Ice Machine Details

Details about our ice machines. How do you know when it needs service? How do we guarantee clean, safe ice?

Troubleshooting Hoshizaki Ice Machine Single Beep

Troubleshooting a Hoshizaki Ice Machine Single Beep Alarm What do you do if your Hoshizaki commercial ice machine is beeping at you instead of producing ice?  If you are an Easy Ice Subscriber – the answer is simple. Call us at 866-easyice and we’ll take care of it! If it’s up to you to figure […]

What Does AHRI Mean Regarding Ice Machines?

  The AHRI (Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute) Product Performance Certification Program is a voluntary program, administered and governed by AHRI, which ensures that various types of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration and water heating products perform according to manufacturers’ published claims. Products that are certified through the AHRI Product Performance Certification Program are […]

Isn’t it Smarter to Buy an Ice Machine? I Have the Money.

When you buy a commercial ice machine, the upfront price is only the beginning of the expenses…

How Much Heat Does an Ice Machine Put Out?

  So, you want to know how much heat an ice machine puts out. A few points of clarification: Remote condensers reject heat outside the building, so it generates minimal inside heat. Water-cooled machines use the water to take away the heat, so it generates minimal inside heat. So leaves air-cooled ice machines.  Heat output […]

Under What Conditions do I Need an Upgraded Water Filter or Advanced Water Treatment?

  Easy Ice defines an Upgraded Water Filter (UWF) to be a filtration system to solve specific problems affecting the ice machine.  Advanced Water Treatment (AWT) is a water treatment system that is designed to solve more general water problems dealing with a broad range of issues. Less than 2% of our customers require upgraded […]

What Other Services Do You Offer?

  We only provide products and services directly related to our ice machine subscription program. To answer specific questions, here is what we don’t do: We do not provide any other type of food service equipment (i.e. no freezers, reach-ins, etc.). We do not provide snow cone machines or frozen margarita machines. We do not […]

How do I Determine the Right Size and Model Commercial Ice Machine for My Business?

  When selecting the size and model ice machine that best suits your needs, there are three primary decisions to make: Ice type:  Cubed, Cubelet, or Flaked. Condenser type:  Air-cooled, Water-cooled, Remote-condenser. Usage/Capacity:  How much ice will you need in a 24-hour cycle. This FAQ answers the question of Usage/Capacity.  Click on the above links […]

ice in commercial ice machine ice bin with scoop

How Do You Assure the Ice I Serve is Clean and Safe?

  There are two stages to providing clean and safe ice. The first stage is producing safe ice.  The second stage is handling the ice safely.  Easy Ice takes care of the first, the operator is responsible for the second. Easy Ice employs three techniques to ensure your ice machine is properly cleaned and sanitized […]

Commercial Ice Machines…Does Brand Matter?

  When your business needs a commercial ice machine, does the brand of the manufacturer really matter? Hoshizaki, Manitowac, Scotsman, Ice-O-Matic — is there really a difference? Restaurant owners and hotel GM’s are far less concerned with brand loyalty than with the seamless performance of a commercial ice machine.  They just want ice in the […]