STAINLESS Kitchen Aid KBRC36FTS Architect Series II-36" Built-In Bottom-Freezer Refrigerator

Energy Star : Glass-Touch Electronic Controls : Auto Ice-Maker

Energy Star : Glass-Touch Electronic Controls : Auto Ice-Maker

This Energy Star Qualified bottom freezer unit comes with a number of useful features that work together to provide the optimum in food keeping as well as excellent organizational choices in a stylish and modern design.

    Interior Features

  • The unit comes with an integrated water filtration system called the AquaSense Base Grille Filtration system which uses the PuR PushButton Fast Flow Water Filter. This purifies water in half the time it takes other conventional water filtration units.

  • The KBRC36FTS provides optimum storage while keeping food items fresh with a number of features include the ExtendFresh Continuous Temperature Manangement Plus System, which works with multiple temperature sensors to monitor the temperature inside the compartments.
  • Another feature that works to keep food fresh is the On Demand Pulsed Defrost System which helps preserve the taste and texture of frozen food items.
  • The ExtendFresh Ingredient Care center is another innovation that is designed solely to keep your ingredients fresh. All these work more efficiently due to the Dual Magna Seal Gasket system which seals air tightly in to keep the temperature inside stable.
  • Enjoy quiet performance with the WhisperQuiet Variable Capacity Compressor.
  • The storage options such as the ClearVue SatinGlide Ice Storage drawer, the SatinGlide Freezer Drawer, and the ClearVue SatinGlide Freezer baskets roll easily and quietly with the help of roller ball bearings.
  • The ClearVue bins allow you to see through the containers so you wont have to open each one. Foam in Place insulation keeps temperatures even and provide added durability to the doors.

      Exterior Features

  • The unit sports a stainless steel exterior with sculpted door handles for that sophisticated and modern look. The bottom freezer is separated from the fridge compartment with black trim.
  • The base grills provides ample support as well as ventilation.

      Dimension Specification

    Depth: 59 inches
    Height: 83 3/8 inches
    Width: 35 1/2 inches inches
    Total capacity: 20.5 cu. Ft.


  • The bottom freezer refrigerator comes with a number of advantages including easy access to food at eye level. The main compartment runs the full width of the unit, which makes storing wider items very easy to do.
  • This unit comes with Energy saving features. The design of the unit itself promotes power savings since the freezer is located close to the compressor.


  • The smaller capacity only makes this unit suitable for smaller households.
  • This unit costs more compared to other designs of refrigerators.
  • May not be suitable for people who need frequent access to the freezer.
  • Although they are more expensive compared to other units, you will recoup your losses over the years with savings in energy.

      Consumer Likes and Dislikes

  • easy access to food at eye level
  • accomodates wide food items such as pizza boxes and food trays
  • saves a considerable amount in energy bills
  • the unit looks really sleek and modern

  • only suitable for smaller homes
  • costs more compared to other refrigerator models
  • not suitable for people who need frequent freezer access
  • wide doors not good for very crowded kitchens

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