Whether you’re looking for product specifications, user manuals, or have other questions about KES and ECOAZUR®, this page has all of the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions. In addition to FAQs, you can also find other resources and videos to dive even deeper into ECOAZUR® technology. Still can’t find what you’re looking for? Contact us directly and our team will be happy to assist you.
Demand Control Kitchen Ventilation (DCKV) is the process of modulating the exhaust fans and supply fans (makeup-air units) based on the level of cooking activity underneath the kitchen hoods. This is done by sensing temperature, smoke, steam, grease and particulate changes.
Yes! The ECOAZUR® system can tie into your dedicated makeup air unit for the kitchen and/or kitchen hoods to ensure proper air balance and maximum energy savings. From simple makeup air units, to VAVs, DOAS, RTUs and more, ECOAZUR® has the solution.
Yes! ECOAZUR® can control any brand of variable frequency drive.
Yes! ECOAZUR® is compatible and can control EC motors.
Yes! ECOAZUR® can integrate with a building automation system in a few different ways. Whether it’s simple analog communication or BACnet, ECOAZUR® makes it simple!
ECOAZUR® will be responsible for electrical savings on the exhaust fan and makeup air fan motors as well as heating and cooling savings in the space. Size of the kitchen, runtime hours, climate, total controlled horsepower, and utility costs will be the largest factors in the amount of energy saved. Please see our Energy Savings Calculator to find out how much ECOAZUR® can save you!
The number of kitchen hoods along with the overall length of each hood. Hood configuration and layout – pictures are always great! Number of exhaust fans and makeup air units along with motor nameplate information of each fan and unit. Always feel free to contact us with any questions regarding your project or for a complimentary walkthrough.
Very little maintenance is required on the ECOAZUR® system. We recommend a wipe down of the sensors twice per year. The sensors are waterproof and greaseproof and can also be cleaned as part of the normal hood cleaning process. If too much grease should build up on an optic sensor, the sensor will blink and the keypad will alert the kitchen staff that cleaning is required.
Yes! We provide a training session as part of every ECOAZUR® system installation. 24/7 KES support is also available for any questions or additional virtual training sessions.
No, the kitchen will remain operational throughout the duration of the installation process. Work can be performed off hours and the system can be installed during a time that won’t interrupt any operations.