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GE Monogram ZV1050SFSS

Est. $3199
Reviewed
August 2013
by ConsumerSearch
GE Monogram ZV1050SFSS

Pros
  • Extremely powerful
  • Four-speed fan; timer delay
  • Four halogen lamps; six lighting levels
  • Electronic touch controls
Cons
  • No information available on noise levels

Bottom line

The GE Monogram ZV1050FSS is a very powerful range hood at 1,050 cfm, which makes it very effective in removing smoke and fumes. Its four-speed fan has a timer-delay shut-off. The range hood's four halogen lamps have six lighting levels. The Monogram ZV1050FSS also has a timer to remind users to clean the filters after 30 hours of use. There are few consumer reviews, but it's top-ranked by at least one professional review organization.

Performance

1,050 cfm. The GE Monogram ZV1050FSS is effective at removing smoke and fumes. It has a four-speed 1,050-cfm fan with a timer-delay shut-off, dual blowers and four halogen lamps with six lighting levels. It also has electronic touch controls. The island hood is ducted to the outside with an 8-inch round duct; it does not have a recirculating feature. Current consumer reviews for this hood are nearly non-existent. However, one reviewer states the ZV1050FSS has a powerful fan, beautiful shape and beautiful lighting. The manufacturer does not list decibels or sones for noise levels.

Ease of use

Cleaning reminder for filters. The GE Monogram ZV1050FSS island hood has a time-delay fan shut-off that can be set for five, 10 or 20 minutes. Another timer reminds the user to clean the metal grease filters after 30 hours of use. The filters are dishwasher-safe. To clean the stainless-steel surface, the manufacturer recommends using warm, sudsy water or a stainless-steel cleaner or polish.

Appearance

Industrial look. The GE Monogram ZV1050FSS island hood has an industrial look. Its electronic touch controls regulate the four-speed blowers and dimmable lights. It is made of stainless steel. The vent hood is supplied with a decorative duct cover for 8-foot ceilings. Accessory duct covers need to be ordered for 9- and 10-foot ceilings. Holder rods are on each side of the hood to hang and display cooking utensils such as whisks, spoons, forks or small pots and pans. The ZV1050FSS has a limited one-year warranty on parts and labor.

Our Sources

1. ConsumerReports.org

ConsumerReports.org editors rate the GE Monogram ZV1050SFSS as part of its range hood test program. Range hood models are rated on multiple criteria, such as how well they contain and exhaust fumes, how quickly models exchange air and how much noise is produced (based mainly on the low-speed fan setting).

Review: Range Hoods, Editors of ConsumerReports.org, Not dated

2. AppliancesConnection.com

One consumer-reviewer gives the GE Monogram ZV1050SFSS a rating of 4 out of 5 stars. The reviewer says it has a powerful fan, beautiful shape and lighting. When rating ease of use and meeting expectations, the reviewer gives 5 stars. The "bang for your buck" category receives 4 stars.

Review: Model #: GE Monogram ZV1050SFSS, Contributors to AppliancesConnection.com, As of August 2013

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