Just as the winter sports season is ending in North America, DEMACLENKO is launching a major project in the United States. The management of Snowshoe Mountain Resort, a member of the Alterra Mountain Company, has confirmed the purchase of 75 DEMACLENKO Titans 2.0 to equip their slopes. To do so, they have chosen the most powerful snow gun on the market, capable of producing 137 Yd³/h (105 m3/h) during the brief “windows of opportunities” of low temperatures.
A few figures on the project: as of next season, the customer will be investing 4 million dollars to modernize and expand the snowmaking system and snow groomers so as to open the slopes as early as the beginning of the month of December thanks to the new installation and equipment. The re-tooled snowmaking system will cut the resort’s energy costs and consumption significantly, and return more than 5,000,000 kWh back to the grid, i.e. 500 times the average annual domestic consumption of an American family.
Among other things, this is thanks to DEMACLENKO fans, which make it possible to reduce consumption while guaranteeing high yields in snow production. Moreover, thanks to the automation of the snowmaking system through the software program Snowvisual, the machines can be controlled better and can make more rational use of available resources. Each snow gun will have access to temperature and humidity sensors that trigger the automation software and adjust air/water ratios to ensure both high quality snow and maximum snow production.
The launch of this project will mark the beginning of an important partnership between DEMACLENKO and Snowshoe Mountain and is a confirmation of the excellent work this Gilmanton based company has been doing in the United States.