Smart Standing Seam Solutions

When it comes to mounting solar modules or snow retention systems to metal standing seam roofs, installers rely on secure attachment points that won’t compromise the integrity of the roof. With solar installations and snow management installations often going hand-in-hand, EcoFasten Solar and our Sister Company Alpine SnowGuards wanted to share with you some innovative solutions for metal standing seam roofs (don’t forget, our product lines READ THE REST….

How to Speed Up Your Installs with GreenFasten (and a video, to boot!)

On the hunt for the fastest, easiest installation in the industry? Give GreenFasten™ a try – it’s the solar roof mount from EcoFasten Solar that was engineered specifically for composition shingle applications. We’re fortunate to have a guy named Matt on our team – the CAD Designer (who I swear has superhuman powers) created this great 30 second video, which shows how fast and easy it really is to install. READ THE REST….

Tile Flashing System Backed By IAPMO

IAPMO UES – the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials tests and evaluates products via their Uniform Evaluation Service to verify and confirm code compliance. This evaluation lets building and safety jurisdictions know that products being installed in, or on, a building have been thoroughly evaluated and tested to ensure that the rules, code enforcement, and best practices regulating building construction are being adhered to. For an READ THE REST….

Worth a Thousand Words

446 words – that’s how long the body of this post is….but it’s worth a thousand. Every few months we compile all of the installation images our customers send us. We’ve received a lot recently, for both EcoFasten Solar and Sister Company Alpine SnowGuards. It’s always an amazing feeling to see your company’s products attached to the most important part of a building.  And it’s also READ THE REST….

Tile Installs Taking Way Too Long?

You know the drill.  You’ve gone through it countless times.  Mounting solar panels to a tile roof can be quite a hassle – all the cutting, drilling, grinding and replacing of tiles….it’s never ending, and it’s an additional liability for solar installers.  Not to mention the incredible amount of time it adds to an overall installation. It would be a much welcome, long overdue relief if READ THE REST….

5 Reasons Your Company Should Be at the 2015 International Roofing Expo

The International Roofing Expo (IRE) has grown considerably in the past few years.  Vegas was the venue in 2014, and what a show it was, with 9,568 attendees – the largest attendance in the show’s history! This year the show is headed to New Orleans, and will run from February 24th through February 26th.  As I glanced through the Exhibitor listing it was clear that the roofing READ THE REST….

A Marriage of Sun and Snow

Sister Companies Alpine SnowGuards and EcoFasten Solar work very closely together – in fact, the birth of EcoFasten Solar was made possible entirely due to the existence of Alpine SnowGuards. Formed in 1998, Alpine SnowGuards very quickly became the industry leader in snow management systems.  Being founded by a former roofer provided the knowledge and precision-based skills needed to engineer systems that would not only work, but READ THE REST….

Running Interference for Solar

This past weekend I was scrolling through Facebook during the Green Bay/Seahawks and Patriots (woohoo!) / Colts commercials, and while glancing at what some of my friends were up to, I noticed that a bunch of people were commenting on one friend in particular’s post about the recent installation of a solar array on his home.  I felt the need to run interference. The “poster” was READ THE REST….

6 Celebs Who Support Solar

Everywhere you look these days you see it – roof mounted and ground mounted, on homes, apartment buildings, shopping malls, marinas, carports, and yes, at the homes of celebrities.  Tinsel town has a reputation for being superficial, but that doesn’t mean celebrities don’t care about what’s really important, like the environment.  Check out these 6 celebrities who do their part in helping the planet become a READ THE REST….

New Year, New Photos to Share

First and foremost, EcoFasten Solar and our Sister Company, Alpine SnowGuards, wish you all a very happy, healthy, and prosperous New Year!  We hope you all stayed awake long enough to watch the ball drop, and that you made at least one resolution that will bring you peace of mind in 2015. With that being said, we thought it would be fun to share a few READ THE REST….