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What is a ‘blown air' system?

22 May 2008

We'd like a self-service display unit for sandwiches and snacks and have been recommended a "blown air" system. What is this?

This is where a curtain of cold air is blown across the front opening of the display unit, acting as a barrier between the food inside and the warm air outside. It keeps the cabinet at the right temperature but allows customers to access the food easily.

For more advice

Visit www.cesa.org.uk and click on the link "CESA Buying Guides". For energy-saving advice click on "CESA Energy Saver".

If you have a question on equipment, send an e-mail to enquiries@cesa.org.uk.

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