Hood Insert vs. Hood w/ Liner?? Pls help, need to decide
I have been reading the forum to get as up-to-speed as possible but so far I haven't seen a discussion on the pros & cons of going with a larger hood insert vs a smaller hood insert with the addition of a larger liner.
My appliance rep is recommending the following at my request because the 36 1/2" wide hood insert - 1100 CFMs is $1025 (which almost costs as much as my Thermador 36" cooktop). I asked for a more economical alternative and this is it:
P195P1M70SB Ã¯Â¿Â½ Best by Broan 28 Ã¯Â¿Â½" Wide Hood Insert Ã¯Â¿Â½ 600 CFMÃ¯Â¿Â½s Ã¯Â¿Â½ 8" Round Duct
L7036 Ã¯Â¿Â½ Best by Broan 36" Wide Hood Insert w/ an Adjustable Depth of 17 Ã¯Â¿Â½" Ã¯Â¿Â½ 20 Ã¯Â¿Â½" D
My question is, is the hood and liner combo an acceptable alternative or in the land of good/better/best venting, is this really a sub-par solution. I think I'm ok with good/better solution.
Also, besides Best by Broan are there other good 36" hood inserts I should look, or more accurately ask the rep to price, at that don't top the $1000 mark?