Why REALice is a No-Brainer

Ice in Paradise's Larry Bruyere

Why REALice is a No-Brainer

“REALice? It’s a no-brainer if you want to save money and have great ice.”
– Larry Bruyere, Ice in Paradise

February 23, 2017 – REALice has been installed at Ice in Paradise in Goleta, CA ever since the twin-pad opened 16 months ago. Larry Bruyere is the General Manager there, and he’s more than happy to talk about his REALice installation, their energy savings and his ice quality to anyone who wants to give him a call.

“We believe in the product.” Bruyere says. “REALice is a no-brainer if you want to save money and have great ice.”

REALice takes the place of needing to use extremely hot water for resurfacing by removing the micro air bubbles from the resurfacing water. The energy saved can mean a reduction in your natural gas and electricity bills by $1,500 to $3,000 per month – or more.

Without any additives, chemicals or other energy sources necessary, the REALice® system takes hot water out of the ice-building and resurfacing process. Those savings begin as soon as the system is installed and the savings continue, month after month, season after season. Your ice will be smooth, hard and clear — and your user groups will be impressed.

Ice that Recovers Quickly

What really impresses Bruyere about REALice is how his ice recovers so quickly after a heavy workout.

“Our ice is repairing and setting up so much better than what I used to see before REALice. It seems to repair itself quicker,” Bruyere says, who’s been in the ice arena business for over 30 years. “Our ice makers work hard to make great ice and when the big guys tear it up, it bounces back quickly,” he says. “We know we have great ice, and that’s a direct result of the REALice system.”

The Ice in Paradise team uses only cold tap water for resurfacing, run through the REALice system.

Energy Incentives

REALice is eligible for utility incentives and rebates. In Southern California, a one-time incentive that covers the entire cost of the system is available through SoCalGas’ Clear Ice Program.

Stop wasting money heating water to food your ice. Let us show you just how much money you can be saving with REALice. Click here to get a free, no-obligation assessment for your facility.


About Cypress Ltd.

Established in 1990, Cypress Ltd. delivers efficiency, demand response, technical and business technology assessments and customer support services.

We support:

  • Investor and municipal owned utility associations, and special utility districts
  • The commercial, industrial, institution/government, education and residential customer markets
  • Energy value chain participants such as manufacturers, distributors, contractors and the technical design community
For more information, please contact:

Tom Smolarek, President
Cypress Ltd.
380 N. San Jacinto Street
Hemet, CA 92545
Email: support@realice.us
Toll free: (844) 464-8408


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