Snow Guards & Membrane Roofing

♥See our FALL IN LOVE WITH FEBRUARY special at the end of this post♥ Our talented CAD Designer/Animator, Matt, has done some really amazing work forAlpine SnowGuards and Sister Company EcoFasten Solar, in the form of install animations for some of our top products. Take a look at this one, for our PP115 two or three pipe system for membrane roofing: So easy, right? The PP115 system was designed specifically READ THE REST….

EcoFasten Solar to Debut FOUR New Products at Intersolar!

With just 20 days separating us from opening day of Intersolar N.A., the excitement in the air is palpable here at EcoFasten Solar. Everyone from Marketing (hey wait, that’s me!), to sales, production and shipping is getting stoked. That familiar July feeling is here….on the home front, that’s a very welcome feeling, especially up here in VT, where we still had snow on the ground in May. And READ THE REST….

3 Ways to Prevent a Solavalanche

Most of you already knew this, but in case you didn’t (it never hurts repeating), Alpine SnowGuards led the charge in engineering snow management systems that were designed specifically for use on solar arrays. In fact, we currently manufacture 3 systems, each with its own unique features, making deciding which system to go with a walk in the park! So, what are these systems, and what READ THE REST….

Tile Roofs: 8 Essential Tips For Successful PV Mounting

Our R&D and Engineering teams have invested a lot of time in developing PV mounting solutions for tile roofs. Our end goal is always to provide installers with solutions that are easy to install, minimize your time on the roof, won’t break the bank, and that meet and exceed all known building codes. Tile roofing is a completely different animal than installing on comp shingle, metal, READ THE REST….

EcoFasten’s CorruSlide: An Interactive 3D Model

It’s been a little over a year since I’ve written about CorruSlide, one of our solar roof mount solutions for installing solar on corrugated metal roofing.  I was all ready to sit down this morning and write a great post….until I remembered that not only do we already have a great post about CorruSlide to re-share (below), we also have an equally great 3D model, which shows READ THE REST….

EcoFasten Solar Tradeshow Calendar: Remainder of 2017

As Q1 comes to a close, the crew at EcoFasten Solar finds ourselves with 3 tradeshows already behind us. I just can’t believe how fast the time goes! And even though we always send thank you and follow-up emails, I still would like to say in this (very) public forum, “THANK YOU”. Thank you to all current and future clients who stopped by our booths. Thank READ THE REST….

Solar Snow Management Application Chart – Alpine SnowGuards & EcoFasten Solar

If a solar install project you’re working on or have completed requires a snow management solution, you’ll want to read this. And if you’re in New England, like us, you woke up to a TON of snow this morning, so this is as great a time as any to talk about snow on solar. We had 30” this morning when I left, and it’s still snowing READ THE REST….

Super Bowl LI: Powered by Solar

As Super Bowl LI nears, and as those of us in New England, Atlanta, and all over the country gear up for the big game, there is so much focus on the teams, while the stadium in which they’ll play is sort of in the shadows. But it shouldn’t be. NRG Stadium is home to the Houston Texans and RodeoHouston™. It’s also been a leader in READ THE REST….

Merry Christmas from EcoFasten Solar & Alpine SnowGuards

Ah, Christmas.  If you celebrate it or not, I think I speak for many of us when I say this is my favorite time of the year.  The feeling in the air, the bright lights, hot chocolate with marshmallows, a wood fire burning, snowman-making, baking, sledding, snowball fights, and the fact that my sweet, 10 year old tween still believes in Santa (although the Google search history on his READ THE REST….

Leadership in Solar

Twelve days until Christmas. Can you believe it? I can almost hear the drummers drumming, and I find myself more excited for Christmas in my 40’s than I ever was as a kid. Why? I guess it’s because I have a 10 year old who still believes, and it’s amazing….no, it’s awesome….to see things through his eyes. As we get closer to the festivities, and the parties, READ THE REST….