlpool offers four Energy Star Qualified freezer on bottom models ranging in size from 19 cubic feet to 22 cubic feet. The base msrps are set between $1,049.00 and $1,549.00, but here is the Whirlpool Gold GB2FHDXWB 21.9 cu. ft. Bottom-Freezer Refrigerator in Black listed for a little less.
The options for Whirlpool refrigerators are numerous. There is the perfect design and style for everyone, be it French door, side by side, freezer on top or freezer on bottom. The Energy Star Qualification is integrated into every type of model Whirlpool has to offer, so whichever you choose you’ll be sure you’re making an environmentally conscientious choice.
 

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Refrigerator Reviews French Doors: Three Top Selling Models

The three most popular manufacturers of full sized freestanding French door refrigerators are Whirlpool, GE and LG. A French door refrigerator is a refrigeration unit that typically includes a pull out freezer on the bottom and two equal sized doors that open on opposite swings (one left and one right) to reveal the refrigerated storage area. Typically these units are bigger than standard refrigerator freezer combos and often are more expensive. In these refrigerator reviews french doors will be the focus. We shall briefly offer french door refrigerator reviews for some of the most popular models.
Whirlpool
The Whirlpool Gold Resource Saver GI6FDRXXY is 26 cubic feet and measures 35 3/8″ wide by X 70 1/8″ in height and 35 1/4″ in depth. This Energy Star rated unit is the most efficient French door Whirlpool model available. 6th Sense technology cools food packages for left over’s in half the time of typical refrigerators. Features like the Accu-Chill Temperature Management System, Resource Saver, Adaptive Defrost System, SpillGuard glass shelves and a PUR water filtration system add value and convenience. Tap Touch Electronic Controls and an exterior water and ice dispenser are standard on French door refrigerators, and this unit has both. The unit also features extra deep humidity-controlled crispers; LED interior lighting and a smooth door finish in three different color options.
General Electric
The GE GFSS6KKYSS French-Door Refrigerator is 25.9 cubic feet and the exterior measures overall 35 5/8” wide by 70” tall by 35 ¾” deep. Also Energy Star rated, some key features are the ClimateKeeper System with dual evaporators, Freshness Center with full width drawer, and the BrightSpace Interior with GE Reveal Lighting. The freezer features a two level Slide n’ Store system that allows for easier access and better organization of frozen foods. As of this writing, this is the least expensive of the top selling French door refrigerators and can found as cheap as just about $1,200.00.
LG Electronics
The LG LMX28988ST French Door Refrigerator is the largest of the three units discussed here at 27.5 cubic feet. It measures outside overall 35 ¾” wide by 35 3/8” deep by 69 ¾” in height. It is also the most expensive of the three as of this writing, retailing at about $2,600.00 minimally. Double freezer doors not only give the unit a strikingly modern and unique appearance, but also allow for a more accommodating and organizable freezer space. The Slim SpacePlus Ice system uses less interior room to leave more storage space for you food, and the dispensing system is designed to allow for tall containers, which is surprisingly helpful for pitchers or oversized to go containers. There are two humidity controlled crisper drawers, the Glide-N-Sever drawer and the versatile 4-Compartment Crisper System. On the inside, the mechanics are advanced too. The Linear Compressor operates more efficiently with fewer moving parts and is backed by a ten-year warranty.
There are many more French door refrigerators out there on the market today; these are just three of the best selling models. They each represent well-known brands in the refrigeration industry and offer an idea of a mid range of expense that can be expected when purchasing a quality freestanding full sized French door refrigerator for residential use.