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Winter Storm Hacks that DON’T Work

This year, there has already been a fair amount of Winter storms in North America, and around the world. These Winter storms have closed roads and schools, canceled…

The Challenges Offshore Vessels Face in Cold Climates

Ever since the discovery of large quantities of natural resources in arctic environments, governments have been attracted to further exploration and development of oil. In addition to the…

Is Insulation Enough for Winter Protection?

For many homes and business, insulation can protect pipes throughout the majority of the year. However, during Winter months is when the power of insulation is put the…

Is Installing A Pipe Freeze Protection System Difficult?

While you may know you need a heat trace system to protect your pipes for the winter, there are still many questions surrounding the design and installation process….

The Heat Tracing Technologies for Winter Rail Heating

During the winter months, snow and ice buildup on rail tracks and overhead contact wires can cause major disruptions to railway operations. Recent winter weather has truly put…

Why is Electric Heat Tracing so Important During Winter?

Proper process temperature heating is important at all times of the year but especially during the winter. The extreme nature of the season can have lasting effects on…

The Benefits of Electric Heating Systems for Your Driveway

There is nothing worse than having to constantly dig out your driveway during Winter. An electric snow melting system can help keep a variety of surfaces clear of…

Five Ways to Use Electric Heat Tracing

Electric heat tracing is used in many process industries to maintain process fluids at the desired temperatures. Let’s take a look at five common uses of heat-tracing applications…

Understanding nVent RAYCHEM Specialized Applications

While we’ve covered the importance of roof and gutter de-icing systems for roofs and gutters, there are other elements of commercial and residential structures that also require winterization.

Steam Tracing vs. Electric Heat Tracing

Deciding which method of heat tracing is best for your application is a tough decision that involves many factors. Cost, effectiveness, environment and more are all different factors…