Vent Hood FAQs : Installation


Haier Vent Hood - Maximum Installation Height

When installing a vent hood, it is important that it is installed at a height to provide optimal effectiveness. You'll find a minimum installation height in the Installation Instructions for the vent hood.  Download a copy of the Installation Instructions. Although we do not have a&nb...

Haier - Vent Hood Rating Plate Location

The model and serial number is located on the product's rating plate. The most common location for the tag is at the rear of the unit. Other locations include:HoodsUnder the filter. The filter must be removed to find the tag.

Haier - Filters for Recirculating Hoods

If the hood is not vented to the outside, it will recirculate the air back into the house. Special filters are required for recirculating hoods; these filters have charcoal grains which are used to absorb odors. It is important that the filter is replaced regularly. For filter installation and ...

Haier - Vent Hood Duct Length

For maximum performance keep the duct straight and short. Use the shortest route with the fewest turnspossible to exhaust the hood. 45° turns are better than 90° turns. Be sure to use an external roof or wall cap.

Haier - Vent Hood Installation Height

Most common installations require the hood to be mounted with 24" - 30" between the bottom of the hood and the top of the cooktop. This is high enough to prevent heat damage from the cooktop but low enough to still capture the airborne particulates and odors.

Ventilation - Recommended Duct Length

When planning the ducting for your vent hood, consult the Installation Instructions for your model.Duct Length For maximum performance, keep the duct straight and short. In the past, installation instructions came with a chart outlining the "equivalent vent length."  With exhausting, performanc...

Haier - Exhausting Vent Hood to Attic, Crawl Space, or Garage

You should never exhaust the hood into spaces within walls, ceilings, attics, crawl spaces or garages. Thehumidity and grease collect in the space creating a fire hazard.

Haier - Can a Vent Hood Replace an Over the Range Microwave?

An over the range microwave oven can be replaced by a ducted or non-ducted range vent hood.

Haier - Vent Hood Ducting and Exhaust Options

A hood should never be vented into spaces within walls, ceilings, attics, crawl spaces, or garages. The humidity and grease collect in the space, creating a fire hazard.Length of DuctingFor maximum performance keep the duct straight and short.Use the shortest route with the fewest turnspos...

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