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Old 08-25-2009, 10:06 PM   #1
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I need to run heat tape between an exterior wall and a roof.
Can heat tape be run through copper or any other pipe that could than be attached to the roof?

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Old 08-25-2009, 11:10 PM   #2
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We had to run a commercial grade of Heat Tape through a drain pipe from an In Wall Roof Drain on a TGIF Restaurant, because the coldness and lack of sun striking that wall would freeze up the pipe and back up the water on the entire roof surface, which was a hot asphalt built up roof system.

So, that was either cast iron or pvc pipe as I don't remember from over 15 years ago the exact details.

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Old 09-02-2009, 08:38 AM   #3
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Heat tapes are often run through water lines to keep them from freezing also drain lines. Check with a local plumber or a local plumbing supply outlet. They should be able to give you details of this type of installation.
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