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Please join us for this operator-to-operator interview with Bryan Hawn, Arena Supervisor at Kal Tire Place in Vernon, BC. This is a big arena and home of the Vernon Vipers of the BCHL - capacity 3,003 and 500 standing. A New Process to Reduce Costs - also in...

HIGH RIVER, AB: Foothills County has implemented REALice device installation at Scott Seaman Sports Rink (SSSR) to increase energy efficiency for arena operations. “The installation of REALice at SSSR has eliminated the need for using hot water for ice rink flooding,” said Adeniyi Adeaga, Municipal Energy Manager...

When the puck stays flat and the team and the officials are happy you are off to a good start! Looking at it a bit more objectively, good skating ice creates a small amount of fine powdered snow and the lines are easily visible and transparent....

Ice rinks consume vast amounts of energy and therefore contribute to global warming. There are many ways to lower the carbon footprint (CO2) in the ice rink and lower your natural gas expense on the pathway to net zero for ice rinks. For many indoor arenas using...

Ice rinks use a lot of energy. Energy prices are rising and carbon taxes are increasing. Looking at ways to reduce costs for ice rink refrigeration should be a top priority. Ice arenas are some of the most energy-intensive commercial buildings in a community using a chiller system...

At REALice Canada we are often asked for suggestions to help improve the arena ice maintenance and reduce the costs of running the rink. Of course, with rising natural gas and electricity costs and increasing carbon taxes, cutting the arena's energy spent is key. Here is our...

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