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 . . .
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Alpine LedgeGuard snow guard is a low-profile, rugged design capable of withstanding high winds and freezing temperatures at high elevations. It was designed to address the unexpected consequences of ice on snow on the exterior of buildings. It is one of 50+ products Alpine SnowGuards designs, engineers, and manufactures in Morrisville, VT.
Snow Guard Performance Testing: ASG LedgeGuard Two-Rod Variation
On the final weekday of February, with a warm weekend in the forecast, the team at Alpine SnowGuards performance tested the two-rod variation of the ASG LedgeGuard. With spring encroaching and the winter snow depleting; we took the weather into our own hands, applying 6-8” of dense snow onto the ledge guard mock-up. The snow Keep reading . . .
How Do Snow Guards Work? (Part 2: Pipe-Style)
In part one of this two-part blog series, we talked about snow guards and customer expectations. We specifically referred to reference installation and use of pad-style snow guards to answer the question, “How do Snow Guards Work?” This time let’s shift the focus to pipe-style snow guards. Pipe-Style Snow Guards Pipe-style snow guards act as Keep reading . . .
What is a Snow Guard?
Back in the year 2000 we defined a snow guard as a device that is mounted to a sloped roof surface to prevent a potentially damaging single release of snow and ice from that sloped roof (similar to an avalanche of snow on a mountainside). Snow or freezing rain accumulates on a sloped roof surface, Keep reading . . .
New Alpine LedgeGuard Mitigates Risk of Falling Ice & Snow from Building Ledges
Alpine SnowGuards fosters innovation through research, development and testing. We’ve witnessed countless custom designs come to fruition. They came about first on paper, then as a 3D printed model. and finally into product samples for testing. Watching the product lifecycle is a very exciting process for all of us! Seeing these solutions installed and doing what Keep reading . . .