Alpine’s LedgeGuard: Modern Snow Guards for Façades

Alpine SnowGuards’ LedgeGuard was introduced in 2019 as a snow guard solution to the risk of falling ice and snow 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 . . .

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 . . .