NFPA 96 Standards (2004 Edition)
The National Fire Protection Association regulations are specifically designed to limit the life safety concerns and fire hazards associated with commercial cooking equipment and rooftop grease containment. At Rooftop Solutions, we take the necessary steps to comply with these codes on your behalf. Along the way, we act as your consultant to make the process as smooth as possible.
*NFPA 96 Standard for Ventilation Control and Fire Protection of Commercial Cooking Operations 2004 Edition states:
18.104.22.168 Rooftop termination shall be arranged with or provided with the followingÉ
(4) The ability to drain grease out of any traps or low points formed in the fan or duct near the termination of the system into a collection container that is noncombustible, closed, rainproof, structurally sound for the service to which it is applied, and will not sustain combustion.
(5) A grease collection device that is applied to exhaust systems shall not inhibit the performance of any fan.
(6) Listed grease collection systems that meet the requirements of 22.214.171.124 (4) and 126.96.36.199 (5)
Exceptions: Grease containers that are evaluated for equivalency with the preceding requirements and listed as such.