Commercial Kitchen Hood Testing
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What Is Commercial Kitchen Hood Testing?
Airflow testing is performed on all newly installed kitchen hoods. These hoods suck air in from the stovetop, and either blow it outside of the building or filter and circulate it. Likewise, commercial kitchen hood testing measures intake air and exhaust air. There must be sufficient exhaust airflow, which is measured in cubic feet per minute. Moreover, we must measure air balance. Intake and exhaust values cannot contrast more than ten percent from each other. Therefore, airflow requirements must be taken into account when calibrating the equipment and selecting filters. Designing a commercial kitchen correctly is a crucial step.
Why it’s Important
Range hoods may be one of the most indispensable appliances in a commercial kitchen. Kitchen hoods main function are to keep the cooking area clean. It’s essential to have the food prep area free of excess grease, smoke, and other airborne bacteria. Additionally, they help maintain a pleasantly cool and dry kitchen area. Indoor air quality improves all around. So, new kitchen hoods must be tested for efficiency when the are installed. We will record our results, which then get passed along to proper building inspection authorities.
Health Departments set this industry standard as a quality check of performance. Health Codes benefit us all. We’ve serviced many restaurants and businesses in Southern California. Plus, BarrierEnergy has over ten years of experience. If we do happen to uncover any issues, we will advise you on what changes are necessary. Contact Us and get the job done right!