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Forte 450 Series 24" 11.65 Cu. Ft. Stainless Steel Freestanding Bottom Freezer Refrigerator


This F12BFRES450SS 24" Bottom Freezer Refrigerator with 11.65 cu. ft. Capacity, Adjustable Glass Shelves, Crisper Drawer, LED Lighting, Egg Tray, Open Door Alarm, Reversible Doors, and Energy Star offers plenty of room for large quantities of items.

What’s Included

  • 1 Forte 450 Series F12BFRES450SS 24" 11.65 Cu. Ft. Freestanding Bottom Freezer Refrigerator
  • 3 Adjustable Glass Shelves
  • Egg Tray


No Frost Technology

Prevent spoiled food and built-up frost with a built-in No-Frost function.

Adjustable Legs

Adjust the fridge to that perfect height with built-in adjustable legs.

Open Door Alarm

The alarm will ring if the refrigerator door has been opened for too long.

LED Lighting

White LED provides a more aesthetic look inside your fridge and less energy consumption.

ETL Listed

ENERGY STAR® Certified

Additional Features

  • 8.26 cu. ft. refrigerator capacity
  • 3.39 cu. ft. freezer capacity
  • Full-metal retro door handles
  • Built-in temperature control
  • Built-in No-Frost function
  • Made without CFC
  • Glass shelves
  • Freezer drawers
  • Built-in egg tray
  • 42 dBA quiet operation


Color Stainless Steel
Type Freestanding
Style Bottom Freezer
Design Style Contemporary
Hinge Side Right
Glass Door No
Handle Style Pocket
Cabinet Color White
Handle Design Contemporary
Handle Shape Flat
Handle Type Pocket
Handle Color Black
Type of Shelves Glass
Total Capacity 11.65 cu. ft.
Split Shelves Yes
Refrigerator Capacity 8.26 cu. ft.
Number of Shelves 3
Freezer Shelves None
Freezer Type Drawers
Freezer Capacity 3.39 cu. ft.
Accepts Custom Panels No
Counter-Depth Yes
Number of Doors 2
Convertible Freezer/Refrigerator No
Approved for Outdoor Use No
Defrost Type Frost Free
Door Alarm Yes
Door Lock No
Ice Maker No
Sabbath Mode No
Water Dispenser No
LED Lighting Yes
Crisper Yes
Interior Color White
Made in USA Yes
Adjustable Shelves Yes
Door Storage Yes
Open Door Alarm Yes
No Frost Technology Yes
Adjustable Legs Yes
Quiet Operation Yes
ADA Compliant No
Technical Details
Product Type Bottom Freezer
Product Installation Type Freestanding
Product Garage Ready No
Product Cooling System Compressor Based
Product Main Material Stainless Steel
Product Color/Finish Stainless Steel
Product Handle Color/Finish Black
Smudge Resistant No
Fingerprint Resistant No
Weight 280 lbs
Shipping Weight 295 lbs
Volts 115 Volts
Amps 15 Amps
Yearly Electricity Use 390KWH
Power Cord Length 53"
Fridge Capacity 8.26 Cu. Ft.
Freezer Capacity 3.3 Cu. Ft.
Total Capacity 11.65 Cu. Ft.
Fridge Temperatiure Range 34F / 44F
Freezer Temperatiure Range -8F / 6F
Noise Level 42 dBA
Panel Ready No
Door Type Two Door
Door Orientation Reversible
Door Storage Yes
Adjustable Shelves Yes
Fridge Shelves Quantity 3
Fridge Shelf Material Glass
Number of Fridge Drawers 1
Number of Freezer Drawers 3
Total Number of Drawers 4
Internal Water Dispenser No
External Water No
Water Dispenser Options No
Automatic Ice Maker No
Removable Baskets Yes
Sabbath Mode No
Vocation Mode No
Child Lock No
Interior Light Yes
Bulb Type LED
Thermometer Yes
Door Ajar Alarm Yes
Display Screen LED
Automatic Door Closer No
Wi-Fi Connected No
Bluetooth Connected No
Smart Home Hub Compatibility No
Control Type Electronic
Leveling Legs Yes
Warranty 1 Year Limited Parts and Service
ADA Compliant No
UL Listed No
CETL Listed No
CSA Listed No
CUL Listed No
ETL Listed Yes
Energy Star Yes
Supplier Intended and Approved Use Residential


Width 23.375"
Height 73"
Depth 27"
Height Excluding Hinges 73"
Cut-Out Width 24.6125"
Cut-Out Height 74.25"
Cut-Out Depth 25.25"
Depth Excluding Doors 24"
Depth with Doors Open 90° 49.375"
Shipping Width 64"
Shipping Height 32"
Shipping Depth 32"


Your REFRIGERATOR has been inspected and tested and is warranted subject to following for a period to 12 months from the date of purchase against defects in workmanship and materials. During this period, we undertake to repair or replace any defective part which was originally defective in our opinion. This warranty is null and void if the appliance is used for commercial purposes.

Second Through Fifth Year Full Warranty on System Parts as Listed

In the second through fifth years from the date of purchase, when this refrigerator is operated and maintained according to instructions attached to or furnished with the product, Forte Appliances will pay for replacement parts and repair labor costs to correct defects in materials or workmanship in system. These parts are: compressor, evaporator, condenser, dryer, and connecting tubing.

More About Warranty

This warranty is valid only when:

  1. This appliance has not been opened or tampered with by any unauthorized person.
  2. The appliance is brought to and taken from the retailer at the customer’s cost and risk.
  3. The warranty card and Cash Memo duly signed by the authorized retailer are present with the complaint.
  4. The appliance has been installed, used and maintained in accordance with the instruction manual.

The warranty does NOT apply for:

  1. Damages due to chipping, peeling of coating and denting.
  2. Breakage or damage to components made of Bakelite, plastic materials, rubber parts and cord.
  3. Normal wear and tear of parts.
  4. Damage resulting from accident, mishandling or negligence on the part of the customer. Liability for consequential loss or damage is neither accepted nor implied.

FORTE Appliances will not pay for:

  1. Service calls to correct the installation of your refrigerator, to instruct you how to use your refrigerator, to replace house fuses or correct house wiring or plumbing, to replace light bulbs, or replacement water filters other than as noted above.
  2. Repairs when your refrigerator is used in other than normal, single-family household use.
  3. Pickup and delivery. Your refrigerator is designed to be repaired in the home.
  4. Damage resulting from accident, alteration, misuse, abuse, fire, flood, improper installation, acts of God, or use of products not approved by FORTE Appliances
  5. Any food loss due to product failure.
  6. Repairs to parts or systems resulting from unauthorized modifications made to the appliance.
  7. Replacement parts or repair labor costs for units operated outside the United States or Canada.
  8. Travel or transportation expenses for customers who reside in remote areas.
  9. Any labor costs for replacement of the water filter during the limited warranty period.



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