TAEBC member Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) was featured in CleanTechnica this week for one of its latest developments: a new energy-efficient refrigerator, thanks to a partnership between ORNL and global appliance innovator Whirlpool Corporation.

The goal of the project is to design an energy-efficient refrigerator that uses less than 1 kilowatt-hour daily. Today’s models range around 1.5 kilowatt-hours, so getting that down below 1 kilowatt-hour is a huge improvement.

According to the article, ORNL reps and Whirlpool already have an idea of how to get the product out of the lab and into your kitchen.

Read the full story here.