Range Hood Test Facility

Range Hood Test Facility

Berkeley Lab researchers stand at a cooktop at the Range Hood Test Facility.The Indoor Environment Group has a unique laboratory, plus associated protocols and instrumentation systems designed to characterize the performance of residential range hoods. The facility enables characterization of pollutant emissions associated with cooking devices and cooking activities. Performance measures include airflow, sound pressure and pollutant capture efficiency.


California Energy Commission PIER Program; U.S. Department of Energy Building America Program; U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Office of Healthy Homes; U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Indoor Environments Division


Woody Delp

Important Links

Indoor Environment Group: indoor.lbl.gov