Patent Number: 6,297,475

Title: Method for preventing ice dams on a roof

Abstract: A method of preventing ice dams on an outside surface of a roof of a building includes placing a heating device below the roof. At least one of an ambient outside temperature and a presence of ambient moisture is sensed. An air-borne signal is transmitted dependent upon the sensing step. The heating device is operated dependent upon the air-borne signal.

Inventors: Jones; Thaddeus M. (Bremen, IN)

Assignee: MSX, Inc.

International Classification: E04D 13/10 (20060101); H05B 3/00 (20060101); H05B 1/02 (20060101); H05B 3/54 (20060101); H05B 3/56 (20060101); H05B 001/00 ()

Expiration Date: 10/02/2018