Keep your cooking space well ventilated and well lit with this Broan Evolution 2 stainless steel under-cabinet range hood. This range hood features advanced heat sentry to detect excessive heat and automatically adjust blower speed....more
Keep your cooking space well ventilated and well lit with this Broan Evolution 2 stainless steel under-cabinet range hood. This range hood features advanced heat sentry to detect excessive heat and automatically adjust blower speed.
0.6 sones at normal speed
5.0 sones at high speed
100 CFM at low speed
350 CFM at high speed
Easy-to-clean, fully-enclosed nonstick bottom pan
Dishwasher-safe, quick latch aluminum micro-mesh filters with antimicrobial coating
The Broan Evolution 2 Series 30-inch Stainless Steel Under-cabinet Range Hood was very easy to install. It works both as a vented and unvented unit. It looks great, and the lighting options are nice (3 levels of light). Note....the light bulbs are halogen and put out a LOT of heat, even on the low setting. The reason I could not give this a 4 or 5 star rating is because of the design of the exhaust fan. We do not have our's vented outside, but I really don't think that would change our experience. Because of where the fan is located, 90% of the exhaust pulls from only one side of the unit. Even removal of the charcoal filters did not change the experience. When boiling water, this Range Hood does not exhaust/move the air quick enough to prevent water from forming on the bottom of the unit.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? It matched.
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Nicely built.
How accurate was the on site description of the product? Accurate.
We remodeled our kitchen about a year ago and replace the over the stove microwave the the Broan range hood and it worked very well for a year. Then the plastic molding around the switch on the inside of the hood broke not there's no way to turn on or off the fan and no way to repair it. So if you plan on using your range on a daily basis as I do I can't recommend this product.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? Good
Please tell us about the quality of the product. poot
How accurate was the on site description of the product? very
This hood is beautiful and powerful....the lighting is excellent to illuminate to stove below (didn't have light here before) . We've installed it in a ductless mode - easy to install, instructions easy to follow. Love it ! We saw many other range hood models on various websites that were far more expensive, We elected to purchase this from Overstock because of the reasonable return policy - something we could not find on other websites for range hoods....just in case this one didn't fit properly or had some other technical issue, this was important to us. It did fit perfectly, looks wonderful -- couldn't be happier with this choice and Overstock.com in general!
I was expecting this purchase would be a great addition to my newly renovated kitchen and new gas stove. However, after a few weeks, this range hood started to shake uncontrollably when it automatically switches to the highest speed. As it turns out this puppy may not be able to handle the heat coming from my stove, which is really unfortunate since I really wanted to like this product. Now I will replace this one with the Q4 instead and hopefully it can handle the heat in the kitchen!!
First off let me say that we have this hooked up to re-circulate. It is not vented outdoors. We also purchased the charcoal filters that fit inside.
The fan has 3 speeds but I don't ever see us using the highest speed. It would be too loud and too powerful! Low fan is fine and exhausts pretty well. It is a little noisy;though. I was expecting less noise compared to our old one but it is comparable. It exhausts better than our old one.
It also has lights which have 3 settings. We use the second (middle) brightness the most. Lights the stove top well. The bulbs are attractively recessed into the unit.
The stainless hood looks good with our new stainless stove. It kind of has an attractive, more modern, curved design.
Recommended but not enthusiastically.
So glad I updated from my 19 year old white Broan. This looks great and runs great. The filter is better than the old one and it vents much better than the old one. The best thing about this is the lighting--it is fantastic! I didn't realize how poor the rest of my kitchen's lights are. Now I need to upgrade them. Also, my husband was able to hang this and connect it with no problem.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? great
Please tell us about the quality of the product. great
How accurate was the on site description of the product? great
Love this hood! Last one we had was so loud we had to yell at each other just to hear. The low setting is so quiet I forget its on, medium setting is much more noticeable, but we are able to carry on a normal conversation without screaming. Loud however, is very loud so we don't use it often. I love the theater style lighting -totally cool- and the best feature is when it gets too hot on the range, this hood automatically turns on and adjusts fan speed to what is needed. Definately would buy again!
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? exact
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Nice!
How accurate was the on site description of the product? good
Is the duct located at the back or the top?
What are the size dimensions of the duct if at top and if possible to duct from back, what is the size required?bernie58 on Sep 27, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Unfortunately, at this time, the information is not available. As the information becomes available, the site will be updated. Have a great day.overstockcustomercare1 on Oct 4, 2013
Yes this item is ducted to the outside. This unit can be non-ducted with the purchase of SKU 12958888 (BPPF30) also thou. Please let me know if you have any further question.overstockcustomercare1 on Feb 6, 2013
Is this a ductless, recirculating model? on Sep 11, 2012Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
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