Range hoods dress up a kitchen, but their function is underappreciated. In a tight house, a high-performance range hood is critical for indoor air quality. Why won’t consumers turn them on?
KITCHEN RANGE HOODS, WITH THEIR STAINLESS-STEEL SKINS AND KIGH-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.