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Gables and north facing

Posted by Kevin O'Connor on October 11th, 2002 12:34 PM
In reply to Other option by The Insulator on September 10th, 2000 07:03 PM [Go to top of thread]

Here is another consideration short of the heat loss one. The 12 12 roof line follows through 3 gables on a north facing roof at 10000 vertical feet in Colorado. Heat tapes seem to be the only way to keep the snow from building up. Warm days in the winter melt the snow, but the snow pack is so deep it starts to build ice damms. Still think heat loss it the problem?


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