Every estimate of cost is established by the job specifications. Many driveway heating systems are available, depending upon your specs. When the driveway is finished, and the heating project is post-installation, the concrete driveway is removed, heating coils of plastic or copper (or other) pipe loops are installed close enough to the surface to transmit enough heat to melt snow and ice, and are set on cribbing or bridges to keep them at that height, and new concrete is poured. Solar collectors, boilers, electric heat on demand boilers or residential hot water heaters are installed utilizing thermostatically controlled switches are set up to circulate water or sometimes a non freeze liquid such as ethelyne glycol and water, or alcohol and water mixture. Check your local library.
: I was wondering if you could give me some information on heated driveways, such as how it works, costs, when it is best needed, any schematics available, and so. This would be graciously appreciated if you could respond. Thank you.