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Wolf Hoods Type


  • Are Wolf hoods Type 1 or Type 2 for classification standards?
  • What does Type I or Type II hood classification standards mean?
  • What is a Type I or Type II hood?


Wolf hoods are not certified to Type I or Type II for the commercial standard.

  • Wolf hoods are certified residential.
  • Type I and Type II are commercial standards.
  • In the building code, the installer has the option to prove it meets the type I or type II requirements.
  • The installer is responsible for proving the hood meets the requirements that are set by local code.
  • Wolf does not have information on what the requirements are, and requirements may be different depending on local code.
  • Type I Hoods are a kitchen exhaust hood, either canopy or non-canopy, designed for collecting and removing grease-laden vapors and smoke.
  • Type II Hoods are a general kitchen hood for collecting and removing steam, vapor, excess heat, or odors, but not grease-laden vapor or smoke.

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