Visit Freije-RSC at RETA 2016 at Booth 113

Freije-RSC will once again return to the annual RETA conference in Las Vegas on October 4th through the 6th at booth #113. Read more

What Food Gets Refrigerated and What Doesn’t?

From seafood to dairy and from condiments to vegetables, our IR clients in the food industry depend on us to provide the optimal equipment for their refrigerated goods. Shipments come in and out daily with different people handling food their inventory. Most companies have checklists in place that indicate what is stored in the refrigerator.

When was the last time you verified which foods should actually be refrigerated? The right temperature can affect freshness and flavor, so we’ve listed out guidelines from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration which foods should be refrigerated and which shouldn’t: Read more

The Importance of HVAC Maintenance

As part of year-round upkeep, HVAC maintenance checks are crucial to ensure that unexpected costs or repairs don’t happen. By maintaining routine checks throughout the year, you can actually save money on costs to your unit and save on your energy bill each month. Read more

2016 Global Cold Chain National Expo

Freije-RSC is excited to be attending the annual Global Cold Chain Expo from June 20 – 22 in Chicago, Illinois at McCormick Place. Attendance at this show is vital to our industry in order to further our knowledge in the management of temperature-controlled systems that sustain the safety and quality of perishable products.

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Freije-RSC Client Highlight: Velvet Ice Cream

In 1914, Velvet Ice Cream began with three core flavors in the basement of a confectionary. Thanks to Freije-RSC, cold-storage capacity has expanded for the company since 1961 and will do so again with a multi-million dollar project and a 21,000-square-foot freezer design. The freezer will include structurally temperature kept at -20 degrees Fahrenheit with a cold dock, insulated metal panels, glycol under floor heat, piping, insulation and evaporator work.

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Phasing Out HFC Refrigerants

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has prohibited vending machines and convenient stores from having R-404a systems.

The latest Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP) report from the EPA is on alternative refrigerants as acceptable or unacceptable for different sectors in the refrigeration industry. Some common refrigerants, including R-404A and R-507C, are now listed as an unacceptable alternate for most applications. Effective immediately vending machines and convenient stores are prohibited from using R-404a in those systems.

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APM 11

Job Highlight: AllPoints Midwest Building 11

Freije-RSC is proud to assist with all interior plumbing installations of the AllPoints Midwest Building 11. The facility spans 450,738 square feet and consists of a warehouse area, main office, shipping and maintenance area for the joint venture of Duke Realty Corporation and Browning Investments (Browning / Duke LLC). Located in Indianapolis, the facility is a part of the largest modern bulk distribution park in the region.

As a leader in the commercial and industrial plumbing design-build / plan-spec space, our team was challenged to install roof drainage, storm piping, sanitary waste and vent piping, and domestic water piping. In addition, Freije-RSC is responsible for the installation of all plumbing fixtures (including emergency fixtures), water heaters, an acid neutralization basin, floor drains and cleanouts.

Freije-RSC’s top quality craftsmen perform to the highest standards. Our master plumbers and licensed journeyman would love to be a part of your next plumbing and installation project.

Contact a member of our team about your project needs today!

One Contractor, Multiple Trades



Freije-RSC has been a trusted partner in the industrial construction business since 1959. In addition to serving the industrial refrigeration industry, our services also include the installation of low temperature materials such as insulated panels, floor systems, and refrigeration doors. Each of these specialty construction services is performed with our very own work force.

Additionally, we offer complete design and installation of Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing services.

So how can Freije-RSC help you? We are one contractor that covers multiple trades:

  • Industrial refrigeration design-build
  • Industrial refrigeration plan-spec
  • Insulated panels and doors
  • Industrial services and parts
  • Electrical design-build
  • HVAC and Plumbing design-build
  • Contract engineering

As founding members of IIAR (International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration) and one of the nations oldest Frick Factor experts in the business, we have been continuously active in cold storage construction and all types of refrigeration design throughout the country. Focusing on quality construction, we have been involved in improvements to industry standards. Today, we have six offices with over 200 employees.


Our historical knowledge allows for quick estimating turnaround time. We would love to be involved in your next project. Get in touch with us!

Grand Park

Job Highlight: Grand Park Indoor Soccer Arena

Freije-RSC is honored to be part of the HVAC and plumbing completion of the Grand Park Indoor Soccer Arena located in Westfield, Indiana. A 377,785-sq.ft. arena, the facility will hold three indoor soccer fields and a Flex Center containing a Jonathon Byrd’s restaurant, common areas, offices, showers, a game viewing mezzanine, a bar and many other amenities.

Supplying four large air rotation units made up of five sections, the Freije-RSC installed cooling condensers will each supply 150 tons of cooling each to the arena portion of the building. This large-scale project will require 16 semitrailer deliveries, and will come with building management controls by DDC Controls. Complete with custom Web pages and interactive Internet, the Freije-RSC installed equipment will be able to be monitored and scheduled to optimally meet the arena’s needs.

The Flex Center will be supplied by 100 tons of rooftop air handling units to assist with cooling and heating. Complete with zone-controlled variable air volume boxes with space sensors, the Flex Center’s full commercial kitchen will be supplied by an additional 10 ton rooftop unit. Collectively, the Flex Center will require more than 80 plumbing fixtures and plumbing installations in the kitchen, bar and dining areas.

Project completion is slated for March 2016. Stay tuned for further updates, and follow Freije-RSC on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.


Are you interested in using Freije-RSC for your HVAC and plumbing needs? Get in touch with us!


About Freije-RSC

6 Things You Didn’t Know About Freije-RSC

As a national specialty infrastructure engineering service and installation firm, it is our pleasure to provide our clients with the highest level of system quality, performance and reliability. From industrial and commercial refrigeration, to insulation panels, we provide services to many market sectors. Learn more about Freije-RSC and how we stand out as an industry leader with these six things you didn’t know about our company.

Large Geographical Span

Having conducted work in more than 42 states, Freije-RSC has six offices spanning Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee. We are dedicated to providing nationwide service and support.

Philanthropy Is Important To Us

Philanthropy is something that remains important to us as a company. From Habitat For Humanity house builds to contributing to packing 30,000 meals to assist in the fight against hunger, we believe that giving back to the community is important.

Freije-RSC Covers Multiple Trades In House

Providing infrastructure services that include industrial and commercial refrigeration, mechanical, plumbing, electrical, security and insulated panels, we have been in the industry for more than 50 years. Striving to build relationships that last, our reputation is unequaled in the industries we serve.

How Freije-RSC Came To Be

Freije-RSC is the result of merging two 50-year-old industrial refrigeration companies together for unparalleled expertise. We are very proud of our history and our reputation for quality, service, and integrity.

Founding Members of IIAR

As founding members of the International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration (IIAR), Freije-RSC is committed to the continued promotion of education, information and industry standards for the safe and proper use of ammonia as a refrigerant. Check out video highlights from the 2015 IIAR conference.

Custom On-Site Training

Here at Freije-RSC, we know each facility we train at has employees with a vast mixture of expertise, backgrounds and experience. That’s why we make our training programs customizable. We will help you learn what makes your plant ‘tick,’ and what it takes to recognize potential problems.


Interested in having Freije-RSC assist you in your next infrastructure project? Let’s get in touch!