Cooking can release a number
of pollutants into the air, such as nitrogen dioxide and carbon monoxide, as
well as particulate matter. When these pollutants are exhausted from a kitchen,
they can release grease, smoke and odors into the outdoor air.
This is why
restaurants are increasingly adding pollution control units (PCUs) to their kitchen
exhaust systems, providing an additional level of filtration to
exhaust cleaner air. For those restaurants
with PCUs, it’s important to ensure units are protected from potential dangers.
Safeguarding against fire hazards with a fire suppression system is of primary
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