In areas with heavy snowfall it might be necessary to remove ice and snow from roofs. The reasons for the necessity of roof heating are diverse. The high snow load can put the statics of buildings at risk. Roofs are heated to discharge the whole building and to avoid damages at the building and in the worst case to avoid a collapse of the roof. Furthermore roof avalanches are a danger for pedestrians and cars. To ensure the safety of the pedestrians and cars snow and ice formation is avoided with the help of electrical heating.
There are different solutions available for the heating of roofs. It can be chosen between self-limiting heating tapes and preassembled heating sections.