Glen Dimplex brings latest air curtain technology to the foodservice sector

World’s largest manufacturer of electrical heating solutions, is now bringing the latest commercial hot and cold air barrier technology to the foodservice sector

The Dimplex brand, part of the Glen Dimplex Group, the world’s largest manufacturer of electrical heating solutions, is now bringing the latest commercial hot and cold air barrier technology to the Foodservice sector, with the launch of the Architectural Air Curtain range.

Designed to help stop air flow and contaminants moving from one open space to another, the units sit discreetly above an external doorway and work by creating an invisible barrier, preventing hot or cold air from travelling in or out of a building, as well as stopping insects, and contaminants, including smells from passing though.

Ideal for use year-round, the Dimplex Air Curtains feature warm or cool air streams, helping to maintain a restaurant, bar, café or retail site’s ambient temperature. Capable of linking with a door senor, the units are ideal for busy sites, with a frequent flow throughout a trading period.

Suitable for both horizontal installation (above door) or vertical installation (beside door), with optional mounting arrangements supplied separately, the Dimplex Air Curtains come in a choice of three sizes and are finished in either brushed or mirror polished stainless steel. Electronic fan and heat control and the ability to connect remotely to a thermostat ensure the units are quick and easy to control when required.

A host of applications

The Dimplex Air Curtains have been designed to be mounted at heights of up to 3.75m and produce a max air velocity of 11.5m/s, making them suitable for a host of applications. Widely used in the retail sector, the Dimplex Air Curtains allow foodservice businesses to maintain the temperature inside their dining room, regardless of door opening frequency and the climate outside. In addition, the barrier of air created by the technology helps to prevent insects from entering and can be used to keep containments and smells out.

“The comfort of customers is vital to those in foodservice, regardless of whether your business offers a grab-and-go offering or a traditional sit-down menu. As more and more businesses operate from dedicated but compact units, particularly on the high-street, tables are often situated close to doorways, and as such customers can be adversely affected by the outside climate. The Dimplex Air Curtains provide a solution to this, producing an invisible barrier above or beside a door, stopping heat escaping in the winter, or entering in the summer, in turn creating much more favourable conditions,” says Lee Stones, senior product marketing manager at Glen Dimplex Heating & Ventilation.

“Using the latest technology, the Dimplex units are quiet, effective and efficient. Controlled automatically via a thermostat, or linked to a door sensor, or via an operator controlled remote, businesses can achieve the optimum conditions for their customers.”

Further details:

For further information on the range of Architectural Air Curtains from Dimplex please visit or call 0344 879 3587.

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