ICE ARENAS  
  Controlled Dehumidification IMS, utilizes flexible engineering and manufacturing techniques to build large-capacity desiccant dehumidification systems for a wide variety of industrial and commercial applications. The ARID-Ice™ product is comprised of high-capacity desiccant dehumidifiers to remove ambient water vapor from air. Complete solutions are available for condensation, fog, dripping and mold. The units incorporate state-of-the-art features to maintain peak efficiency and Indoor Air Quality (IAQ). Our wide variety of products are applicable to large capacity arenas as well as recreational rinks.  
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ARID-Ice typical component options include:

  • 30% through 99.97% HEPA filtration
  • G-90 Galvanized, Aluminum or Stainless-Steel
    Casing Construction
  • Chilled-Water, Direct-Expansion or Ammonia
    Cooling Coils
  • Steam, Thermal-Liquid or Hot-Water Heating Coils
  • Indirect- or Direct-Fired Natural Gas Heating Systems
  • Desiccant Dehumidifier Rotor with Stabilized Silica
    Gel Media
  • Energy-Recovery Rotor
  • Roof-Curb, Slab, or Steel-Dunnage Mounting
  • Indoor or Outdoor Mounting
  • Integrated Microprocessor Control Systems
  • Ultra Efficiency Ventilation allows dehumidified ventilation air for indoor air quality.
  • Waste Heat Recovery Coil
  • Reactivation Energy Recovery
     
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ARID-Ice Recreational Arenas
Controlled Dehumidification IMS has successfully designed desiccant dehumidifiers for recreational and spectator arenas throughout North America. We offer a variety of dehumidifiers for recreation and municipal Ice Arenas
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Desiccant Dehumidificaiton for Recreational Ice Arenas

Century-Tel Center Muti-Purpose Arena is a 15,000 seat new multi-purpose spectator arena. Controlled Dehumidification IMS successfully designed (4) CDH-1114 Desiccant Dehumidifiers with chilled water pre-cooling coils. Each unit manages 48,000 SCFM outside or return air and delivers conditioned air to the main air handlers supplementing the HVAC system.

Desiccant Dehumidificaiton for Recreational Ice Arenas

McMorran Place is a 5,000 seat existing spectator arena. Controlled Dehumidification IMS designed a single MDH-160 Desiccant Dehumidification and ventilation unit to supplement the existing HVAC system. This unit provides a total airflow of 12,000 SCFM with a moisture removal rate of 750 lbs/hr in the summer months. Continuous 100% outside air is dehumidified to provide and meet code ventilation standards.

Desiccant Dehumidificaiton for Recreational Ice Arenas

The Taylor Sportsplex is a dual surface arena. Controlled Dehumidification IMS designed one MDH-160 and one MDH-168 Dehumidification and Ventilation system which provide full IAQ air volumes, for a healthy environment free of fog and condensation. These units are each equipped with optional post-heat of 1,200 MBH for a comfortable winter skating experience.

Desiccant Dehumidificaiton for Recreational Ice Arenas

The Kensington Valley Arena is a triple surface arena. Controlled Dehumidification IMS designed one DH-130 which conditions the north arena and one DH-148 which conditions the additional two arenas.

ARID-Ice Large Capacity Arenas
Our units can be found in professional hockey arenas throughout North America. Arid Ice equipment is specified to properly condition arenas to current NHL standards.

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Desiccant Dehumidificaiton for Large Capacity Ice Arenas

The Prudential Center pictured above is conditioned with (4) ARID-Ice 48,500 SCFM, IAQ desiccant systems that maintain humidity while providing Indoor Air Quality to meet NHL standards.

Desiccant Dehumidificaiton for Large Capacity Ice Arenas

The Cosol Energy Center pictured above is conditioned with (4) ARID-Ice 46,800 SCFM, IAQ desiccant systems that maintain humidity while providing Indoor Air Quality to meet NHL standards.

Desiccant Dehumidificaiton for Large Capacity Ice Arenas

The Saveology Iceplex pictured above is conditioned with (1)
ARID-Ice 7,800 SCFM IAQ desiccant system.

Desiccant Dehumidificaiton for Large Capacity Ice Arenas

The Washington Capitals practice arena and locker room pictured above is conditioned with (3) ARID-Ice 12,500, SCFM, IAQ desiccant systems.

Desiccant Dehumidificaiton for Large Capacity Ice Arenas

The Notre Dame Compton Family Ice Arena arena pictured above is conditioned by (2) CDH-185 with Turbo Vapor Boost™ technology and (1) MDH-160 on the practice rink.

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