The Benefits of Kitchen Exhaust Fans
If you are building a new commercial kitchen or remodeling an existing one, you may be wondering if you need to install an exhaust fan. The answer is no, you are not required to have one. However, there are a number of advantages to having an exhaust fan in your kitchen, which we will explore in this blog post.
Meaning that it helps remove smoke and aromas from the kitchen. Second, it helps keep the kitchen air cool and clear of cooking odors. Third, an exhaust fan can help to extend the life of your kitchen appliances by reducing the accumulation of oil and other debris on them. Finally, deciding whether or not to install an exhaust fan in your kitchen is a personal choice.
How Does an Exhaust Fan Work?
An exhaust fan works by drawing air out of the kitchen and into the ductwork leading to the outside of the building. TheFanshaft runs through the center of the hood and is connected to a motor that drives the blades. The hood also has a filter that captures grease, vapors, and odors. When the fan is turned on, it pulls air through the filter and up through the shaft, exhausting it outdoors.
Types of Exhaust Fans
There are two types of exhaust fans: ceiling-mounted and wall-mounted. Ceiling-mounted fans are more common in commercial kitchens because they are less expensive to install and maintain than wall-mounted fans. However, wall-mounted fans are easier to clean because they do not have filters that need to be replaced regularly.
The type of fan you choose should be based on your specific needs and the layout of your kitchen.
Ceiling-mounted fans are more common in restaurants because they are less expensive to install and maintain than wall-mounted fans. However, wall-mounted fans are easier to clean because they do not have filters that need to accumulate grease over time.
Installing an exhaust fan in your commercial kitchen has a number of benefits including removing smoke and odors from the air, keeping appliances clean, and extending their lifespan. However, deciding whether or not to install an exhaust fan is ultimately a personal decision based on your specific needs and circumstances. If you have any questions about which type of exhaust fan would be best for your restaurant, please contact us today – we’d be happy to help!