PM250Broan 250 CFM 20-1/2" wide, Custom Power Pack in Silver Paint Finish

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  • The Broan Custom Power Module PM250 is a fully integrated range hood system designed to fit flush with the bottom of a cabinet or custom hood installation. Select this silver-finished blower with multi-speed control to provide quiet, effective performance. Incandescent lighting complements the beauty of a fully enclosed bottom containing dishwasher-safe filters to make cleaning easy. Designed to be used with Broan's "Box" or "T" design custom liners.

    • Durable, powder coated silver finish and a fully enclosed bottom ensure this hood is easy to clean and will not discolor
    • Two-speed motor with rocker controls provides 250 CFM of exhaust at 8.0 Sones
    • The enclosed lighting area is home to dual incandescent 40-watt candelabra bulbs (purchased separately)
    • One-piece, washable aluminum mesh filter means you can maintain optimum grease capture and keep the kitchen fresh
    • The choice of 7" round duct or non-ducted discharge allow you to make the right installation decision for your home
    • Optional non-ducted filter kit model 356NDK for indoor exhaust recirculation (includes duct accessories & charcoal filter), sold separately. Replacement charcoal filter is B08999040.
    • Optional 30" and 36" liners (LB30, LB36, LT30 & LT36) allow you to create a custom enclosure and protect your cabinetry (sold separately)
    • Can work in an ADA Compliant situation when wired to operate from a dedicated, standard 2-rocker or 3-rocker wall switch to turn the hood on or off. See Additional Information above.
  • Video Links

    Broan Universal Make-Up Air Damper

    Residential Kitchen Make-Up Air Webinar September 24, 2013

    Island Range Hoods for Kitchen Upgrades – Danny Lipford

    Cleaning a Range Hood Filter – Danny Lipford

    Proper Use of a Range Hood- Danny Lipford

    How to Ventilate the Whole House

    Proper Ventilation Equals A Healthy Home - Danny Lipford

    What are CFMs? - Danny Lipford

    Range Hood & Ventilation Fans Tip - Check Terminations of Ventilation Ducts

    How do I determine the size of the range hood I need? - Danny Lipford

    Is there any regular maintenance needed on my range hood? - Danny Lipford

    Does an Over the Range microwave provide adequate Capture? - Danny Lipford

    Give Your Kitchen a 72-Hour Facelift with Danny Lipford

    Island Range Hoods for Kitchen Upgrades - Danny Lipford

    Importance of a Range Hood for Indoor Air Quality

    Kitchen Renovation Includes Adding Range Hood with Danny Lipford

    Can I install a range hood without venting it? - Danny Lipford

    Article Links

    How to Construct a Custom Kitchen Range Hood HGTV.com

    Keep your kitchen clear of smoke and fumes. Don't neglect ventilation when remodeling your kitchen, ConsumerReports.org

    Cook with a gas stove? You could be breathing polluted air, study says, Los Angeles Times

    Using gas stoves with no hood may expose many to air pollution, UPI Health News

    Breathe Easy – What you need to know to ensure proper home ventilation, K+BB

    5 Kitchen Renovation Goofs To Avoid, Consumer Reports

    Clearing the Air, K+BB

    The Kitchen as a Pollution Hazard

    Fixing Stove Hoods To Keep Pollution Out Of The Kitchen

  • Accessories OptionalYes
    Accommodates Ceiling HeightN/A
    ADA ComplianceSee Additional Information above
    Blower Air Mover TypeFan
    Blower IncludedYes
    Boost ModeNo
    CFM (Airflow)250
    Color/FinishSilver
    Control Feature Filter ReminderNo
    Damper IncludedNo
    Delay Shut OffNo
    Digital ClockNo
    Dishwasher Safe FiltersYes
    Duct Connector Size7" Round
    ENERGY STAR® qualifiedNo
    Filter IncludedYes
    Filter TypeAluminum
    Flue Accommodates ceilings up to xx ftN/A
    Heat Sentry - Temperature SensorNo
    HVI CertifiedYes
    Light Bulb Quantity2
    Light Bulbs IncludedNo
    Lighting FunctionN/A
    Lighting TypeIncandescent
    Max Sones/100 CFM3.2
    Minimum Height Above Cook Top24"
    Mounting SystemBuilt-In
    Mounting TypeBuilt-In
    NightlightNo
    Non-Stick CoatedNo
    Product Depth (inches)11-1/4"
    Product Height (inches)2-1/2"
    Product Width (inches)20-1/2"
    Rated Amps2.1
    Remote ControlNo
    Sones Certified Horizontal Rectangular HighN/A
    Sones Certified Horizontal Rectangular LowN/A
    Sones Certified Vertical Rectangular High8.0
    Sones Certified Vertical Rectangular LowN/A
    Sones Certified Vertical Round HighN/A
    Sones Certified Vertical Round LowN/A
    Switch Control Settings2
    Switch StyleRocker
    TimerNo
    UL ListedYes
    Voltage120
  • Rated 3.9 out of 5 by 19 reviewers.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by very basic product but does what i need the hood vent is perfect for what I use it for. I have no problems with this hood and it has been working just fine. February 14, 2015
    Rated 4 out of 5 by Overall There were installation pieces missing from two different boxes Overall: quite pleased with this unit. Installation: one person and very easy. Operation: lighting is good, odour, smoke, etc removal works very well. Cons: would be nice to have the capability to remote the switching for the unit. Definitely recommend this unit! February 7, 2015
    Rated 3 out of 5 by It works well but... Just ordered our third vent. It works well and installs easy enough but after a few years( after monthly cleaning) the grease drips off the motor. Hard to keep clean. Also after 2 years it starts to squeak. So here we are ordering number three. I think were going to see if we can find something else that will fit into our space that's more easy to maintain and hopefully will last longer. Its getting old popping the canopy off and reinstalling. As always the devil is in the details. It does work well just has a short "shelf life" . November 20, 2014
    Rated 5 out of 5 by This product has great features. We haven't had this product very long but so far we are enjoying it. September 7, 2014
    Rated 4 out of 5 by Good Value I chose this system over others that were much more expensive. Air flow is very good and sound levels are acceptable. The rated light wattage was not very high, but by substituting CFL lights, I could stay within the wattage limitations and increase the light output. We've had this in operation for two months now and we are very satisfied. September 5, 2014
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Easy to install - worry free since I installed The product is flawless. Too often products have some hidden issue with installation. Not so! Instructions and diagrams were clear and concise! March 10, 2014
    Rated 4 out of 5 by This product does an overall good job. Cons 1.) The Plastic attachment clips on the filter housing seem cheap. I am concerned that after years of heat and cool from being used they may break and will not allow me to reinstall the filter after cleaning. 2.) From and ergonomically standpoint the on and off switch’s for both the fan and light are difficult to find. 3.) Very difficult to install the filter housing. I actually had the filter housing fall onto the stovetop while in use. Pros 1.) Seams to pull all of the heat and condensation from above the stovetop. 2.) Lights are easy to change out when they go out. 3.) The lighting is sufficient and located correctly. March 17, 2014
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Finally a real exhaust fan This works great! Finally an exhaust that does not just blow the steam around. You can even see it sucking the steam toward it. Mine has an angled duct going outside and still works great. It was installed in a new construction home so I cannot speak to ease of installation but I did not hear any complaints from builder that it was a problem. March 12, 2014
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    PM250: Using one over a gas range

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    What is Broan's recommendation on using the PM250 hood over a gas range? Specifically, our setup is a gas range (37880 BTU for the stove top) and the hood will be mounted in a wood cabinet 24 inches above the range top. The wood cabinet will have a metal sheet to cover the wooden box. However, cabinet is only 12 inches in depth and will not be able to be mounted with 3 inches from the front of the cabinet and 1 inch from the back. What is Broan's recommendation on this setup? Cheers!
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    Thank you for your question on the model PM250 kitchen exhaust system. The PM250 is rated at 250 CFM and would handle a range that is rated up to 25000 BTU. It would be undersized for your gas range. Please contact the Technical Service Department at 800-637-1453 for further assistance.
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    I ordered bulbs for the Broan PM250 from Broan, and they srill didn't fit. I need help

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    Thank you for your question on the model PM250 kitchen exhaust system. The PM250 should accept (2) 120 volt, 40 watt maximum, incandescent, candelabra based (type E12, type B or type T8) bulbs. Please contact the Technical Service Department at 800-637-1453 for further assistance.
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    I know this has a washable filter, but where can I buy a new filter for this unit?

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    Thank you for your question on the model PM390 kitchen exhaust system. You would use part number 99010370. You can get a new aluminum mesh grease filter through our Customer Service Department at 800-558-1711. You can also order parts from our website by clicking on the Shop for Parts link.
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    Exhaust wall cap

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    We have a 4" exhaust wall cap from the siding to the interior wall side. Is it acceptable to run s 6" round ridgid duct from the PM390 to the wall then reduce down to 4" to connect to the exhaust wall cap?
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    Thank you for your question on the model PM390 kitchen exhaust system. The PM390 requires a six inch metal duct to vent the hood to the outside. We do not recommend or suggest reducing that duct work to anything smaller.
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    Fan runs fast on slow speed setting

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    Fan starts at a higher speed and will progressively get faster if switch moves up to fast. The venting system is piped up through the roof to the outside. There is no damper installed above the fan discharge.
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