Click here to Find a Contractor in your area.
Welcome! Here are the website rules, as well as some tips for using this forum.
Need to contact us? Visit https://heatinghelp.com/contact-us/.

Radiant heat under ice rink

steveg
steveg Member Posts: 16
Has anyone had experience with radiant heat under an ice rink to prevent frost buildup in the ground?

What are the design basics I should be aware of?

Comments

  • BobbyG
    BobbyG Member Posts: 79
    pex tubing manufacturer assistance

    I have recently worked on a project for frozen food cold storage warehouses.  Whatever pex tubing you use, use their resources to start.  I would like to offer a suggestion, use the "waste" heat from the refrigeration side to heat the ground below with a boiler backup.  Paul Rohrs wrote an article (in PHC News I believe) about it and it worked great for my project. 

    Hope this helps.

    http://www.uponor-usa.com/Misc/Applications/Permafrost-good.aspx
  • Jim_161
    Jim_161 Member Posts: 8
    Ice Rink

    Why not use a chiller that creates glycol to -8C and recovers the heat... free heat COPs go through the roof. Great way to do it. Aermec NRL with heat recovery, now available in North America
This discussion has been closed.