Oil draining is a simple, but very important maintenance task for your industrial refrigeration system. It should be performed on a regular schedule, or, as required based on the type of compressor used in the system. If refrigerant or chiller oil is not drained, it will replace the liquid refrigerant in the evaporator and cause […]
The industrial chilling system, at the heart of your food and beverage processing plant, is likely the highest consumer of energy in your facility. Are you confident that it is operating at peak performance? Even the smallest reduction in industrial refrigeration efficiency can incur great costs both financially and in terms of food and beverage […]
R22, commonly known as Freon, was introduced to the industrial refrigeration market in the 1950s. For decades, it was used as the standard refrigerant within the heating and cooling industry.
Chlorodifluoromethane, the technical name for R22, is a compound of hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC) and used widely as a refrigerant in all chilling applications up until recently. Although […]
The costs associated with heating an ice rink can account for more than half of operating expenses. Although reducing costs is a concern, the other dilemma is ensuring ice rink spectators stay warm while the ice is kept cold.
In this article, we will discuss ways to balance the heat load of your ice rink with […]
When it comes to food processing cooling for the egg industry, ensuring the highest of standards, cooling practices and food safety are paramount. Berg Chilling Systems aims to fill this need by offering the highest level of custom-engineered refrigeration equipment for liquid, frozen, and dried egg food ingredients. We work closely with clients, offering custom-designed […]
Legislative requirements, coupled with the rising cost of refrigerants—both financial and environmental—call for the chilling system industry to perform safe, and efficient methods of refrigerant recovery. In this article, we look at the most common refrigerant recovery methods used and why they are necessary. We also aim to provide operators with useful tips for servicing […]
In any industrial refrigeration workplace, safety is of the utmost importance. Not only is ammonia a highly corrosive and health-hazardous gas which requires its own list of safety precautions, there are many common injuries that can occur in an industrial workplace environment.
Chiller Safety: Avoiding Slips, Trips and Falls
In Canada over 42,000 workers are injured annually […]
The use of ammonia in industrial refrigeration systems is recommended for both performance and environmental reasons. However, ammonia is hazardous to the lungs, eyes, and skin due to its corrosive properties. For this reason, precautions must be taken to ensure safe handling and use in order to minimize potential spills, leaks or accidents.
To ensure that […]
The seasonal task of shutting down your ice rink cooling system is something you should trust to the professionals. Working with refrigeration inherently comes with risks, and trained professionals have the knowledge and equipment to accommodate for these dangers.
11 Tips for Shutting Down an Ice Rink Refrigeration System
There are many steps involved in properly shutting […]
If downtime means a loss of production for your company, consider keeping an inventory of spare parts for your refrigeration system. While purchasing spare parts may seem like a large expense upon initial purchase, their costs are small compared to the cost of downtime.
The Implications of Refrigeration System Downtime
Facilities that do not keep a spare […]