Ventless Hood Solutions

Advantages and Limitations of Ventless Solutions for Commercial Kitchen Ventilation

When designing a kitchen ventilation system, there may be a location where it is not cost-effective to run ductwork to the exterior of the building. This approach should always be the first consideration. In the absence of a practical means of ducting the kitchen exhaust, a ventless solution also known as a ductless solution can […]

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Residential range in a commercial space

What the Building Codes require when installing a residential range in a commercial space.

Cooking causes over 50% of residential fires and over 29% of non-residential fires. It is important to understand what is needed when installing a residential-rated range in a commercial space. This type of application differs from traditional commercial kitchen ventilation systems. Those are governed by a different set of codes and requirements. Typically a residential […]

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What are the best practices for Solid Fuel Cooking Ventilation

What are Best Practice Recommendation and Requirements for Solid Fuel Cooking in Kitchen Ventilation

Solid fuel cooking is defined by the International Mechanical Code as “any bulk material such as hardwood, mesquite, charcoal or briquettes that is combusted to produce heat for cooking operations.” This type of cooking is typically used to cook proteins (such as steaks, hamburgers, and chicken). The types of effluent emitted from solid fuel applications […]

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HVAC System on Quick Serve Restaurant Roof

Using your HVAC system to build your restaurant’s brand

Four Steps to Success To succeed in today’s ultra-competitive quick-serve restaurant landscape, it’s vitally important that brands provide an inviting atmosphere for their customers. The primary focus is of course on the food, but customers also expect an exceptional experience from the moment they walk in the door. Restaurant designers have responded with updated lighting […]

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