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Mitchells & Butlers regulates kitchen extract systems to curtail energy usage

Mitchells & Butlers regulates kitchen extract systems to curtail energy usage

Pub giant Mitchells & Butlers has adopted technology that regulates extract systems in many of its kitchens as part of its mission to bring down energy costs. Catering areas across its estate, which spans 1,700 sites, are increasingly using equipment that controls its extract and air supply fans to ensure they always run at the

OPINION: Time to get tough on kitchen ventilation

The reclassification of kitchen extract systems could result in more robust cleaning and maintenance procedures that would better protect those at the culinary coal face, writes Paul Downing, technical consultant for the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA). Kitchen extract ventilation should be re-classified as ‘Local Exhaust Ventilation’ (LEV) to protect catering staff from growing threats

How to build a green kitchen – PART 4: Extraction & filtration

With so much ‘greenwash’ to contend with, how can operators really make sure they are getting true value for money when sourcing energy efficient catering equipment? In the fourth part of this special FEJ report, we  provide a unique breakdown of what operators need to bear in mind when specifically seeking out energy efficient extraction

Pizza chain boom drives business for kitchen extraction specialist

A specialist kitchen extraction supplier is seeing a sharp spike in demand for its services off the back of Britain’s pizza chain boom. Andover-based Chimflue, which designs and fabricates bespoke flue systems, has bagged dozens of contracts with restaurant chains that use authentic wood-fired cooking equipment in their kitchens. Over the past year it has