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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…

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…

How Do Self Regulating Heating Cables Work?

Self regulating heating cables offer protection against burst water pipes, frozen roof gutters, ice or snow-covered ramps, stairways and walkways. The use of these systems provides a reliable…

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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…

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,…

Self Regulating Heat Trace Cable: 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…

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…