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Snow and Ice Melting Systems: Estimating Operating Costs (Part IV)

Examples of how to calculate the operating costs of a hydronic snow and ice melting system.

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  • Outdoor moisture sensor within a ramp for a hotel parking garage.

Snow and Ice Melting Systems: Control Strategies (Part III)

The right control strategy is the key to success with a snow and ice melting system. Otherwise, you could be wasting a lot of energy.

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Snow and Ice Melting Systems: Factors Influencing Design (Part II)

SIM output loads (i.e., the amount of heat required to operate the system) are based on several factors, not just the outdoor design temperature.

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  • Outdoor steps are safer in winter at this hotel/casino.

Snow and Ice Melting Systems: Needed Now More Than Ever (Part I)

Three of the four snowiest winters on record have been since 2002. During the winter of 2013 / 2014 many areas of North America got more than double the normal average snow fall.

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