Commercial Kitchen Extraction System

Commercial Kitchen Extraction

Donnington Facilities Ltd delivers expert solutions for commercial kitchen ventilation. Our commercial kitchen extraction installers provide ideal solutions tailored to your commercial kitchens’ unique needs.

With our experience and skills, we can help you create a safe, comfortable, and compliant kitchen environment while maximising the efficiency of your ventilation system. Through personalised solutions, we can help you optimise your ventilation system for better air quality, fire safety, and overall performance.

Your staff’s well-being and your business’s success shall never be compromised. Maintain a secure and comfortable kitchen environment with effective solutions tailored to your commercial kitchen extraction needs.

Commercial Kitchen Ventilation Services

We offer a range of commercial kitchen ventilation services to ensure the proper functioning and compliance of the ventilation system in a commercial kitchen:

  1. Design and Installation of Kitchen Ventilation System
  2. Exhaust Hood Cleaning and Maintenance
  3. Ductwork Cleaning
  4. Fan Maintenance and Repair
  5. Make-Up Air Unit Maintenance
  6. Compliance and Safety Inspections
  7. Upgrades and Retrofitting
  8. Emergency Repairs
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Why Is Ventilation Important in Commercial Kitchens?

A kitchen extraction system plays several roles in a commercial kitchen. All of these are crucial for maintaining a safe and healthy environment.

  1. 1Improved Air Quality: Commercial kitchens produce a significant amount of smoke, steam, grease, and other airborne contaminants during cooking. Adequate ventilation helps remove these pollutants, improving air quality and providing a healthier indoor environment for kitchen staff.
  2. Fire Safety: Open flames, hot cooking surfaces, and flammable materials in commercial kitchens increase the risk of fires. Proper ventilation helps remove grease particles, smoke, and combustible gases, reducing the likelihood of fires and minimising the potential for flames to spread.
  3. Heat Removal: Proper ventilation systems remove excess heat, maintaining a comfortable working environment and reducing the strain on cooling systems in the kitchen.
  1. Grease Removal: Without proper ventilation, grease buildup can create fire hazards and compromise cleanliness standards. Effective ventilation systems capture and remove grease particles, minimising the risk of grease-related accidents and making cleaning and maintenance tasks more manageable.
  2. Compliance with Regulations: Commercial kitchens are subject to strict health and safety regulations, including ventilation requirements. Local authorities and regulatory bodies set guidelines for airflow rates, contaminant removal, and fire safety measures. Proper ventilation ensures compliance with these regulations, helping businesses avoid penalties and maintain a safe and legal operating environment.
  3. Comfort and Productivity: Adequate ventilation in commercial kitchens creates a comfortable and more pleasant working environment for kitchen staff.

Critical Components of Commercial Kitchen Ventilation

A commercial kitchen ventilation system comprises various components, including the following:

  1. Exhaust Hoods: Commercial kitchen canopy installation involves the installation of hoods above cooking equipment to capture and contain airborne pollutants, such as smoke, grease, and steam, generated during cooking. Exhaust hoods come in different types, such as canopy hoods, proximity hoods, and island hoods, depending on the kitchen layout and cooking equipment.
  2. Ventilation Fans: Ventilation fans, often installed within or near the exhaust hoods, help to draw contaminated air out of the kitchen and into the ventilation system. These fans are designed to provide sufficient airflow to effectively remove heat, smoke, grease particles, and other pollutants.
  3. Ductwork: Ductwork consists of a network of pipes or channels that transport the contaminated air from the exhaust hoods to the outside of the building. Ductwork needs to be properly sized, sealed, and insulated to maintain the efficiency of the ventilation system and prevent the accumulation of grease deposits.
  4. Grease Filters: Grease filters are located within the exhaust hoods and are designed to capture and trap grease particles from the cooking fumes. They help prevent grease buildup in the ductwork and minimise fire hazards. Regular cleaning and maintenance of grease filters are crucial to ensure their effectiveness.
  5. Make-Up Air Units: Make-up air units supply fresh, filtered air into the kitchen to replace the exhausted air. They help to balance the airflow within the kitchen and maintain proper air pressure, preventing the backflow of contaminated air from other areas.
  6. Fire Suppression Systems: Commercial kitchen ventilation systems often integrate fire suppression systems, such as automatic extinguishing systems, to provide an additional layer of safety in the event of a fire. These systems can quickly detect and suppress fires within the exhaust hoods and cooking equipment, minimising the risk of fire spread.

Why Donnington Facilities Ltd?

  1. Expertise and Experience: Our team comprises commercial kitchen ventilation engineers with extensive experience in commercial kitchen ventilation.
  2. Customised Solutions: Our experts will assess your kitchen layout, equipment, and ventilation needs to design a tailored ventilation system that suits your requirements.
  3. Installation and Retrofitting: Whether you need a new ventilation system installed or an upgrade to an existing one, our team has you covered.
  4. Commercial Kitchen Ventilation Cost: We offer our products and services at highly competitive prices.
  5. Regular Maintenance and Cleaning: We offer comprehensive maintenance and cleaning services to keep your ventilation system operating at its best.
  6. Safety and Compliance: We prioritise safety and compliance with health and safety regulations.
  7. Emergency Repairs and Support: In case of breakdowns or malfunctions, our responsive team is available for emergency repairs and support.
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