ZISW/B480DR – GE Monogram 48" Built-In Side-by-Side Refrigerator
with Dispenser and Water Filter
Dimensions and Clearances (in inches)
The Installation Space
47"
Case Width
36" Models 12"
42" Models 18"
48" Models 20"
25-3/8
*Finished Width
84-1/2" max
83-1/2" min
Finished
Opening
6"
Electrical
Area
*83-1/2"
at
Rear
5"
24"
75" From Floor
to Bottom
of Electrical
Area
5" Water Supply 5"
3-1/2"
26-7/8"
including
handle
48"
Frame to Frame
Door Swing Clearances
3-1/2"
Space is the first consideration when planning the installation.
The cutout depth must be 24"
The refrigerator will project forward, slightly beyond adjacent
cabinetry, depending on your installation.
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The installation must allow for clearances to adjacent walls or
cabinets. These refrigerators are equipped with a 2-position
door stop. The factory-set 130° door swing can be adjusted to
90° if clearance to adjacent cabinets or walls is restricted.
15"
130° Door Swing
The cutout depth beneath a soffit
90° Door Swing
28-5/8"
Electrical
A 115V, 60Hz., 15 or 20 amp power supply is required. An
individual properly grounded branch circuit or circuit breaker
is recommended. Install a properly grounded 3-prong electrical
receptacle recessed into the back wall. Electrical must be
located on rear wall as shown.
Note: GFI (ground fault interrupter) is not recommended.
Water Line
All models are equipped with an automatic icemaker. The
water line can enter the opening through the floor or back
wall. Route 1/4" O.D. copper tubing or GE QuickConnect
kit between the cold water line and the water connection
location. The copper tubing should be long enough to extend
to the front of the refrigerator. The installation of an easily
accessible shut-off valve in the water line is required.
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20"
23-7/8"
Behind
Frame
When installed beneath a soffit, the soffit cannot exceed the
24" installation depth shown. The top case trim overlaps the
bottom of the soffit.
Specification Revised 3/08
* Shipping height.
The refrigerator
can be adjusted to
fit into a cutout that
is 83-1/2" min. to
84-1/2" max. height
*84" From
Note that the top
Floor to
Top Frame case trim at the
front is 1/2" higher
and will overlap
upper cabinetry or
soffit. Use leveling
legs and wheels for
a maximum 1" height
adjustment.
Listed by
Underwriters
Laboratories
4" Min.
to Wall
Allow minimum clearances for freezer door and fresh food
door for a full 130° door swing and to allow for pan removal.
• 4" minimum clearance is required when door swing is
adjusted to 90°. If the 90° door stop position is used, pan
access is maintained, but pan removal is restricted.
• See door swing illustrations to determine interaction with
adjacent cabinets or countertops.
Installation Information: Before installing, consult
installation instructions packed with product, or online at
Monogram.com, for current dimensional data.
As an Energy Star®
partner, GE has determined
that this product meets the
Energy Star guidelines
for energy efficiency.
For answers to your Monogram,® GE Profile™ or
GE® appliance questions, visit our website at
GEAppliances.com or call
GE Answer Center ® service, 800.626.2000.
ZISW/B480DR – GE Monogram 48" Built-In Side-by-Side Refrigerator
with Dispenser and Water Filter
Customization Basics: Framed or Overlay Panels, Custom Handles and Accessory Kits
Trimmed Refrigerators
Door Handles
ZIS480NRSS, ZISW480DRSS, ZISB480DRSS
Trimmed refrigerators are designed to be customized with decorative
panels. Field-installed custom door and grille panels are required.
The supplied handles can be adjusted to accommodate both framed
or overlay panels. Custom handles of your choice, supplied by your
cabinet maker, can also be installed. If desired, you may order ZKHSS2
Monogram stainless steel tubular handle kit for overlay panels.
Framed Panels
You may install 1/4"-thick custom panels from your cabinet
manufacturer. The decorative panels slide into the factory-installed
trim. Or, order black, white and stainless steel accessory panels
from your Monogram dealer.
Side Panels
Side panels must be used whenever
the sides of the refrigerator will be
exposed. The 1/4" side panels will
slip into the side case trim. Secure
the panels to the refrigerator with
stick-on hook and loop fastener strips.
Order the side panels from the
cabinet manufacturer.
• Cut a notch in the top front corner
as shown to allow clearance for
*84"
corner keys in the front side trim.
24"
3/16"
1-7/8"
Framed Panel
Standard supplied handles shown in 1/4" panel position.
*3" to 4"
Overlay Panels
You may also choose to install custom overlay panels from your
cabinet manufacturer. This design provides a seamless appearance
which integrates smoothly with surrounding cabinetry.
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2-9/16"
*Depending on installation height.
Optional Accessory Kit
ZKHSS2: Tubular Stainless Steel handles designed to fit
3/4" overlay panels.
Accessory Panels
White or black acrylic and stainless steel accessory panels are
available from your Monogram supplier. Panels are cut to size and
ready to install. These panel kits must be ordered separately.
3/4" Overlay Panel
.10" Thick Spacer Panel
1/4" Thick Backer Panel
Standard supplied handles shown in 3/4" overlay panel position.
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Specification Revised 3/08
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White
Black
Models
Acrylic
Acrylic
ZISW480D
ZPW480D
ZISB480D
ZPB480D
ZIS480N
ZPW480N
ZPB480N
Listed by
Underwriters
Laboratories
Stainless
Steel
ZPS480D
ZPS480D
ZPS480N
As an Energy Star®
partner, GE has determined
that this product meets the
Energy Star guidelines
for energy efficiency.
For answers to your Monogram,® GE Profile™ or
GE® appliance questions, visit our website at
GEAppliances.com or call
GE Answer Center ® service, 800.626.2000.
ZISW/B480DR – GE Monogram 48" Built-In Side-by-Side Refrigerator
with Dispenser and Water Filter
3/4" Overlay Panel Dimensions
Raised Overlay Panel Design
On Dispenser Models
For a more custom appearance, overlay
panels may be installed on trimmed
models. The overlay panel must be
secured to a 1/4"-thick backer panel
which slides into the trim. A spacer
panel 0.10" thick must be placed
between the overlay and backer panels.
Door
3/4"
Overlay
Panel
When a raised panel design is to be used, a custom wide middle rail
is required to accept the dispenser trim.
• The middle rail must be wide enough to allow for the dispenser
trim to overlap the opening.
• The middle rail must be 1.100" total thickness to accept the
dispenser trim.
1/4" Backer Panel
3/4" Overlay Panel
.250" + .10" + .750" =
1.100" Total Panel Thickness
1/4"
Backer
Panel
.10"
Spacer
Overlay Panel
Center each panel over the other.
Assemble the panels with glue
and screws. Screws must be
countersunk into the backer panel.
NOTE: Left-to-right offset is
not always equal to
top-to-bottom offset.
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Dispenser
Trim
Spacer Panel
Wide
Middle
Rail is
Required
16-3/4"
Backer Panel
10-5/8"
Side View
A
Grille Panel
Dispenser
Cutout
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F
C
G
Freezer
Panel
B
Dispenser Cutout
Specification Revised 3/08
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D
18-9/16
17-1/4
18-13/16
*Dispenser Cutout Position (in inches)
F
17-15/16
G
5-1/4
15-3/8"
9-5/8"
*Cut the dispenser opening after the backer, spacer and overlay
panels have been assembled.
Important Note: Maximum total panel weight:
• Freezer food door panel – 75 lbs.
• Freezer door panel – 53 lbs.
• Grille panel – 18 lbs.
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A
B
C
1/4" Backer Panel 45-7/8 9-1/2 68-3/8
.10" Spacer Panel 45
8-5/8 67
3/4" Spacer Panel 46-1/8 9-3/4 68-5/8
48" Models
Fresh
Food
D
48" Side-by-Side (in inches)
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Listed by
Underwriters
Laboratories
As an Energy Star®
partner, GE has determined
that this product meets the
Energy Star guidelines
for energy efficiency.
For answers to your Monogram,® GE Profile™ or
GE® appliance questions, visit our website at
GEAppliances.com or call
GE Answer Center ® service, 800.626.2000.
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26-9/16
25-1/4
26-13/16
ZISW/B480DR – GE Monogram 48" Built-In Side-by-Side Refrigerator
with Dispenser and Water Filter
1/4" Framed Panel Dimensions
If you choose to install framed panels,
they must be cut to the dimensions
shown. The panels will slide into the
frame on the door and grille.
If the custom panel is less than 1/4" thick,
and it fits loosely in the door frame, it can
be backed up with a piece of filler material
or foam tape to improve the fit.
Important Note:
Maximum total panel weight:
• Freezer food door panel – 75 lbs.
• Freezer door panel – 53 lbs.
• Grille panel – 18 lbs.
Dispenser Models
5/16"
Trim
Reveal
Door
1/4"
Panel
These refrigerators are supplied with two dispenser trims, one for
framed panels and one for overlay panels.
1/4" Framed Panel
The framed panel must be 1/4" nominal thickness to fit the
dispenser trim.
• The dispenser trim fits over the custom panel and snaps into the
freezer door.
• If the panel is less than 0.250" thick, a noticeable gap may be
created around the dispenser trim. Foam tape may be applied on
the door to improve the fit.
• If the panel is more than 0.250" thick, the dispenser trim cannot be
secured to the door.
45-7/8"
Grille Panel
9-1/2"
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FREEZER DOOR
1/4"
Framed
Panel
0.250"
Thick
Ice / Water Dispenser
17-13/16"
3/4" Overlay Panels
Dispenser
Cutout
The overlay dispenser trim is designed to fit a total panel thickness
of 1.100".
• If the panel is less than 1.100" thick, a noticeable gap may be
created around the dispenser trim.
• If the panel is more than 1.100" thick, the dispenser trim cannot be
secured to the door.
• The overlay panel must be constructed according to the specifications
shown to achieve the correct total thickness.
• Alternative panel construction methods such as securing a
3/4" panel to a 1/4" backer panel cannot be used. Another method,
routing a 3/4"-thick panel on all sides, cannot be used. These
methods will not result in the required 1.100" panel thickness.
• When a raised panel design is to be used, a custom middle rail
is required.
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68-3/8"
5-1/8"
Freezer
Panel
Fresh Food
Panel
18-9/16"
26-9/16"
1/4" Dispenser Trim
Dispenser Cutout
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1/4" Backer Panel
FREEZER DOOR
.10" Spacer
Panel
15-3/8"
1.100"
Total
Thickness
Ice / Water Dispenser
3/4" Overlay
Panel
9-5/8"
Specification Revised 3/08
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Listed by
Underwriters
Laboratories
As an Energy Star®
partner, GE has determined
that this product meets the
Energy Star guidelines
for energy efficiency.
3/4" Overlay Dispenser Trim
For answers to your Monogram,® GE Profile™ or
GE® appliance questions, visit our website at
GEAppliances.com or call
GE Answer Center ® service, 800.626.2000.
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ZISW/B480DR – GE Monogram 48" Built-In
Side-by-Side Refrigerator with
Dispenser and Water Filter
Advance Planning for Built-In Custom Side-by-Side Refrigerators
Frameless Cabinets: The case trim overlaps
cabinets at the top and sides. Therefore,
frameless cabinets may require filler strips
to prevent interference with cabinet door swing.
The opening must allow for filler strips.
Use this page to determine door swing
interaction with adjacent cabinets
or countertops.
Refrigerator
23-7/8" From
Rear of
Refrigerator
Case
Trim
3/4"
1/2"
Top View
130° Door Swing
(Factory setting)
Scale 1:1
1/4"
2"
1-3/4"
1"
3"
2-3/4"
1-1/2"
1-1/4"
2-1/2"
2-1/4"
1/4"
IMPORTANT NOTE –
FOR DISPENSER MODELS
Dispenser models are supplied with
two dispenser trims, one to fit framed panels
and one for overlay panels. Dispenser trim fit
to the custom panel depends on correct
panel thickness. Framed panels
must be 1/4" nominal. Overlay panels
should be constructed as shown
to accomplish a total
1.100" thickness.
1/2"
3/4"
1"
1/4"
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Door
Listed by
Underwriters
Laboratories
As an Energy Star®
partner, GE has determined
that this product meets the
Energy Star guidelines
for energy efficiency.
For answers to your Monogram,® GE Profile™ or
GE® appliance questions, visit our website at
GEAppliances.com or call
GE Answer Center ® service, 800.626.2000.
Specification Revised 3/08
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1/2"
3/4"
1"
1-1/4"
3/4" Overlay
Panel
(Nominal Size)
ZISW/B480DR – GE Monogram 48" Built-In
Side-by-Side Refrigerator with
Dispenser and Water Filter
Advance Planning for Built-In Custom
Side-by-Side Refrigerators
Use this page to determine door swing
interaction with adjacent cabinets
or countertops.
Refrigerator
Case Trim
23-7/8"
From Rear of
Refrigerator
Frameless Cabinets: The case trim overlaps
cabinets at the top and sides. Therefore,
frameless cabinets may require filler strips
to prevent interference with cabinet door swing.
The opening must allow for filler strips.
Top View
90° Door Swing
(Optional setting)
Scale 1:1
1/4"
1/2"
3/4"
1"
IMPORTANT NOTE –
FOR DISPENSER MODELS
Dispenser models are supplied with two dispenser
trims, one to fit framed panels and one for overlay
panels. Dispenser trim fit to the custom panel
depends on correct panel thickness. Framed
panels must be 1/4" nominal. Overlay panels
should be constructed as shown to accomplish
a total 1.100" thickness.
1-1/4"
1-1/2"
1/4"
Door
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1/2"
3/4"
Listed by
Underwriters
Laboratories
As an Energy Star®
partner, GE has determined
that this product meets the
Energy Star guidelines
for energy efficiency.
For answers to your Monogram,® GE Profile™ or
GE® appliance questions, visit our website at
GEAppliances.com or call
GE Answer Center ® service, 800.626.2000.
Specification Revised 3/08
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1"
1-1/4"
3/4" Overlay
Panel
(Nominal Size)
ZISW/B480DR – GE Monogram 48" Built-In Side-by-Side Refrigerator
with Dispenser and Water Filter
Features and Benefits
• 30.7 cu. ft. total capacity
• Overhead evaporator
• Integrated Ice™ System – The ice bucket is integrated
into the icemaker, not the freezer door, freeing up
valuable storage space
• Upfront electronic controls with digital readout
• Multi-shelf halogen light tower (Both fresh food
and freezer section)
• Multi-shelf air management tower
• Climate control drawer with Express Chill,
Express Thaw and Select Temp
• Sealed adjustable humidity produce pan with
easy access lid and full extension slides
• Disappearing electronic glass touch dispenser controls
with proximity sensor
• Model ZISW480DR ­– White dispenser
• Model ZISB480DR ­– Black dispenser (shown)
ZISB480DR
Specification Revised 3/08
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