From PRNewswire: In coordination with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), LG Electronics USA Inc. has revised the energy ratings on five current refrigerator models.
1. LG is offering to modify consumers' refrigerators to make them more energy efficient. LG is making arrangements to visit consumers' homes to modify their refrigerator. This will lower the energy consumption over the life of the product and is free of charge. 2. Consumers will receive a cash payment for past energy usage. LG is providing a one-time cash payment to cover the difference between the new measured energy rating and the amount listed on the original EnergyGuide label at the time the product was purchased. 3. Consumers will receive cash payments for future energy usage. LG will provide a cash payment each year over the expected useful life of the product. These payments will cover the difference between the new measured energy rating of the refrigerator with the energy-saving modification and the energy usage listed on the EnergyGuide label.