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This course provides a fundamental understanding of hydronic snow and ice melting systems in terms of benefits, applications, installation, performance and costs.
Why is this course relevant? i. The safety, convenience and cost savings provided by a SIM system has become more clear than ever with changes to weather patterns increasing snow fall in many regions ii. Clearing slippery outdoor surfaces over a long winter is not only a maintenance cost, it involves the expense of harsh chemicals and damaged surfaces iii. Snow and ice melting systems can also reduce liability with reduced premiums iv. Automatic controls and durable PEX pipes make modern SIM systems reliable v. Estimated operating costs are often far less than mechanical snow removal