The Custom Office, Kazbegi, Georgia

DEVI heating cables, surviving extreme circumstances at the Georgian border

DEVI electrical heating solutions proved their resilience when surviving heavy flooding at the Customs Offices in Georgia. In 2012, the Georgian government decided to install DEVI indoor heating in the buildings and snow melting systems outside on roofs, roads, and ground at their customs site in Kazbegi at the Georgian and Russian border. This is one of the most picturesque places in the Middle East with its magical cemeteries and old churches surrounded by wild mountains.

In 2014, this peaceful area was hit by the worst flooding in decades, caused by a huge amount of snow from the mountains. The flooding had a devastating effect on the whole area. There was damage caused by the devastating flooding to all the buildings, wrecking walls, roofs, and even wiping away parts of the roads.

The government needed to rebuild and repair the site immediately and were looking at a huge task in front of them. When they had pumped out the water from the buildings, they immediately requested a calculation on how much it would cost to install and or repair the DEVI systems. This was where they were pleasantly surprised for the first time during the disaster. When the electrical specialist came, he just switched on the thermostats, and… done, the system was still working!

Everyone was highly impressed by this display of quality made by the DEVI products that were used.

Project overview


Heating mats
DEVIheat™ is a high-quality, braided screen; self-adhesive all-in-one mat with FEP insulated conductors and a red PVDF outer sheath (non UV stable). The round profile, very low height (only 2.5 mm) and robust construction ensures a fast, simple and safe installation perfect for renovating existing floors. The two cold leads have clearly visible connections to avoid accidentally installing the heated cable in the wall. To ensure a long life-time, all cables are minutely inspected including tests for Ohmic resistance, high voltage and material controls to ensure the quality. This means that we are proud to supply our full floor extended DEVIwarranty™.
The DEVIreg™ 850 is an advanced thermostat with LED display used for outdoor ground or roof applications. The sensors provide information about both moisture level and temperature, resulting in an optimal control of the heating system. The system can be set up in three ways; as a single system for roof or ground (1 to 4 sensors), as a dual system for roof or ground (2 - 4 sensors) or as a combination system for roof and ground (2 - 4 sensors). In the dual / combination systems it is possible to prioritize between the zones, e.g. if only a limited power output is available.
The DEVIreg™ 130 is a simple electronic thermostat to be installed directly on the wall, using a floor sensor (wire) to measure and control the desired floor temperature. The thermostat has a dial for adjusting the temperature setting with a scale from 1 to 5. Furthermore, the thermostat has an LED indicating the current mode (heating, standby or fault). The DEVIreg™ 132 is a simple electronic thermostat to be installed directly on the wall, using a room sensor to control the room temperature and a floor sensor (wire) to limit the maximum floor temperature. The thermostat has a dial for adjusting the temperature, with a scale from 5° C - 35° C and an LED indicating the current mode (heating, standby or fault).
Accessories and spare parts for cables and mats
Accessories and spare parts for controls