Even when well insulated subfreezing temperatures inside cold rooms and freezers can escape through the floor. When this occurs the soil underneath will freeze and cause an upward swelling of the soil by an increase in the presence of ice. As the ice formation grows it can heave the floor and columns, which will cause damage to the floor and put valuable product at risk. Other systems such as hydronic systems require complex design, regular maintenance, and environmental hazard. Heat Trace systems are simple to design, require no maintenance, and have zero environmental risk.
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