IKECA Journal - Current Issue

The IKECA Journal is a trade magazine that serves the commercial kitchen exhaust cleaning industry. Topics deal with best practices and innovations in the industry as well as items of interest to insurance providers, local authorities, restaurant and food service facility managers and suppliers to the industry.

2017  Spring Edition Deadlines

  • The deadline for editorial is March 3; all content submitted by that date will be considered by IKECA's Editorial Review Board.  Please submit your article via email here.
  • Artwork for advertisements are due no later than March 17, please submit via email here.
  • An email confirmation will be sent upon receipt of submissions; if you do not receive a confirmation, please contact us before the deadline at (215) 320-3876.

2017 Editorial Submission and Advertising Information

From the current issue…

The Journal is an industry publication for cleaners, fire marshals, insurance professionals, facility managers, vendors, and other interested parties in the commercial kitchen exhaust cleaning and inspection industry.

As a benefit of membership, The Journal is disbursed at IKECA's Bi-Annual conferences. The Journal Archives, which contains current and past issues is available for both members and the public.  To view the latest issue of the Journal, please click here

Fall 2016

Featured Articles, News and Tips

Featured Articles

The Right Test Standard For Pollution Control Units
Mike Watz, Engineering Manager, Greenheck Fan Corporation/Accurex

Looking Beyond The Hood, Part 2
The Exhaust Termination Point

Todd Hohbein, Deputy Fire Marshal, Utah State Fire Marshal’s Office

Removing the Risk of Fire: Our Public Service
Lee and Geraldine Holden, Owners of The Steam Guy

AHJ Corner

Putting Teeth into the Compliance Equation
Oliver Moore, AHJ Committee Chair, IKECA

IKECA Sparks Change in Broward County Ordinances
Keeping the Public and Firefighters Safe From the Dangers of Improperly Cleaned Systems

Tommy Demopoulos, Fire Inspector, Tamarc Fire Rescue


The International Kitchen Exhaust Cleaning Association prints The IKECA Journal to provide its members and other interested parties in the commercial kitchen exhaust cleaning industry with a forum for the discussion of topics of interest to the entire industry.

The ideas and opinions expressed in the IKECA Journal are solely those of the contributors and authors and do not necessarily represent the view, positions or policies of IKECA, its members, its board of directors, officers or staff. IKECA is not responsible for any claims made in any advertisements, and does not endorse any manufacturer, supplier or vendor

The IKECA Journal is a publication of the International Kitchen Exhaust Cleaning Association. © 2011. All Rights Reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced in any form without express written consent of IKECA. For more information or to order additional copies, contact the Association.