HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kenmore, the most awarded appliance brand in the industry 1, launches several new products across the home – from meal preparation to cooking, food storage and clean up. The latest innovations give back more time to Shop Your Way members and customers with the results they expect through better performance in laundry, cooking, dishwashers and floorcare. That means dishes are cleaned right the first time, water boils faster, loads of laundry are done quicker and ice-cold drinks are delivered within minutes. "Being in the lives of 100 million Americans 2, the Kenmore brand understands our members' and customers' wants and needs," said Michael Castleman, president, Kenmore, Craftsman and DieHard, and senior vice president, Sears Holdings. "Our performance innovations in speed, capacity and cleaning – all key benefits in our new Kenmore products – are a direct result of ongoing engagement with our members before, during and after purchases." Highlights in refrigeration, cooking and cleaning from the 2014 Kenmore product lineup include: Cool It Faster with Exclusive Accela-Chill™ TechnologyForgo the freezer when it comes to quickly cooling drinks. The large capacity Kenmore Elite® 30 cu. ft. French Door Bottom Mount Refrigerator features the Accela-Chill™ compartment that cools a 20 oz. bottle of a favorite beverage in a mere eight minutes 3. It's one of the most advanced fast-chilling features available on the market. For greater convenience, across all refrigeration models is the Simple Select Dispenser featuring a sleek, uncluttered look with easy-to-use icons for water, ice and crushed ice. Its spacious design accommodates large pitchers, coffeepots and water bottles. The dispenser redesign also relocates the electronic temperature controls and indicators, which nestle into the top cabinet, behind the doors to place them closer to eye-level and out of the kids' reach.