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Walk-In Cooler Installation

We are often asked what is required for walk-in cooler installation. This document will give you an overview of what is required once you specify your walk-in cooler.  We will discuss the specification, delivery, and installation of your walk-in cooler. Walk-in coolers are a mainstay of most food service establishments, whether it is a restaurant, stadium, school, or medical facility. Frequently accessed cold [...]

By | May 30th, 2017|Article|Comments Off on Walk-In Cooler Installation

What is a Beer System?

Walk into almost any establishment today, and you will likely see draft beer being served.  It is so common we do not think about what it means to install, service, and operate a draft beer system. Draft Beer Systems “What is a draft beer system exactly?” and “What is a draught beer system?” These are two questions we frequently answer because [...]

By | March 27th, 2017|Article|Comments Off on What is a Beer System?

Draft Beer vs. Draught Beer; What’s the Difference?

Is there a difference between Draft and Draught when referring to beer? What is the difference between a Draft Beer System and a Draught Beer System?  Which one is better? Some people are confused by the different spellings and pronunciations of the two words.  However, there are some differences and some similarities as you will see below. Here is Wikipedia's take Draft and [...]

By | March 20th, 2017|Tip|Comments Off on Draft Beer vs. Draught Beer; What’s the Difference?

Draft Beer System Cleaning: Part 2-Equipment & Procedures

Part 2: Draft Beer System Cleaning Equipment and Procedures Recap of Part 1: In Part 1, we talked about all beer systems requiring cleaning and maintenance.  We covered chemical safety procedures, design considerations, replacing lines, the frequency of cleaning (every two weeks and every quarter), the difference between acid based and caustic based cleaning, and the three types of cleaning (flow, static, and mechanical).  [...]

By | February 16th, 2017|Article|Comments Off on Draft Beer System Cleaning: Part 2-Equipment & Procedures

John Orr Fesmag Interview

John Orr in Fesmag John Orr was recently interviewed in Fesmag.com talking about various topics seen in the foodservice commercial refrigeration arena. In the interview, he talks about issues and problems seen repeatedly.  Such as: “This is the main thing to keep in mind because 70 percent of the compressor failures we deal with are due to excessive discharge heat [...]

By | February 7th, 2017|Tip|Comments Off on John Orr Fesmag Interview

Draft Beer System Cleaning: Part 1-Overview

Draft Beer System Cleaning Overview. All beer systems need and require cleaning and maintenance due to the nature of the product.  Additionally, state authorities require cleaning on a regular schedule to meet health code requirements.  Different types of beer systems will require various methods of cleaning and multiple processes. Required Cleaning is the minimum required to keep a draft beer system clean.  However, [...]

By | December 20th, 2016|Article, Tutorial|Comments Off on Draft Beer System Cleaning: Part 1-Overview

RSI Installs Micro Matic Custom Beer Tower System in Arlington TX

The Legal Draft Tap Room Layout. The custom 40 Tap Micro Matic Custom Beer Tower mounted to the wall. The glass and bottle washers in the drain grate and the dual lever taps were all installed by RSI of Mesquite, TX. RSI Installs Micro Matic Custom Beer Tower System RSI installed a custom 40-tap Micro Matic Draught Beer System with a Micro Matic [...]

By | September 6th, 2016|Article, blog|Comments Off on RSI Installs Micro Matic Custom Beer Tower System in Arlington TX

RSI Installs Remote Cooled Frozen Drink Machines in Arlington TX

RSI Installs Frosty Factory Remote Cooled Frozen Drink System for Daiquiri Depot in Arlington TX RSI installs 9 remote cooled frozen drink machines in a system consisting of 9 Frosty Factory Model 235 dispensers with 3 remote condensing units for a local operator in Arlington Texas. Daiquiri Depot is a small restaurant and beverage operation located across the street from the Generals Motors Assembly Plant [...]

By | August 30th, 2016|Article, blog|Comments Off on RSI Installs Remote Cooled Frozen Drink Machines in Arlington TX

RSI Installs a Perlick Beer System for Hooters in Garland TX

Hooters of Garland RSI installs a 40-tap Perlick beer system with Beer Auditing for Hooters in Garland Texas.  The Perlick beer system utilizes two chillers to feed both indoor and outdoor bars. RSI Chosen to Install another Perlick Beer System Once again, Perlick has chosen RSI to install the beer system required to open a new restaurant. “The knowledge and expertise [...]

By | August 10th, 2016|Article, blog|Comments Off on RSI Installs a Perlick Beer System for Hooters in Garland TX

Proper Ice Machine Cleaning and Maintenance

New Article by John Orr Proper Ice Machine Cleaning and Maintenance RSI’s own John Orr recently wrote an article on Proper Ice Machine Cleaning and Maintenance and published over at Archer News. In the article, John covers over 7 points to proper Ice Machine Cleaning and Maintenance. Additional Manufacturers Tips He goes on to discuss some additional tips from the manufacturers. One involves [...]

By | July 6th, 2016|Article|Comments Off on Proper Ice Machine Cleaning and Maintenance