The VL 430/431 built-in countertop extractor from Gaggenau is the state-of-the-art downdraft ventilation, part of the latest 400 Series Gaggenau Vario modular cooktops. This highly efficient system comes with flaps that cover the suction opening when not in use, for a sleek uniform countertop. The flaps remain open for a few seconds after you switch the vent off.
The VL 430/431 Gaggenau downdraft vent has to be connected to a remote blower. It features dishwasher-safe stainless steel grease filter and simple electronic control panel. Price is around $450. Gaggenau. Previously, Gaggenau ventilation table.