Eliminate Icicles & Ice Dams from Your Building
Winter weather can present unique challenges for commercial and industrial buildings, including the buildup of snow and ice on roofs and gutters. nVent RAYCHEM high-performing electric roof and gutter de-icing systems offer solutions to melt ice, without interrupting the aesthetics of your building.
Reliable, Proven, Tough
Most roofs can only withstand 20 lbs per ft / 27 kg per m of snow before collapse becomes a concern. Self-regulating roof de-icing systems are one solution to maintain a continuous path for melting water to drain safely.
nVent RAYCHEM self-regulating roof heating cables can be installed for a variety of climates and are designed to handle severe weather, such as high wind speeds, low temperatures and heavy snow loads. These systems are also compatible with roof types, including:
Even in complex or unique roofing design, nVent RAYCHEM cut-to-measure cables have a solution to melt the ice.
Customer Success Stories
Maintaining Aesthetics with Complicated Roof Design
Reducing Snow Load on Metal Roofing
Electric Design for a Historic Building
IceStop Self-Regulating Heating Cable
For roofs, gutters and downspouts in standard materials
RIM Roof System
Heavy snow load areas with roof snow accumulation over 15” (38 cm) and annual snowfall over 100” (254 cm)
RIM2 Roof System
Moderate snow load areas with roof snow accumulation 6” –15” (15 – 38 cm) and annual snowfall 20” – 100” (51 – 254 cm)
Complete solution to trace roof drains
|Type||Cable||Concealed panel solution||Concealed panel solution||Complete roof drain system|
|Placement||Roof, gutter, downspout||Various||Various||Roof drain|
|Use||Commercial, residential and industrial environments||Heavy snow loads, low temperatures, severe wind speed||Moderate snow load, low temperatures, severe wind speed||Roof drain|
Learn More about RIM Systems
Learn more about the tools needed for winter safety, and register for our continuing education course in health and safety welfare. This AIA course covers the various techniques for eliminating safety risks from your roofing system.