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Insurance Costs Associated with Winter

The recent polar vortex left a long trail of damage and inconvenience in its wake, with buildings, homes and cars suffering damage in the storm. AccuWeather.com even estimated…

Winter Tips: A #LoveWinter Blog Roundup

The polar vortex may be winding down, but now building owners are having to deal with the aftermath of the extreme cold. The storm caused massive damage to…

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…

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 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…

How Do Concealed Roof De-Icing Systems Work?

Icicles and ice dams can be both hazardous and costly to roofs during winter months. While there are various different techniques to de-ice roofs during heavy snow and…

Roof De-Icing Solutions to Prevent Icicles and Ice Dams

One of the main safety concerns when it comes to winter weather systems is the buildup of snow and ice on roofs. When icicles grow large and have…

Why Plumbing Engineers Appreciate Heat Traced Solutions

The effectiveness of plumbing systems in any building relies on the overlap of design expertise from mechanical, plumbing, and fire protection engineering. Building codes often require that domestic/potable…

Sensing Techniques to Consider Before Selecting a Heat Tracing System

When selecting and designing a trace heating system, different aspects such as cost, reliability or efficiency are often some of the first criteria to come to mind. But one…