It is generally understood that unrestricted snow and ice cascading off of an elevated surface can be a dangerous situation. However, when we install snow management systems to protect us from these dangerous conditions, we tend to forget that there is a mass of snow and ice resting atop our roofs. Snow Keep reading….
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 Keep reading….
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 Keep reading….
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 Keep reading….
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 Keep reading….
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 Keep reading….
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 Keep reading….
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 Keep reading….
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 Keep reading….
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 Keep reading….