Kobe IS2436GSF Island Range Hood Review

November 21, 2014 in Blog Posts, Brands, Island Range Hood Reviews, Kobe

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Kobe IS2436GSF Island Range Hood Quick Look

  • MSRP $1330 – $1440    Average Sales Price $1250 – $1350

  • 4 Speed, 760 CFM, 1.3-6.0 Noise Level(Sones), Local Blower

  • Sizes 36” & 42”, 18 ga./1.32mm Stainless Steel and Glass

  • 2 – 20w Halogen Lights, Stainless Steel Mesh Filters

The KOB  Island IS-124 Series with telescoping chimney, displays a seamless stainless steel, satin finish frame and arching glass canopy. The pairing of both delivers a beautiful cascade of style to your kitchen’s Island Range. This Island Vent Hood is available in both 36 inch and 42”, allowing the extra width needed to capture the heat, steam, grease and odors from your cooktop.

KOBE Island Hood IS-124 series is equipped with a 760 CFM, 4 speed blower.  A unique QuietMode feature allows the KOBE range hood to operate on low, using 250 CFM at a reduced sound level of 1.3 sones. When operating on high speed, the sone rating is 6.0. This hood come with Stainless Steel Mesh Filters that are easy to clean and add a stylish cover that effectively traps the grease while cooking.

The advanced multi-colored LCD Touch Screen panel lets you control your settings with the touch of a finger and can alternate between 3 colors. You control the 4 blower speeds, lights, heat lamp and variable time delay shut off function. KOBE IS-124 comes with two bright halogen lights giving you the lighting you need.

This KOBE Island Range Hood is convertible and can be vented as both ducted and recirculating. For higher ceilings, you have the option of purchasing a chimney extension. KOBE special design makes installation fast and easy.

KOBE IS2436GSF 36-inch Island Hood starts at about $1250 and the IS2442GSF 42” at $1350.

Kobe IN-026-700 Range Hood Insert Review

October 14, 2014 in Blog Posts, Brands, Kobe, Range Hood Insert Reviews

kobe_in-026-700-regKobe IN-026-700 Range Hood Insert Review

  • Average Sale Price: $639.00 – $815.00

  • 19 Gauge High Quality Stainless Steel, 4 Speeds with Timer Function, 260W Dual Motors, 385CFM / 490CFM / 615CFM / 900CFM, Low Speed: 46dB to Max Speed: 69dB

  • Sizes: 30”, 36”, 42”

  • 2 x 35W Halogen lights, Dishwasher Safe Stainless Steel Baffle Filters, Touch Sensitive with Electronic LCD Control Panel

he CAVALIERE AP238-PS63-36 is a fabulous new range hood from Cavaliere. As many of their products, the hood features stunning design, a wonderfully professional appearance and powerful, functional features. If you’ve been looking for a range hood that’s more than just a jazzed up fan, then the CAVALIERE AP238-PS63-36 is the answer you’ve been searching for.

The CAVALIERE AP238-PS63-36 comes with a pre-installed, ultra-quiet 900 CFM blower motor. With the push of a button, you’ll be able to clear your kitchen of foul odors and other air pollutants within a matter of seconds. Smoke, grease vapor, steam, and excess heat are no match for the ventilation power of the CAVALIERE AP238-PS63-36. A series of dishwasher safe stainless steel baffle filters are also included with the hood, ensuring that your ceiling ductwork will remain grease free. The filters are easy to remove and simple to clean.

The CAVALIERE AP238-PS63-36 produces a stunning amount of light. With two 35 watt halogen lamps, you’ll be able to see your cook top with the kind of clarity you need to accurately prepare any recipe, including hard-to-cook meals that involve rare meats. A touch sensitive control panel with blue LED lighting gives you access to multiple fan speeds and lighting options.

The CAVALIERE AP238-PS63-36 series under-cabinet style range hood is available in three sizes: 30”, 36”, and 42”. The hood features an 8” round duct vent, improving installation compatibility. The CAVALIERE AP238-PS63-36 features a one year warranty, as with many Cavaliere products.

The CAVALIERE AP238-PS63-36 is available in the following finish and sizes for approximately:

CAVALIERE AP238-PS63-30 30” Brushed Stainless Steel 900 CFM – $639.00
CAVALIERE AP238-PS63-36 36” Brushed Stainless Steel 900 CFM – $829.00
CAVALIERE AP238-PS63-42 42” Brushed Stainless Steel 900 CFM – $815.00

Kobe IS2236SQF Island Range Hood Review

September 17, 2014 in Blog Posts, Brands, Island Range Hood Reviews, Kobe

kobe_is2236sqf-regKobe IS2236SQF Island Range Hood Review

  • Average Sale Price: $1547.00 – $1550.00

  • At 280 CFM, this unique feature allows the KOBE range hood to operate at a reduced sound level of 44 decibels (1.3 Sone).

  • 3 speed recessed mechanical push button control panel, powerful and efficient, 18-Gauge Commercial Grade Stainless Steel – Satin Finish

  • Sizes 36”, 42” Brushed Stainless Steel

  • 3W 12V LED lights, easy to clean Aluminum Mesh Filters

The Kobe IS2236SQF series range hood appears as if it’s about to take flight with its sleek, aerodynamic design. A brushed stainless steel chassis, brilliant engineering and European-influenced construction make the Kobe IS2236SQF a range hood that refuses to be passed over. The hood isn’t just all looks, however—it’s more powerful than it lets on.

The Kobe IS2236SQF comes with a pre-installed, three speed 700 CFM motor that guarantees your kitchen will be free of the odors and unsavory vapors that come with food preparation. Even when the hood is operating at a full 700 CFM (enough to completely clean the air in your cooking area in mere moments) it only produces 4.8 Sones, allowing you to carry on conversations, listen to music or talk on the phone as the hood freshens your kitchen. The Kobe IS2236SQF comes with a pair of aluminum mesh filters that are dishwasher-safe and easy to access.

The Kobe IS2236SQF produces an incredible amount of light as it employs a series of 3 w 12 v, energy efficient LED lights. With that kind of illumination, you’ll be able to see your cook top clearly as well as surrounding counter tops. A three speed mechanical push button interface gives you access to both multiple fan speeds and lighting controls.

The Kobe IS2236SQF series is available in two sizes: 36”, and 42”. The following models with respective finishes can be purchased online for approximately:

Kobe IS2236SQF 36” Brushed Stainless Steel 700 CFM – $1550.00
Kobe IS2242SQF 42” Brushed Stainless Steel 700 CFM – $1547.00

KOBE RA38SQD Under Cabinet Range Hood Review

August 21, 2014 in Blog Posts, Brands, Kobe, Under Cabinet Range Hood Reviews

kobe_ra3830sqb-regKOBE RA38SQD Under Cabinet Range Hood Review

  • Average Sale Price: $670.00 – $719.00

  • At 150 CFM, this unique features allows the KOBE range hood to operate at a reduced sound level of 50 decibels (2.0 Sone). The Time Delay System features a 10-second standby startup and a 30-second delay shutoff (1 push On/Off) or immediately shutdown (2 push On/Off).

  • Sizes: 30″ and 36″

  • This model has a four-button control panel – Light, Speed button (cycles through Low, Medium, High, & QuietMode™), alternate Speed button (cycles through Low, QuietMode™, High, & Medium) and On/Off. Comes with two bright 12-volt 20-watt halogen lights. With this charcoal filter unit, smokes and greases are easier to handle.

The Kobe RA3830SQD series under cabinet range hood is amongst one of the well-designed under cabinets offered by Kobe. With a stunning brushed stainless steel finish and impressive engineering, the hood hovers over your stove as if it weren’t even there—and yet it is! Its powerful blower motor is more than enough to keep your kitchen fresh, no matter what you’re cooking up.

The Kobe RA3830SQD features a powerful, pre-installed, four speed 400 CFM blower motor that’s capable of removing unwanted odors, grease vapor, food particulates, smoke, steam and even excess heat from the air in your kitchen, keeping things fresh and smelling pleasant. Even when the hood is operating at a full 400 CFM, it only produces 4.6 Sones, allowing you to carry on low level conversations, watch TV or listen to your favorite music as the hood ventilates your cooking area. The Kobe RA3830SQD comes with a charcoal filter unit that features innovatively design oil containers, one on each safety screen.

The Kobe RA3830SQD features brilliant light provided by 12 v 20 watt halogen bulbs. With that kind of light, you can not only refine the mood in your kitchen depending on the time of day, but also see what you’re doing at the stove top without issue. A four button control panel gives you access to fan speeds and lighting controls, putting you in charge.

The Kobe RA3830SQD series is available in two sizes: 30”, and 36”. The following models with respective finishes can be purchased online for approximately:

Kobe RA3830SQD 30” Brushed Stainless Steel 400 CFM – $670.00
Kobe RA3836SQD 36” Brushed Stainless Steel 400 CFM – $719.00

Kobe CH0030SQB Series Wall Mount Range Hood Review

August 13, 2014 in Blog Posts, Brands, Kobe, Wall Range Hood Reviews

kobe_ch100-regKobe CH0030SQB Series Wall Mount Range Hood Review

  • Average Sale Price: $1215.00 – $1916.00

  • 300 CFM – 1200 CFM, 1.8 Sones – 8.0 Sones, 18-Gauge Commercial Grade Stainless Steel, Three speeds, high-performance and quiet internal blower. (Single or Dual blower);

  • Sizes: 30”, 36″, 42”, 48”

  • User-friendly rotary provide convenience and ease of control. Energy saving and high efficiency LED light bulbs that brilliantly illuminate the cooking area. Stainless steel baffle filters for a professional appearance and trap grease effectively.

The Kobe CH0030SQB-1 wall mount range hood series is a beautiful new addition to the Kobe family. With sharp, distinct lines, European-influenced design style and seamless construction, the hood is built to withstand the rigors of any professional restaurant. A beautiful stainless steel finish gives the Kobe CH0030SQB-1 an air of sophistication that other range hoods lack entirely. If you’re looking for a hood with distinct, professional characteristics, both in aesthetics and power, then the Kobe CH0030SQB-1 is a perfect match.

The Kobe CH0030SQB-1 features a 750 CFM blower motor in smaller models, such as the 30” and 36”, and a 1200 CFM motor in the larger models (42” and 48”). Depending on which option you choose for your kitchen, the noise level will vary. The Kobe CH0030SQB-1 comes complete with a pair of dishwasher-safe stainless steel baffle filters that are easy to remove and clean, requiring little more than a soap and water bath to remove grease/grime build up.

The Kobe CH0030SQB-1 comes complete with a series of energy efficient, LED lamps that provide more than enough light to be able to see your stove top clearly. The hood’s features can be controlled by a series of easy-to-use rotary controls, giving you full access to fan speed and lighting functions.

The Kobe CH0030SQB-1 series is available in four sizes: 30”, 36”, 42” and 48”. The following models with respective finishes can be purchased online for approximately:

Kobe CH0030SQB-1 30” Brushed Stainless Steel 750 CFM – $1559.00
Kobe CH0036SQB-1 36” Brushed Stainless Steel 750 CFM – $1215.00
Kobe CH0042SQB-1 42” Brushed Stainless Steel 1200 CFM – $1916.00
Kobe CH0048SQB-1 48” Brushed Stainless Steel 1200 CFM – $1575.00

Kobe CH-122SQB Under Cabinet Range Hood Review

July 28, 2014 in Blog Posts, Brands, Kobe, Under Cabinet Range Hood Reviews

kobe_ch-122sqb-regKobe CH-122SQB Under Cabinet Range Hood Review

  • Average Sale Price: $699.00 – $866.00

  • 6-Speed / Five electronic button with LED Display, featuring the ECO Mode, Light Control, Speed Control (Speed 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 & QuietMode™ Speed), and Power Control(On/Off).

  • Sizes: 30″ and 36″

  • At 280 CFM, this unique feature allows the KOBE range hood to operate at a reduced sound level of 40 decibels (1.0 Sone). Other hoods operate between 6 to 8 Sones at a comparable cfm level. The hood is equipped with 3W LED lights with 3-level lighting. Dishwasher safe professional baffle filters allow for easy cleaning.

The new Kobe CH2230SQB-1 series range hood is just as stunning as it is functional. With a beautiful, low-profile design and brushed stainless steel chassis, you can bet your bottom dollar that the Kobe CH2230SQB-1 is a stunning, elegant addition to any kitchen arrangement, professional or otherwise.

The Kobe CH2230SQB-1 comes complete with a powerful, 6 speed 720 CFM blower motor featuring QuietMode technology. When the hood is operating at maximum ventilation capacity, 720 CFM, it only produces 4.5 Sones—impressive for a hood of such an unassuming demeanor. Kobe includes a pair of dishwasher-safe, stainless steel baffle filters that are easy to remove and clean, ensuring that your blower motor and ductwork will be free of flammable grease vapors and dirt deposits.

The Kobe CH2230SQB-1 comes with a series of 3 w LED lamps arranged in a most effective, multi-tier arrangement. With that kind of light, you can rest assured that seeing your cook top clearly will never again be an issue. A 5 electronic button control panel with LED display gives you access to 6 fan speeds, lighting options, ECO mode and a time delay shut-off feature.

The Kobe CH2230SQB-1 series is available in two sizes: 30” and 36””. The following models with respective finishes can be purchased online for approximately:

Kobe CH2230SQB-1 30” Brushed Stainless Steel 720 CFM – $866.00
Kobe CH2236SQB-1 36” Brushed Stainless Steel 720 CFM – $699.00

Kobe CH-27 SQB-1 Wall Mount Range Hood Review

July 22, 2014 in Blog Posts, Brands, Kobe, Wall Range Hood Reviews

kobe_ch-27_sqb-regKobe CH-27 SQB-1 Wall Mount Range Hood Review

  • Average Sale Price: $1739.00 – $2609.00

  • 6-Speed / Five electronic button with LED Display, featuring the ECO Mode, Light Control, Speed Control (Speed 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 & QuietMode™ Speed), and Power Control (On/Off).

  • four sizes: 30”, 36”, 42” and 48”

  • The hood is equipped with 3W LED lights with 3-level lighting. Dishwasher safe professional baffle filters allow for easy cleaning.

The Kobe CH2730SQB-1 series range hood is a perfect choice for the discerning homeowner who desires to complete a European-influenced kitchen. While any kitchen would benefit from having a brand new Kobe CH2730SQB-1 as the centerpiece, the hood is distinctly classy, featuring an elegant brushed stainless steel finish and seamless construction.

The Kobe CH2730SQB-1 comes from the factory with a powerful, pre-installed, 720 CFM blower motor. With 720 CFM worth of ventilation potential at your fingertips, you can rest assured that your kitchen won’t be plagued by annoying grease build-up on cabinetry. Smoke, steam, excess heat and foul odors are no match for the Kobe CH2730SQB-1. Even when operating at full power, the hood only produces 4.5 Sones. The Kobe CH2730SQB-1 comes with a series of professional grade, dishwasher-safe stainless steel baffle filters that are easy to access and clean.

The Kobe CH2730SQB-1 features a series of 3 watt LED bulbs that have 3 brightness levels, allowing you to choose what’s best for each situation. You’ll never have to worry about seeing your cook top clearly once you install the Kobe CH2730SQB-1. A 5 electronic button control panel gives you access to other hood features such as ECO mode, fan speeds, lighting levels and a time delay shut off option.

The Kobe CH2730SQB-1 series is available in four sizes: 30”, 36”, 42” and 48”. The following models with respective finishes can be purchased online for approximately:

Kobe CH2730SQB-1 30” Brushed Stainless Steel 720 CFM – $1020.00
Kobe CH2736SQB-1 36” Brushed Stainless Steel 720 CFM – $1304.00
Kobe CH2742SQB-1 42” Brushed Stainless Steel 720 CFM – $1417.00
Kobe CH2748SQB-1 48” Brushed Stainless Steel 720 CFM – $1199.00

Kobe CH-27SQB Wall Mount Range Hood Review

July 11, 2014 in Blog Posts, Brands, Kobe, Wall Range Hood Reviews


kobe_ch-27sqb-1Kobe CH-27SQB Wall Mount Range Hood Review

  • Average Sale Price: $1202.00 – $1417.00

  • At 280 CFM, this unique feature allows the KOBE range hood to operate at a reduced sound level of 40 decibels (1.0 Sone). Other hoods operate between 6 to 8 Sones at a comparable cfm level.

  • Size: 30”, 36”, 42″ and 48″; Brushed Stainless Steel Finish

  • The hood is equipped with 3W LED lights with 3-level lighting and dishwasher safe professional baffle filters allow for easy cleaning. 6-Speed / Five electronic button with LED Display, featuring the ECO Mode, Light Control, Speed Control

The Kobe CH2730SQB-1 series wall mount range hood is in a class of its own. With a sleek, low-profile design, seamless construction and a beautiful brushed stainless steel finish, the Kobe CH2730SQB-1 is everything you’ve been missing.

The Kobe CH2730SQB-1 comes complete with a powerful, 6 speed 720 CFM blower motor. That’s more power than most range hoods provide in this price range, giving you an edge. Whether you’re cooking for friends and family or professionally, the Kobe CH2730SQB-1 has you covered with superior ventilation power and silent operation (only produces 4.5 Sones at max. power). A pair of stainless steel baffle filters is also included. The filters are easy to access and dishwasher safe, making it easy to keep up on hood maintenance.

The Kobe CH2730SQB-1 features 3 watt LED lamps arranged in a multi-level pattern, giving you more than enough light to see your cook top and surrounding food preparation areas. The hood’s functions can be controlled via a 5 button electronic panel with an LED display. The Kobe CH2730SQB-1 also comes with an ECO mode setting and a time delay shut off feature.

The Kobe CH2730SQB-1 series is available in four sizes: 30” 36”, 42” and 48”. The following models with their respective finishes can be purchased online for approximately:

Kobe CH2730SQB-1 30” Brushed Stainless Steel 720 CFM – $1202.00
Kobe CH2736SQB-1 36” Brushed Stainless Steel 720 CFM – $1304.00
Kobe CH2742SQB-1 42” Brushed Stainless Steel 720 CFM – $1417.00
Kobe CH2748SQB-1 48” Brushed Stainless Steel 720 CFM – $1348.00

KOBE CH-191SQB Series Wall Mount Range Hood Review

June 27, 2014 in Blog Posts, Brands, Kobe, Wall Range Hood Reviews

kobe_ch-191sqbKOBE CH-191SQB Series Wall Mount Range Hood Review

  • Average Sale Price: $779.00 – $965.00

  • Two-speed Rocker Switch, 190 CFM, Noise Level: 6.0 Sones,

  • Size: 30″, 36”, 42″ and 48″

  • 3W LED lights with 3-level lighting,

The Broan 42000 Series under-cabinet style range hood is the affordable solution to your ventilation needs. With seamless construction, a near-bulletproof chassis and classic European design sensibilities, it’s ready to take on the pressures of the modern kitchen.

The Broan 42000 Series comes with a pre-installed 190 CFM blower motor, producing only 6.0 Sones when operating at maximum speeds. A two-speed rocker switch gives you full access to the hood’s blower motor capabilities, allowing you to manage its output. Dishwasher-safe, aluminum mesh filters are easily accessible and simple to clean, requiring only hot water and soap.

The Broan 42000 Series supports up to 75 watts of incandescent light, bathing your cook top in a soft, inviting light, giving you full control over the mood in your kitchen. A protective lamp lens is also included to ensure that grease and smoke don’t affect lighting. The hood is HVI 2100 certified.

The Broan 42000 Series under-cabinet style range hood is available in four sizes: 24”, 30”, 36”, and 42”. Color schemes offered by Broan include white, almond, bisque, black and stainless steel. The Broan 42000 Series installs as a 7” round ducted only application.

The Broan 42000 Series comes in the following colors and sizes for approximately:

422404 Stainless Steel 24″ 190 CFM -$79.00
422401 White 24″ 190 CFM -$39.00
442408 Almond 24″ 190 CFM -$39.00
442402 Bisque 24″ 190 CFM -$39.00
423004 Stainless Steel 30″ 190 CFM -$N/A
423023 Black 30″ 190 CFM -$39.00
423001 White 30″ 190 CFM -$39.00
423008 Almond 30″ 190 CFM -$39.00
423002 Bisque 30″ 190 CFM -$39.00
423604 Stainless Steel 36″ 190 CFM -$79.00
423623 Black 36″ 190 CFM -$N/A
423601 White 36″ 190 CFM -$N/A
423608 Almond 36″ 190 CFM -$N/A
423602 Bisque 36″ 190 CFM -$N/A
424204 Stainless Steel 42″ 190 CFM -$79.00
424201 White 42″ 190 CFM -$49.00
424208 Almond 42″ 190 CFM -$49.00
424202 Bisque 42″ 190 CFM -$49.00
424201D White 42″ 190 CFM -$N/A
423608D Almond 36″ 190 CFM -$N/A
423008D Almond 30″ 190 CFM -$N/A
423001D White 30″ 190 CFM -$N/A
422401D White 24″ 190 CFM -$N/A

Kobe CH-77 SQB-1 Wall Mount Range Hood Review

June 20, 2014 in Blog Posts, Brands, Kobe, Wall Range Hood Reviews

kobe_ch77-sqb1Kobe CH-77SQB-1 Series Wall Mount Range Hood Review

  • MSRP: $779.00, Average Sale Price: $779.00 – $1159.00

  • Variable Speed Controls w/ Memory Feature, 600 CFM – 1200 CFM (Available on “T” Models) Noise Level: 2.0 Sones

  • Size: 30”, 36”, 42”, 48”, Brushed Stainless Steel Finish

  • Two 50 Watt Halogen Lamps, Dishwasher-Safe Commercial Grade Baffle Filters, Heat Sentry Technology, Can be Ducted in Either a Vertical or Horizontal Direction, Removable Grease Drip Rail, Optional Pro-Style Backsplash and Decorative 12” Soffit Flue

The Kobe CH7730SQB-1 is a classic. It’s sleek, brushed stainless steel finish and timeless, low-profile design make it the perfect fit for kitchens where space is limited. The Kobe CH7730SQB-1 brings a taste of European-style design influence directly to your kitchen without sacrificing power or performance.

The Kobe CH7730SQB-1 comes with a powerful, 6 speed 760 CFM blower motor that’s sure to keep your kitchen free of foul odors, smoke, grease vapor and, best of all, the excess heat that cooking generates. Whether you’re baking, frying, steaming or boiling, the Kobe CH7730SQB-1 range hood is the quiet, space-saving solution to your ventilation needs (producing only 4.5 Sones at max speed). The hood features a pair of dishwasher-safe stainless steel baffle filters which are easy to clean.

The Kobe CH7730SQB-1 features 3 watt LED bulbs arranged in a multi-tier pattern, ensuring that you’ll be able to see your cook top clearly. The hood also features a five electronic push button control panel with an LED screen, giving you access to fan speeds, lighting controls, ECO mode and a time delay shut off feature.

The Kobe CH7730SQB-1 series is available in two sizes: 30” and 36””. The following models with their respective finishes can be purchased online for approximately:

Kobe CH7730SQB-1 30” Brushed Stainless Steel 760 CFM – $1262.00
Kobe CH7736SQB-1 36” Brushed Stainless Steel 760 CFM – $1374.00