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Why Listed Grease Ducts are Preferred by Engineers

  • Date: July 20, 2021
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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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How to Create a Safe and Efficient Work Environment with Listed Grease Ducts

  • Date: April 12, 2021
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One simple decision is enough to make a work environment safer and more efficient. For a long time, engineers opted for grease ducts with field welded joints. However, that’s recently changed. Now they prefer a listed factory-built grease duct with mechanically connected joints. Although that means paying more upfront for the duct, it’s a worthwhile investment as the installed cost is lower and the issues with field welded joints, such as leakage, are avoided. Material Quality Compared to field welded...

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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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Fire Resistant Ducts Are an Important Passive Fire Protection Method

  • Date: July 13, 2020
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Ductwork is an important element of having a fire safety system in your building. Depending on the role of the system, there are two main types. These include smoke exhaust ducts and pressurization fire rated ducts. Smoke Exhaust Ducts A designer will use these to remove smoke from buildings, improve firefighting, and allow for emergency evacuation. There are several areas in a building where you can use this type of duct in. They include: High-rise buildings smoke control system Atriums...

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