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

  • Date: August 24, 2018
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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...

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

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...

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

  • Date: March 20, 2018
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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...

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Is Your Grease Duct Effective Against an Accidental Fire?

  • Date: March 13, 2018
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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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The Importance of Installing a Duct Doors

  • Date: August 29, 2017
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If you own or operate a commercial kitchen, it is important that you have high-quality grease duct access doors installed. In fact, this decision is critical. A commercial kitchen exhaust system consists of three primary parts, including the hood, duct, and fan. Of these, the duct is the most important but also the most problematic for situations where there is no access door. Because the ductwork in a commercial kitchen runs above the hood and into the ceiling, many people...

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