Odour Control

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The odour is the perception of sensible molecules dissolved in the air. Although most odours are formed by organic compounds, many inorganic substances such as hydrogen sulfide and ammonia can emit odours. Odour control can be a very annoying issue for residential areas as well as many businesses.

Many methods can be used for odour control in a facility, an industrial kitchen or any business that produces odour like these. Although the most traditional method of this is activated carbon, with the development of technology, more effective, more affordable and more environmentally friendly methods such as UV and Ozone are used today.

Ozone Generators

Ozone, one of these methods, is a very powerful and fast oxidant. This feature makes ozone systems one of the most powerful odour control methods. The ozone gas produced on-site by the ozone generators oxidizes the odour molecule and neutralizes it. After oxidation of the odour molecule, ozone turns back into oxygen and enters the atmosphere. While oxidizing odour molecules ozone also destroys the fat molecules and turns them into carbon dioxide and water.

Kitchen Extraction Ozone Generator

UV Systems

Fats are complex chains of carbon and hydrogen compounds. If grease is exposed to intense UV-C irradiation, it absorbs part of this powerful energy, and molecules, placed in a higher energy state, become more reactive. For this reason, they recombine with oxygen present in the air. This process causes a particular and immediate chemical reaction, called “cold combustion”. Results of this reaction are organic and odourless gases, such as carbon dioxide and water, normally present in the air.

UV Odour Control

While both methods provide great benefits to your business, they leave an odourless, clean, environment around you. They allow you to be a good neighbour.

These systems not only provide odour control but also provide grease control in the exhaust ducts. These systems, which break the grease in the cooking fume and transform it into water vapour and carbon dioxide. Thus keeping your exhaust ducts clean, reducing cleaning and maintenance costs and more importantly reducing the risk of fire.

Both systems are the most effective solution with low operating costs to overcome these problems that commercial kitchens and businesses may encounter. These retrofit systems do not require any operator, maintenance or special attention. Just install them and they’re ready to go.

Remove Odours, Grease, Mould

Control of odours and grease extracted through kitchen ventilation systems. No germs proliferation (bacteria and moulds) on fat deposits. UV-V systems may replace the use of active carbons.

Easy Retrofit

Quick installation, maintenance and lamps replacement are easy. Our team will help you and guide you in choosing the solution that suits your needs best.

Low Maintenance

It reduces the need for ongoing maintenance and cleaning of ducts and equipment, including filters and fans, which are typically very expensive. Significant improvement in system performance.

Environmental Friendly

Eco-friendly air treatment (cold and dry) without any chemical spray or agent dangerous for the environment.

odour control

In case you use -OZ systems with air expulsion at street level, it is advisable to apply a second UV system at the end of the line (without ozone), before air outlets. UV rays can eliminate residual ozone easily. Otherwise, ozone could be discharged to the street. As an alternative to the second UV system, it is also possible to apply activated carbon filters; filters life is improved by ozone itself because of its cleaning and regenerating action.

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