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Winter Safety

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…

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…

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…

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…

Checking Your Industrial Facility for Winter Safety

With temperatures dropping in many areas of the world, now is a good time for facility managers to begin precursory winter checks of their buildings and grounds. To…

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…

Robust and Reliable Heat Tracing in Extreme Environments

Raychem winter safety and performance solutions are helping enable one of the largest Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) projects in the world.

Winterization Techniques for Offshore and Marine Environments

We usually start thinking about freeze protection measures as the cold temperatures of winter get closer. However, others don’t worry this until it’s too late, and they have…

Protecting Buildings from Snow and Ice

How do you protect your building? The best protection is prevention. Heavy snow and the pattern of repeated freezing and thawing can create ice dams that destroy roofs,…

Winter Safe Solutions Protecting New York Area Mass Transit

Recent snowstorms have impacted transportation for millions along the east coast of North America. Among the areas affected by the inclement weather is one of the largest metropolitan…