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 […]
Our industrial chiller maintenance experts have been installing and servicing outdoor ice rink ammonia refrigeration systems in Toronto and beyond for decades. Warmer winter temperatures have led many municipalities to put in ice rink refrigeration systems as a way of extending the outdoor skating season for residents. This is where we noticed some common “myths” […]
Berg Chilling Systems is a Canadian company with an international reputation for completing high-quality marine refrigeration system projects. In addition to their work for land-based companies, Berg has successfully worked with numerous industrial marine enterprises.
As an SME – a small to medium-sized enterprise – Berg Chilling Systems has the size and resources to get specific […]
Food and beverage safety is a critical matter for plant managers, and when it comes to storing food using ammonia refrigeration systems, ensuring the safety of workers is of utmost importance. Ammonia is one of the most widely produced chemicals in the world and has become the preferred choice for industrial refrigeration due to its […]
Do you know how well your air handling equipment is working? There are no Federal regulations regarding indoor air quality, including the ideal levels of carbon monoxide and nitrogen dioxide. Often recreational facility managers don’t know their facility has an air quality problem until an emergency evacuation occurs.
Unlike homes, ice rinks are not required to […]
Increased particulate matter in the summer months means your industrial air chiller needs to filter and handle greater levels of pollen and dust in addition to higher temperatures. These factors contribute to an increased workload on your chilling system, lowering efficiency and increasing costs. Spring is a great time for plant managers and ice rink […]