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Mensa University and research center - Garching - Germany

Ventilation of central kitchens for educational facilities

Reduce the contribution of  energy and maintenance in the meal cost with the highest efficiency  and hygiene level

Central kitchens are large scale meal production lines that serve several facilities, whether public, private, or both.

The education and health sectors are among the most significant catering segments with ever-increasing quality demands combined with ever-increasing financial constraints.  It appears to be an insurmountable challenge. Halton’s ventilation solutions address some of the unknowns to contribute to overcoming the challenge directly.

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  • Why choose Halton
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Typical challenges

Producing a large number of well balanced meals in perfect safety and with strong financial constraints. This is the equation the public or private operators of central kitchens for educational facilities have to solve. It is clear it is not an easy one.

Central kitchens are characterized by a limited number of cooking appliance types of high capacity. They are often grouped by type, and certain groups are generally not used all times. It results in a significant amount of exhaust variability during normal operation. High demand in exhaust airflow moves or splits between groups of appliances, depending on their use.

Hygiene is then vital for such a large scale production operation. The requirements are the most significant of the catering businesses, at processes, including the ventilation system, which shall not generate cross-contamination of the air.

HTW University of Applied Sciences - Berlin - Germany

Why choose Halton

With Halton solutions, lower the part of the energy and maintenance in the meal cost while benefiting from the healthiest make-up air and a globally safe ventilation system.

Halton’s hoods, ventilated ceilings and energy saving technologies comply with the highest hygiene, energy efficiency and staff comfort standards. The embedded technologies benefit from advanced distant monitoring enabling the best of predictive maintenance in order to lower its cost.

Brossolette central kitchen – Tourcoing – France

Halton’s solutions assets

  • 50 years expertise in innovative kitchen ventilation solutions.
  • Products and solutions HACCP* certified.
  • M.A.R.V.E.L. Demand Controlled Ventilation systems address the variability of the needs in exhaust airflow rates while suppressing cross contamination risks due to ventilation.
  • Solutions for the neutralisation of the grease and odors released by the cooking appliances which opens the way to sustainable heat recovery.
  • Solutions for a healthy make-up air in dense urban sites.
  • Massive savings on the energy use.
  • Distant monitoring and smart services, enabling reaching the lowest failure rate and lowering the maintenance cost.

* Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point