Ice Rinks

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 […]

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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

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

3 Myths About Outdoor Ice Rink Ammonia Refrigeration Systems

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” […]

By |July 1st, 2019|Ice Rinks|Comments Off on 3 Myths About Outdoor Ice Rink Ammonia Refrigeration Systems

Is Your Ice Rink’s Air Handling Equipment Doing Its Job?

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 […]

By |June 17th, 2019|Ice Rinks|Comments Off on Is Your Ice Rink’s Air Handling Equipment Doing Its Job?

Indiana Fishers Arena Ice Rink Refrigeration System Upgrade

The Fuel Tank facility at Fishers Arena is a two pad arena located in Fishers, Indiana whose ice rink refrigeration system was outdated and at the end of its lifespan. The facility is the home of the Indy Fuel, a professional hockey team in the ECHL.

Berg Chilling Systems was brought in to manage the system […]

By |May 31st, 2019|Ice Rinks|Comments Off on Indiana Fishers Arena Ice Rink Refrigeration System Upgrade

Ice Rink Chiller Upgrades to Reduce Energy Usage and Increase Cost Savings

The Canlan Ice Sports eastern flagship facility at York University in Toronto was managed by a 20-year old ice rink chiller system whose operating cost was higher than optimal. This facility has six ice rinks and is used year round. Keeping that much ice cooled requires a constant flow of energy. A more energy efficient […]

By |April 15th, 2019|Ice Rinks|Comments Off on Ice Rink Chiller Upgrades to Reduce Energy Usage and Increase Cost Savings
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