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.
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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.
MFG SKU BI-36R
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 www.ftc.gov/appliances.
Energy Star Qualified:
Adjustable, Spill-Proof Glass Shelves:
Informational Freshness Cards Inside Unit:
Air Purification System:
Adjustable Glass Shelves:
Stationary Glass Shelf:
1 with Dividers
2 with Dividers
Adjustable Door Shelves:
Stationary Door Shelves:
Adjustable Dairy Compartment:
115 V AC, 60 Hz
Dimensions and Weights
Door Clearance - Standard:
Door Clearance - Flush Inset:
391 - 420 Lbs.
- Framed, overlay and classic stainless steel model options.
- Flush inset design installation option allows unit to sit flush with surrounding cabinetry.
- 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.
- 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.
MFG SKU BI-36R