When was the last time you were on your facilities roof top? If you must stop and think, then it may be worth a trip to the roof to look at things. Your Kitchen is your world, you have it running like a well-oiled machine, but do not take your eyes off what lurks above, [...]
The equipment on your roof top all work in unison, like one big orchestra. If one piece of equipment is out of place or not working properly it can greatly affect the efficiency of your systems which can increase maintenance and even increase energy bills. It is important to understand how this equipment works and [...]
When Hood Boss was started, we always envisioned the company growing into more than just Kitchen Exhaust Cleaning. We knew that there was value in having one vendor provide multiple services to their clients. It is a common practice in the marketplace to bundle services to get better rates and consolidate services, and the technology [...]
Due to the current pandemic, business owners are being forced to make extreme budget cuts to keep their doors open, their staff employed, and their bills paid. No other industry has been hit harder than the Food and Beverage. The restrictions placed on in-store dining has left business owners reinventing processes and taking risks they [...]
We wanted to put together a video showing how the fire suppression operates in you commercial cooking facility and what to look for in your inspections that are performed every six months. We hope this helps educate your staff. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to call us at Boss Fire Protection.
They use monoammonium phosphate which is a dry chemical that is able to quickly put out the fire. It is a pale-yellow powder that is able to put out all three classes of fire - Class A for trash, wood and paper, Class B for liquids and gases, and Class C for energized electrical sources.
A Class K fire extinguisher is used on fires involving cooking media (fats, grease, and oils) in commercial cooking sites such as restaurants. Saponification takes place when alkaline mixtures, such as potassium acetate, potassium citrate, or potassium carbonate, are applied to burning cooking oil or fat.
The Ansul R - 102 restaurant fire suppression system is a pre-engineered, wet chemical, cartridge-operated, regulated pressure type with a fixed nozzle agent distribution network. The system is capable of automatic detection and actuation as well as remote manual actuation. Additional equipment is available for building fire alarm panel connections, electrical shutdown and/or interface, and [...]
It is important for facilities that use commercial dryers daily to develop a maintenance schedule that includes dryer lint removal to avoid the risk of dryer combustion. Commercial dryer vent fires are responsible for a substantial number of damages, injuries, and deaths annually. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) states there are an average of [...]