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How to install a Schweigen Silent Rangehood

All Schweigen silent rangehoods come with quality, right-sized 4-Zero fire-rated flexi-ducting at no extra cost.

Good design practice would always see a fire-rated ducting system extend to the house exterior, rather than to the ceiling cavity. When a rangehood is ducted only into the ceiling space, the collection of humidity and grease can present very real health issues and fire hazards. Over time, the back pressure will also impact the longevity and performance of the rangehood motor.

Different Australian states have varying legislative requirements for the installation of rangehood ducting. Some will insist on ducting being vented externally (i.e. not in to the ceiling cavity); others will not. It is imperative that you check with your state building authority and/or private certifier to confirm their position.

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Motor Installation Examples

Example of a Dektite Roof Installation on a tiled and corrugated roof. Please refer to 650 and 1600 Isodrive Manuals for installation procedure.

Close up example of a Dektite Roof Installation on a corrugated roof. For a list of experienced installers, please click here.

Example of a Dektite Roof Installation on a tiled roof. Please refer to 650 and 1600 Isodrive Manuals for installation procedure.

Example of Twin IsoDrive 1600 Motors roof mounted.

Roof-mounted installation for a double storey house.

Installation for double storey house with poly pipe covering the flexi ducting. This method was chosen to meet minimum distance requirements. Please note, the 200mm fire retardant (210mm outside dimensions) flexi duct runs inside the poly pipe, the use of flexi ducting is a must to neutralize air noise keeping the sound to a minimum.

Installation for double storey house with custom made removable Colour Bond shield covering the flexi ducting. This method was chosen to meet minimum distance requirements. Please note, the 200mm fire retardant (210mm outside dimensions) flexi duct runs inside the Colour Bond shield, the use of flexi ducting is a must to neutralize air noise keeping the sound to a minimum.

Installation example for a side mounted motor.

This method was chosen for a double story house to meet minimum distance requirements.

Please note, the 200mm fire retardant (210mm outside dimensions) flexi duct runs inside the poly pipe.

The use of flexi ducting is a must to neutralise air noise, keeping the sound to a minimum.

External motor can be installed on the wall.

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