Solid Fuel Cooking Ventilation

What you should know about kitchen ventilation when designing for Solid Fuel Cooking

Your Comprehensive Guide for Kitchen Ventilation Design of Solid Fuel Cooking. Of all the commercial kitchen ventilation designs, solid fuel cooking presents some significant challenges. The design should consider not only source capture, but mitigation of fire risk and system maintenance when designing. Several important factors must be considered. Here are some key points to […]

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technological advancements in commercial kitchens

How Might ‘Big Data” be Used to Improve Commercial Kitchen Operations?

The pace of technological advancements in commercial kitchens is increasing. They are driven by connectivity and IoT (Internet of Things) platforms collecting vast amounts of data. How can this data be analyzed and put to good use by the operator? Operators can leverage data in commercial kitchens to optimize operations, improve efficiency, enhance customer experiences, […]

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Technology in Commercial Kitchens

Technology in Commercial Kitchens, What Does the Future Hold?

The future of commercial kitchen technology is expected to be driven by advancements in automation, connectivity, sustainability, and enhanced user experience. Early adopters are seeing improvements in several areas of food service operations. A companion blog will explore how data may be leveraged to improve operations and customer experience. Here are some key trends and […]

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How NFPA 96 and IMC Chapter 5 intersect

How NFPA 96 (National Fire Protection Association) and IMC (International Mechanical Code) Chapter 5 intersect.

NFPA 96 (National Fire Protection Association) and IMC (International Mechanical Code) Chapter 5 both play significant roles in regulating commercial kitchen ventilation systems. While they are separate documents, they often complement each other and address different aspects of commercial kitchen ventilation. NFPA 96 establishes standards for the installation of commercial kitchen ventilation systems and fire […]

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