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Most modern ovens must be capable of : Baking evenly Baking in the required bake timeBeing able to load any product after any product without delay Making steam in the most efficient mannerBeing able to control top and bottom heat perfectly on all productsBaking an ever increasing variety of products at the same time
Advantages of VTL Quicker heat up time Lower power consumptionFaster bake periods (no waiting for ovens to cool or pre-heat) More consistent bake and bake times
Final 10% of bake is done using latent heat from the elements
Review of power savingsHeating ovens for only the time they are required, including turning them off if not used for an hour or more.
Review of power savingsWhen you have a Multi deck or Rotel, only heat the decks you will need, and turn them off as soon as possible.
Review of power savingsDo not heat ovens higher in temperature than you really need.
Review of power savingsTry to stage production that allows the oven to stay at the one temperature or bake onever decreasing temperatures until bake ends.
Review of power savingsDo not open doors to check bake progress, instead clean the viewing windows.
Review of power savingsDo not use steam on products that do notrequire it, and only use enough to obtain the desired result.
Review of power savingsDo not open flues on ovens for product that can bake in a moist environment.
Review of power savingsOn Multi decks or Rotel, do not bake hightemperature product in the very bottom deck unless unavoidable. Top deck next most expensive to run.
Review of power savingsUse blackened baking trays and tins, and avoid anything that is reflective, such as pie tins with the bottom paint worn off and silver.
Review of power savingsIncrease gap between bread tins when baking 16 inch straps in an 18 inch oven.
Review of power savingsTrial new baking implements such as sandwich loaf drop on lids that will bake faster, and avoid “aircraft carriers”.
Review of power savingsTry to keep ovens full by partnering theproducts that can bake at the same general temperature and close to the same time.
Review of power savingsAvoid using the exhaust fan on the canopy unless you are working on the oven and baking.
Review of power savingsKeep the oven serviced and in good working order.
Review of power savings Avoid over baking product as anything darkerthan necessary has a cost for making it so. Whenusing a mix of oven types such as Rack ovens and Multi deck, use each for its best intended purpose. Rack oven – larger batch of similar product Multi deck – small batches of a large variety
Review of power savingsNever open doors on ovens to cool them down.
Review of power savingsDo not cram ovens with product beyond the intended limits the manufacturer sets.
Review of power savingsClose oven flues after the day’s use.
Review of power savingsUse the ovens latent heat for warming pies or baking meringues.