Range hoods

Range Hoods last updated: November 2016

Criteria

In order to be featured on Topten, range hoods must comply with EU Energy labelling regulation No 65/2014 as well as with the following Topten criteria:

Wall/Chimney Hoods

  • Energy Rating of A+
  • Grease Filtering Efficiency of C
  • Fluid Dynamic Efficiency of A
  • Lighting Efficiency of A

Island Hoods

  • Energy Rating of A+
  • Grease Filtering Efficiency of B
  • Fluid Dynamic Efficiency of A
  • Lighting Efficiency of A

Integrated Hoods

  • Energy Rating of A
  • Grease Filtering Efficiency of C
  • Fluid Dynamic Efficiency of A
  • Lighting Efficiency of A

Ecodesign minimum rating

The current minimum energy rating of a range hood that can be placed on the market is the F class.

Best available technology

The most efficient range hoods currently on the market achieve the A+ class.

Publications

Standards and Labels

  • Commission delegated regulation (EU) No 65/2014 of 1 October 2013 supplementing Directive 2010/30/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to the energy labelling of domestic ovens and range hoods
  • Commission regulation (EU) No 66/2014 of 14 January 2014 implementing Directive 2009/125/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to ecodesign requirements for domestic ovens, hobs and range hoods
  • Amendment regarding Online Energy Labels: Regulation No. 518/2014
  • Directive 2010/30/EU on the indication by labelling and standard product information on the consumption of energy and other resources by energy-related products (recast)

Featured Products

  • Liebherr CNP4858
    • Energy rating: A+++
    • Annual energy consumption (kWh/year): 140
  • AEG T8DEA866C
    • Energy rating: A+++
    • Energy use per cycle, full load (kWh): 1.47
    • Energy use per cycle, part load (kWh): 0.83
    • Annual energy consumption (kWh/year): 177
    • Energy efficiency index: 23.9681
    • Condenser efficiency class: B
  • Bell 4W Dimmable Opal Candle
    • Energy rating: A+
    • Annual energy consumption (kWh/year): 4
    • Luminous efficacy (lm/W): 62.5
    • Power (W): 4
  • Megaman 11W LED Classic E27
    • Energy rating: A+
    • Annual energy consumption (kWh/year): 11
    • Luminous efficacy (lm/W): 96
    • Power (W): 11
  • LG RC7055AH2M
    • Energy rating: A++
    • Energy use per cycle, full load (kWh): 1.75
    • Energy use per cycle, part load (kWh): 0.9
    • Annual energy consumption (kWh/year): 205
    • Energy efficiency index: 30.971
    • Condenser efficiency class: A