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Replace Sub-Zero Model 215R with Model BI-36R


  • Are the panels, opening size, electrical requirements, and water location the same for model 215R and model BI-36R?
  • Will panels transfer from an old unit to a new unit?
  • Can panels be reused on a new unit?
  • 215R compatibility
  • What model replaces a 215R?



Opening Size

Electrical Requirements

Items to Verify
  • Requires an additional 11" of height for the new model.
  • Opening width and depth are the same.
  • The existing electrical location for the 215R is in a different location than suggested for model BI-36R.
  • Verify door clearance for units installed near an island.


  • The panels from model 215R will not fit model BI-36R.
  • Side panels are different and cannot be reused

BI-36R Sales Accessories

See also, 200 and 300 Series Planning Information for product dimensions.

Refer to the Sub-Zero Design Guide for design specifications and the product Installation Guide for further installation information.


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