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Air King Provides Another Range Hood Solution for ASHRAE 62.2 Continuous Ventilation
West Chester, PA – October, 2017 – Air King, a leading manufacturer of ventilation products, announced the addition of the LE600A range hood power pack to its line of ventilation and indoor air quality products.
The LE600A provides a two in one solution for both continuous and local ventilation as outlined in the ASHRAE 62.2 standards. The power pack is the quietest range hood on the market today and operates at a barely audible low speed that meets the continuous ventilation needs of the home. During times when the kitchen is in use, the power pack can be set for up to 600 CFM of ventilation power using the three speed controller. Air King president, Jeff Kenkelen says, “Complying with ASHRAE 62.2 can be a challenge for builders and installers, being able to solve for two components of the standard with one product just makes a lot of sense and is being very well received.”
The LE600A is a first of its kind in the industry. Air King was the first to introduce a continuous operation range hood and now is the first to introduce a power pack with a continuous operation feature. Traditionally the continuous operation ventilation needed for ASHRAE 62.2 has been handled through a bathroom fan or a fan installed into the living area of the home. ASHRAE 62.2 specifies that the ventilation should be located in a centralized location of the home. In most installations the bathroom is not centralized and when the door is closed the airflow is greatly restricted. Installing an additional fan in the living area is exactly that – an additional fan, additional ducting, and additional cost. In contrast the kitchen is typically a central location of the home or at least open to the rest of the home. It is also where the largest amount of contaminates are produced. Ventilation already needs to be installed above the cooking surface, so solving for both needs in one product just makes sense.
Key features of the LE600A include:
- Solution for ASHRAE 62.2 continuous ventilation as well as local kitchen ventilation.
- Continuous operation settings of 30, 50, 70, and 90 CFM allow the unit to be used in most residential homes.
- Nearly silent operation, homeowner may not even know it is operating on continuous speed.
- ENERGY STAR® Certified.
- Only requires a 10” deep cutout.
- Two 6.5 watt front mounted LED lamps
Air King America, LLC is an US based manufacturer dedicated to producing high quality, energy efficient exhaust fans and range hoods as well as commercial and industrial grade air circulators. Air King’s corporate headquarters and main manufacturing facility are located in West Chester, PA. For more about Air King, LLC visit www.airkinglimited.com.