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Custom Ammonia Refrigeration System – Ken Houston Memorial Arena

Berg’s expertise in the industrial refrigeration industry spans for more than 45 years, providing unmatched ice rink refrigeration experience and cooling solutions to a wide range of industries and applications worldwide. Whether it's upgrading your rink or servicing your ice rink chiller, Berg has got it covered with reliability, durability, and cost-saving operations. Our ice rink refrigeration experts ensure that your meets are constantly met using up-to-date and leading technology and the best practices. 

In 2020, Berg had the opportunity to help the Ken Houston Memorial Agricultural Centre in Ontario achieve its operational goals. The arena was due for refurbishing and upgrading its ice rink. With the client's priorities in mind, Berg's refrigeration experts came up with a custom-designed ammonia ice rink refrigeration system that matched the client's exact requirements. 

Ken Houston Memorial Arena

The ammonia refrigeration service featured the replacement of the municipal ice rink’s aging ice rink chiller with a new ammonia plate and frame chiller. The replacement involved the installation and placement of new low charge 90TR chiller package with new insulation for surge vessel, level eyes in drop leg for visual indication of liquid level, extended liquid leg with isolation and deadman valve or oil drainage and new 4” isolation valves in the suction line. The ammonia service also featured the pump-out and recovery of ammonia and brine on the ice rink chiller, vertical ammonia surge drum and PLC controls. Lastly, Berg's ice rink refrigeration specialists made sure that rink chiller operations were smooth by testing and commissioning the ammonia refrigeration system as well as training the Ken Houston Memorial Agricultural Centre rink operators and staff. 

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About Berg Chilling Systems

Berg custom designs, manufactures, installs, and services cost-effective ice rink temperature control and chilling solutions for recreational ice rinks such as curling rink systems and hockey rink refrigeration systems. Unlike other ice rink chiller manufacturers, Berg’s refrigeration experts know chilling down to the core. Putting the customer’s challenges at the heart of every design, Berg sales engineers apply unmatched energy management experience to create built up or skid mounted systems using both ammonia and synthetic refrigerants. 

Berg is active in the recreational ice sector as well as the general industrial sector across Canada, the United States, and elsewhere in the world.  We have the resources and abilities to build very sophisticated industrial process equipment skids, packages, and solutions, and to meet stringent design specifications.   

Wherever unique cooling needs exist, in multiple industries and in varying environments around the globe, clients trust Berg expertise. Contact us today to find out more