In 2017, A Type 1 commercial kitchen hood is estimated to be around $1200.00 dollars per linear ft. at the most economical route with a kitchen fire suppression system. It excludes your plumbing, electrical, roofing, and restaurant equipment. The cost is for a quality system that will pass local requirements and be worth your investment in your commercial kitchen.
Deciding what type of commercial hood you will be needing revolves around the cooking equipment in which you will be using. The 2 most common are Type 1 and Type 2 exhaust ventilation hoods. The difference between the 2 system vary in commercial cooking equipment it can ventilate efficiently with the different temperature ranges used. A plan of the cooking equipment line is needed to design your next commercial kitchen hood.
A commercial kitchen hood should be installed by a experienced licensed HVAC mechanical contractor. The design is vital to the pricing and labor cost for a commercial kitchen hood. The kitchen hood suppression system needs to be installed by a licensed fire protection system contractor specializing in kitchen hood suppression systems. There will be 3 others trades which need to be hired to make this system function: plumber, electrician, and roofer. All play an important part to finalize a full installation.
Type 1 Commercial Kitchen Hood systems are prime real estate for all restaurant, cafeterias, and commercial kitchens. Underneath each one of the Type 1 hood you may put all types of cooking equipment from ranges, woks, fryers, char-broilers, and flat top griddles.