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Sub-Zero BI36RSTH

36" Built-in All-Refrigerator with 4 Adjustable Spill-Proof Glass Shelves, Humidity-Controlled Drawer, 2 Storage Drawers, Air Purification System and Tubular Handle
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In the Beginning
In 1943, Westye F. Bakke built the first freestanding freezer in the basement of his Madison, WI. home. A businessman with a keen ability to anticipate post-World War II refrigeration trends, he founded Sub-Zero Freezer Company just two years later in an old two-car garage. From its modest beginnings, Sub-Zero has become what it is today: the recognized leading manufacturer of premium built-in home refrigerators.

Since its founding, Sub-Zero has pioneered quality products that meet its customers needs. In the mid-1950s, for example, the company developed the built-in refrigerator - a unit that changed the future of kitchen design by fitting within surrounding counter and cabinet space. Over time, the company has refined its early concept and has brought to market a comprehensive line of built-in models, including the 200 Series of undercounter models, its award-winning 500 Series, the design-flexible 600 Series, the integrated 700 Series, and, most recently, the state-of-the-art 400 Series of wine storage.

For 60 years, Sub-Zero has offered innovative, aesthetically appealing and technologically advanced solutions to meet virtually any home refrigeration need. Through foresight and responsiveness, the company has earned its position as an industry leader - a position Sub-Zero intends to maintain well into the new millennium.

What do you want your kitchen to be Sub-Zero refrigerators, freezers and wine storage units are the definitive kitchen components. Made by hand. Tested to the nth degree. With innovative dual refrigeration. Built to the same exacting standards, Wolf cooking instruments help give the fullest expression to your love of good food and the pleasure of preparing it. Wolf fuels your passion for cooking.

Newly redesigned, the Sub-Zero BI-36R all refrigerator is for you. The 23.3 cubic-foot interior is easy to organize with adjustable glass shelves, door shelves and other compartments. Keep food fresher longer with the new air purification system that scrubs the air of bacteria, mold, and viruses.

Energy Info
This refrigerator uses 404 kWh/yr and has an estimated yearly operating cost of $44.8.

Your operating costs will depend on your utility rates and use. The estimated operating costs is based on a 2011 national average electricity cost of $0.1109 cents per kWh. For more information, visit
Energy Star Qualified: Yes
Annual Energy Usage: $43
Flip-Up Grille: Yes
Adjustable, Spill-Proof Glass Shelves: Yes
Informational Freshness Cards Inside Unit: Yes
Interior Features:
Capacity: 23.3 Cu. Ft.
Air Purification System: Yes
Adjustable Glass Shelves: 4
Stationary Glass Shelf: 1
High-Humidity Drawer: 1 with Dividers
Storage Drawers: 2 with Dividers
Adjustable Door Shelves: 3
Stationary Door Shelves: 2
Adjustable Dairy Compartment: Yes
Electrical Requirements
Power Supply: 115 V AC, 60 Hz
Circuit Breaker: 15 Amp
Receptacle: 3-Prong Grounding-Type
Dimensions and Weights
Overall Width: 36"
Overall Depth: 24"
Overall Height: 84"
Door Clearance - Standard: 37 1/4"
Door Clearance - Flush Inset: 37 3/4"
Shipping Weight: 391 - 420 Lbs.
  • Design Features
  • All refrigerator.
  • Framed, overlay and classic stainless steel model options.
  • Flush inset design installation option allows unit to sit flush with surrounding cabinetry.
  • Air purification system.
  • Evenly-distributed bright interior lighting.
  • Adjustable, spill-proof glass shelves.
  • Crisper and deli drawers form a special low-temperature zone.
  • Model BI-36R/S is Energy Star qualified.
  • Informational freshness cards inside unit.
  • Available at AJ Madison.
  • Technical Features
  • Meets strict Department of energy requirements - uses less energy than a 100-watt light bulb.
  • Flip-up grille allows unit to be completely built in and serviced from the front.
  • UL approved for US and Canada.
  • Star-K Kosher certified as Sabbath and holiday-compliant.
Info and Guides

Adobe Acrobat FileQuick Reference Guide

Adobe Acrobat FileBuilt-In Installation Guide

Adobe Acrobat FileBuilt-In Use and Care Guide

Adobe Acrobat FileBuilt-In Design Guide

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Quick Specs


  • Type : Built In
  • Style : Full Refrigerator
  • Size : Full Size
  • Counter-Depth : Yes
  • Glass Door : No
  • Undercounter : No
  • Reversible Doors : No
  • Door Finish : Smooth
  • Accepts Custom Panels : No
  • Door Color : Stainless Steel
  • Cabinet Color : Black
  • Freezer Drawers : No
  • Door Hinge Covers/Hidden Hinges : Yes
  • Rollers : No
  • Leveling Legs : Yes


  • Refrigerator Capacity : 23.5 Cu. Ft.
  • Total Capacity : 23.5 Cu. Ft.


  • Width : 36"
  • Depth : 24"
  • Depth with Door at 90° : 61 1/8"
  • Height : 84"

Refrigerator Features

  • Type of Shelves : Glass
  • Glass Shelves : Yes
  • Wire Shelves : No
  • Plastic Shelves : No
  • Stainless Steel Shelves : No
  • No. of Shelves : 4
  • Slide-out Shelves : No
  • Spill Safe Shelves : Yes
  • Cantilever Shelves : No
  • Split Shelves : No
  • No. of Door Bins : 5
  • Adjustable Door Bins : Yes
  • Gallon Door Storage : No
  • Humidity Controlled Crispers : 1

Technical Details

  • Energy Star Rated : Yes
  • CEE Rating : Tier I
  • Star-K Certified : Yes
  • ADA Compliant : No
  • Approved for Commercial Use : No
  • Approved for Medical Use : No
  • Approved for Outdoor Use : No
  • Amps : 15
  • Voltage : 115 Volts


  • Digital Temperature Control : Yes
  • Convertible Freezer/Refrigerator : No
  • Sabbath Mode : Yes
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