Kitchen Exhaust

Australian Standards & Commercial Kitchen Exhaust Systems

Commercial kitchen exhaust systems require specialist equipment and design. What are the key issues relating to the application of these systems to buildings? Commercial kitchen exhaust systems are required to comply with Australian Standard AS/NZS1668.2: The use of ventilation and air conditioning in buildings – Ventilation design for indoor air contaminant control, and AS/NZS1668.1: The…

Making a Difference in our Community

Of the suppliers that Shepherd Filters engages, the one we are most proud to be affiliated with is Civic, a not-for-profit organisation that has provided services to people with intellectual disability and/or mental health conditions for 60 years. Founded in 1958 by a group of parents who believed their children had abilities and were capable of…

Why More Than 8,000 Restaurants Catch Fire Every Year

Grease fires are one of the main culprits that lead to more than $200 million in property damage annually.   Unsurprisingly, the most common cause of major fires in restaurants are grease fires. Cooking flames and flammable kitchen materials such as grease build-up over time, which increases the risk for potential fires to break out. According…

Kitchen fire at Bar Reggio closes Crown Street temporarily.

After a Large Kitchen Fire, Bar Reggio Remains Closed

Two weeks after a kitchen fire tore through the longstanding Italian restaurant Bar Reggio, staff members are assessing the damage to the still-closed restaurant. “The whole kitchen looks like it needs to be done … all the exhaust and ducting has gone,” said owner Mandy Rovacchi. The kitchen fire, which happened on 25 July 2018, began…

Disposable Kitchen Grease Filters Made From Wool

Shepherd Filters Solution – Our Mission Explained

At Shepherd Filters, our mission is simple: “The more informed and empowered our customers are, the more satisfied and confident they are with their choices.” Metal kitchen grease filters are the first line of protection to prevent a kitchen exhaust extraction system from grease accumulation. As a result, this leads to mechanical failures, decreased airflow…

MFS Crews Control Building Fire on Leigh St in Adelaide’s CBD

An extinguished building fire in Adelaide’s CBD has caused thick smoke to blanket the city. Fire crews responded to reports of a fire in a kitchen on Leigh St — between Currie and Hindley streets — about 1.50pm on 14 August 2018. About 35 firefighters controlled the kitchen grease fire in minutes and luckily, no…