Owners of food-handling facilities need to check a lot of boxes so they don’t get shut down. In addition to having the proper building construction and employee training, the drainage system must be able to prevent the possibility of food contamination.
Properly sizing a grease interceptor, also known as a fats, oils and grease (FOG) waste interceptor, requires an open mind and a willingness to accept that, for the most part, it has been done incorrectly.
More than 30,000 attendees, 600 exhibitors and 400 members of the media will convene in Las Vegas from Feb. 19-21. And that’s just the prediction from the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show’s (KBIS) official website!
In this column, I would like to focus on the handbook’s approach to sprinkler system hydraulic calculations. Note that hydraulically calculated sprinkler systems did not appear in NFPA 13 until the 1972 edition.