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Commercial Freezer Temperatures: Keeping Your Food Safe

February 1, 2024

Commercial freezers need to be reliable when it comes to temperatures. Whether you are running a restaurant or a supermarket, or even storing chemicals and medical supplies, you need to know you can adequately control commercial freezer temperatures.

Commercial freezers typically maintain a temperature of -10 to 0 degrees Fahrenheit. To us in the UK, that means -23 to -18 degrees Celsius. This temperature range is ideal for preserving frozen foods and preventing the growth of bacteria that can spoil or compromise the quality of the products. It’s important to monitor and regulate the temperature regularly to ensure the proper storage of frozen goods.

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The Importance of Kitchen Canopy Maintenance

January 19, 2024

A kitchen canopy, also known as an exhaust hood or range hood, is a ventilation system designed to remove airborne grease, smoke, heat, and odours generated during cooking processes in a commercial kitchen or residential setting. It is typically placed over cooking appliances such as stoves, ovens, grills, or fryers. In this guide, we’re exploring the importance of kitchen canopy maintenance and some of the guidelines around keeping a kitchen canopy in top condition.

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Air Filtration – Can it Save You Money in the Long Run?

November 23, 2023

An air filter in a HVAC system is a device that removes particles from the air that passes through the system. The primary purpose of an air filter is to improve indoor air quality by trapping dust, dirt, pollen, mould spores, and other airborne particles. It also helps protect the HVAC system’s components, such as the blower fan and the heating or cooling coils, from getting coated with debris.

While we think of air filters primarily as being about air quality, the additional benefit of helping with the function of the HVAC system is well worth considering, and lifetime cost analyses may show that it can save you money to implement a filter.

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The Role of Commercial Kitchen Grease Traps: Do They Help?

November 2, 2023

In a commercial kitchen, with great flavour comes a great deal of grease and waste. The accumulation of grease can wreak havoc on kitchen operations and even pose safety hazards. To maintain a safe and efficient kitchen, commercial kitchen grease traps play a crucial role. In this blog post, we’ll explore the benefits of grease traps in commercial kitchens and discuss whether they can help with other vital components like ductwork and ventilation.

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Legionella in Air Conditioning Systems: Can Legionella Spread Through AC?

October 26, 2023

Air conditioning systems have become a common feature in modern life, providing heating and cooling in homes, offices, and public spaces.

You may have heard horror stories about HVAC systems carrying Legionella, a bacterium responsible for Legionnaires’ disease, a potentially fatal respiratory illness. In this blog post, we will explore whether Legionella can be carried and grow in air conditioning systems and discuss preventive measures to mitigate this threat.

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Commercial Building Compliance Checklist

July 28, 2023

Business owners and the owners of commercial buildings have a legal duty to keep their building compliant. There are so many different laws and regulations to consider, and it can be tough to understand (and track) every aspect of health and safety.

Many larger businesses rely on the help of a facilities services company to help them manage their obligations when it comes to health and safety, but smaller businesses may want to take on as many tasks as they can themselves. Our legal building compliance checklist is not exhaustive, but it does give a strong idea of the areas you need to cover if you are an owner or operator of commercial premises.

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Commercial Kitchen Cooling Solutions

June 14, 2023

A commercial kitchen can be one of the hardest environments to keep cool, but it is a welfare issue and it is so important to ensure that you manage to keep everybody comfortable. Commercial kitchen cooling is required in a lot of different environments, we’re not just talking about restaurants and takeaways, a lot of large office blocks may have commercial kitchens, and schools and other environments may, too.

If you’re finding that the heat becomes unbearable in the commercial kitchen then these methods of cooling a commercial kitchen could be very helpful.

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Benefits of Air Conditioning in an Office

June 8, 2023

What are the benefits of air conditioning in an office? We explore a lot of the reasons why businesses are turning to air conditioning units to keep their employees cool.

Many of us have experienced being sat in an office when it is roasting hot, and trying to get work done in this scenario can be really difficult, if not impossible. This isn’t a decision to take lightly, and air conditioning units aren’t necessarily cheap. Plus, they require maintenance.

So, should you install an air conditioning unit in an office? What are the benefits of an air conditioning unit?

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Property Maintenance Services For Landlords – How We Can Help

May 18, 2023

Private landlords, commercial landlords, and letting agents all need to be aware of their legal responsibilities with regards to health and safety. This differs considerably from what you are required to do in your own domestic property and is a critical and ever-changing feature of a landlord’s list of duties.

This is why many landlords, estate agents, and letting agents contact us at Robinsons Facilities Services and design an agreement which looks after all the important services in a rental property, with regards health, safety, security and the environment. A planned preventive maintenance agreement ensures that we keep all your equipment and installations in order and that you comply with your many and varied legal obligations.

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