I was concerned about the noise a built in might make. However, the level of noise it emits is minimal, at best. Even at the highest setting. And it works phenomenally and looks great! I added LED lights with a warm glow so it stays on most of the time. I. Love. This. Vent
I bought this range hood because we got a custom kitchen and I didn't want those stainless steel hoods you see! This was a perfect find because it is small and fits right under the cabinet ! Nevertheless it is soo loud! I have it for more than 1 year now and it seems like the vent is not working very good anymore ! My backsplash behind the stove has a lot if water most of the time. I looked for a lot of range hoods and this was the best price for one like that. But I wish the quality would be better !!