Alpine SnowGuards’ Snow Bird is a top 10 best-selling snow guard. Its name harkens to when snow guards closely resembled birds. Alpine streamlined the classic design and brought a stronger and more versatile product to today’s market. Learn more about Snow Birds’ ideal roof types, strengths and performance testing. Snow Birds are in stock and Keep reading . . .
Our engineering stars have aligned with the brightest star of all, the sun! Alpine SnowGuards has developed a snow guard calculator especially for solar installers. As manufacturers of the only solar snow management system on the market, it was only a matter of time. And that time is happily now! If you or your customers Keep reading . . .
Elegant design is often simple and unencumbered. The same is true of the Wire Loop snow guard. Wire Loops are typically fabricated from a single lustrous piece of copper wire and mechanically twisted into a low-profile loop. They are one of the oldest pad-style snow guard designs. As such, they are synonymous with historic slate Keep reading . . .
Alpine SnowGuards’ LedgeGuard was introduced in 2019 as a snow guard solution to the risk of falling snow and ice from high-rise city buildings onto busy sidewalks and streets below. The product has proven its strength and performance after rigorous pre-launch testing and almost three years of installations in US cities known for perilous weather Keep reading . . .
Of all the metal roofing options available for residential roofing, metal standing seam is the best-selling. And, it’s no wonder! It can improve the value of your home up to 6% when compared to an asphalt shingled roof. You’ll recoup an average 90% of costs you put into a new standing seam roof if you Keep reading . . .
Alpine SnowGuards innovated the market’s first and only solar snow management system. With almost a decade of research and development, we’ve developed a three-part system that has been rigorously performance tested at our in-house research facility. Alpine’s Guide for Solar Arrays & Snow Management on Shingle Roofs explains how snow and ice interact on solar Keep reading . . .
Back in 2012, Alpine launched a solar snow management system which has evolved into a three-component system. At the time, the system clamped directly to the panel frame in the vertical joint between the panels, and could be used on projects with Ground Snow Loads up to 50 psf (psf gsl). Today, the three-component system Keep reading . . .
Alpine SnowGuards’ wide variety of options and configurations for managing rooftop snow spans all roof types. However, here are snow management systems we designed specifically for metal roofing. Snow Guards for Metal Standing Seam Roofing Standing seam, or clamp-to-seam style, snow guards are designed specifically for use with metal standing seam roofs. They are available Keep reading . . .
The Fusion-Guard, a hybrid pad-style snow guard, was introduced in late 2019 to meet snow management needs of the synthetic roof tile market. It is available in aluminum, stainless steel, galvanized cold rolled steel and custom powder-coated options. Hybrid Snow Management System The Fusion-Guard system is a “Hybrid-Style” snow management system because of the patented Keep reading . . .
The Snow Bird, a hybrid pad-style snow guard, was created to meet the snow retention needs of the ever-growing synthetic roofing tile market. Since its introduction in March 2021, the Snow Bird material offering has included galvanized steel, pre-powder coated dark bronze galvanized steel, brass, and custom powder-coated galvanized steel options. We are now happy Keep reading . . .