Vent Hood - Electrical Requirements and Breaker Size

Vent hood electrical requirements:

  • A 120-volt individual, properly-grounded branch circuit with a 3-prong grounding type receptacle, protected by a 15 or 20 amp circuit breaker or time-delay fuse.
  • Wiring must be 2 wire with ground.
  • For actual amperage of the hood, check the model's product features or look on the rating tag on the hood itself.

For model specific electrical requirements, consult the Installation Instructions. Download a copy of the Installation Instructions.