A chimney or extractor hood (U.K.) or range hood (U.S.), also known as a kitchen hood, stove hood, exhaust hood, cooker hood, extraction hood, cooking canopy, ventilation hood, extractor fan, fume extractor or electric chimney, is a device containing a fan that hangs above the stove or cooktop in the kitchen. It is used to [...]
Electrical Chimney Originally uploaded by vivek sivaram A new apartment’s kicthen proudly fitted with an electric chimney. Note the pleasing color combinations of the tiles on the wall and the cabinets for storing kitchen-ware.
Oct 10 2007 | Posted in Electric Chimney
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1. How does a chimney work? A chimney is fitted right above the cooking appliance. When turned on it sucks all the oil, smoke, spices etc generated during cooking. The oil gets trapped into the modular filters and the odor/smoke is either filtered or recirculated into the room or they are thrown out of the [...]
People asked us here and here about electrical chimneys. We mentioned briefly in our article Hob placement in kitchen – User Query what an electric chimney is supposed to do. It is a vacuum cleaner kind of a device which has a motorized way of creating an air turbulence. Somewhat similar to an exhaust fan, a chimney [...]