County leaders selected Trane to replace their existing ammonia chiller system with a system that uses a sustainable refrigerant and can be housed outside. The result? The arena has reduced its energy costs, lowering its electrical bill by more than 20 percent while cutting maintenance costs. The upgrade also optimized comfort while addressing reliability, environmental, and safety issues.
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California’s SAP Center, home of the San Jose Sharks®, was upgraded with new ice making refrigeration systems and building air conditioning chillers. With factors such as environmental sustainability, equipment reliability, system performance and safety top of mind, the San Jose Sharks quickly converged on Opteon™ XP10 (R-513A).
The new low GWP Opteon™ refrigerant was chosen for Ball Arena in Denver, CO, home of the NHL® Colorado Avalanche®, to reduce its environmental footprint while maintaining dependable performance. The arena has consistently received some of the best grades for ice quality over the last decade, thanks to an ice plant consisting of Trane® chiller systems that have provided outstanding performance and reliability for more than 10 years.
Trane’s upgrade to the aging ammonia system at the Dawson Creek arenas and curling rink with a Freon system is expected to add twenty-five years to the life of the facilities.
Find out how Trane’s team of experts brings products together with financing and service options to get you the cost-effective, sustainable rink you want and keep it in top-notch shape.
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