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The Kitchen Extractor Fans are included in our comprehensive extractor fan range, and many of these could be successfully installed and employed in a kitchen.
Deciding which one to go with can be a daunting process and to help make the choice easier for the majority of customers we have brought together in our Kitchen Extractor Fan category both the most popular fans purchased for kitchen use and the fans that we would most recommend for this application.
The main job of the extractor fans in any kitchen is to remove odours, moisture, grease and air effectively. In simple terms, the bigger your kitchen, the bigger the fan you will need, as the recommended air changes per hour in a kitchen environment are a minimum of 15.
For example, if your kitchen is 14.44m cubed and has a fan that performs at 260m cubed per hour, it should change the air in the kitchen 18 times per hour.
The more powerful your stove and the more cooking you do, the more you should try and increase your air changes if you can.
Types of Kitchen Extractor Fans include Axial, Centrifugal and Mixed-Flow.
A 150mm axial fans such as the Vortice Punto range are fine for extracting straight through a kitchen wall to the outside. If you have longer duct runs to the outside then centrifugal wall fans such as the Vortice Quadro or the Vent Axia Centrif Duo can move the air over much longer distances.
Also, mixed-flow fans such as the Airflow iCON60 can move large amounts of air over long duct runs using a combination of axial and centrifugal technology within the same wall fan.
If you have a ceiling void then inline fans such as the Vortice Lineo can provide the most effective kitchen ventilation without having to have a large fan stuck on your kitchen wall.
Nearly all the kitchen extractor fans here can come with control options such as a pull cord, timer, humidity, PIR, dual speed etc.