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Top Five ADA Compliant Refrigerators for 2018

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Appliances Connection is proud to be your source of a wide variety of high-quality ADA compliant appliances in nearly every major category. What is the ADA? ADA stands for the Americans with Disabilities Act which establishes guidelines for many products. Appliances Connection recognizes the need for these specialized appliances and offers a large selection of options that meet these compliance requirements. Using Appliances Connection's advanced search tools you can find all the qualified models based on Uniform Federal Accessibility Standards. In this series we will be exploring the best ADA compliant appliances available for purchase today. Additionally, we will highlight the features that make these appliances accessible and convenient to use. In our previous chapter of this series, we covered the top ADA compliant ranges. In this entry, we've compiled a list of our top five ADA compliant refrigerators that offer premium features while also meeting federal guidelines.

Guidelines for ADA Compliant Refrigerators:

  • Maximum high forward reach for controls and operating mechanisms of 48".
  • Maximum low forward reach of 15".
  • Controls and operating mechanisms that are operable with one hand and do not require tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist.
  • Controls that may be activated by a force of no more than 5 lbs.
  • Refrigeration that has at least 50% of the freezer space below 54" from the floor and 100% of the fresh food space below 54" from the floor.
  • Freezers with less than 100% storage volume between 15" to 48" are self-defrosting type.

Guidelines for ADA Compliant Top-Freezer Refrigerators:

  • 100% of the fresh food space below 54".
  • 50% of the freezer space below 54".
  • Controls must:
  • Be below 54".
  • Be operable with one hand and not require tight grasping, pinching or twisting of the wrist.
  • Require force of less than 5 lbs. to activate.

Guidelines for ADA Compliant Side-by-Side Refrigerators

  • Controls must:
  • Allow parallel approach by a person in a wheelchair with maximum high side reach of 54" for operation.
  • Be operable with one hand and not require tight grasping, pinching or twisting of the wrist.
  • Require force of less than 5 lbs. to activate.

For detailed information about the helpful services offered by Appliances Connection, please refer to our Appliance Delivery and Installation page. Some of the services pertaining to refrigerator delivery and installation include: Disconnecting old refrigerators, Level and Center New Refrigerators, Attach to Existing Cabinetry, Reconnect Existing Waterline if in Proper Working Condition, Removal and Disposal of All Packaging Material. Additional services include: Installation of New Waterlines and/or Shutoff, Haul Away of Old Refrigerators and Environmentally Safe Disposal, and Modify Opening for New Refrigerator.

Electrolux | EI26SS30JS

Electrolux | EI26SS30JS

Electrolux is a global leader in appliances and offers a comprehensive lineup of high-quality, high-performance kitchen and household products. This IQ-Touch Series 30" Freestanding Side-By-Side Refrigerator offers 25.93 cu. ft. total capacity. This model complies with ADA requirements as specified in the Americans with Disabilities Act. The fridge features a Luxury-Glide chill zone drawer and dual humidity-controlled crisper drawer for unparalleled storage space and organization options to keep your food at its freshest. Electrolux' patented IQ-Touch control panel displays all settings and options at all times, giving your precise control on an intuitive display. Equipped with PureAdvantage air and water filters, this fridge ensures filtered air is circulated throughout and fresh, clean water or ice is at your fingertips. The Perfect Set temperature controls allow you to adjust and monitor refrigerator and freezer temperatures independently. The interior is lined with luxury-design LED lighting which illuminates every corner of the refrigerator to help you stay organized and find your favorite food items. This fridge features Electrolux' signature styles as its adorned in a stainless-steel exterior finish, soft-arc door, and blue led displays.

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Frigidaire | FFSC2323TS

Frigidaire | FFSC2323TS

Frigidaire offers a wide variety of energy efficient, high-quality kitchen and laundry appliances with a focus on performance. This 36" Freestanding Side-By-Side Refrigerator offers 22.2 cu. ft. total storage capacity. This model complies with the ADA requirements as specified in the Americans with Disabilities Act. The interior features over 100 ways to organize and customize your refrigerator. Keep your fruits and vegetables at optimal freshness in Store-More humidity-controlled crisper drawers. With Store-More gallon door bins you have more storage for your larger items. Additionally, the Store-more shelves offer unmatched storage space for food with edge to edge shelves. The brilliant Ready-Select LCD controls allow you to easily choose options and functions at the touch of a button. Enjoy the cleanest and freshest water and ice with Frigidaire's patented PureSource 3 ice and water filtration system. The counter-depth style of this refrigerator is designed to maximize your space and save over 4” of kitchen floor space.

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LG | LFX25973D

LG | LFX25973D

LG is an industry leading manufacturer of consumer electronics, mobile devices, and high-quality, high-performance appliances in nearly every major category. This Black Stainless Steel series 36" French Door Refrigerator offers 24.1 cu. ft. total capacity. This model complies with ADA requirements which specify that French door refrigerators must have a minimum of 50% freezer space no more than 54" above the finished floor. Included is the Slim Space Plus Ice System which provides maximum shelf space and allows even more space for more door bins by moving the ice maker from a shelf to the door. The Smart Cooling system is engineered to maintain optimal conditions within the refrigerator and reacts quickly to temperature fluctuations to keep your food fresher for longer. LG's patented Linear Compressor ensures maximum freshness for favorite food items and uses fewer moving parts to operate more efficiently and is backed by LG's 10-year limited warranty. The interior is lined by brilliant LED lighting which allows for easier organization and helps you find food items in any corner of the refrigerator.

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Maytag | MFI2269FRZ

Maytag | MFI2269FRZ

Maytag is a trusted producer of premium kitchen and household appliances in nearly every major category with a focus on high-quality, high-performance products. This 33" French Door Refrigerator features 21.71 cu. ft. total capacity. This model complies with ADA requirements which specify that French door refrigerators must have a minimum of 50% freezer space no more than 54" above the finished floor. This fridge offers the PowerCold feature which gets everything in your refrigerator back to optimally cold temperatures after any fluctuations. The Beverage Chiller compartment is up to 4 degrees colder than the rest of the fridge to ensure you always have a cold beverage on hand. The Wide-N-Fresh deli drawer is temperature controlled and is the ideal size for large party platters and deli trays. With Humidity-Controlled FreshLock crisper drawers, your greens will remain tasting great and your fruits will stay fresh and flavorful, for longer. The spacious interior is line with long-lasting BrightSeries LED lighting which is engineered to cast a brighter, whiter light inside every corner of the refrigerator.

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Whirlpool | WRT311FZDZ

Whirlpool | WRT311FZDZ

Whirlpool is a renowned manufacturer of household and kitchen appliances with a focus on sophisticated technology and innovative designs. This 33" Freestanding Top Freezer Refrigerator features 20.5 cu. ft. total capacity. This model complies with ADA requirements for refrigerators as specified in the Americans with Disabilities Act. With wall-to-wall frameless glass shelves, you can store more items on each shelf and can enjoy greater storage flexibility. The Flexi-Slide bin accommodates taller items and easily moves side-to-side for convenient storage options. The optional EZ Connect icemaker kit offers a convenient, easily accessible way to enjoy ice without having to refill ice trays. Choose the ideal temperature for your favorite foods with intuitive, easy to use, upfront electronic temperature controls. The interior is lined with brilliant LED lighting to illuminate every corner of the fridge and help you find your favorite foods faster than ever.

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