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ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 9, 2021 – Positioned as a leading integrated solutions provider for homebuilders, LG Electronics USA is taking IBSx by storm. At the 2021 International Builders’ Show virtual experience, LG’s interactive digital booth features what is arguably the broadest portfolio of award-winning home appliances and smart home innovations that cater to the dynamic builder market.
From luxury built-in and functional kitchen packages to a wide assortment of premium laundry innovations to advanced energy solutions to HVAC systems, LG technologies on display at IBSx 2021 address builder trends for smarter, healthier and greener living. Reflecting its commitment to homebuilders, LG was named Platinum Partner of IBSx, the official trade show of the National Association of Home Builders.
LG’s presence at the 2021 show is being led by LG Builder, a special division of LG Electronics USA that is focused on bringing an array of connected home appliances and exclusive product offerings to design and building professionals. LG Builder extends LG’s trademark reliability, innovation and value to the builder, remodeler and designer communities. At IBSx, LG is displaying new ENERGY STAR® certified home appliances across three diverse brand portfolios – LG, LG STUDIO and Signature Kitchen Suite:
An award-winning choice for builders and consumers alike, LG holds the number one spot in the coveted American Customer Satisfaction Index® for customer satisfaction among major appliance brands,1 marking the second consecutive year that American consumers rated LG highest. In the comprehensive J.D. Power Kitchen and Laundry Appliance Satisfaction Studies,2 LG ranked highest in customer satisfaction for three kitchen appliances categories of special interest to homebuilders: cooktops, wall ovens and – for the third year in a row – side-by-side refrigerators.
Also on display at IBSx are LG Air Conditioning Technologies USA’s energy efficient solutions for residential and light commercial heating and cooling needs. LG’s ducted and duct-free options include the ENERGY STAR certified Art Cool™ Gallery picture frame indoor unit, the superior heating performance of LGRED° technology and the industry’s first single-phase 5-ton Variable Refrigerant Flow heat recovery unit. Key 2021 innovations for the builder market include new single- and multi-zone offerings featuring LGRED°, the award-winning LG Hydro Kit, LG Low Wall Console and a suite of controls for seamless smart home integration and management.
With LG, builders and homeowners can make an investment in greener living and sustainability now, leaving a legacy that will benefit the planet tomorrow. Supporting high-performance building projects is LG Business Solutions USA’s Solar division that offers high-efficiency solar panels for new construction and renewable-energy upgrades to existing homes. LG panels, including new 66-cell models unveiled at IBSx, feature high power outputs and outstanding durability that perform well in a variety of environments and weather conditions, while blending in unobtrusively with the roof. The company’s 25-year limited warranty covers product, performance and labor.
As a leading innovator in the smart home category with expertise across home appliances, consumer electronics and more, LG enables builders and designers to easily create a smart home ecosystem for their clients. LG home appliances, HVAC systems, solar and energy storage systems are designed with connectivity, quality and energy efficiency in mind. These Wi-Fi-enabled smart devices can be managed, monitored and controlled remotely as a complete turnkey solution with the LG ThinQ® app. Coming soon are LG home energy management and distributed energy resource management systems that will bring even more intelligence that today’s homebuyers demand.
To learn more about the LG products for the professional market, visit lgbuilder.com.
1 According to the 2020 American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) survey of customers rating their household appliance manufacturers. The American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) is the only national cross-industry measure of customer satisfaction in the United States. Each year, the ACSI uses data from interviews with roughly 250,000 customers as inputs to an econometric model for analyzing customer satisfaction with more than 380 companies in 46 industries and 10 economic sectors. To learn more about the American Customer Satisfaction Index, visit www.theacsi.org
2 The 2020 Kitchen Appliance Satisfaction Study is based on 1,459 evaluations from customers who purchased cooktops; 1,347 evaluations from customers who purchased wall ovens; and 4,172 evaluations from customers who purchased refrigerators during the past 12 months. The study was fielded from Januar through April 2020. For more information, please visit www.jdpower.com
About LG Electronics USA
LG Electronics USA, Inc., based in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., is the North American subsidiary of LG Electronics, Inc., a $56 billion global innovator in technology and manufacturing. In the United States, LG’s focus on Innovation for a Better Life is exemplified by a wide range of innovative home appliances, home entertainment products, mobile phones, commercial displays, air conditioning systems, solar energy solutions and vehicle components. The “Life’s Good” marketing theme encompasses how LG is dedicated to people’s happiness by exceeding expectations today and tomorrow. LG is a 2020 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year-Sustained Excellence. www.LG.com.
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