Whirlpool Gold® 26 cu. ft. Resource Saver™ Side-by-Side Refrigerator
You're careful to pick the best looking fruits and vegetables. Now you can see your handiwork thanks to the multipoint white LED lighting in the most efficient Resource Saver™ 26 cu. ft. side-by-side refrigerator ever. Using less energy than conventional bulbs, the system casts a more natural light from the front to reduce shadows. Plus the built-in sensors of the 6th Sense™ technology temperature management system automatically adjust cooling to return food to the desired temperature in half the time, while the Adaptive Defrost system defrosts the freezer only when necessary, which saves energy. Now that should shed some light on the subject of freshness.
Detailed dimensions of your new appliance with space requirements for the area surrounding it.
Instructions for unpacking and installing your appliance, including electrical requirements and necessary tools.
A complete description of your warranty coverage, and contact information for service and support.
Use & Care Guide
Comprehensive information about your new appliance - from getting started to cleaning and maintenance.
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Energy-Saving Technology Saves You Money
This ENERGY STAR® qualified refrigerator is as efficient as you, with smart features designed to preserve food using less energy and save you money.
Spacious 26 cu. ft. interior lets you store more fresh and frozen food and up to eight frozen pizzas
A freezer that can hold up to eight frozen pizzas? Surprising becomes ordinary when you see how much you can keep fresh and frozen in this 26 cu. ft. refrigerator.
Built-in Sensors Inside Help Keep Conditions Cool and Your Food Fresh
Smart, built-in sensors enabled by 6th Sense™ technology do the thinking for you and adjust conditions inside helping keep your food fresh and cold.
Resource Saver™ Refrigerator
The industry's most energy-efficient side-by-side refrigerator* exceeds the federal minimum standards by over 30%, has a CEE Tier II rating and uses less energy each year than a 60-watt light bulb running continuously.
ENERGY STAR® Qualified
Meets government standards to help conserve natural resources and save money on utility bills.
MicroEtch™ Spill Control Shelves
#1 Rated Brand for Side-by-Side Refrigerators
#1 Rated brand for side-by-side refrigerators, based on rating of Whirlpool Gold® model GS5VHAXW by a leading consumer magazine.
In-Door-Ice® Plus Ice Dispensing System with Fast Ice Feature
We moved the ice maker and bin to the door to give you 30% more freezer space versus previous models. The ice bucket tilts out or can be removed with one hand and placed on the counter.
Multipoint White LED Lights
These energy efficient lights enhance the appearance of your food by casting a more natural light and they illuminate from the front, reducing shadows.
FreshFlow™ Air Filter
Air actively circulates through our new carbon based filter. It is up to 15 times more effective than baking soda at reducing common food odors. Replace the filter every 6 months for optimal performance.
The largest side-by-side crisper fits 85 apples and is humidity controlled to help preserve the freshness of fruits and vegetables.
PuR® 6-Month Water Filtration
Save up to $600 a year compared to the cost of bottled water1. The improved filter design is more compact, easier to replace and reduces 33% more contaminants than our previous filter.
Dual Pad Ice and Water Dispenser
Dual pads, one for water and one for ice, on the outside of the refrigerator make it easy for anyone in the family to get chilled, filtered water or ice in an instant.
Wide Open Doors
Doors open wider than ever before, giving you better access to all the items in your refrigerator.
Adjustable Gallon Door Bins
Free up interior storage space with these door bins. They can be adjusted to conveniently store food or milk, and the see-through design helps keep everything easy to find.
Dispenser Control Lock
Prevents the refrigerator from dispensing ice or water accidentally.
Create a sleek, smooth appearance on the exterior of contoured door side-by-side refrigerators. These hinges also make for easier, cleaner installation below cabinetry.
Convertible Meat and Vegetable Compartment
Customize the temperature of this compartment to prevent food from going bad prematurely. Open the slot and let cool air in from the freezer to preserve meats or close the opening to keep vegetables fresh.
Exterior Temperature Controls
Adjusts refrigerator and freezer temperatures and multiple other functions with a series of light touches.
Glass Freezer Shelves
Redesigned shelves hold various sized items and are easy to clean. Continuous glass surface prevents small items from slipping through the cracks like on wire shelves.
Factory-Installed Automatic Ice Maker
Models with this feature meet standards set by the Americans with Disabilities Act when installed in compliance with current ADA standards.
Maximum Possible Space for Frozen Food
Configuration and Overview
Filtration and Dispensing
- 69 1/4
- 35 7/16
Dimensions are for planning purposes only.
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