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Best Ventilation Hoods For Professional Gas Ranges (Reviews/Ratings)

by Danny Nguyen

Proper ventilation is one of the most important factors in a kitchen.

As professional stoves increase higher BTU output, there is an important need for more powerful venting.

Professional hoods help to remove smoke, steam, and odors produced when cooking.

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Topics: Wolf, Best by Broan, Website, Ventilation, Yale Hoods

Range Hoods and Ventilation

by Steve Sheinkopf

Ventilation is important because you want heat, smoke, odor and grease outside your home. Venting is straightforward. It is a combination of blower speed (CFM), the capture area or depth of the hood itself and ducting properly. That's about it.

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Topics: Best by Broan, Range Hoods

Kitchen Ventilation

by Steve Sheinkopf

As kitchens have become larger, venting options have become more complicated. The best way to vent is straight up through the top, but with the advent of kitchen islands this has become difficult.

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Topics: Jenn-Air, Best by Broan, Ventilation, Zephyr

The Trouble With Style

by Steve Sheinkopf

So I was talking to Ken and Dave yesterday. They were buying a professional range and wanted a triangular or chimney style hood. That should not be a problem in our store, we only display about 20 of them...

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Topics: Best by Broan, Ventilation, Ranges, Range Hoods

Ventilation Part 2 - For Regular (Non-Professional) Ranges

by Steve Sheinkopf

20 years ago, the average BTU(British Thermal Unit, a measure of heat output) of a typical gas stove was about 28,000 BTU. Today the average stove is between 32 to 40,000 BTU. Most of these units have at least 1 or 2 power burners of 15-17,000 BTU.

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Topics: Best by Broan, Microwaves, Gas Cooking, Ventilation, Ranges, Range Hoods

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