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Types of Grease Duct Access Doors for Commercial Kitchen Ventilation

Date: October 31, 2018 Author: durasystems Categories: Ducts

When it comes to commercial kitchens, they are all unique in one way or another. As such, ventilation requirements for each are also different. The most trusted companies offer a broad range of options for listed grease duct access doors to ensure optimum safety and functionality. A metal door or panel serves as an access point for cleaning and maintaining the exhaust ducts in commercial kitchens. The primary styles of access doors are the bolt-on and weld-on. Although they are both...

Grease Duct Access Door: The Difference Between a Safe and Unsafe Business

Date: August 24, 2018 Author: durasystems Categories: Ducts

Whether you have an existing kitchen or plan to build or remodel one, make sure you take every safety precaution possible. The simple decision of choosing an exhaust system with a listed grease duct access door could be enough to save your business and possibly, human lives. Commercial kitchen fires are all too common, with more than 60 percent started by the buildup of grease or fat dripping onto a heat source. This is why companies that manufacture passive fire protection systems must...

Why Is It Important to Do a Duct Test Before a Renovation?

Date: June 4, 2018 Author: durasystems Categories: Barriers | Ducts | Enclosures | Fire Resistant Boards | Panels | Walls & Ceilings

As part of any residential or commercial renovation project, you need to make multiple decisions, all of which are essential. However, one thing considered critical that people tend to overlook is a duct test. Following a strict duct leakage test procedure, an expert can quantify the rate of leakage associated with a duct system. Today, one of the most significant sources of energy loss comes from leaks in forced air duct systems. If you experience this problem, that means that you pay more...

Why a Kitchen Exhaust Duct Is Important for Maintaining Indoor Air Quality

Date: March 20, 2018 Author: durasystems Categories: Ducts

Especially in commercial kitchens, poor air quality can become a big issue unless you install a high-quality kitchen exhaust duct. With the right kitchen exhaust duct design, the system handles air contaminated by things like oil, grease, smoke, dust particles, odor, and fumes. Not only does this create a healthier work environment, but it also ensures that patrons smell only the delicious food getting prepared. For kitchens, one of the most critical factors has to do with promoting good air...

Is Your Grease Duct Effective Against an Accidental Fire?

Date: March 13, 2018 Author: durasystems Categories: Ducts

For commercial grade kitchens, there are several critical safety considerations that need to be addressed. Not only do you need to make sure that food gets handled safely, but you must also take the necessary precautions to prevent a fire. Grease fires are especially challenging since they burn hot and spread quickly, making them hard to extinguish. For that reason, having the right zero clearance grease duct is critical to your business. Grease can easily accumulate inside of your ducts....


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