The Ultimate Guide To Fire Prevention For Philadelphia Restaurants

Nothing puts a damper on a good time at your favorite Philly eatery like a fire. It was just a few months ago that Firefighters battled a fire at an Applebee’s restaurant in Northeast Philadelphia. Even if you have taken every precaution necessary for minimizing fire hazards in your restaurant, … [Read more...]

10 Safety Tips For Philadelphia Restaurants Using Deep Fat Fryers

It’s no secret that we Philadelphians love fried foods.   In fact nothing goes better with a Philly cheese steak than a basket of sizzling hot fries (salt, pepper, ketchup please). So we thought it would be a good idea to help keep Philadelphia area restaurants informed by providing 10 Tips the USDA … [Read more...]

Combustible Dust: Sugar Can Be Explosive

Last year in December when a combustible dust explosion at Perfetti Van Melle, the candy manufacturer of AirHeads, shook the sugar silos it was a sober reminder to manufacturers everywhere that they must remain diligent about mitigating the dangers of combustible dust fires. The fire at Perfetti … [Read more...]

12 Fire Safety Tips For Philadelphia Restaurants

Philadelphia offers a wide variety of restaurants, from chain restaurants that are found at many locations — including fast-food restaurants — to small, family-owned restaurants that limit business to a single location. No matter the type, however, all Philadelphia restaurants have one thing in … [Read more...]

How Philadelphia Building Managers Can Avoid Sick Building Syndrome

Did you know that 1 out of 4 buildings in the U.S. could be classified as sick? You’re probably wondering what a sick building is. According to NADCA – the HVAC Inspection, Maintenance and Restoration Association - a sick building is one in which the environment puts the occupants at risk for upper … [Read more...]

Combustible Dust Explosions – More Common Than They Should Be

You may not realize it but dust from a number of everyday materials can become explosive under the right conditions: grains, sugar, metals, plastics, coal, coffee creamer, corn – just to name a few. Checkout our post on 101 Things That Explode. Because of this potential for explosion, dust … [Read more...]

Philadelphia Businesses Should Choose A NADCA Member For Commercial Duct Cleaning

It’s entirely possible you’ve never heard of NADCA and if that were the case of course you’d have no idea of why you should stick to choosing a NADCA member for your commercial duct cleaning needs. So lets start with an explanation of who NADCA is and what they do. About NADCA Formed in 1989, … [Read more...]

Top Benefits of HVAC Cleaning For Wilmington, DE Businesses

There’s a simple answer to the question ‘Why should Wilmington, DE businesses have their commercial HVAC systems cleaned’. It’s because they get really dirty over time containing large amounts of dust and particulates. But according to NADCA there are other compelling reasons as well. We’ve listed a … [Read more...]

Make Sure Your Hood Exhaust Is Cleaned To Code

Did you know that unless you’ve transferred responsibility, in writing, to a management company, tenant, or third party that, you, the owner are responsible for ensuring that your kitchen hood exhaust is cleaned to code? Here’s how NFPA ’96, Section 4.5 explains it…. The responsibility for … [Read more...]

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How Aeroseal Can Help Commercial Buildings Reduce Energy Cost

High Energy Consumption in Commercial Buildings According to the U.S. Department of Energy, leaky ductwork is one of the biggest contributors to energy waste in U.S. buildings today. The D.O.E. now ranks duct sealing as one of the most effective things you can do to reduce your overall energy … [Read more...]