22 May '13, 2pm

Great article on why kitchen range hoods are important! Why doesn't everyone have one already?! @greenbuildermag

Kitchen range hoods, with their stainless-steel skins and high-tech lights, are fashion statements that complete the look of a well-designed cooktop or stove. Oddly, many people rarely turn on their hoods and use them for their primary purpose—to exhaust smoke, steam and odors from the house. There are reasons. Range hood fans are noisy, or they are perceived to be. Some people don’t think they need to turn them on—just to boil water, or perhaps fry an egg. When they do hit the switch, it’s often not until the kitchen is enveloped in haze. Then they turn the unit off as soon as the cooking is done. This behavior contributes to a growing problem. Homes are tighter today than ever, with fewer air changes per hour. Add the popularity of gas stoves, which emit nitrogen dioxide and volatile organic compounds as components of combustion, and the stage is set for poor indoor air ...

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