REALice® News

Time to prepare for the future

01 Apr Planning for the Future

April 1, 2020 – With ice arenas closed and many year-round facilities having already taken out their ice, many arena managers are thinking about ways to reduce costs -- and the future. One way to plan for the future is shifting from hot water floods to...

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24 Sep Go Green and Save Some Green with REALice

If you dread opening your rink’s electric bill, you’re not alone. It’s very expensive to run an indoor ice arena, and utility costs keep going up. That's why you need REALice. REALice will make your arena more sustainable -- and save you a ton of green,...

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Powell River Recreation Complex

10 Aug Nicest Ice Ever?

One of the most recent REALice installations in North America is at the Powell River Recreation Complex in Powell River, BC. The complex includes two NHL-sized arenas, and their REALice was installed at the end of July. This week, the local newspaper, the Powell River Peak, reported...

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The science behind REALice

22 May REALice Technical Brief

The Science Behind REALice How exactly does REALice work? In this technical brief, the effects of Watreco’s patented Vortex Process Technology (VPT) on water are explained. Also discussed is air in water (in the context of artificial ice making), the sizes of micro air bubbles, as well...

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