The latest news, information, and products about snow melt systems.


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Weekly Product Gallery: Victaulic, Carrier, Tekmar, Tomlinson, Johnson Controls and Milwaukee Tool

Dec. 1, 2015
This week's gallery brings a new thermal imager, a dry valve, an app to help in the design of radiant snow melt applications, a smart thermostat and more.
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Weekly Product Gallery: Uponor, Viessmann, Nest, SpacePak, KWC and Aerco

June 30, 2015
This week's new products features a single-zone snow melt control, a floor-standing, condensing boiler, a low ambient heat pump, a thermostat you can control from your smart phone...
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Viega Wins Plastic Pipe Institute’s 2013 Project of the Year Award for Sun Valley Ski Resort Project

July 9, 2014
Each year PPI recognizes member-company projects for significant achievements Sun Valley Ski Resort renovated its snow-melting systems using Viega ProRadiant systems Approximately...
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Don't miss out on AHR 2014, the largest HVACR expo ever held in northeast U.S.

Jan. 16, 2014
It is countdown time to AHR 2014 in New York City, January 21-23! Highlights of the show include: CONTRACTOR’s AHR Tweetup on Wednesday, Jan. 22 at noon EST. We’ll be tweeting...
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Cooper Plumbing wins Lochinvar VIP Installation Showcase with a custom radiant system

Jan. 9, 2014
“There’s eight bathrooms in the house,” Jamie Whitehead said, “and a couple custom showers with multiple showerheads, so that’s why we went with an 80-gallon water heater, just...

Will 2014 be the year for the hydronics market?

Jan. 7, 2014
Time’s report simply echoed what we here at CONTRACTOR had already heard a few weeks ago from Dale Stroud, Uponor’s senior director of marketing/offerings. Among them: Housing...


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eBook: Hydronic Applications

Sept. 9, 2022
The best Hydronics & Radiant case studies from the pages of CONTRACTOR.
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Thermal Engineering LLC warms to condo snowmelt job

June 30, 2011
TOOELE, UTAH — The warmer months are the ideal time for installing snowmelt systems; ice and snow on the ground make it much more difficult to lay tubing, and the warmer temperatures...
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New Products 04/09

April 1, 2009
editor's choice THE HEATWAVE LINE OF ELECTRIC SNOW-MELTING EQUIPMENT is now offering both mats and cables with single-point connections. Mats are available in both 2'...
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Snowmelt System Exceeds Expectations

April 1, 2008
J. B. Hunt, one of the largest trucking companies in North America, installs an extensive snowmelt system for their new headquarters building in Lowell, Ark.

Using Mother Earth to heat snow-melt systems

Jan. 1, 2007
WE DISCUSSED THE potential of solar thermal energy as an alternative to conventionally powered snow-melt systems in last month's column (pg. 24). This month, we will begin...