French door refrigerators allow for easier accessibility to the fresh-food compartments and main refrigerator area.
- The refrigerator compartment is at waist and chest level with the French doors (side-by-side) opening from the center. This allows for symmetrical styling and an easier installation as less door clearance is needed if a walkway or island is involved.
- The French door design provides an added benefit of wide refrigerator shelves
- feature a freezer drawer design. Many models also offer the option of an external ice & water dispenser or an internal water-only dispenser.
Slash your energy bills.
ENERGY STAR certified refrigerators are about 9-10 percent more energy efficient than models that meet the federal minimum energy efficiency standard.
Replace your old fridge for bigger savings.
An estimated 170 million refrigerators and refrigerator-freezers are currently in use in the United States. More than 60 million refrigerators are over 10 years old, costing consumers $4.7 billion a year in energy costs. By properly recycling your old refrigerator and replacing it with a new ENERGY STAR certified refrigerator, you can save between $35–$300 on energy costs over its lifetime. Use the ENERGY STAR Savings Calculator to find out exactly how much money you'll save by replacing your existing refrigerator.