Bell Centre –
Montreal Canadiens

Install a system to recycle water from Zambonis.

The result

Annual water consumption fell

(final results expected in late 2018)

What the client needed

Professional ice hockey team the Montreal Canadiens, a pioneer in innovation and sustainable development, wanted to take environmental performance even further at the Bell Centre, the team’s home venue. The building has LEED, ISO 14001, and ICI ON RECYCLE Level 3 certifications. By recycling water from the ice, the organization is highlighting its exemplary commitment and raising environmental awareness among fans.

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Project features

  • World-class arena, home to NHL® team the Montreal Canadiens.
  • The Montreal Canadiens have one of the best ice rinks in the NHL®, and it is governed by strict requirements. They had to go with a system that could produce very high-quality recycled water.
  • Limited space available to add new equipment in the Zamboni room.
le recyclage de l'eau

The solution

  • Compact unit in the Zamboni room, with no storage tank
  • The project won a 2017 Green Sports Alliance Innovator of the Year award

System features


A technology hat trick for innovative and sustainable arenas. ECOVISION-ICE reduces the amount of potable water needed for rink maintenance by 85%, reduces the operational costs associated with water, and produces harder, clearer ice.

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