Utah Olympic Park is the site of bobsled and luge events. It features Frick refrigeration and control components.
SALT LAKE CITY — York International has designed, manufactured and installed most of the critical refrigeration and snowmaking systems for the 2002 Winter Olympic Games here.

Since 1960, York has provided such equipment and today is the official achr sponsor of the games.

The most significant refrigeration projects include:

  • Salt Lake Ice Center (figure skating) – Frick RXB Plus rotary screw compressors drive a refrigeration plant that freezes the ice to 10F.

  • Utah Olympic Oval (speed skating oval) – Frick RWBII Plus compressors, Imeco condensers and a Frick control system will provide stable ice conditions.

  • Peaks Arena and Steiner Ice Arena (ice rinks) – Frick RXF compressors and condensers installed for ice making.

  • Utah Olympic Park (bobsled, luge) – The refrigeration system features Frick RWBII compressors, Imeco evaporative condensers, and a Frick PCS Plus monitoring and control system. The control system monitors the entire luge and bobsled track and provides up-to-the-second information on changes in ice temperatures.

E Center (ice hockey) – York refrigeration and ac equipment includes Frick RXF compressors.

Various York systems are also operating at other Olympic sites. Systems include cooling for electronic equipment, as well as comfort cooling and heating, installed at Olympic Stadium, The Ice Sheet at Ogden, Olympic Village, International Broadcast Center, Main Press Center, and the Salt Lake Olympic Committee offices.

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