Air Cooled vs. Water Cooler Ice Machines

One of the items we get in a lot at One Fat Frog Restaurant Equipment are used ice machines from brands like Manitowoc, Hoshizaki, and Scotsman. Some of them are air cooled and some of are water cooled. What’s the difference. As they’re name suggests, air- and water-cooled means the refrigeration compressor and condenser systems are cooled by air or water, respectively. There are pros and cons for both of these methods.

Water cooled ice machine are efficient and much more quiet than air cooled ones. The disadvantage is that if water prices are high around your location, you’re going to be paying more for using water cooled. Be sure to check if water cooled models are permitted in your area. Some restrictions may apply on water use.

Air cooled ice machines run more economically than water cooled ones and they’re easier to install. The problem is they can make a lot of noise and emit a great amount of hot exhaust air. This can significantly raise the temperature in smaller kitchens – driving you and your employees mental. Who wants that? Air cooled models are much better for larger kitchens.

If you’re in the market for either a used water cooler ice machine or a used air cooled ice machine, head into One Fat Frog Restaurant Equipment and check out our ever changing selection. Used ice machines never last long, so if we have one you’re interested in, act fast! We offer several ways to pay while still staying within your budget.

One Fat Frog Restaurant Equipment offers an easy financing plan that anyone can get approved for – no one will be turned away. No matter what condition your credit is in, One Fat Frog Restaurant Equipment’s in-house finance manager can get you approved! To learn more about the One Fat Frog Restaurant Equipment easy financing plan and to download an application for yourself check out:

One Fat Frog Restaurant Equipment welcomes quick cash and package deals towards the entire stock of used commercial restaurant equipment – including used ice machines! Pay in cash and you’ll still get the same free services, you’ll just save a ton of money off of the already low prices on used ice machines.

One Fat Frog Restaurant Equipment offers free gas conversion from liquid propane to natural gas and vice-versa, free custom cutting boards on used prep tables, and free custom paint jobs on any piece of used commercial restaurant equipment that can be painted! Use your imagination!

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