At Alpine SnowGuards and EcoFasten Solar, we know that managing snow on a solar array can be tricky business. In North America, over 75% of the roofs installed on residential construction projects are asphaltic composition shingles. If you live in or own a building with this type of roofing, and live in an area that Keep reading….
Many of the solar installation professionals out there (hopefully) know that the biggest priority when installing an array is the act of maintaining the integrity of the roof. If you install an array and then weeks, months, or years later, the fastener points leak, your company’s integrity will most likely be on the line. No Keep reading….
With winter storm Astro already dumping almost 17” of fresh snow on some areas of the Upper Midwest and Western Great Lakes, it’s sinking in that winter has officially made its debut. As a skier and a lover of ice fishing, I look forward to the snow.…even if it means I have to endure the Keep reading….
I’ve written about the phenomenon of roof avalanches before, and how to put an end to them for good. Just last night, as I glanced at the calendar in my kitchen pantry, I realized my Son goes back to school in less than a month, and I thought it would be a good idea to Keep reading….
If I told you we manufacture solar roof mounts AND snow guards, you might wonder how the two are connected, but when you consider that our snow guard business prompted solar installers to ask if our roof penetrations and flashings could also be used for installing solar arrays, a clear connection can be made. Through Keep reading….
Following decades of experience in the roofing industry, Vermont-based manufacturer Alpine SnowGuards® evolved its manufacturing business significantly, and through this growth, Sister company EcoFasten Solar® was born. Now BOTH companies are revved up for an exciting year ahead! We are thrilled to be exhibitors at 6 major tradeshows this year! We can’t wait to show Keep reading….
Does Your Solar Array Need a Snow and Ice Management System? Are you the proud owner of a solar array in a geographical area that does not normally experience winter conditions that include snow and ice, but recently got slammed by old man winter? Or do you live in an area where you expect winter Keep reading….