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What impact will the carbon tax have on natural gas prices? Robin Hutcheson, a P. Eng. from Arborus Consulting / CoEnergy Coop in Ottawa, ON has done the math. For many municipalities using natural gas as a fuel source for water heating, the escalating costs -- even...

We are so proud of Cristina Guido from the Town of Caledon who was named Energy Manager of 2019 from the SaveONtarioEnergy folks. Cristina implemented REALice at one arena willing to try our cold water flood technology and are now moving to put REALice at...

This is the most comprehensive article written about our floodwater technology to date, published by St. Albert Today. The City of St. Albert recently installed REALice and journalist Kevin Ma spoke to a number of people about the installation, the energy savings, the reduced CO2...

It's been 10 years since Canada was first introduced to REALice! The first REALice system was deployed in 1998 at the Malmö Arena in Sweden and it's still treating thousands of litres of water each day the arena's ice is in. We have come a long way...

How much brighter will your indoor ice arena be with LEDs? That’s hard to visualize. But at the Mayfield Recreation Complex in Caledon, ON they tracked their changes when they did their LED retrofit which took them from 66-T5 fluorescents to LEDs. As you can see in the video,...

The Journal of Commerce reports on the REALice installation at the Family Leisure Centre (FLC) in Medicine Hat, Alberta. Residents of Medicine Hat are skating smoother and faster thanks to the installation of a new water treatment system at the city’s Family Leisure Centre (FLC). The project...

We started a Facebook peer group called Operations Central REALice and it is growing fast. If you’re on Facebook, we’d love it if you join in. We’ve invited ice technicians, operations managers, Parks & Rec Directors, CAOs and owners to participate, share and learn why REALice is good for...

Happy New Year! While we usually keep our success stories to Canadian ice arenas, we thought we will start off 2021 with a report from Switzerland. After all, the ice for the famous Spengler Cup in Davos, Switzerland has been built with REALice for years now and Swiss people are...

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