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WARNING -TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE, ELECTRIC SHOCK, OR
II_LIRYTO PERSONS, OBSERVETHE FOLLOWING:
1. Use this unit only in the manner intended by the manufacturer. If
you have questions, contact the manufacturer at the address or
telephone number listed in the warranty.
2. Before servicing or cleaning unit, switch power off at service panel
and lock service panel to prevent power from being switched on
accidentally. When the service disconnecting means cannot be
locked,securely fasten a prominent warning device,such as a tag,
to the service panel. .
3. Installation work and electrical wiring must be done by a quali-
fied person(s) in accordance with all applicable codes and stan-
dards, including fire-rated construction codes and standards.
4. Sufficient air is needed for proper combustion and exhausting of
gases through the flue (chimney) of fuel burning equipment to
prevent backdrafting. Follow the heating equipment
manufacturer's guideline and safety standards such as those pub-
lished by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), and
the American Society for Heating, Refrigeration and Air Condi-
tioning Engineers (ASHRAE), and the local code authorities.
5. When cutting or drilling into wall or ceiling, do not damage elec-
trical wiring and other hidden utilities.
6. Ducted fans must always be vented to the outdoors.
7. To reduce the risk of fire, use only metal ductwork.
TO REDUCE THE RISK OF A RANGE TOP GREASE FIRE:
1. Never leave surface units unattended at high settings. J3oilovers
cause smoking and greasy spillovers that may ignite. Heat oils
slowly on low or medium settings.
2. Always turn hood ON when cooking at high heat .or when cook-
ing flaming foods.
3. Clean ventilating fans frequently. Grease should not be allowed
to accumulate on fan or filter.
4. Use proper pan size.Always uSe cookware appropriate for the
size of the surface element.
TO REDUCE THE RISK OF INJURY TO PERSONS IN THE EVENT
OFA RANGETOP GREASE FIRE, OBSERVETHE FOLLOWING*:
1. SMOTHER FLAMES with a close-fitting lid, cookie sheet, or metal
tray, then turn off the burner. BE CAREFULTO PREVENT BURNS.
If the flames do not go out immediately, EVACUATE AND CALL
THE FIRE DEPARTMENT.
2. NEVER PICK UP A FLAMING PAN -You may be burned.
3. DO NOT USE WATER, including wet dishcloths or towels -a vio-
lent steam explosion will result.
4. Use an extinguisher ONLY if:
A. You know you have a Class ARC extinguisher, and you al-
ready know how to operate it.
B. The fire is small and contained in the area where it started.
C. The fire department is being called.
D. You can fight the fire with your back to an exit.
• Based on _Kitchen Fir_safetyTips _published by NFPA.
1. For general ventilating use only.Do not use to exhaust hazardous
or explosive materials and vapors.
2. To reduce the risk of Rre or electrical shock,this range hood should
not be used with an additional speed control device.
3. To reduce the risk of shock, disconnect power before servicing.
4. To reduce the risk of fire and to properly exhaust air, be sure to
duct air outside.
PLAN THE INSTALLATION
Recommended mounting height is 18 _to 24 _from the bottom of the
range hood to the top of the cooking surface.
The hood should be mounted to the bottom of a standard wall cabi-
net. If the hood must be mounted directly to a wall, secure the hood
to wall studs.
All wiring must comply with local codes and the unit must be prop-
erly grounded.The hood is connected to a 110-120vAC lighting cir-
cuit (15 amp) in the circuit breaker or fuse box.
This range hood is"Convertible'- it may be installed as a ducted or as
a non-ducted unit.
IFTHE RANGE HOOD ISTO BE NON-DUCTF, D:
• Purchase nonMucted (duct-free) charcoal filter Model BPQTE
IFTHE RANGE HOOD ISTO BE DUCTED:
• Ductwork can be installed vertically or horizontally.
• Duct runs should Be as short as possible.
• Avoid the use of elbows.
• Use duct tape at all joints.
• Do not use duct smaller than the discharge on the hood.
• For 7" round ductwork installation, use 7 _round damper, Model
BP87 (purchased separately).