Three special moments from the fascinating history of refrigeration

Posted: Nov 27, 2018

What does a Chinese poem from over 3,000 years ago have in common with an American entrepreneur born in 1783?

Ice, of course!

We can’t get enough of it, at least where food and drink are concerned. Our ability to preserve such items despite the temperature outside has helped drive and advance our societies throughout our entire collective history. Pretty cool, right?

Let’s look at a few more examples. They’re rather interesting if we do say so ourselves!

Ancient brilliance: the Yakhchal

400 B.C. There was quite a lot going on.

Royale’s apprentice Dominic Dray beats country-wide competition to take gold in the SkillFRIDGE Challenge

Posted: Nov 27, 2018

Apprenticeships are vital to the trades, and they’re a great way for companies like us to help give the next generation a head-start in a rewarding career.

Our industry is a challenging one to get into. The many certifications and regulations – not to mention the differences between individual units and models – mean an apprentice has a lot to learn, remember and recall on the spot during their work.

It’s our role in the apprenticeship relationship to be encouraging and informative. Air conditioning and refrigeration skills aren’t learned overnight, after all!

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