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Exhaust Duct System Design Flaws in Commercial Kitchens

  • Date: April 14, 2021
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Not every exhaust system for commercial kitchens works the same, and many do not follow best practices. For example, many of them do not have doors at the required locations, or the duct might be too close to combustible material. Mistakes like this can lead to a fire, which could be costly and endanger your staff and customers. To protect your building and everyone in it, you need to ensure you have the proper kitchen exhaust duct design. Design Flaw:...

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When it Comes to Fire Protection, There Should Be Passive Protection As Well

When you think of fire protection, you might only think about active fire protection systems. These types of systems include devices such as fire extinguishers, sprinklers and gas suppression systems, which can reduce or put out an existing fire. An alarm is also part of the active protection system since it alerts you to the existence of a fire. You also need to think about passive protection measures, which contain or slow the spread of fire so the active systems...

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What Are the Various Parts of a Commercial Kitchen Exhaust System?

  • Date: December 15, 2020
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Commercial kitchens, such as those found in restaurants, often have special requirements to maintain a safer working environment. That will include systems to exhaust the smoke and grease produced inside the kitchen to prevent fires. A basic kitchen exhaust system consists of a kitchen hood, the grease duct, and an exhaust fan. Learn more about the essential parts of a kitchen exhaust duct system, so you’ll understand why it’s a necessary part of your kitchen equipment. The Grease Duct The...

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Using Durawall Panels to Increase Building Safety

  • Date: November 18, 2020
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There is a reason why many building owners choose to use fire-resistant walls such as DuraWall.

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How Fire Rated Panels Help Create a Safe Building

  • Date: November 11, 2020
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It is important to have a safe and secure building to keep you and other occupants from being compromised in case of a fire. In addition, keeping your building safe can help you protect your valuable investment. This is why using steel can be helpful since it can resist fire well making it an excellent choice for stopping the flames from spreading. However, it is not practical to create a building made entirely of steel. That means that you will...

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