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    University of Minnesota at Crookston Deploys Snow-Melting Mat System to Tackle Ice Buildup

    Posted by Ryan Williams on Jan 10, 2018 10:48:00 AM

    Doraville, GA, January, 2018—With winters in Minnesota long, cold, snowy and icy, the risk of weather-related slip-and-fall accidents remains high throughout the season. At the University of Minnesota in Crookston, the facilities team there greatly reduced this risk by installing a HeatTrak snow- and ice-melting mat system at a building entrance where ice was accumulating due to water dripping from the roof above.

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    Snow-Melting Mats on Entry Walkways Provide a Creative Solution to Snow and Ice Buildup at U.S. Bank in Denver

    Posted by Ryan Williams on Jan 8, 2018 7:51:00 AM

    Doraville, GA, January, 2018—With deep roots in the Denver, CO, area, U.S. Bank employs more than 2,700 people and serves more than 930,000 customers at some 150 branches statewide. The company recently installed HeatTrak Snow Melting Mats at two of these branches when both sites suffered slip-and-fall accidents on their premises.

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    Snow-Melting Mats to Result in Big Savings at Manhattan’s Javits Center

    Posted by Ryan Williams on Jan 4, 2018 10:41:00 AM

    Doraville, GA, January, 2018—Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, located in the New York City borough of Manhattan and better known as the Javits Center, is the busiest convention center in the country. With an area average of up to 20 inches of snowfall per snow season, tracking de-icing agents into the 760,000 square-foot exhibition space where it could damage floor surfaces was a major concern to the facilities management team there. To address this hazard the team recently installed a HeatTrak Snow Melting System at locations throughout the facility. 

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    Snow-Melting Mats Keep Walkway Free of Snow and Ice at Houghton College

    Posted by Ryan Williams on Jan 3, 2018 9:40:00 AM

    Doraville, GA, January, 2018—Genessee Valley, in southwestern New York State, is home to Houghton College, a Christian liberal arts institution. With the area’s long, cold winters, keeping the college’s nearly 1,000 students, faculty and employees safe by reducing the risk of slip-and-fall accidents is a major concern for the facilities team there. To address a particularly icy walkway on campus, the team recently installed a HeatTrak snow-melting mat system

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    Snow-melting Mats Keep Outdoor Balconies Clear of Snow and Ice at Four Seasons Resort Jackson Hole

    Posted by Ryan Williams on Dec 20, 2017 10:48:00 AM

    Doraville, GA, December, 2017—Surrounded by the breathtaking vistas of the Grand Teton Mountains, the Four Seasons Resort Jackson Hole in Teton Village, WY, bills itself as the perfect destination for rustic adventure. But with winter temperatures dropping to the single digits and below, and snowfall averaging 113 inches a year, until now guests had to view this winter wonderland from behind glass doors and windows.

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    Snow-melting Mats Reduce Risk of Slip-and-fall Accidents Due to Snow and Ice at Davidson College, NC

    Posted by Ryan Williams on Dec 19, 2017 12:00:00 AM

    Doraville, GA, December, 2017—Although the average snowfall rate in Davidson, NC, is two inches a year, the risk of slip-and-fall accidents due to snow and ice buildup is a concern at Davidson College, which enrolls some 1,950 students annually. Recently, the facilities management team there addressed this concern by installing HeatTrak snow-melting mat systems at locations around campus.

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    Harvard University Installs Snow-Melting Mats Around Campus to Reduce Risk of Slip-and-fall Accidents

    Posted by Ryan Williams on Dec 7, 2017 10:43:00 AM

    Doraville, GA, December, 2017—Cambridge, MA, home to Harvard University with its 22,000 students and 12,000 employees, receives approximately 52 inches of snowfall a year. Coupled with winter temperatures that can plunge into the single digits and teens, slip-and-fall accidents due to snow and ice buildup is a real concern for Tom Somerville, building services coordinator at the university. Last season his team installed several HeatTrak snow-melting mat systems to reduce the risk of these accidents.

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    Snow-Melting Mats Tackle Snow and Ice Buildup at FedEx Ground Transport in Buffalo, NY

    Posted by Ryan Williams on Dec 4, 2017 9:28:00 AM

    Doraville, GA, December, 2017—Buffalo, NY, home to FedEx Ground Transport, averages 94 inches of snowfall per winter season. Recently, the company purchased a HeatTrak Snow Melting System for its complex there in order to keep personnel safer by reducing the risk of slip-and-fall accidents associated with snow and ice buildup. 

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    Snow-Melting Mats Keep Crime Museum in Compliance with Safety Regulations

    Posted by Ryan Williams on Dec 1, 2017 10:46:00 PM

    Doraville, GA, December, 2017—Alcatraz East is a crime museum in Pigeon Forge, TN, that takes a look at the behind-the-scenes history of crime in America. Located in a mountain town and vacation area where winter temperatures can drop into the 20s, the museum recently installed HeatTrak snow-melting mats at two emergency-exit stairwells to keep them clear of snow and ice.

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    Snow Melting Mats a Creative Solution to Snow and Ice Buildup  at Boston Public Library

    Posted by Ryan Williams on Nov 24, 2017 9:04:00 AM

    Doraville, GA, November 2017—With winter temperatures in eastern Massachusetts dipping into the single digits and snowfall rates averaging 44 inches a year, reducing winter-related slip-and-fall accidents is a serious concern at Boston Public Library. To meet the challenge of outdoor safety, the library’s facility management team recently installed a HeatTrak Snow Melting Mat System to keep walkways clear of snow and ice during the harsh winter months.

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