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LG brings clean air to homes with climate-friendly refrigerant and innovative air solutions


LG Electronics (LG) showcased its total air care solutions by unveiling the latest air conditioners and air purifiers at the LG Air Solutions event today. The event highlights LG's newly launched climate-friendly R32 refrigerant for air conditioners and the LG PuriCare AeroTower Air Purifying Fan to emphasise the importance of clean air and healthy homes. Together, the company's latest innovations provide fresh air for homeowners looking to upgrade their appliances. 

Mr Gerald Chun, Managing Director, LG Electronics Singapore, said, “As one of the global leaders in air solutions, LG has been diversifying efforts to introduce forwardlooking products that deliver clean air to users at their comfort and convenience. Striving to make life better for all, we are focusing on developing sustainable innovations that protect the earth and cater to the evolving consumers' needs for a healthier and better life at home.” 

The R32: Environmentally friendly refrigerant 

Taking ecological responsibility to the next level, LG has adopted the industry's next generation R32 refrigerant for its single and multi-split air conditioners in commercial and residential settings. The energy-efficient R32 refrigerant is combined with LG air conditioners' intelligent features and innovative product design to deliver cool air in a greener way. 

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With zero ozone depletion potential and significantly lower global warming potential (GWP) compared to the mainstream R410A refrigerant, the R32 refrigerant is widely known to be more environmentally friendly for Mother Nature. The R32 conveys heat efficiently and offers a higher cooling capacity, so less energy is required to cool indoor spaces – this highlights the industry's gold standard in heat transfer. Users can then reduce their carbon footprint and enjoy more significant savings on electricity costs. The R32, a single-component refrigerant, can also be easily recycled or reused, minimising the environmental impact of HVAC equipment, making it the refrigerant of choice for many businesses like LG today. 

Unique to its multi-split residential air conditioners line-up, LG also developed the peak current control technology to manage energy consumption efficiently. Users can set a maximum consumption level to limit the total power used. An internal test result shows that usage patterns at 1.9kW and 1.7kW compared to the maximum power consumption of 2.5kW will help to save 24 per cent and 32 per cent energy, respectively. 

With an excellent 5-tick rating on Singapore's Energy Guide, LG's Multi-Split Smart Inverter Air-Conditioner has a coefficient of performance (COP) that surpasses regulatory expectations. The Dual Inverter Compressor is also structured to operate with low vibration and less noise, resulting in optimised airflow that cools the room quickly and ensures greater energy efficiency. 

The compact size of the outdoor unit makes it easy to install, perfect for those with HDBs looking to upgrade their air-cooling systems. To help users make an informed decision when choosing new air conditioners, LG's air conditioners that use the R32 refrigerant will be identified with a Climate-Friendly label. 

Enjoy clean, cool air with LG PuriCare AeroTower 

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The LG PuriCare AeroTower Air Purifying Fan features the perfect combination of an air purifier and a fan, with adjustable, three-way airflow modes that deliver fresh and clean air to every corner of the house. 

The LG AeroTower graces any home with its sleek design that blends seamlessly into the interior. Employing a 3-step filtration system – comprising the Pre-Filter, 360-degree filter and Deodorisation Filter, the LG AeroTower effectively removes allergens, fine dust, odours and harmful gases6 in the air, improving indoor air quality significantly. In addition, the air purifying fan is equipped with LG UVnano technology to remove up to 99.9 percent of bacteria on the fan blades, ensuring that clean air is delivered to every corner of the house. 

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Control usage remotely with the LG ThinQ App 

The LG ThinQ app provides next-level convenience for users to remotely control and manage their LG products. The LG ThinQ app allows users to on/off the device and adjust temperature settings to avoid energy wastage. It also provides updates on indoor air quality and notifications to replace air purifier's filters. LG air conditioners with R32 refrigerants and AeroTower Air Purifying Fan are available at LG official brand stores – KrisShopLazada and Shopee, and authorised retailers. 

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Nurin Sofia
Nurin Sofia
Nurin Sofia is a news editor at Tech Edition. Her interest is in technology and startups, occasionally crunching news for gaming. Sofia enjoys playing video games, going on bike rides, and gardening when she isn't behind a keyboard.

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