Learn About Ice Dams and How the Radiant Edge System Can Work For You

About Ice Dams

Ice dams cause serious hazards and property damage. Understanding how an ice dam forms enables you to see how the Radiant Edge stops ice dams and icicles.

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Ice Dam Myths

There is plenty of information going around about how to solve ice dam issues: some true, some old-wives’ tales.  We have a little fun myth-busting and clearing away the smoke and mirrors surrounding them.

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How Does Radiant Edge Work?

The Radiant Edge is an energy-efficient heating system that prevents ice dams and icicles before they start. Why is Radiant Edge so effective against the dangers of icicles and ice dam formations?

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About Zig Zag Heat Tape

Zig-zag heat tape was the only resource for ice dams for many years. It serves a specific function in certain geographic locations. If you are looking to prevent icicles and ice dam formations, is it right for you?

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About Metal Edging Along Eaves

Metal edging along roof eaves has been utilized to prevent ice dams, icicles, and the resulting damage.  Find out why metal edging fails and how it produces its own new set of problems.

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Summit’s Heater Cable Technology

Summit’s S1 and S2 self-regulating heater cables are the result of fascinating advancements in technology.  See how this heating cable automatically adjusts its power output to compensate for temperature variations.

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How to Get the Radiant Edge

The Radiant Edge system is suitable for most any roofing materials, for both new and existing roofs. Find out the simple steps from concept to providing you with total roof ice melt protection.

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How Radiant Edge Is Controlled

Summit Ice Melt Systems develops and builds controllers to operate the Radiant Edge.  User-friendly and energy-efficient, find out how effortless it can be to live with the Radiant Edge in “set-and-forget” mode.

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Snow Area Classifications

Each area of the U. S. has unique needs to fend off damage from dangerous ice dams and icicles. See what snow classification your project is, and find out which Radiant Edge solution is best for you.

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