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Snow Melt System Exceeds Expectations

‚ÄčTrucking company creates snow- and ice-free zone outside new headquarters

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Industry

Manufacturing & Industrial

Category

Product(s) Installed:

Customer

J. B. Hunt Transport Services

Location

Lowell, AR

Scope

Ease navigation of the company’s large circular driveway, sidewalks and entryway throughout the winter months.

What Client Needed

A 22,000 s.f. snow melt system for the company’s headquarters

Solution

The 4,200-pound control system includes a bank of circulators, pipes and valves, and the bypass loop that protects the boiler from the inrush of cold water at startup. 11-zone hydronic system with 32,000 lineal feet of 3/4-inch RadiantPEX (e PEX b) tubing that carries a heated 50/50 glycol solution to and from a large plate-to-plate heat exchanger connected to a 2,500 MBH steel tube boiler.