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You should run the water right before it gets really cold. That will prevent your water from freezing.
There is no single best way to keep pipes from freezing. Insulating (wrapping) pipes is a common method. Leaving the cold water faucet open just enough for a slow drip is another method to prevent freezing.
One can prevent pipes from freezing during cold temperatures by ensuring water runs through them. A good idea to do this is to let the tap drip. Draining the water system when going on vacation during cold spells can help pipes from freezing as well.
The main purpose of such pipes is to maintain the temperature of the fluid in the pipes. A common application is the hot water from district heating plants. Pipes carrying cold fluid are typically insulated to prevent condensation and freezing on the pipes, which can lead to water damage and equipment damage.
The pips in a steam heating system need to be insulated to prevent condensation. Condensation can lead to mold and or freezing of the steam pipes in the winter.
You can prevent pipes from bursting by wrapping the pipes and also by letting water drip all night.
At least one degree above freezing?
The minimum it can be set is 45 degrees F. You think the engineers would design it to allow pipes to freeze? Maybe they would if they did not do well in college.
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Salt lowers the freezing point temperature, it does not completely prevent freezing. Otherwise we would not have sea ice.
If it was so cold outside that he thought the pipes might freeze, and he could not possibly find the tenant to have her grant access, then, yes, he could enter to prevent the pipes from freezing. Otherwise, he must have her permission. And, the pipes ain't gonna freeze in October.