Whirlpool Adds New Premium Range of Innovative Cooker Hoods

At the forefront of exciting technological developments, Whirlpool has launched a new premium range of cooker hoods, which sees the introduction of a ground-breaking condensing system and innovative, intelligent technology.

The forward-looking technology in the stunning, new, top of the range Whirlpool condenser hood incorporates a revolutionary new heating film, concealed behind the surface of the extractor, which prevents the formation of condensation. The cleverly engineered heating film works to reduce water droplets dripping onto the hob.

By eliminating condensation in the kitchen, the new Whirlpool condenser hood effectively reduces the humidity in the kitchen, and with a striking new angled glass design, which boasts iXelium nanotechnology coating for easier cleaning, touch sensitive controls for ease of use and four speed settings with boost function, the attractive wall-mounted cooker hood is a beautifully functional addition to any kitchen.

Also in the new range, which also includes vertical and island hood designs, is a new model that combines Whirlpool’s revolutionary 6TH SENSE® technology with the durability and ease of maintenance of Whirlpool’s ingenious iXelium finish. The smart 6th Sense® control, in the AKR 758 IXL wall mounted chimney style hood,  automatically selects the required setting according to the cooking mode, i.e. boiling, simmering, frying, as well as sensing and removing room air pollutants. The cooker hood instinctively finds the perfect setting and power, and the extraction only increases when needed, eliminating unnecessary energy wastage.  In addition, the hood may be set to 6TH SENSE® and will instantly detect and remove smells and odours in the room.

Jennifer Taylor, Senior Brand Manager, Whirlpool, says: “With sleek, stylish design across the range, the new Whirlpool cooker hoods perfectly combine form with function. Blending into an array of design trends, the innovative technology in the new Whirlpool range ensures advanced levels of performance and truly efficient extraction, ensuring that every kitchen can look great, while also benefiting from excellent air quality.”

Key features and benefits of the Whirlpool AKR 758 IXL wall-mounted chimney style cooker hood:

  • Wall-mounted chimney style hood with sleek, modern aesthetic
  • Whirlpool’s 6TH SENSE® technology monitors air quality automatically, saving energy, offering ease of use and helping you maintain a fresh atmosphere all day
  • Five automatic speed settings for every cooking situation
  • Modern touch control for ease of use
  • Finished in Whirlpool’s innovative iXelium finish: a scratch-resistant nanotechnology coating which enables the hood to retain its pristine appearance for longer
  • Features twin LED lamps for energy efficiency and exceptional visibility while preparation and cooking
  • Suitable for ducting or recirculation
  • Extraction rate: 625 m³/hr (ducted); 427 m³/hr (recirc.)
  • A+ Energy rating
  • Noise level 72 dB(A)
  • Dimensions: H x W x D 650 x 900 x 455 mm

For more information on the new Whirlpool range of cooker hoods, and your nearest stockist, visit the website at www.whirlpool.co.uk


Image caption: The Whirlpool 6TH SENSE® chimney hood, with iXelium finish for durability and ease of maintenance, automatically detects and removes unwanted odours.

Note for editors:

About Whirlpool:

The Whirlpool brand is part of Whirlpool UK Appliances Limited. Superior performance, intuitive technology, and cutting-edge design are the key pillars of the Whirlpool brand, achieving industry and consumer recognition for its collection of intelligent 6th Sense appliance technology.

About Whirlpool UK Appliances Limited:

Whirlpool UK Appliances Limited is managed by Whirlpool EMEA, part of Whirlpool Corporation, the global leader in manufacturing and marketing of home appliances. Whirlpool UK Appliances Limited is the only white goods manufacturer in the UK to operate its own independent service and logistics operations.

Whirlpool UK Appliances Limited fully supports the AMDEA safety initiative, Register My Appliance, and is committed to encouraging householders to register their appliances: http://www.registermyappliance.org.uk/

About Whirlpool Corporation: Whirlpool Corporation is the number one major appliance manufacturer in the world, with approximately $21 billion in annual sales, 97,000 employees and 70 manufacturing and technology research centers throughout the world in 2015. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, Jenn-Air, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world. In Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) there are approximately 24,000 employees, a sales presence in more than 30 countries and manufacturing sites in eight countries. Whirlpool EMEA is an operating segment of Whirlpool Corporation. Whirlpool Corp.’s European Operations Center is located in Comerio (VA), Italy. Additional information about the company can be found at WhirlpoolCorp.com. or follow us on twitter @WhirlpoolCorp

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21st September 2016



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