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



Residential Radiant: Snow-melted driveway takes on Old Man Winter

March 10, 2017
Heated entirely by a hydronic radiant heat system, the home's 17 zones - with 22,000 lineal feet of one-half-inch Watts RadiantPEX+ under the floors - provides a new level of ...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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...


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eBook: Hydronic Applications

Sept. 9, 2022
The best Hydronics & Radiant case studies from the pages of CONTRACTOR.

Snowmelt Inc. sells convenience, safety in a single turnkey solution

July 1, 2011
WARWICK, N.Y. — The situation seemed ideal — idyllic, even. A professional couple had found their dream home here in this picturesque town about 60 miles northwest of New York...

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...

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'...

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.