NeutraTEST explains cooker hood noise levels.
It is great news that since 2015 the dB numbers for kitchen extractor fans are available and reliable. Nevertheless, do pay attention to whether the indicated noise levels concern the minimum, maximum or the boost level.
We have written in more depth about the test procedure, and particularly about where “your ears” are situated during the cooker hood tests. Take a look at “need to know about cooker hoods - cooker hood noise”.
With that knowledge you will quickly learn how to understand the noise data and you will be able to choose an extractor fan that suits your preferences with regard to acceptable noise levels.