Preventative Refrigeration Maintenance for Fan Coil Units

As with all components of industrial refrigeration systems, properly caring for and maintaining the fan coil units of your system can heavily impact how your chiller performs overall. Taking the time to schedule, create, conduct and log a thorough fan coil maintenance plan will maximize the life and performance of your system. Download our Refrigeration Maintenance … Continue reading Preventative Refrigeration Maintenance for Fan Coil Units

Glycol Chiller Information

3 FAQs for Glycol Chiller Systems Have you been tasked with doing research on glycol chiller systems for either industrial use or for a brewery, winery or other food industry application? Here are three common questions clients tend to ask when first learning about this type of industrial refrigeration system. 1. What is a Glycol … Continue reading Glycol Chiller Information

Paying Respects to Ammonia Leak Victims

It is with great sadness that we join with others in Fernie, BC and the ammonia refrigeration industry at large to recognize the accidental deaths of three maintenance workers after responding to an ammonia leak emergency. This week hundreds of community members in Fernie, BC gathered to honor the three workers who lost their lives on October 17 … Continue reading Paying Respects to Ammonia Leak Victims

Chilling Equipment Parts Safety: Overpressure Protection

Can Your Chilling Equipment Parts Stand the Pressure? Safety Tips for Keeping Your Refrigeration Pressure Valves, Pipes, and other Chilling Equipment Parts in Safe Operation Safety is a key concern for industrial refrigeration facilities. Regardless the size of your chilling system, the constantly fluctuating hot and cold temperatures flowing through chiller pipes creates intense pressurization. … Continue reading Chilling Equipment Parts Safety: Overpressure Protection

Ammonia Leak Prevention for Chilling Systems

Preventing Ammonia Leaks: 6 Questions Chilling System Operators Need to Answer A recent ammonia refrigeration leak in British Columbia has resulted in the tragic death of three ice rink workers and the evacuation of an entire community. This devastating news is sobering to those of us who work in chilling system industries. We are likely … Continue reading Ammonia Leak Prevention for Chilling Systems

Industrial Refrigerated Systems increases customer support in Niagara Region

Industrial Refrigerated Systems Limited (IRSL),a Berg Group company, announces the opening of a new location in Niagara,increasing sales and service support to local vineyards and craft breweries. “Our customers, both long-standing and recent, depend on reliable, efficient refrigeration systems to meet their targets. We are already providing exceptional service to breweries and wine producers around … Continue reading Industrial Refrigerated Systems increases customer support in Niagara Region

Why Draining Refrigerant Oil Should be a Regular Maintenance Task and How to Do It Safely

Oil draining is a simple, but very important, maintenance task for your industrial refrigeration system. It should be performed on a regular schedule or as required based on the type of compressors used in the system.  If refrigerant or chiller oil is not drained, it will replace the liquid refrigerant in the evaporator, causing poor … Continue reading Why Draining Refrigerant Oil Should be a Regular Maintenance Task and How to Do It Safely

Top STF Safety Tips-Chilling Systems|Industrial Refrigeration

Avoiding Slips, Trips, and Falls where chillers are present. In our ongoing effort to maintain client safety where chilling systems are in use we have created an infographic to print out and post at your refrigeration facility. Both employers and employees have key responsibilities and duties to perform when it comes to ensuring the safety … Continue reading Top STF Safety Tips-Chilling Systems|Industrial Refrigeration

Top 3 Ice Rink Chiller Maintenance Questions Asked During the Off Season

When the weather warms outside and business slows indoors, ice rink operators intuitively know that this is the time to tackle those ice rink chiller maintenance tasks that are hard to tend to during the busy season. However, details as to what exactly those tasks are and how (as well as how often) they should … Continue reading Top 3 Ice Rink Chiller Maintenance Questions Asked During the Off Season

Safely Operating a Forklift – Infographic

Where there is an industrial chilling system there is likely to be a forklift. Just about every ice plant, holding facility, food and beverage processing plant uses forklifts for their daily operations. Both employers and workers of chillers share the responsibility to operate these vehicles with caution and care. Print out and post this forklift … Continue reading Safely Operating a Forklift – Infographic