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Freeze Protection of Curtain Wall Fire Sprinkler Systems

Some of the most common code requirements that architects and engineers need to address in commercial buildings are fire separation requirements. The design of various partitions with significant…

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Contact Rail Heating Keeps Passenger Trains Moving

Winter weather impacts transportation for millions in North America including the New York City metropolitan area. With weather disturbances comes the risk of mass transit systems, like subway…

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Keeping Furnaces Burning During Winter with Fuel Oil Maintenance

Winter weather brings a host of risks and problems that must be managed properly. Besides the well know problems that can come from frozen pipes, icy sidewalks or…

pipe freeze protection for hand wash stations

Winter Weather and Hot Water Temperature Maintenance

One annoyance of winter is coming in from the cold and washing your hands with freezing cold water. But waiting for hot water to arrive at your sink…

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Grease Waste Flow Management and Winter Weather

When winter hits hard, many people think of problems like frozen pipes, icicles or icy sidewalks. Some think of snow related issues with roofs and gutters and driveways….

heat tape vs heat cables

Heat Cables vs. Heat Tape: What is Best for My Project?

When it comes to ensuring your building is protected against winter weather, there are lots of options. Many will turn to heat tape or heat cables. But which…

Fire sprinkler and red pipe.

Heat Tracing Systems for Fire Sprinklers – System is the Critical Word

In 2019, Underwriters Laboratories (UL) issued the first certification for trace heating equipment for use with a fire sprinkler system, including the installation on sprinkler branch lines. This…

a large, modern petrochemical enterprise in the winter

A High Temperature Self-Regulating Heating Cables You Can Rely on Through the Winter and Beyond

Self-regulating heating cables have been around for many years, used for pipe freeze protection and process temperature maintenance applications. It’s considered one of the most reliable electric heat…

Comercial pipeline

Commercial Pipe Heat Tracing System TIC/TOC Considerations

When looking at any Commercial pipe heat tracing system project, two types of costs come into consideration: Total Investment Cost (TIC) Total Operating Cost (TOC). TIC includes the…

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Deploying Wireless Solutions to Reduce EHT Project Costs

For your industrial facility, installing the infrastructure necessary to create a network for your controllers can be time consuming and expensive – installing tray, pulling wire, terminations –…