October 21, 2021 | Mark Paradies

Are You Ready for Winter? (Heat Tracing)

Time to Heat Trace Your Pipes

In Knoxville, it’s a beautiful Fall day and I normally would not be thinking about heat tracing. But winter will be here soon. And where you are, it may seem like winter already. You may be way down south and think that winter is just a northern experience. But don’t forget the disaster in Texas last year.

Heat Tracing
Heat Tracing Pipes to Prevent Freezing

HERE is an article about heat tracing your pipes from Chemical Engineering World.

And here are two videos about failures to prepare for winter.

CSB – Prevent Accidents During Subfreezing Weather…

Also, watch this video about the Texas grid failure…

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