Like a vacuum hanging over your stove, a range hood prevents cooking smells from filling your home, and stops vaporized grease from coating your cabinets. The hoods usually need to be vented, which can complicate installations. But the self-contained Greenhood can be suspended above a stove, vent-free.
Take a look at Space, a fancy-schmancy range hood by Elica, using Deep Silence 3 technology that keeps the air moving while staying as quiet as a church mouse. The company says Space is 35% quieter than conventional hoods, keeping the noise level down to 45db/a. It's said to be almost silent at low speeds.
If you're looking for the fanciest range hood of all time, the Zephyr Elica OM Glass Hood might fit the bill. The 31.5-inch vent hood is available in black, red or white and has electronic touchscreen controls right on the glass. Its remote control sits on any flat surface, and rotating it controls the fan speed.…
In honor of the Siemen's range hood, Reader Andy sent us images of his DIY range hood with a built-in Sony Bravia XBR HD. Look at that wood! Brass and glass out the ass!
Is TV really that great, so that you have to have it everywhere you could ever stand, walk, lie or sit in your house? Well, if it's that important to you, now Siemens has embedded a 17-inch LCD into a range hood. If that's not enough, it's got a DVD and CD player in there, too.