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  Getting Buy-In: In last week’s webinar, Energy Managers Scott Prevost from the City of Waterloo and Bryan Ho-Yan from the City of Guelph shared their REALICE experience. They discuss how they achieved municipal goals of lowering CO2 emissions and costs and transitioning from hot water to...

Paul Jackson, the head ice technician at the Fairgrounds Arena in Winston-Salem, NC recently took part in a REALice webinar, and this is a recap of what he said. It was the 4,000-seat arena's first season with REALice and Paul talked about how dense and clear...

Does anything change when you go from hot water to REALice? Four ice makers using REALice - Ryan Hobby, Wayne Bacon, Paul Jackson, and Tim Morrison - discuss how difficult it was to go from hot water to REALice, and whether they were concerned about harming...

  Driving an ice-resurfacing machine is easy, right? Whether it's a Zamboni, Olympia, Engo, or WM ice resurfacing machine, no, it is not! Les Quinton, former Parks & Recreation Manager at Oilfields Regional Arena in Diamond Valley explains in one minute why this multitasking job is more demanding...

"We never had bad ice in the past," says Superior Ice Rink's Ryan Hobby. "But with REALice it's just so much better." Superior Ice Rink in King's Park, NY is a year-round single pad that's been operational since 1972. It's a family-run rink, now on its...

The Lanxess Arena in Cologne (Köln) Germany. Last Wednesday night, 18,475 fans packed the arena to watch the home professional team, the Kölner Haie (the "Sharks"), take on the Wild Wings -- and beat them 3-1. In 2018 when the Haie played the Edmonton Oilers. It...

We recently visited Scott Fusco and John O’Neill at The Edge Sports Center in Bedford, MA. You may have heard of Scott Fusco: he played on two US-Olympic hockey teams, is a Hobey Baker Award Winner, a Harvard grad, and a successful businessman. John O’Neill is a seasoned...

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