Success Stories

  • Don’t overthink the REALice system!

    Fred Kilner is one of REALice Canada’s biggest fans and we couldn’t be more grateful for his support. Last week, Fred Kilner, Facility Supervisor for the Fuller Lake Arena in North Cowichan, BC described his experience using REALice for the last five years on the......

  • Castleton University, VT using REALice for 5 Years!

    Sometimes we are happy to share a story about REALice from the US. Especially when we believe there is some good value in the information also for our fellow Canadian ice makers, arena operators and energy managers. In this case, we would like to highlight a feedback from Steve Wolf,......

  • New Hampshire rinks more efficient thanks to REALice

    In New Hampshire, Unitil offered incentives covering between 35-45% of the project cost on two different arenas in 2018. Here is their press release: “February 8th, 2019 – Two Unitil customers, the City of Dover and North Atlantic Hockey Group LLC, recently received incentives under......

  • CBC Radio reports on REALice

    Did you know REALice is creating a buzz and making an impact in Atlantic Canada? In a CBC radio segment from Dec 2018, Ben Givlin, the regional recreational director for Baie Verte, Pacquet, and Middle Arm, speaks about how they’re lowering the costs of the......

  • REALice now in Rogers Arena in Vancouver BC!

    August 16th, 2018, Vancouver, BC –  After using the REALice system for the 2017/2018 season and getting fantastic ice quality ratings by the officials, Rogers Arena, home of the Vancouver Canucks, decided to buy the system and continue to make their ice with REALice. Ice made with REALice has proven to be......

  • 50th system installed in Canada; University of Alberta, Edmonton

    Congratulations University of Alberta! The first University in Canada to Use REALice’s Cold Water Resurfacing Technology! The University of Alberta is now using REALice technology for their ice making and ice resurfacing at the Clare Drake Arena! As part of the University’s commitment to save energy and greenhouse gas emissions......

  • Tacoma Public Utilities help Twin Rinks (Tacoma) think outside the box to save energy

    Purchased with the help of Tacoma Public Utilities, Twin Rinks in Tacoma wasn’t sure what to expect from their new piece of equipment. Using the REALice system, Tacoma Twin Rinks is getting crystal clear water without having to boil out the air. “It saves them a ton of energy,......

  • First city in Alberta to equip all their arenas with REALice

    The City of Camrose is the first city in Alberta to switch over all three of their ice sheets to the REALice system. This year they will begin flooding all of their ice pads with unheated water to make great ice, save energy, and GHG......

  • Max McLean Arena, Camrose, AB – Excellent quality ice!

    Arenas are one of the highest energy consuming facilities in Canada. Overhead heating, lights, refrigeration, and heating water have historically drawn a lot of energy in arenas. Arena Operators and Maintenance Workers, Energy Mangers, and community groups are working with green technology, like REALice, and......

  • Ice treatment in the City of Nanaimo, BC

    This summer, REALice was installed in the Nanaimo Ice Centre and now maintenance workers resurface their 2 NHL-sized ice sheets with cold water. Speaking about the impact the REALice system has for the City of Nanaimo, Scott Pamminger (Manager, Infrastructure Planning and Energy with the......

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