The Evolution of Ice Rink Maintenance and How Dehumidification Benefits Players and Spectators Alike

Humidity and air quality play a large role in ice rink maintenance. Ice rink dehumidification units and processes have evolved a great deal over the years as early arenas were not built to withstand temperature variances encountered today. By understanding the evolution of ice rink maintenance and learning about the new dehumidification technologies available, ice … Continue reading The Evolution of Ice Rink Maintenance and How Dehumidification Benefits Players and Spectators Alike

Mechanical Refrigerating Systems Checklist

Spring is a great time for plant managers and ice rink technicians to accomplish their annual chiller maintenance tasks. Industrial Refrigerated Systems, Ltd has developed a convenient checklist to help you with this task and to have as a reference for ongoing and routine refrigeration maintenance tasks that should take place throughout the year. We … Continue reading Mechanical Refrigerating Systems Checklist

Keeping Food and Beverage Workers Safe Around Ammonia Refrigeration

Dangerous Ammonia Refrigeration Leaks: How to Keep Food and Beverage Employees Safe Food and beverage safety is a critical matter for plant room managers, and when it comes to storing food with ammonia refrigeration, ensuring the safety of workers is of utmost importance. Ammonia is one of the most highly produced chemicals in the world … Continue reading Keeping Food and Beverage Workers Safe Around Ammonia Refrigeration

Industrial Refrigerated Systems Joins Berg Chilling Systems

Berg Chilling Systems formally announced its acquisition of Industrial Refrigerated Systems (IRSL) this week. The transaction was completed in December 2016, and early response from customers and industry stakeholders has been extremely positive. The acquisition combines the skills and expertise of our two companies, and will now provide customers with a one stop shop for … Continue reading Industrial Refrigerated Systems Joins Berg Chilling Systems

5 Ways to Maintain the Contractor & End User Relationship

Building and maintaining a strong relationship between the contractor and the end user of an ammonia refrigeration facility is one of the most valuable things both parties can do for any project success. Communication, organization, and detailed understanding of what each side offers are essential to a smooth partnership. The experts at Industrial Refrigerated Systems, … Continue reading 5 Ways to Maintain the Contractor & End User Relationship

Common Causes of Refrigerant Leaks & How to Fix Them

Over the years, most refrigeration equipment manufacturers moved away from valves, sight glasses, and filter-driers with flare connections. However, the aforementioned are still common on MINI/Multi Split systems and VRV/VRF systems. What does this mean for you? It simply means that the tendency for your systems to leak is still a common dilemma for individuals … Continue reading Common Causes of Refrigerant Leaks & How to Fix Them

Technical Affiliates & Events We Are Involved With

Industrial Refrigerated Systems, Ltd has been in the industry for over 20 years, and during that time, we have become affiliated with various partnerships, organizations, and events. Since we rely on information from many industry associations, we affiliate with these organizations to help improve our efficiency. That way, the work and expertise we offer you … Continue reading Technical Affiliates & Events We Are Involved With

Staying Safe Around Anhydrous Ammonia Exposure

Industrial refrigeration uses many different types of chemicals and materials to aid in refrigeration. One of the more popular types of refrigerants used in places such as ice rinks or ice manufacturing plants, is ammonia. More specifically, anhydrous ammonia. What is anhydrous ammonia? Liquid ammonia that is used in refrigeration systems is ammonia gas that … Continue reading Staying Safe Around Anhydrous Ammonia Exposure

Emergency Services For Your Industrial Refrigerated Systems

Our 24/7 services promise you’ll never be without your refrigerated system Industrial refrigerated systems and equipment are hard-working machines, and because of that, it’s inevitable that they run into issues sooner or later. That is why our service team is on-call 24 hours a day, every single day. Industrial Refrigerated Systems Inc technicians are highly … Continue reading Emergency Services For Your Industrial Refrigerated Systems

Natural Refrigerants are Changing the World

The refrigerant industry as we know it. In the refrigeration industry, refrigerants are imperative — that’s a fact. But it isn’t necessary to have refrigerants that are made of harmful substances, when natural alternatives are available. The various domestic and global policies that have been implemented over the years have served as a catalyst for growth … Continue reading Natural Refrigerants are Changing the World