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.
 

Inefficient model selection

The 'inefficient model' selection represents an un-named model in a lower energy class to demonstrate the energy and cost savings possible from upgrading to a more efficient model.  

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)