venting directly behind instead of up

suz1023September 30, 2012

i know woodstoves can be installed inside a room with the stove pipe directly out of the wall and then up.

is it possible to vent a 48" range hood this way also?

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Angie_DIY

Yes, a range hood can vent out the wall that it is against. I am not sure what you mean by "and then up" in this context. The blower on my hood has the vent pointing upwards. I put an elbow on that hole and directed it straight out the wall. I am under the understanding that some vent blowers have a hole on the rear, facing sideways, but I do not know this for a fact.

    Bookmark   September 30, 2012 at 11:32PM
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a2gemini

Ours vents directly outside - it is only a 350 CFM and is pretty quiet - a remote fan is the quietest - also not sure what you meant by out and then up.

    Bookmark   October 1, 2012 at 8:02PM
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mama goose_gw zn6OH

Do you mean connected to a vertical pipe that goes up the outside, to (for instance) distance the vent from an outdoor living area? I think in theory that would work, as it works on the inside, except for the problem of condensation inside the pipe. Maybe someone with more experience can suggest a solution to that problem, possibly an enclosed, insulated chase?

    Bookmark   October 2, 2012 at 11:01AM
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