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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...

Village of Donnelly were successful applicants of the Recreation Energy Conservation Funding Program through Municipal Climate Change Action Centre (MCCAC). The grant funding (totalling $25,227) allowed the Guy-Donnelly Sportex to install a de-aerator designed by REALIce on the facility’s ice making system to help reduce greenhouse...

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...

You can connect, talk and hear directly from other operators using the REALice system through our Facebook peer group called Operations Central REALice.  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...

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...

December 15, 2020 - The Town of Allan is the first community in Saskatchewan to use REALice at its arena, the Logan Schatz Memorial Arena. The installation, using pressure instead of temperature to treat the floodwater, is unique for a couple of reasons. First, Allan's REALice system is a rental....

Congratulations to the District of Summerland for its efforts to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions in municipal operations. Specific actions taken by the District include completing detailed energy audits on all 12 major municipal buildings (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers -Level 2),...

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