Zephyr BVE-E36 Wall Range Hood Review

November 24, 2014 in Blog Posts, Brands, Island Range Hood Reviews, Range Hood Review, Zephyr

Photo of the Zephyr BVE-E36 Wall Range Hood

Zephyr  BVE-E36 Wall Range Hood Quick Look:

  • MSRP $750 – $800, Average Sales Price $600 – $650

  • 3 Speed, 600 CFM, 6.0 Noise Level(sones), Local Blower

  • Sizes 30” & 36”,  Stainless Steel

  • 2- 50w Halogen lights, 2 Aluminum Mesh Filters

The Brisas Series BVE Wall Mounted Range Hood by Zephyr makes quite an impression. Constructed with Stainless Steel in a professional style pyramid shape, Zephyr sets its sight on redefining the industry by focusing on style and design.

This Zephyr Vent Hood comes equipt with a high powered 600 CFM internally installed motor with 3 speeds. When running on full power, this blower rates 6.0 sones, quiet enough to carry on a conversation with company. Two durable 5-ply Aluminum Mesh Filters are simple to remove and easy to clean.

Zephyr Brisas BVE-E36AS Wall Hood features 2- 50w Halogen lights for ample brightness over your cooktop area. Reliable mechanical push button controls are located on the front panel for easy access and controls the 3 fan speeds and lights.

This Zephyr model is available in 2 sizes; 30” and 36’” inch. Designed for 6” vertical ducted installations, it can also be converted to a recirculated system. The Standard telescopic duct covers ceilings up to 9 feet, with an optional duct cover extension for up to 12 foot ceilings.

The BVE-E36 Wall Range Hood by Zephyr can be purchased for about $600 – 30 inch and $650 for the 36” vent hood.

Zephyr Power Monsoon I Series AK92AS Range Hood Insert Review

November 20, 2014 in Range Hood Insert Reviews, Range Hood Review, Zephyr

Photo of the Zephyr AK92AS model range hood.

Zephyr has taken the Monsoon I Range Hood Insert series to a new level by creating a one piece liner that fits most any 30” or 36 inch wide custom cabinet or vent hood. Made from high quality Stainless Steel the simplicity of the design will enhance any kitchen range hood. The Zephyr AK92AS vent hood insert comes with a powerful 6 speed,

600 CFM internal Blower, that is efficient and quiet at only 6 sones on it’s highest setting. This range hood features stainless steel baffle filters with a removable grease tray for quick and easy dishwasher safe cleanup. Two 35 watt dual level halogen lights provide plenty of  brightness for your cooking needs. The range hood control panel comes with an RF remote to allow you to adjust the settings without ever reaching across a hot cooktop. The electronic touch control panel has auto delay-off, 2 light settings and 6 fan speeds. The Zephyr AK92AS range hood can be vented for either vertical or horizontal ducting.

The Zephyr Power Monsoon I Series AK92AS custom Range Hood Insert can be purchased for $850 to $900 depending on the size you require, either for your 30” wide or 36 inch wide existing enclosure.

Proline Professional PLFW 115 Undercabinet Range Hood Review

November 13, 2014 in Brands, Proline, Range Hood Review, Under Cabinet Range Hood Reviews

Photo of the Proline Professional 115 Undercabinet Range Hood

Proline Professional 115 Undercabinet Quick Look:

  • MSRP $1200 – $1380, Average Sales Price $680 – $760

  • 4 Speed, 900 CFM, 7.5 Noise Level(Sone), Local Blower

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

  • 2 – 1.5w LED Lights, Stainless Steel Baffle Filters

Proline has manufactured a Professional line in the PLFW 115  Under-cabinet Range Hood that is perfect for the business minded owner wanting to save money and have an outstanding product at the same time. In #430 Brushed Stainless Steel this Vent Hood has beautiful soft rounded corners and a seamlessly curved design that adds an elegant touch to any kitchen.

Proline features a 900 CFM Dual Internal Blower with 4 speeds providing ample venting to powerfully remove the airborne pollutants, steam, smoke, odor and grease from your kitchen environment allowing you to focus on cooking. The noise level or sones for the PLFW 115 Under Cabinet Range Hood on SuperQuiet setting using 385 CFM is only 1.5 sones. At medium speed using 615 CFM is 5.3 sones and when running on the highest setting, the noise level is still only 7.5 sones. Stainless Steel Baffle filters capture the grease depositing it into the grease drip rail. Easily removable grease filters and drip rail are dishwasher safe for a quick and easy cleanup.

Prolines’ Touch sensitive electronic control panel features a “No Touch” Heat Sensing Feature that will automatically increase the Blower Speed when it senses heat, steam or smoke, enabling you to focus on preparing fabulous food. The PLFW 115 Under Cabinet Range Hood come with an electronic remote control which allows your to adjust the lights and fan speed from a distance. The automatic fan shut off timer is programmable for up to 15 minutes. Two new energy efficient 1.5 watt LED lights provide plenty of lighting to illuminate your cooking area.

This Proline Vent Hood comes in 4 sizes; 30”, 36’, 42” and 48” and has an 8” vent outlet which can be vented Horizontal or Vertical. It has the convenient alternative to be converted to a ductless or recirculating system if ducting outside is not an option.

Proline Professional PLFW 115 Undercabinet Range Hood can be purchased for:

Proline 30” wide PLFW 115.30 – $680

Proline 36” wide PLFW 115.36 – $700

Proline 42” wide PLFW 115.42 – $730

Proline 48” wide PLFW 115.48 – $760

Proline Professional PLFW 116 Undercabinet Range Hood Review

October 27, 2014 in Brands, Proline, Range Hood Review, Under Cabinet Range Hood Reviews

Photo of the Proline Professional PLFW 116 Undercabinet Range Hood

Proline Professional PLFW 116 Undercabinet Quick Look:

  • MSRP $1200 – $1390, Average Sales Price $680 – $770

  • 4 Speed, 900 CFM, 7.5 Noise Level(Sone), Local Blower

  • 2 – 1.5w LED Lights, Stainless Steel Baffle Filters

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

The PLFW 116 Professional Under-Cabinet Range Hood by Proline is a sleek and modern design that is a perfect addition for any Pro-Style kitchen. This hood is made from high quality #430 Brushed Stainless Steel with seamless edges for strength and beauty.

Proline PLFW 116 features a powerful 900 CFM Dual Centrifugal Internal Blower that can rapidly extract any odor, airborne grease or steam from your cooktop area allowing you focus on being the chef. With 4 speeds to choose from and a noise level of 1.5 sones from SuperQuiet mode(385 CFM) to high speed(900 CFM) and 7.5 sones the power is available for whatever your cooking demands at that moment.  Stainless Steel Baffle filters and grease drip rail are simple to remove and dishwasher safe making cleanup a breeze.

The PLFW 116 comes with a remote control that allows you to manage the Vent Hood from a distance. Prolines’ ‘No Touch” Heat Sensing feature senses steam, heat or smoke and increases the Blower Speed according to the need. This Under Cabinet Range Hood has an electronic touch sensitive LED control panel on the Hood, an automatic Fan Shut Off Timer that lets you program the timer for up to 15 minutes and with two 1.5w LED bulbs you’ll have ample light.

Proline Undercabinet Range Hood model PLFW 116 is available in 30”, 36”, 42” and 48” widths. This range hood is easy to install and can be converted to a ductless system if needed.

You can purchase the Proline Professional PLFW 116 Undercabinet Range Hood for:

Proline 30” Undercabinet  PLFW 116.30 – $680

Proline 36” Undercabinet  PLFW 116.36 – $700

Proline 42” Undercabinet  PLFW 116.42 – $730

Proline 48” Undercabinet  PLFW 116.48 – $770

Proline Pro Series PLFW 832 Wall Range Hood Review

September 23, 2014 in Brands, Proline, Range Hood Review, Wall Range Hood Reviews

Photo of the Proline Pro Series PLFW 832 Wall Range Hood

Proline Pro Series PLFW 832 Wall Range Hood Quick Look

  • MSRP $1580-$2750, Average Sales Price $780 – $1500

  • 6 Speed, 1000 (30”) CFM – 2000 (36”-60”) CFM, 7.0 Noise Level(Sone), Dual Internal Blower

  • Sizes 30”,36”,42”,48”,54”, 60”, #430 Brushed Stainless Steel

  • 2 – (30”, 36”) and 4 – (42”-60”) 1.5w LED Lights, Stainless Steel Baffle Filters

Proline Professional Series PLFW 832 Wall/Undercabinet Range Hood combines classical European design with commercial quality (1mm) 19 gauge #430 Brushed Stainless Steel in a beautiful seamless finish. With simplicity, beauty and power this Proline Range Hood will be a key focal and design element in any kitchen area.

The PLFW 832 features two powerful dual 1000 CFM Centrifugal Internal Blowers for a 2000 CFM maximum capacity in sizes 36”, 42”, 48”, 54” and 60” inch hoods.  (The 30” inch Wall Range Hood has a single, Internal, 1000 CFM blower.)  With so much internal motor power, the noise level for this Vent Hood when running on the highest setting is still super quiet at only 7.0 sones. Easy to clean, removable, dishwasher safe Stainless Steel Baffle Filters and grease trays make keeping your range hood looking spotless, easy as ever.

With a 6 speed LCD “feather touch” electronic control panel, Proline PLFW 832 gives you the convenience of 6 blower speeds and fully dimmable energy efficient LED lights. Two 1.5 watt LED lights are standard in the 30” and 36” inch widths and four 1.5w LED lights come standard in sizes 42” – 60”. This series features a programmable delay shutoff timer making it easy to manage venting the heat, smoke, odor and grease from your cooking area and creating an inviting environment in which to entertain friends.

Available in sizes 30”, 36”, 42”, 48”, 54” and 60” inch, the Proline PLFW 832 model can meet the requirements of multiple cooktop sizes and cooking applications both indoor and outdoor. It’s easy to install using two 8” duct outlets instead of a single 12” outlet.

The Proline Professional PLFW 832  2000 CFM Wall/Undercabinet Range Hood Series can be purchased for;

PLFW  832.30 – 30”  w/1000 CFM  $780

PLFW  832.36 – 36”  w/2000 CFM  $930

PLFW  832.42 – 42”  w/2000 CFM  $1000

PLFW  832.48 – 48”  w/2000 CFM  $1300

PLFW  832.54 – 54”  w/2000 CFM  $1400

PLFW  832.60 – 60”  w/2000 CFM  $1500

Proline PLFW 520 Wall Range Hood Review

September 16, 2014 in Brands, Proline, Range Hood Review, Wall Range Hood Reviews

Photo of the Proline PLFW 520 Wall Range Hood

 

Proline PLFW 520 Wall Range Hood Quick Look

  • MSRP $750 – $1250, Average Sales Price $370(24”) – $950(48”)

  • 6 Speed, 600 CFM (24”,30”,36”) or 1100 CFM (42” & 48”) 

  • 1.2 – 5.3 Noise Level(Sones), Local Blower

  • Sizes 24”, 30”, 36”, 42” & 48”, Brushed Stainless Steel

  • 2 – 20w Halogen Lights, Stainless Steel Baffle or Honeycomb Filters

The Proline PLFW 520 Wall-Mounted Range Hood makes quite an impression in modern styling with it’s brushed Stainless Steel pyramid design which will accent and enhance the finest kitchen. There are 5 sizes available; 24”, 30”, 36”, 42” and 48” inch.

Proline designed a well constructed, high powered Vent Hood with a 6 speed, 600 CFM centrifugal Blower for sizes 24”-36” and 1100 CFM Dual Centrifugal Blower in the 42” or 48-inch size. SuperQuiet operation features 1.2 sones when the fan is running on the lowest setting, and 5.3 sones on the highest setting. With so many speeds to choose from you can eliminate the smoke, grease and odor from your kitchen with the right amount of exhaust and still enjoy your dinner guests.

The PLFW 520 by Proline allows you the option to choose the style of filter that works best for your situation, the new Euro style Stainless Steel “Honeycomb” filters or the Stainless Steel Baffle filters. Both are great options.

An LED touch sensitive control panel adjusts the 6 Blower speeds and features a programmable (1-15 minutes), delayed auto shut off.  There are 2 – 20 watt fully dimmable Halogen Lights that provide ample illumination where you need it and allows a softer ambiance when the occasion calls for it.

Designed for 6” vertical Ducted installations, the PLFW 520 by Proline is easily converted to a Ductless operation. Chimney extensions are available for up to 12 foot ceilings.

Proline PLFW 520 Wall Mounted Range Hood can be purchased for:

600 CFM Blower

PLFW 520.24 – $370,  PLFW 520.30 – $450, PLFW 520.36 – $500

1100 CFM Blower

PLFW 520.42 – $850,  PLFW 520.48 – $950.

 

 

BEST CC341QSB Range Hood Review

May 13, 2014 in Best, Blog Posts, Brands, Range Hood Review

best_cc34e6sbBEST CC341QSB Range Hood Review

  • MSRP: $2205.00, Average Sale Price: $2205.00
  • 4 Speed, IQ6 600 CFM, Noise Level: N/A, IQ Blower System w/ GPS Technology (External)
  • Size: 44”, Stainless Steel Finish (White Glass Optional)
  • 6 Three Watt LED Lamps, Mesh Grease Filters

The Best CC341QSB Cirrus goes above and beyond when it comes to innovative product design and exceptional performance. The Best CC341QSB is unlike any other range hood on the market. Its design gently hugs the ceiling in a most unobtrusive way—as if it were, in and of itself, a lighting fixture. With seamless ceiling integration, the Best CC341QSB nonchalantly hovers above your island range top, ready to tackle any and all vapors that arise.

The Best CC341QSB comes with a powerful 600 CFM IQ6 blower motor with the option of external conversion. Complete with patented GPS sound suppression technology, the Best CC341QSB is as quiet as it could possibly be. Commercial grade mesh grease filters are included with the hood, giving you maximum protection against grease build up in your blower motor and accompanying ductwork. Because the filter is dishwasher-safe, they’re easy to clean. The Best CC341QSB makes filter access simple and easy, making regular maintenance a simple procedure. Hot water and soap is all you need to rinse the Best CC341QSB’s filters and get back to what really matters—preparing an excellent meal for you and your family.

The Best CC341QSB features 6 three watt LED bulbs, providing all the light you could ever hope for. An optional ARC2 remote is available, but sold separately. Automatic make-up dampers, including the MD6T, MD8T and MD10T, are compatible with the Best CC341QSB. A “delay off” feature is also included with the Best CC341QSB, giving you additional ventilation time while you attend to other things. When the time is up, the blower motor and hood itself will shut down.

The Best CC341QSB is available in a 41” model. The unique blower housing included with the Best CC341QSB can be rotated so as to allow duct access from any direction (8” round duct.) A white glass option is available to replace the stainless steel canopy should you choose. The Best CC341QSB is most effective at 7 ft. to 9 ft. ceilings. No recirculation option is available for this particular model.

The Best CC341QSB can be purchased in the following size for approximately:

BEST CC341QSB (Ceiling Mount) 1200 CFM – $1799.00

BEST CC34E6SB Range Hood Review

May 6, 2014 in Best, Blog Posts, Brands, Range Hood Review

best_cc34e6sbBEST CC34E6SB Range Hood Review

  • MSRP: $1799.00, Average Sale Price: $1799.00
  • 4 Speed, 1200 CFM, Noise Level: N/A, Internal, In-Line or External (Blower Not Included)
  • Size: 44”, Stainless Steel Finish (White Glass Optional)
  • 6 LED Lamps, Stainless Steel Baffle Filters

The Best CC34E6SB range hood series is unique as range hoods go. It gracefully hugs the ceiling, giving it an almost non-existent profile. In fact, it looks more like a light fixture than it does a range hood. Although it has an unassuming design, the Best CC34E6SB is incredibly powerful. If you’re looking for a beautifully designed range hood with a minimal profile, then the Best CC34E6SB is a sure bet.

The Best CC34E6SB comes complete with a 4-speed, 1200 CFM blower motor. It’s a powerful compliment to the Best CC34E6SB’s unparalleled appearance. A hand-held remote control is also included to give you the kind of flexibility and mobility that you’ve come to expect from Best. Professional grade stainless steel filters are included with the Best CC34E6SB, effectively filtering out grease vapor and food particles, preventing them from lodging in the delicate mechanics of the Best CC34E6SB’s blower motor and surrounding ductwork. The filters are dishwasher-safe, requiring only hot water and soap to rinse them completely. With the Best CC34E6SB, you can leave harmful degreasing chemicals behind.

The Best CC34E6SB comes with a beautiful light touch display, giving you access to all of its functions including fan speed, lighting options, and a “delay off” function. The Best CC34E6SB comes with a set of 6 preinstalled LED lamps, giving you the kind of lighting you’d expect from a light fixture let alone a range hood. Another advantage of the Best CC34E6SB range hood series is that it includes a filter timer. Once the Best CC34E6SB has been in operation for a certain amount of time, the indicator will alert you to the need for filter cleaning.

The Best CC34E6SB is available in a 44” model. If the Best CC34E6SB’s stock stainless steel canopy isn’t quite to your liking, an optional white glass replacement can be ordered separately. The Best CC34E6SB is designed to accommodate 7 ft. to 9 ft. ceiling heights. A vertical duct attachment is also available from best, giving you maximum compatibility. Using the unique duct housing, you can rotate duct access in any direction.

The Best CC34E6SB is available in the following model for approximately:

BEST CC34E6SB 44” (Ceiling Mount) 1200 CFM – $1799.00

Faber Inca HC29SS Custom Range Hood Insert Review

April 15, 2014 in Faber, Range Hood Insert Reviews, Range Hood Review

Photo of the Faber Inca HC29SS Range Hood

The Faber Inca HC SS Standard Insert Vent Hood is a clean, sturdy, Built-In powerful Stainless Steel Range Hood Insert. Perfect for the homeowner who wants a high capacity insert without seeing the hood. The Inernal Blower carries ample power at 600 CFM on high, with a sone range from 3.5 to 6.5 and has 3 speeds. The fine quality Stainless Steel mesh grease filters are dishwasher safe for easy clean up. The INHC29SS range hood insert measures 28 3/8” in width and can be used in a 30 inch or 36” wide custom hood.  This Vent Hood features a 3 speed LED backlit Electronic Control panel with a 10 minute timer in the front of the insert for easy access. Two 20 watt Halogen lights provide plenty of light for your cooking area.

The Faber Inca HC29SS Range Hood Insert installs easily into your custom cabinet or hood and comes with a built in mounting system. This insert can be vented either on the top or direct rear ducting options. The cost for this range hood comes in around $600.00. You may need the matching hood liner to fit your specific cabinet or range hood properly at a cost of $150.00. This Vent Hood is convertible to a Ductless Recirculating system with additional parts.

Windster RA-34LU Under Cabinet Range Hood Review

September 23, 2013 in Brands, Range Hood Review, Under Cabinet Range Hood Reviews, Windster

Photo of the Windster RA-34LU Under Cabinet Range Hood

Windster RA-34LU Under Cabinet Quick Look:

  • MSRP N/A,  Average Sale Price $700 – $910

  • 3 Speed,  650 CFM,  5.4 Noise Level,  Local Blower

  • Size 30”, 36”, 42”, 48”,  19-Gauge Brushed Stainless Steel

  • 2 – (30”, 36”) or 3 – (42”, 48”) 1.5 LED Lights,  Stainless Steel Baffle Filters

Windster RA-34LU Under Cabinet Range Hood will add a touch of class to your kitchen and clean out unwanted smoke, moisture and odors with this sleek and powerful Vent Hood.  Made from 19 Gauge Brushed Stainless Steel, it is seamlessly welded to give a slick, streamlined look and insure there are no sharp, dangerous edges.

Windster features a 650 CFM Internal Blower with enough venting capability to will keep your air clean and free from air-borne food contaminants. There are 3 Blower speeds to choose from, with the lowest setting using 220 CFM and a noise level of 1.3 Sones, Mid setting produces 3.8 Sones and when running on full power, the noise level for this Vent Hood is 5.4 Sones.  Stainless Steel Baffle Grease Filters are easy to remove and dishwasher safe for a quick cleanup.

This Under Cabinet Hood by Windster features an all-new multifunction LCD indicator that makes working this Range Hood a snap by using a convenient Blower speed level display and a delay shut-off.  Bright LED bulbs provide the lighting you need above your cooktop with two 1.5 Watt LED lamps in the 30” or 36” model and three 1.5 Watt lamps in the 42” and 48” models.

The RA-34LU Under Cabinet Range Hood by Windster can be converted to a Wall Mounted Vent Hood with the addition of a Duct Cover.  This Range Hood is available in 30”, 36”, 42” and 48” wide models and can be purchased for around:

Windster 30” Under Cabinet Range Hood RA-34LU30SS  –  $700

Windster 36” Under Cabinet Range Hood RA-34LU36SS  –  $750

Windster 42” Under Cabinet Range Hood RA-34LU42SS  –  $820

Windster 48” Under Cabinet Range Hood RA-34LU48SS  –  $910