Zephyr® Next Generation Europa with DCBL Suppression System

ClientZephyr Design Team
PrizeHonorable Mention
Entry Description

Zephyr®, innovators of design-forward ventilation hoods, unveils revolutionary and proprietary industry technology packaged in the most beautiful contemporary products with their Next Generation Europa Collection + DCBL Suppression System™. The collection incorporates the industry’s first direct current (DC) brushless motor in a range hood, Bloom™ HD LED bulbs and an on-board computer system-effectively making modern kitchens quieter, cooler, cleaner and greener. DCBL Suppression System is up to 80% more energy efficient, offers 77% less noise and 30% more power than other range hoods. The Next Generation Europa Collection includes seven range hood models, with wall and island installation options.

About Designer

We are submitting Ortal. An alternative to air and lung polluting wood-burning fireplaces or stoves, Ortal offers a green, environmentally friendly heating solution for the modern era. With Ortal’s high efficiency ratings and contemporary designs, you don’t have to sacrifice form for function. Ortal’s unique design maximizes the fireplace’s radiant heat. Additional efficient components include Ortal’s use of direct vent technology, electronic ignition (instead of a standing pilot) and low maintenance requirements. Ortal’s efficiency rate is 75%-81% (very high).