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Ice Cold Consulting

What You Can Expect

At Ice Cold Consulting, we are committed to simplified compliance processes that make it easy for you to meet your legal obligations.

We take our commitment to legal compliance seriously and work hard to ensure that our solutions meet the highest standards. Our team is dedicated to continuous improvement and finding new and better ways to serve your needs. We approach each project with hard work and dedication, never settling for anything less than excellence.

Our focus on quality and customer satisfaction is reflected in our long-standing relationships with our clients.

Ammonia Refrigeration Compliance Solutions

Years Of Experience

EPA - United States Environmental Protection Agency
RETA Training Institute

Meet The Team

Ice Cold Consulting Team Members

Our experienced team of professionals has a proven track record of delivering exceptional results and ensuring that your business is always fully compliant with the latest regulations from industry organizations.
Benny Phillips, President

Benny Phillips

Benny is a highly experienced professional in the field of refrigeration. With over 25 years of expertise, his knowledge and skillset are unparalleled in the industry. Benny is a seasoned pro who takes a hands-on approach to his work. His ability to think creatively and outside of the box has led to innovative solutions for clients. Benny specializes in energy-saving audits, system design reviews, and system upgrade reviews, and he has partnered with businesses to navigate OSHA and EPA citation hearings.

As the leader of Ice Cold Consulting, Benny takes pride in completing compliance partnerships and coordinating multi-million-dollar capital improvement projects that meet USDA, FDA, HACCP, IIAR, EPA, and OSHA requirements. Benny’s thoroughness in performing ammonia system assessments and PSM audits has led to his increasing knowledge of design improvements, following RAGEGEP items. We are thrilled to announce that Benny has recently been certified as a CRES (Certified Refrigeration Energy Specialist), further demonstrating his expertise in the field.

Pothga Phillips, Vice-President of Operations
Pothga Phillips
Vice-President of Operations

Pothga is an expert in compliance, specializing in areas such as PSM, RMP, ARM, and CalARP. She has a wealth of experience managing PSM programs, directing and executing compliance audits, and staying up-to-date with the latest industry standards. Potgha’s attention to detail and precision has been vital in ensuring the success of complex projects. She also has experience in SOP writing, mechanical integrity audits, and system reviews.

Pothga is involved in mentoring at the RETA Training Institute. She is leading the way for bringing youth and young adults in the industry as a chair person for YaYA (Youth and Young Adults program), a member of their RedWhiteandCool program, a nationally recognized Career Skills Program (CSP), and Women in Natural Refrigeration (WiNR).

Pothga is committed to providing the best possible service to our clients and regularly takes courses to stay up-to-date on ammonia refrigeration compliance. She is dedicated to developing strong relationships with clients and understanding their unique needs to ensure the most efficient and rewarding solutions. 

Kalyn Lester, Compliance Assistant

Kalyn Lester
Project Manager

Kalyn is an executive support who oversees our projects and ensures that we meet all of our customer’s needs. She has assisted on a variety of different projects, including mechanical integrity, compliance audits, PSM management, SOP writing, and more. Through these experiences, Kalyn has gained extensive knowledge of the ammonia refrigeration industry and has completed various courses by accredited industry institutions to ensure her proficiency.

Her passion for customer success is evident in her ability to problem-solve and adapt to any situation. Kalyn’s versatility and dedication make her an invaluable asset to our team.

Frequently Asked Questions


Can you provide references of businesses you have worked with in the past?

We understand the importance of having references from past clients and are happy to provide them for you. Our team has a wealth of experience working with various businesses and industries, and we would be happy to connect you with references that are relevant to your specific needs. Please feel free to contact us and we will provide you with the necessary information.


How do you make sure I am in compliance?

Ensuring compliance is a crucial aspect of doing business in the cold storage and food processing industries. Our approach to compliance is robust and reliable. We stay up to date with industry practices and regulations, including monitoring guidelines and recommendations from organizations such as the International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration (iiAR) and Recognized and Generally Accepted Good Engineering Practices (RAGAGEP).

Our comprehensive knowledge of Process Safety Management (PSM) regulations enforced by OSHA and Risk Management Program (RMP) requirements under the EPA allows us to navigate the intricacies of these regulations and ensure compliance in all aspects of your operations. We conduct regular compliance assessments specific to your business to determine any gaps or areas that require improvement. Through these assessments, we can identify and address any issues to keep your business compliant and protect your reputation.


What services do you offer?

We offer a range of compliance services, including compliance audits, PSM/RMP programs, training, and ongoing support. Additionally, we develop tailored solutions for specific industries such as cold storage and food processing. Our focus on client education and support ensures that we build long-term partnerships with our clients. We can work with you geographically anywhere, as we integrate technology for efficient compliance management. We also collaborate with other service providers to offer a comprehensive service package.


How can technology or automation help streamline ammonia compliance processes?

Compliance management software can simplify and optimize ammonia compliance processes. It centralizes compliance data, sends automated reminders, and provides real-time data on environmental conditions. The software generates automated reports and identifies non-compliance areas, saving time and effort. It also facilitates collaboration, improving efficiency. These benefits include time and cost savings, improved accuracy, proactive compliance, enhanced record-keeping, and better decision-making.

Partner with Ice Cold Consulting

A Proactive Solution for Compliance

Investing in preventative measures and compliance services significantly reduce the likelihood of audits or non-compliance issues for your company. Our team can implement proper safety protocols and help your company avoid costly and legal regulatory consequences. Contact us to get started today!

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