Radiant Snow Melting Systems
Homeowners and businesses are recognizing the value of heated driveways and walkways. They increase safety by eliminating icy walkways and the need for snow removal. They are ecologically friendly as they reduce pollutants often put on the ground to melt ice and snow. By eliminating snow plows and corrosive substances, no damage is done to driveways or walkways. Typically, heated driveways and walkways will add value to a property.
Our heavy-duty cables are well-suited for any concrete, brick, paved or asphalt surface in residential, institutional or industrial applications. The use a patented splice, insulated cover and a metal clad sheath safely protect the cables in the most severe weather conditions. Snow-melting cables are available in low to high voltages for residential, institutional or industrial applications.
The electric cables are controlled by thermostats, switches and sensors. For additional information, go to Thermostats and Controls, or call 800 544-5182.
Outdoor heating cables can be approximated with the following MAXIMUM values:
Concrete: 55 watts/sq. foot - 15.2 watts/linear foot
Asphalt: 32.5 watts/sq. foot - 10.5 watts/linear foot.
Pavers: (In Sand) 48 watts/sq. foot - 10.5 watts/linear foot
(In Concrete) 55 watts/sq. foot - 15.2 watts/linear foot
Gutters: 7.5 watts linear foot
Roofs: 22 watts/sq. foot - 7.5 watts/linear foot
For assistance with your application, call 800 544-5182 with the width, length and depth of the driveway or walk area.