Noise - The Invisible Killer

November 4, 2020
Noise - The Invisible Killer
Noise - The Invisible Killer

Dangers of noise pollution in your kitchen

You might think that noise isn't a serious health issue - after all, it's just noise and it won't kill us, right?

The health impacts of noise pollution are a growing concern. Noise pollution can have a major impact on lives and health. It can cause annoyance and disrupt sleep, making it harder to work and focus during the day.

Evidence from the World Health Organisation (WHO) report that prolonged exposure to high levels of environmental noise can lead to stress, which can contribute towards high blood pressure, heart disease, obesity and diabetes. In the young, this may have lifelong effects on cognitive development and overall well-bring.

Noise pollution is today considered not only an environmental nuisance, but also a threat to public health.

As the experts behind Australia's top-selling and award-winning silent rangehoods, Schweigen has protected families from the ill effects of roaring rangehood noise and unhealthy air for close to two decades now.

We design rangehoods that not only generate incredible extraction power but do so as quietly and efficiently as possible. ​

To achieve this, Schweigen started by sourcing the quietest and most powerful domestic extraction fan available, and integrated the German-made, centrifugal fan technology into a Schweigen-designed motor system called the Isodrive®.

However, even the quietest internal motor and fan generates noise. So, having it vibrate noisily inside a rangehood canopy didn’t make sense.

This is why Schweigen silent rangehoods have their Isodrive® motor systems mounted outside of homes, and connected with free Schweigen SteelFlex™ high performance safety ducting - so it is always blissfully quieter, safer and healthier where cooking happens.

Chat with us today, and protect yourself from the dangers of noise pollution in your kitchen with a silent rangehood. For more info, contact us at 1300 881 693 or

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