Why We Love SnowMax (and You Should, Too!)

If you haven’t ever heard our backstory, we think it’s important for you to know that AlpineSnowGuards was founded by a former roofer who started his career in the 1970’s. Why is this important? Because you can bet he knows a thing or two about roofing – like the fact that maintaining the integrity of the Keep reading….

Full Steam Ahead

Is anyone else having a hard time comprehending the fact that tomorrow will be TWO WEEKS since opening day of PV Conference & Expo in Boston? It just doesn’t seem possible….Q1 is almost over…but how can that be? It just started! We’re already looking forward to Intersolar in July, which, by the way, is just FOUR Keep reading….

How do I know what style snow guard I need?

For those of us who live in locations that receive any amount of snow during the course of the winter (even in the autumn and spring up here in our neck of the woods), managing rooftop snow is essential in protecting the areas immediately surrounding our homes and businesses, where people walk and play, where Keep reading….

One Word: Thankful

There are so, so many things to be thankful for as we roll into another Holiday season. I don’t know about all of you, but in my personal life, the things I’m most thankful for read like you think they would: my health, the health of my family, good friends, the crispness in the air, Keep reading….

Managing Snow on Solar: You Have Options

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….

METALCON 2015

Last week Alpine SnowGuards and EcoFasten Solar co-exhibited at Metalcon in Tampa, and it was so great to see so many familiar faces and many new ones alike! The more roofing industry shows we attend, the more solar interactions we find ourselves having, and Metalcon was no different. It makes sense! Roof-mounted solar is part of Keep reading….

The Integrity of the Roof

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….

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 Keep reading….

Don’t Overlook Solar Snow Management

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….

Stop Wondering: Find Out What Snow Guard is Right for You

For those of us who live in locations that receive any amount of snow during the course of the winter (even in the autumn and spring in our neck of the woods), managing rooftop snow is essential in protecting the areas immediately surrounding our homes, where people play and animals live, where our expensive landscaping Keep reading….