LG is an international company that manufactures appliances including room air conditioners and heat pumps for residential and commercial applications. LG Electronics USA is the division of LG Group that supplies heating and cooling products in North America. LG Group is headquartered in Seoul, Korea, and had net sales of approximately $55.4 billion USD in 2017.
LG Group was founded in 1947 in South Korea. LG Electronics was founded in 1958 as GoldStar, with production of its first air conditioners beginning in the 1960s. By 2008, the company had recorded sales of more than 100 million of these units. As of 2011 the company had reported that it would increase its investment in air-conditioning products in order to deliver “a full line-up” for residential and large industrial applications.
Today LG Group has operations in 60 countries. It controls 114 local subsidiaries worldwide with approximately 82,000 employees.
LG’s ductless products, for single or multi-room heating and cooling, range from 9,000 to 36,000 BTU/H. The “Art Cool” line aims to make the unit an aesthetic part of any room, with attachments designed to display artwork.
Room air conditioners are available in window and portable models. Some popular features on the window units include 12- and 24-hour on/off timers, 4-way air deflectors and variable fan speeds.
The warranty on LG air conditioners vary with the model. For example, certain wall air conditioners come with a 5-year warranty that covers labor, parts and the compressor. Meanwhile, the Multi-V offers 1-year parts and 5-year compressor warranties. Extended warranties are also available. LG promises that it will provide knowledgeable and competent professionals who will get the job done right the first time.