Building envelope; snow melting machines; heating loads; heat transfer; costs
This Digest contains a brief description of the factors controlling the heat needed to prevent ice formation on snow accumulation on pavements by the use of embedded snow melting systems. Guidelines for estimating design heat requirements for several urban areas in Canada are presented.
National Research Council of Canada. Division of Building Research
Canadian Building Digest, no. CBD-160.
Williams, G. P. ‘Exigences Calorifiques Des Systèmes De Fonte De La Neige’. Conseil National De Recherches Du Canada. Division Des Recherches En Construction, May 1975. https://doi.org/10.4224/40000993.