Sub-Zero BI48SSTH
48 Inch Built-in Side by Side Refrigerator with 28.3 cu. ft. Capacity, 4 Adjustable Spill-Proof Glass Shelves, Dual Refrigeration, Microprocessor Control, Air Purification, Water Filtration, Ice Maker and Panel Ready Design: Stainless Steel with Tubular H

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Color Options
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Selected Stainless Steel with Tubular Handles  
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Additional Options

Compressor Removal Option

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Compressor Removal & On-Site Reinstallation for Sub-Zero Built-In 48 Inch Models

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Optional Grilles

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83 Inch Height Panel Grille For 48 Inch Stainless Steel Models

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88 Inch Height Panel Grille For 48 Inch Stainless Steel Models

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Optional Side Panels

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Stainless Steel Side Panel

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Description
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.

The Sub-Zero BI-48S side-by-side refrigerator/freezer has dual refrigeration, which is more compelling than ever in these energy conscious times. By dividing the work between refrigerator and freezer, two compressors help conserve energy while preserving food's goodness. Available at AJ Madison.

MFG SKU BI-48S/S/TH
Energy Info
This refrigerator uses 541 kWh/yr and has an estimated yearly operating cost of $60.

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 www.ftc.gov/appliances.
Specifications
Features
Energy Star Qualified: Yes
Annual Energy Usage: $64
Flip-Up Grille: Yes
Adjustable, Spill-Proof Glass Shelves: Yes
Informational Freshness Cards Inside Unit: Yes
Dual Refrigeration System: Yes
Refrigerator
Capacity: 18.8 Cu. Ft.
Air Purification System: Yes
Adjustable Glass Shelves: 4
Stationary Glass Shelf: 1
High-Humidity Drawer: 1 with Divider
Storage Drawers: 2 with Divider
Adjustable Door Shelves: 3
Stationary Door Shelves: 2
Adjustable Dairy Compartment: Yes
Freezer
Capacity: 9.5 Cu. Ft.
Water Filtration System: Yes
Automatic Ice Maker: Yes
Adjustable Wire Shelves: 3
Stationary Solid Shelf: 1
Storage Drawers: 3
Adjustable Door Shelves: 5
Other Requirements
Power Supply: 115 V AC, 60 Hz
Circuit Breaker: 15 Amp
Plumbing Requirements: 1/4" OD Copper Line, 30-100 psi
Dimensions and Weights
Overall Width: 48"
Overall Depth: 24"
Overall Height: 84"
Door Clearance: 30"
Shipping Weight: 582 - 630 Lbs.
Features
  • PANEL READY DESIGN
  • Just add your custom cabinetry panels and handles, and it blends into the décor of any room.
  • AIR PURIFICATION SYSTEM FIGHTS SPOILAGE, ODORS
  • Many fresh foods emit ethylene gas, a natural compound that hastens spoilage. Sub-Zero's built-in refrigerators come with an anti-microbial air purification system that scrubs the air of ethylene, mold, viruses and bacteria every 20 minutes.
  • MICROPROCESSOR CONTROL GUARANTEES PEAK PERFORMANCE
  • State-of-the-art microprocessor preserves food by adjusting to individual climate and schedule. It continuously monitors each section of the Sub-Zero for pinpoint climate control, so foods are kept at their ideal temperature.
  • Also lets you finesse your lighting and cooling fan, tells you if your door is ajar, and defrosts when it's most convenient for you.
  • HELPFUL FRESHNESS CARDS
  • Different foods require different storage procedures. That's why, inside each refrigerator, we include "freshness cards" that provide easy-to-follow tips for ensuring maximum food preservation.
  • AUTOMATIC ICE MAKER WITH "MAX ICE ￾ FEATURE
  • High-efficiency unit provides crescent-shaped ice cubes and includes a "max ice" feature capable of increasing ice production by an average of 30 percent for a 24-hour period - just the boost you need for parties and holidays.
  • DUAL REFRIGERATION KEEPS FOOD FRESHER
  • This technology pioneered by Sub-Zero features separate compressors and cooling systems for the refrigerator and freezer. Fresh food stays fresher in cool, moist air on one side, while frigid, dry air prevents frost and freezer burn on the other.
  • LOW-TEMPERATURE/HIGH-HUMIDITY STORAGE ZONES
  • Crispers and deli drawers are strategically located near the evaporator to maintain temperatures a few degrees cooler than the rest of the unit. Drawers are sealed to lock in humidity and ensure freshness.
  • WATER-FILTRATION SYSTEM
  • Designed to reduce contaminants and chlorine taste and odors when purifying water or ice, this low-maintenance system uses a filter built to last 1 year or 750 gallons. Replacement is fast and easy.
  • RIGOROUSLY TESTED TO ENSURE DEPENDABILITY
  • Every component of every single Sub-Zero unit is tested in our U.S. manufacturing facilities before assembly, then every completed product is factory-tested for up to 24 hours before shipping.
  • In our labs, components are subjected to electric jolts, violent vibrations and 350â° temperature swings, and tested to stand up to at least 20 years of heavy use.
  • MAGNETIC DOOR SEAL SYSTEM LOCKS IN COLD AIR
  • One-piece construction, extra-heavy insulation and magnetic gaskets around every door lock in cold air. Our seals are so secure that even after power outages of multiple days, owners report no thawing of their frozen foods!
  • ADJUSTABLE SHELVES FOR MAXIMUM CONVENIENCE
  • Food comes in all shapes and sizes, and the interior design of our refrigerators and freezers accommodates that diversity. Main shelves, door shelves, even dividers in drawers adjust to allow the most convenient configuration possible.
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Appearance

  • Type : Built In
  • Style : Side-by-Side
  • Size : Full Size
  • Counter-Depth : Yes
  • Glass Door : No
  • Undercounter : 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 : Yes
  • Leveling Legs : Yes

Capacity

  • Refrigerator Capacity : 18.8 Cu. Ft.
  • Freezer Capacity : 9.5 Cu. Ft.
  • Total Capacity : 28.3 Cu. Ft.

Dimensions

  • Width : 48 Inch
  • Depth : 24 Inch
  • Height : 84 Inch

Refrigerator Features

  • Type of Shelves : Glass
  • No. of Shelves : 5
  • 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

Freezer Features

  • Defrost : Automatic
  • Ice Maker : Yes
  • Ice Dispenser : No
  • Quick Freeze : No
  • Type of Shelves : Wire
  • No. of Shelves : 3

Technical Details

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

Settings

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