About Us

Our Story


SCS Inc. located in Kitchener, Ontario; was officially registered as a business in September 2000 and today represents 24 years of experience in the commercial and industrial (ammonia) refrigeration industry. The philosophy of SCS Inc. is to provide reliable, professional and ethical service for our customer’s refrigeration needs.


At SCS Inc. we understand that refrigeration equipment and the product or process which it serve represent a significant investment to our clients. Moreover, we recognize that refrigerant equipment functionality is critical to our customers’ daily operation and revenue.  With this in mind SCS Inc. is able to provide our customers with 24 hour on call service, aggressive response times, fair pricing and professionally certified labour.

Health and Safety


The success of Short Cooling Solutions Inc. depends on our reputation to provide a quality product and service in a healthy, safe, and efficient manner. Health and safety must be incorporated into all aspects of our operations. Our entire management and employee team strive to achieve this objective by creating, maintaining and optimizing our workplace at of Short Cooling Solutions Inc.

What We Offer


  • Food Processing and Beverage – Specializing in food and beverage manufacturing processes. We will work with clients to understand the needs of the business and work toward developing a solution.

  • Recreational Ice and Community Centers – Often the hub of the communities they serve, reliability, efficiency, safety, and reliability are mandates for design and ongoing maintenance.

  • Cold Storage/Blast Freezing – large facilities that represent significant investment in the product stored within. These facilities require reliability and efficiency be a central focus for refrigeration services.

  • Chiller Systems – packaged and built up, glycol, water, brine, oil; food ingredient service or non-potable, we can help with almost any application for process chiller systems.

  • Automation and Controls – Pre-packaged and custom control systems designed for today’s complex automation strategies. We work with industry leading control platforms to develop a solution that is right for our customers. Our in-house program developers are world class and dedicated specifically to industrial, recreational, and process cooling algorithms.

  • Custom Equipment Packages – Chillers, pump packages, heat recovery, heat exchangers. The SCS Design team can work with customers to design a system specific to their needs. The need for equipment mobility, TSSA requirements, space restrictions, etc. are all reasons to consider custom equipment packages.

  • Engineering – Full design-build service for industrial, recreational, and process cooling, requirements, including TSSA registration. Our engineering team will work with owners to develop full drawing packages including 3D Modeling using the latest in drawing software solutions.

  • Natural Refrigerants – Ammonia & CO2; these refrigerants continue represent the long- term solution to the industry. These refrigerants are proven choices, have no GWP or Ozone impact, and are future-proof. As technology continues to advance, the first-time cost of Ammonia and CO2 continue to represent the best life cycle value of any refrigerant options.

  • Sustainability – Environmental and Energy Management (Energy and Sustainability Services). Technological advancements in the industrial refrigeration field allow for numerous opportunities to assist with sustainability initiatives. Give us a call to discuss how technology can help with your project.

  • Industrial Electrical Services – SCS offers full in-house electrical installations (including ESA permits) to support our design / build projects. Additionally, our electricians can provide retrofit and modifications to existing refrigeration installations requiring updating.

  • Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning (HVAC) – Focusing on industrial process heating, cooling and ventilation needs.

  • Industrial Heat Pumps – Offer excellent performance for heating various processes that would otherwise have to be heated by other means. Industrial Heat Pumps represent excellent COPs and contribute to end user carbon reductions and sustainability goals.


Service & maintenance of refrigeration equipment


  • Chillers
  • Evaporators & Condensers
  • HVAC Systems
  • Compressors & pumps
  • Dehumidification systems
  • Control & Electrical system troubleshooting
  • Valve & pipe repair / Safety relief valve









Controls integration, system commissioning & energy retrofits


  • Equipment operation assessments
  • Control System strategy & process flow development
  • System performance trending & power monitoring
  • Government grant application planning








Operations Management & Planning


  • Operator relief coverage per Ontario Regulation 219/01
  • Tailored preventative & predicative maintenance programs
  • SOP & Policy Development to meet TSSA and site specific requirements
  • Customized Annual, Seasonal, Quarterly or monthly maintenance contracts
  • Parts sourcing & inventory management

We Provide the Best Service in Industry



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