42" Built-In French Door Refrigerator/Freezer - Panel Ready
THE FRENCH DOOR THAT DOES MORE
It’s no wonder the Sub-Zero 42” French door refrigerator/freezer has quickly become so popular. It’s the widest over-and-under, and even offers 15% more refrigerator storage than 42” side-by-side models. That means easier access to more of the fresh food you reach for most regularly, and with a two-column shelving system, you’ll have more flexibility for storing taller bottles and containers too.
Dual refrigeration provides the ideal humid yet chilly conditions for fresh foods, along with dry, frigid air for frozen and convenience foods. An advanced air purification system scrubs the air of ethylene gas, bacteria, mold and viruses. Easy-to-use controls, magnetic door seals and a microprocessor add to the powerful preservation package. And the water filtration system reduces contaminants and chlorine taste and odors when purifying water or ice. Capacity is a generous 17.9 cu. ft. refrigerator, 6.3 cu. ft. freezer. less
New! LED LIGHTING FOR BRIGHTER INTERIORSee all your fresh foods more clearly and easily. LED lighting is also more energy-efficient – designed to last the life of your refrigerator.
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 (based on technology developed by NASA) that scrubs the air of ethylene, as well as mold, viruses and bacteria, every 20 minutes.
Two-column shelving for customized storage
The 42" over-and-under with French door is the only Sub-Zero refrigerator with shelving that is split into two columns for maximum flexibility. Line up two half shelves to form a full-width shelf, or stagger their positions to customize storage for tall or short items.
Microprocessor control guarantees peak performance
The state-of-the-art microprocessor preserves your food by adjusting to your individual climate and schedule. It continuously monitors each section of your Sub-Zero for pinpoint climate control, so foods are kept at their ideal temperature, varying by only one degree of your set point. 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 cardsDifferent foods require different storage procedures. That's why, inside each refrigerator, you'll find "freshness cards" that provide easy-to-follow tips for ensuring maximum food preservation.
Exceptional 24/7 customer support
Whether you're shopping for appliances or have questions about those you already own, the Sub-Zero and Wolf Customer Care team has a reputation for service that's as exceptional as its products. They're based in Madison, Wisconsin, just footsteps from the factory, and are standing by to provide expert, friendly, problem-solving support.
Magnetic door seal system locks in cold air
One-piece construction, extra-heavy insulation and magnetic gaskets around every door lock in cold air. 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 Sub-Zero refrigerators and freezers accommodates that diversity. Main shelves, door shelves, even dividers in drawers adjust to allow the most convenient configuration possible.
Maximum capacity in a 42" French door model
For those kitchens where storage space is at a premium, the Sub-Zero 42" over-and-under with French door provides nearly 25 cubic feet of combined refrigerator and freezer capacity. That's more usable space than any other built-in French door model, with a refrigerator that's 12% roomier than a Sub-Zero 42" side-by-side model.
Dual refrigeration keeps food fresher
This technology pioneered by Sub-Zero features two separate cooling systems. Fresh food stays fresher in the cool, moist air of the refrigerator, while frigid, dry air prevents frost and freezer burn in the freezer – optimum preservation conditions for each type of food.
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.
The deli is open!
A soft-close deli drawer that spans the width of the refrigerator's interior provides ample room for packages and trays of meats, cheeses and more. Plastic dividers can be arranged for extra organization, or removed altogether.
Designed to reduce contaminants and chlorine taste and odors when filtering water for 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 its U.S. manufacturing facilities before assembly, then every completed product is factory-tested for up to 24 hours before shipping. In its labs, components are subjected to electric jolts, violent vibrations and 350⁰ temperature swings, and tested to stand up to at least 20 years of heavy use.
Over-and-under refrigerator/freezer storage
Built-in over-and-under units feature easy-access refrigerator storage above a full-extension, roll-out freezer drawer containing two-tier wire baskets.
Automatic ice maker with “max ice” feature
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.
Specifications and Downloads
- LED Lighting for brighter interior
- Maximum capacity in a 42" French door model
- Overlay design accepts cabinetry panels of all kinds
- Dual refrigeration keeps food fresher longer
- Air purification system fights spoilage, odors
- Crispers and deli drawers in low-temp, high-humidity zones for optimum freshness
- Two-column shelving for customized storage
- Soft-close deli drawer for meats, cheeses and more
- Microprocessor control assures peak performance
- Water-filtration system reduces contaminants, chlorine taste and odor
- Freshness cards for maximum food preservation
- BI-42UFD/O $9,475
- 6 Adjustable glass shelves
- 1 Stationary glass shelf
- 1 Deli drawer with dividers
- 2 Crisper drawers
- 4 Adjustable door shelves
- 2 Stationary door shelves
- 2 Adjustable dairy compartments
- Full-extension roll-out freezer drawer
- Two-tier wire storage baskets
- Automatic ice maker
- Overall Dimensions:42" W x 84" H x 24" D
- Refrigerator Capacity:17.9 Cubic Feet
- Freezer Capacity:6.3 Cubic Feet
- Door Clearance:22 1/4"
- Drawer Clearance:23 5/8"
- Star-K Certified
- Annual Energy Usage:$83 (693 kWh)
- Receptacle: 3-prong grounding-type
BI-42UFD/O Quick Reference Guide - Standard Installation
BI-42UFD/O Quick Reference Guide - Flush Inset Installation
Built-In Installation Guide
Sub-Zero Design Guide
Built-In Use and Care Guide
Advanced Design - Extended Height Grille
BI-42UFD Energy Guide
Sub-Zero Sabbath Mode Guide
- CAD Libraries
Available Accessories for the BI-42UFD/O
- Air Purification Cartridge
- Built-In Custom Side Panel Mounting Kit
- Egg Container
- Stainless Steel Side Panel
- Water Filter 4204490
- White Side Panel
- Stainless steel kickplate
- Grilles for 83" or 88" finished height (84" is standard)
- Side panel mounting kit
- Flush inset panels in stainless steel with tubular or pro handles
- Full-length standard and extended framed handles
- Framed front panels in white or stainless steel
- Custom front panel mounting kit
- Stainless Steel Pro Handles
- Stainless Steel Tubular Handles
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