Ice Machine Maintenance: 3 tips

If you operate a business where having a commercial ice machine is necessary, then you know how important this relatively simple piece of machinery is—and what a pain it can be when it stops operating correctly. When this nightmare scenario happens to you, it can be frustrating for you and disappointing to customers—and ultimately affect your bottom line. Fortunately, American Refrigeration Inc. is here to help with all your ice machine repair and ice machine maintenance in Eugene, OR. Here is an overview of how cleaning and proper maintenance for an ice machine works, and why you should never put it off. Cleaning your ice machine Keeping your ice machine nice and clean will help keep it functioning properly, and ensure your customers get a quality product. How often your ice machine needs to be cleaned will depend on its size and capacity, and how many customers you are serving ice in a given day. Here’s the great thing: you can clean […]


Is Refrigeration Automation The Next Big Thing For IoT?

As we throttle toward the end of this decade and into the future, the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to become more and more ubiquitous in our daily lives. On smaller scales, we see it in our homes with products that now merge thermostats with home security, or allow us to order items from Amazon through voice-activation. On a massive scale, we see it in the near-full automation of some global supply chains. And right in the middle of those ends of the spectrum, we’re starting to see it become standard practice in the one place we spend most of our time: the workplace.   In particular, the HVAC/Refrigeration industries are beginning to catch up to the times and see the benefit of automating the operations that they can. Lighting, heating systems, and refrigeration systems can all stand to be improved either through incorporation into a Building Management System or equipped with their specific controls and automation tools. &nb […]


Is R22 still the best option?

R-22, also known as Freon, has historically been one of the most common refrigerants used in air conditioning units and other cooling applications. However, its use has been steadily getting phased out since 2010 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) due to some of the negative effects it has been shown to have on the earth’s ozone layer. Since that time, there has been a massive reduction in how much R-22 is being produced in the United States, leading to a significant increase in the cost of R-22 for homeowners. By 2020, R-22 will no longer be produced or imported in the United States at all, which means homeowners who have older AC units that rely on that coolant will likely need to upgrade to a new unit. Therefore, if you are still using R-22 as your primary refrigerant for your commercial HVAC in Eugene, OR, it’s time to start preparing for the full phase-out, which is less than two years away. How do I know if my HVAC […]

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