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Depressurization/make-up air issues

One of the issues to consider when adding a range hood, or replacing one, is whether it will cause depressurization problems in the house.…

Started by Don Fugler

45 Aug 30
Reply by Tom Phillips

Proper range hood for natural gas 30" stove for an airtight home

Hello everyone,     This format is different from that I am used to... I am not familiar with the wall feature, so I first post it there i…

Started by Luis Hernandez

3 Aug 14
Reply by Rob

Difficult retrofits

It is one thing to retrofit a range hood in a single family building with the stove against an outside wall. Conditions will often be more…

Started by Don Fugler

8 Apr 15
Reply by Dennis Heidner

Kitchen Ventilation Resources

Here are my top resources for 1) general overviews and summaries, and 2) guidance and tools for selecting, designing, and installing kitche…

Started by Tom Phillips

3 Apr 8
Reply by Tom Phillips

Recirculating hoods

Beloved by builders, scorned by building scientists, and largely ignored by homeowners, recirculating hoods have a mixed reception. They do…

Started by Don Fugler

1 Apr 3
Reply by Dennis Heidner

Good Eating with Reduced Cooking Emissions

What can an occupant do to reduce cooking emissions, regardless of whether or not they have a ducted range hood?  We have over 150 families…

Started by Linda Wigington

7 Dec 27, 2018
Reply by Tom Phillips

Choosing a range hood

There is so much information - how do you find what you need? With the references listed in Tom Phillips "Kitchen Ventilation Resources" di…

Started by Don Fugler

7 Sep 25, 2018
Reply by Tom Phillips

Low velocity consequences

Has anyone looked at the low velocity consequences as a result of marrying these statements pulled from the resource documents…“Use 8-inch…

Started by Robert Bean

7 Jun 14, 2018
Reply by Robert Bean

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Discussion Forum

Depressurization/make-up air issues

Started by Don Fugler. Last reply by Tom Phillips Aug 30. 45 Replies

Difficult retrofits

Started by Don Fugler. Last reply by Dennis Heidner Apr 15. 8 Replies

Kitchen Ventilation Resources

Started by Tom Phillips. Last reply by Tom Phillips Apr 8. 3 Replies

Recirculating hoods

Started by Don Fugler. Last reply by Dennis Heidner Apr 3. 1 Reply

Good Eating with Reduced Cooking Emissions

Started by Linda Wigington. Last reply by Tom Phillips Dec 27, 2018. 7 Replies

Choosing a range hood

Started by Don Fugler. Last reply by Tom Phillips Sep 25, 2018. 7 Replies

Low velocity consequences

Started by Robert Bean. Last reply by Robert Bean Jun 14, 2018. 7 Replies

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