Ice arena's energy upgrade to trim costs, warm seats
As Dave Black walked through Bielenberg Sports Center's refrigeration room, he was awed by the many crisscrossing pipes and gauges.
"At some point, I want to get a statistic of how many cut-off valves there are," he said. "It's just amazing."
Black, the Bielenberg manager, is understandably impressed by a new geothermal energy system that will cool the ice rinks, heat the building and save city tax dollars.