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How Do Self Regulating Heating Cables Work?

In 1972, the Raychem Corporation (now a part of nVent) patented and launched the world’s first self-regulating heating cable. Since then, the company has sold and installed over…

Sometimes Less Truly is More – The Case For 3 Watt/Ft Electric Heating Cable for Pipe Freeze Protection

The first application of nVent Raychem self-regulating technology more than 50 years ago was to keep water pipes from freezing. Now more than 50 years and hundreds of…

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How RIM Systems Can Protect Your Roof

Ice dams and icicles are some of the most dangerous hazards a roof can face during winter. They can affect all kinds of roofs types including flat roofs,…

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Why Mechanical Engineers Appreciate Electric Heat Tracing During Winter

During winter, freezing weather can bring many problems. For mechanical engineers this can especially be a headache. Let’s learn how electric heat tracing solutions can bring timely solutions.

Conserving Historic Buildings With Aesthetically Pleasing Roof Ice Melt Systems

It is becoming increasingly important for architects to focus on the conservation and renovation of older buildings, as opposed to designing and creating new ones. Preserving historic architecture…

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Winter Safety Solutions Protecting New York Area Mass Transit

Winter weather impacts transportation for millions in North America. Among the areas affected by inclement weather is the largest metropolitan area in the world, the New York City…

Is Pipe Insulation Enough to Prevent Them from Freezing?

Freezing winter weather often takes a toll on buildings and the infrastructure within them. Prolonged periods of freezing temperatures cause particular problems to exposed pipework around all types…

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What are the Signs of a Cold Winter Ahead?

The dawn of a new holiday season is almost upon us, but what are the signs of a cold winter ahead? The visions of fun outdoor winter activities…

Self Regulating Heat Trace Cables: A Clever Way to Melt the Ice

Ice is one of the most dangerous elements that comes with winter weather. Whether it accumulates on building roofs, pipes, the ground or other objects, ice can be…

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Winter Insurance Claims and How to Beat Them

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…