REALice® News

VANCOUVER, May 4, 2021 — REALice Canada is proud to recognize four individuals for leadership to their operations team and stakeholders. All of them use REALice to make great ice AND have found innovative ways to reduce their arena’s energy spend. The REALice 2021 Energy Champion...

Vancouver, BC April 2021 - The FortisBC point-of-sale rebate of $27,000 will end on December 31, 2021. As part of their COVID19 response to help municipalities save cost on their operations and recognizing that REALice is a reliable solution with proven results, FortisBC had increased the point-of-sale...

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...

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...

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,...

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....

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