Fire Suppression Manifold System

What are the fire suppression requirements for a shared or manifold duct system?

A recent article in kitchenventilatio.com explored Food Hall and Mixed-Use Retail property kitchen ventilation design. These designs can be challenging in the best of circumstances and require detailed scope definition to ensure all elements are identified. Another aspect of Food Hall and Mixed-Use systems is that they lend themselves to shared or manifold grease exhaust […]

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Understanding Fan Laws - Roof Top Exhaust Fans

Understanding Fan Laws

This article will provide the fundamentals of fan behavior, commonly known as “fan laws” in a system, and how a mechanical engineer selects the proper fan. Most manufacturers of fans have selection software that automates the selection process. The best advice to a Ventilation Engineer is to ensure that they are fully conversant with the […]

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Heritage Building Hybrid Recirculation Kitchen Ventilation

How to Manage Kitchen Ventilation in Heritage Buildings or Buildings with Limited Infrastructure space.

What is “Hybrid Recirculation” Kitchen Ventilation? It is a commercial kitchen ventilation system that incorporates recirculated air from an all-electric cooking process plus a conventional system serving gas/solid fuel-fired catering appliances carrying the need to discharge to the atmosphere.  This dual approach enables the catering operator to still have the option to include certain items […]

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New Approaches For Recirculating Systems in Kitchen Ventilation

Recirculating systems or ductless hoods have typically had limited capacity on the type of appliances they serve. In addition, the connected power of the appliance was limited by what the device was tested under to obtain its U.L. 710B certification. Similar to ducted exhaust hoods, when recirculating systems are tested, the results of those tests […]

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