Posts Tagged ‘environment’

LG Eco Home – Linear Compressor

July 24th, 2012 by LG Blog UK
LG's Linear Compressor technology is one of the most important components in our refrigerator's operation, defining the performance of the entire cooling system. The compressor accounts for about 80% of a refrigerator's total energy consumption. LG has redesigned the compressor and engineered one with fewer parts to make the Linear Compressor more energy efficient, extremely quiet, optimise freshness and ultimately make for a more durable appliance to boot! LG is so confident in the reliability of Linear Compressor that all cooling products that have this feature will carry a 10 Year Parts Warranty on the motor. LG Core Tech - Technology...
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My LG Eco Home

July 2nd, 2012 by LG Blog UK
LG Electronics (LG) today announced a digital interactive campaign on Facebook called My Eco Home which will allow Facebook fans around the world to create and share their own personalised, virtual dream homes. An industry first, LG’s My Eco Home Facebook app reflects the company’s effort to interact with today’s customers in new, innovative ways. The campaign will also introduce Facebook users to LG’s proprietary five Core Technologies – the Linear Compressor, Inverter Direct Drive, KOMPRESSOR™ technology, Lightwave and Plasmaster – and their eco-friendly benefits. Launching in approximately 30 countries in May. My Eco Home is a creative way to demonstrate...
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January 31st, 2012 by LG Blog UK
LG Electronics (LG) and Hitachi Plant Technologies, Ltd. named two senior executives to run its joint venture water treatment company, scheduled to begin operation on February 1, 2012. The two companies named Young-ha Lee Chief Executive Officer and Hidenao Kawai Chief Operating Officer for the new joint venture. The new company, LG-Hitachi Water Solutions Co., Ltd., will be based in Seoul and is expected to play a significant role in the rapidly growing water treatment industry. Mr. Lee, a 33-year veteran of LG Electronics, is currently an LG Electronics president and the company’s Business Support Officer. Mr. Lee served in...
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June 9th, 2011 by LG Blog UK
Launched at Intersolar 2011, the world’s largest solar exhibition running in Munich currently, the Mono X TM and Multi X TM solar modules are both more efficient than conventional models. In fact 8.3% and 4.3% more efficient respectively. The Mono X has the highest energy efficiency among all LG modules in its class. It also runs at 260W, compared to the normal 240W, which results in greater efficiency, as well as being designed to be easier and less expensive to install. The Multi X has LG’s advanced surface treatment, meaning that the surface absorbs more sunlight, energy output is much greater than...
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LG to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 14 million tons in 2011

March 29th, 2011 by LG Blog UK
We are all very aware of the impact our everyday lives can have on CO2 emissions and the subsequent effect this can have on the environment. With that in mind we are pleased that LG recently announced that they are on track to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions by almost 14 million tons this year, up from last year’s record of 12.9 million tons. This goes a long way toward their goal of 200 million tons of cumulative reductions between 2009 and 2020 as part of the “Green 2020” plan. To reach the target set by the Green 2020 project, LG...
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LG unveil new Air-Conditioning solutions at Climatizacion

March 14th, 2011 by LG Blog UK
At the beginning of March Madrid was likely the coolest place in Europe, as Climatizacion, Europe’s premier air-conditioning exhibition, came to town. LG were there and exhibited some of their key products, including the enhanced commercial air conditioning systems such as the Multi V III, and the newly released Therma V and Air Handling Unit. The H-Inverter and Compressor found on the Multi V III greatly improve efficiency, reducing energy consumption by up to 11% compared with previous models. The Therma V is an air to water heat pump that uses technology that won an Innovation Award at the AHR Expo in...
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LG feature in Greenpeace’s Green Electronics Survey

January 13th, 2011 by LG Blog UK
In June 2010 Greenpeace challenged the electronics industry to submit their greenest products judged on three criteria; removing toxic substances, responsible take-back of their end of life products and energy efficiency. LG entered the GD510 Pop mobile phone for judging and came third in a very close competition, narrowly missing out on second place. The LG Pop was free of PVC and BFR (brominated flame retardants) and also performed remarkably well in the ‘Energy Use’ category, scoring an impressive 29 out of a possible 30. The LG Pop phone is no stranger to recognition for its energy efficiency having already picked up...
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LG go green with a new solar powered air conditioner

August 6th, 2010 by LG Blog UK
Offering green solutions to consumers is something LG have rightly invested heavily in over the past few years. These initiatives include a reduction of 2.1 million tons of greenhouse emissions in the first 6 months of 2009 and a $168 million investment in repurposing a decommissioned factory into a factory to make solar panels. And some of these solar panels may well find their way onto LG’s latest air conditioning unit. It’s a wonderfully simple solution really – we use air conditioning as an answer to hot weather, so why not harness the sunlight causing the heat to help us cool...
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LG – Life’s Green

February 3rd, 2010 by LG Blog UK
In the first six months of 2009 LG was proud to announce that it had successfully reduced 2.1 million tons of greenhouse emissions through improved efficiency and manufacturing processes. To put that into perspective, that’s the equivalent of planting 700 million pine trees to offset carbon emissions! This news came in the wake of LG’s announcement that it intends to reduce annual emissions by 15% by the year 2012 through improved energy efficiency in it‘s products. LG have taken further steps on their eco-promise by investing $168 million in refitting a decommissioned factory that once made plasma screens into a factory...
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Plant Powered Air Purifier

September 17th, 2009 by LG Blog UK
French designer Mathieu Lenhanner together with Harward professor David Edwards have come up with a organic air purifier , powered by a houseplant. The clever invention goes by the name of ANDREA and will be on sale from October. So how does it work? The plant absorbes the air through its leaves and roots and the filtered air provides a more environmentally friendly option to the standard air purifier. It works best in a room as big as 40 m2 and it is very easy to maintain as the plant requires simply watering. For more information look at this...
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