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I have a VULCAN-GC04S-SINGLE-STACK-Commercial CONVECTION oven, 40,000 BTU's. This is for my cake decorating school, do I need to get a hood system for this? It is a gas oven. There is existing ventilation in the kitchen.
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  John replied 5 years ago.

Yes, you do need a vent hood to exhaust the carbon monoxide produced by the burner flame. You should also check with your local building department or fire department to see if a fire retardant system(Ansul) is required.

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