Keene ICE, Keene NH

About This Project

Keene ICE, Keene NH

Keene Community Ice Arena is joint private/public initiative that was constructed with energy savings in mind. The facility, which opened in November 2014 and cost $9 million to construct, features a single sheet of ice and will run 12-months a year, hosting a variety of hockey teams and figure skating. The arena is open seven days a week.
Although the facility opened in November, the REALice system was only installed one month later and has been in use ever since.
Features: 200 ft x 85 ft ice surface, six large change rooms, radiant heating throughout, bleachers, conference rooms, etc.

Electrical and Propane at Keene ICE 


kWh Estimated Savings with REALice®



  • Ice temperature raised 4°F (6% refrigeration savings/1°F)
  • Stronger, clearer ice and increased ice quality
  • Cold water means less dehumidification

Estimated Savings 92,140 kWh


Estimated propane savings with REALice®


Gas Savings

  • No propane used to heat water for flooding
  • 175 gallons x 10 times a day @ 140°F => 50°F
  • 12 months of the year.

Estimated savings 6,765 Gallons



Keene Ice Center Enterprises Inc. 380 Marlboro St. Keene, NH 03431

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