Check our virtual showroom of commercial ice machines and you’ll likely notice three options when it comes to condensers: air-cooled, water-cooled, and remote. While each has its place in the ice-making world, there is a hierarchy here that makes one thing clear: Most establishments should consider an air-cooled ice machine first. These all-purpose units fit most anywhere. However, if special circumstances rule one out for your facility, you might want to consider a remote ice machine or a water-cooled ice machine.
To help you choose what’s right for your operation, here’s some information on each type.