REALice® News

Hazelton, BC, August 2019 - The brand new Upper Skeena Recreation Centre in Hazelton, BC, owned by the Regional District of Kitimat Stikine and scheduled to open early September, has just received their REALice system. Installing REALice is easy and will take a certified plumber 1 - 2 hours to ensure that all...

The City of Kelowna decided to equip their Memorial Arena with REALice and benefit from the 20K FortisBC rebate. Kelowna has already been using a system at their Rutland Arena serving two ice pads for several years with great success. The City  will be the 12th municipality in Canada repeatedly investing in REALice for their arenas...

Most municipalities are focusing on making their facilities more sustainable – and high on their list are their indoor ice arenas. REALice can make a big difference to an arena’s energy spend in several ways:   Reducing the amount of water being heated at the facility (saving...

Get more insights on the REALice technology in our latest tech brief Here is our latest technical brief on REALice. This paper highlights the effects of Watreco’s vortex process technology on water, discusses air in water in the context of artificial ice-making, touches on the sizes of...

Wade Yianakopolos is the operations manager at The Rinks at Exeter in Exeter, New Hampshire. When Wade and his team put in their REALice water treatment system at the beginning of December, 2018, the ice for the twin pads was already in. Following our best practices, they shaved...

On March 14th, 2019, the Municipal Climate Change Action Center (MCCAC) announced grant funding to support energy savings initiatives for municipally owned recreation facilities (REC Program) up to $750,000 per municipality. The REC program, administered by the MCCAC, helps municipalities upgrade facilities, reduce emissions, save energy and costs...

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