Tough economic realities have forced more people to cut on spending, eat out less and cook at home, both for family meals and special occasions. GE Appliances meets these trying times with its enhanced premium appliance line, offering new possibilities for cooking, food preservation and cleaning with several affordable yet upscale stainless steel appliances that will be available in spring and summer 2009.
The new GE double oven range, JB850 allows you to cook 2 different dishes at 2 different temperatures at the same time, so you easily juggle multiple cooking times and temperatures creating a special family meal. The 2 self-cleaning ovens have a total 6.6 ft³ of cooking space. The upper oven, with heating up to 450°, is ideal for baking, broiling and roasting, or can serve as a convenient warming oven. It offers additional cooking space when you need it most. The large lower oven is big enough to handle a holiday turkey or racks of baking cookies. One of the 4 cooktop elements is a 9″/12″dual element that offers a larger and a smaller heating surface to accommodate a variety of cookware. The GE double oven range is available in stainless steel or color options of black or white. This range sophisticated styling includes real stainless handles and control knobs. Available in September 2009, the stainless steel model will have an estimated retail price of $1,300. The double oven range in white or black will retail at an estimated $1,100.
Also new from GE Appliances are 2 bottom freezer refrigerators – the 29 ft³ GE Profile refrigerator and the 26 ft³ GE bottom freezer with ice and water dispenser.
The new 26 ft³ bottom freezer refrigerator with ice and water dispenser brings all the glamour of the GE stainless steel refrigeration line right into your kitchen – from the contoured, real stainless steel handles to crown doors with hidden hinges – this elegant bottom freezer refrigerator makes convenience incredibly attractive. Temperature controls are located on the exterior for ease-of-use. Inside, the fresh-food compartment features a full-width deli drawer to accommodate party trays or meat and cheese platters, with adjustable temperatures from 32°F for deli items to 38°F for fresh berries or salads. The ClimateKeeper dual-evaporator system maintains a moist environment in the fresh-food section, while electronic sensors and temperature controls help extend the life of food. A convertible fresh-food shelf adds flexibility of shelf and storage space. The GE water filtration system has a 6-month capacity. The Energy Star qualified refrigerator will be available in May with a suggested price of $2,400.
The 29 ft³ GE Profile refrigerator now features an impressive 19.7 ft³ of fresh food storage for produce, cheeses, meats and seafood. The advanced ClimateKeeper food preservation system has 2 evaporators that maintain separate climates, moist and cool in the fresh food compartment, dry and cold in the freezer to keep food at its peak. The 8.8 ft³ freezer stores plenty of frozen meals or cook-once-eat-twice casseroles. An innovative media center with a 7″ LCD screen above the water and ice dispenser displays nutritional information, recipe substitutions, and even family photos. Models PFSS9PKYSS and PFSS9PSKYSS will be available in July at suggested prices of $3,100 and $3,300.
For those who prefer side by side refrigerators, GE Appliances will be offering 2 new models.
The 29 ft³ GSHS9NGYSS side-by-side stainless steel refrigerator is the largest free standing refrigerator in America. It provides unmatched capacity for fresh and frozen foods, with 18 ft³ of storage for healthy fruits, vegetables and dairy, and an 11.1 ft³ freezer section. Spacious GallonPLUS door bins hold 2 gallons of milk or 6 2-liter soda bottles. GE new ClimateGuard temperature management system features a space-saving air tower along the back wall, sensors that continually monitor temperature and electronic controls for independent setting of the fresh and frozen food compartments. The TurboCool feature maintains proper interior temperature even if the door is frequently opened. Contoured doors have real stainless steel handles and there is an integrated water and ice dispenser. This refrigerator will be available in May for an estimated price of $1,900.
The second model is new 26 ft³ side-by-side refrigerator with LED Lighting. It is equipped with GE ClimateGuard temperature management system, designed to preserve fresh food longer and protect frozen items, to extend time between trips to the grocery. Its long-lasting LED lighting designed to last up to 4 times longer than traditional bulbs. Another time saver is the UltraFlow100 trimless water dispenser, the fastest filling water dispenser based on ratings for NSF-certified refrigerator filters, with a QuickIce feature that makes ice up to 50% faster than a normal setting. Contoured crown doors have hidden hinges and real stainless steel handles. The Energy Star qualified refrigerator will be available in May with a $1,800 suggested price.
The new GE dishwasher with integrated control panel offers a stylish full-length door with hidden, yet convenient, one-touch digital controls. Available in stainless steel, the dishwasher makes a timeless impression with an elegant flat door design and matching handle to fit the GE suite of appliances. The dishwasher is also built to run at 52 dBA, the lowest sound profile for GE- branded dishwashers. In addition, this powerful dishwasher features BrilliantClean towerless wash system, 5 flexible wash cycles including SaniWash and Rinse and Hold cycle, and a stainless steel tub with up to 16 place-setting capacity. Available in June 2009, model GDWT160R is stainless steel with an estimated retail price of $800. The white or black GDWT100R model will retail at an estimated $700. GE Appliances.
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French door two-drawer refrigerator from GE Monogram
GE dishwasher from GE Monogram
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