snow retention

New from Sno Gem: Gem Series Clamp-To-Seam snow retention system

  McHENRY, Ill. – Sno Gem® Inc recently introduced the Gem Series Clamp-To-Seam Snow retention systems for standing seam metal roofs. A variety of sizes and configurations means it works with most standing seam roofing. The Gem Series is available in single or double bar retention in 1- and 2-inch bar size. Both clamp-to-seam attachments...

Top tips for snow retention on metal roofs

As the popularity of metal roofing grows, so do the options for preventing dangerous and damaging avalanches of ice and snow. While you may think that anything made to stop it, should stop it, there is a lot of science that goes into a properly engineered snow retention devise. Mother Nature is not easy...

Sno Gem Engineers Snow Retention System For Ohio School

Confidence comes from experience and architects have come to trust in the durability and performance of snow retention products from Sno Gem Inc. Providing a safe and healthy environment for students is clearly a high-ranking consideration in the construction of an elementary school. Architects for the Alton Hall Elementary School in Galloway, Ohio, recognized...

HotEdge announces new ownership

[Denver, CO] – A leading innovator in the design and manufacture of roof ice melt systems has formally introduced its new ownership. HotEdge LLC announces the company’s acquisition by Andrew Elson, who will manage strategy and day-to-day operations of the five year old company. As both an entrepreneur and practicing attorney in Colorado, Elson...

Curry Lumber now stocking pre-finished Snobar

Jason Nagaki with SNOBAR, and the D.C. Curry Lumber Company are pleasedto announce that the D.C. Curry Lumber Company is now stocking severaldifferent colors of the “Original” SNOBAR product at its location in Wooster,Ohio. In the new endeavor, Curry is offering pre-finished SNOBAR to itscustomer base with no lead times needed by customers to...

Sno Gem introduces iClad rail snow retention system

Sno Gem Inc., a snow retention manufacturer, recently introduced the iClad Snow Retention System, a bar/fence system that works with most standing seam metal roofing systems. iClad is an innovative system that attaches to the standing seam with the company’s Sno Cube clamp. It attaches to virtually any standing seam metal roofing profile with...

Metalmaster Roofmaster success story featured

The story of how Metalmaster Roofmaster began as a small gutter and downspout business and grew into one of the largest commercial sheet metal and roofing contractors in North America is told in a six-page article in the March issue of Business in Focus Magazine. The business was started in 1977 by George and...

SnoBlox-Snojax Announces Release of AIA Accredited Online Course

SnoBlox-SnoJax has just released its first training course for the snow retention and metal roof industry.  With a combined 80 years of snow retention experience, the 4 course instructors have created the most comprehensive course on the subject. Pad style, bar systems, roof clamps, methods of attachment, and layout theory are the basis of...

Sno Gem introduces membrane-coated, pre-skirted snow retention system

Roofing Industry’s First-Ever Membrane-Coated & Pre-Skirted Snow Retention System Sno Gem, Inc.®, a McHenry, Ill.,-based corporation has introduced the roofing industry’s first-ever membrane-coated and pre-skirted continuous bar snow retention system (patent pending) for new construction or retrofit applications. With the Sno Barricade Membrane-Coated Diamond Series System, the base plates are custom-coated in either TPO...

Snobar offers new two-bar system

SnoBar and SnoBlox-Snojax has announced the expansion of the SnoBar line with an all-new patent-pending two-bar snow retention system. This patent-pending system for metal roofs has been developed after years of field and lab research.  The specially designed aluminum brackets can hold either 1-inch square galvanized SnoBar or the extruded aluminum ColorBar.  They are...