Range Hood Supplement 1: Reduce Exposure

SUPPLEMENT 1:
Easy Ways to Reduce Exposures to Cooking Pollutants

December 2019

 

In addition to operating a ducted range hood, using a kitchen exhaust fan, removing children and sensitive persons from the kitchen and adjoining areas, or opening windows, you can take some simple actions to further reduce exposure to indoor pollution from cooking. These steps are relatively easy and are summarized below.
 

REDUCE COOKING EMISSIONS

 

Using induction electric stoves and covering pots and pans can help reduce cooking emissions.

Image: Jacobs et al., AIVC 2016.

 

FUNNEL THE PLUME TO THE HOOD: IMPROVE POLLUTANT CAPTURE EFFICIENCY

 

[1]  (Wikipedia, 2019)

[2]  (Felton 1995)

[3]  (Poon et al. 2016)

[4]  (Delp & Singer 2012; Rim et al. 2012)

[5]  (Kuehn et al. 1989; Fluckiger et al. 2000; Fortmann et al. 2001; Jacobs et al. 2016)

[6]  (Fisher et al. 2015)

 

Copyright © 2019 ROCIS.org. All Rights Reserved.