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How to Safely Drain Oil from an Industrial Refrigeration System

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 […]

By |September 9th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on How to Safely Drain Oil from an Industrial Refrigeration System

How to Improve Performance of Food & Beverage Chilling Systems

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 […]

By |September 6th, 2019|Food & Beverage|Comments Off on How to Improve Performance of Food & Beverage Chilling Systems

What To Do With R22: Phasing Out R22 And How It Affects You

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 […]

By |August 27th, 2019|Ice Rinks|Comments Off on What To Do With R22: Phasing Out R22 And How It Affects You

How to Significantly Reduce The Cost Of Ice Rink Heating

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 […]

By |August 26th, 2019|Ice Rinks|Comments Off on How to Significantly Reduce The Cost Of Ice Rink Heating

Custom Food Processing Cooling Solutions

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 […]

By |August 21st, 2019|Food & Beverage|Comments Off on Custom Food Processing Cooling Solutions

Here’s What You Need to Know About Refrigerant Recovery

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 […]

By |August 19th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Here’s What You Need to Know About Refrigerant Recovery

Improve Industrial Refrigeration Safety in the Workplace [Infographic]

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 […]

By |July 29th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Improve Industrial Refrigeration Safety in the Workplace [Infographic]

3 Emergency Precautions for Ammonia Refrigeration Systems [Infographic]

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 […]

By |July 22nd, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on 3 Emergency Precautions for Ammonia Refrigeration Systems [Infographic]

11 Steps Professionals Follow To Shut Down Ice Rink Cooling Systems

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 […]

By |July 15th, 2019|Ice Rinks|Comments Off on 11 Steps Professionals Follow To Shut Down Ice Rink Cooling Systems

Why It’s Recommended to Stock Spare Parts for Your Chilling System

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 […]

By |July 8th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Why It’s Recommended to Stock Spare Parts for Your Chilling System
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