A guide to ventilation in the hospitality sector
Although the advantages of suitable ventilation within the hospitality industry have been widely discussed since the outbreak of COVID-19, the truth is that the pandemic has merely served to highlight the fact that many businesses have overlooked its importance in everyday circumstances. In fact, it has been suggested by facilities management experts that restaurants and pubs have more complicated and extensive ventilation requirements than those seen in many other sectors.
Maintaining proper ventilation is essential for a variety of reasons, whether that be to ensure the safe preparation and storage of food and beverages or simply preserving the morale and good health of your staff and patrons. And while ventilation is commonly considered to be less of a priority than having heating or air conditioning, the number of side effects associated with a poorly ventilated premises mean this notion should be dismissed out of hand.