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Set It and Forget It

This article from AviationPros Magazine looks at the low-maintenance side of fabric structures. Significant strides have been made in the technology that drives fabric buildings, and aviation professionals are beginning to realize that. The combination of solid steel beams and PVC industrial...

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Building Value into Sports Facilities

In this article in Civil & Structural Engineer Magazine, the authors look at creating cost effective structures with a different approach to the traditional fabric building. The new generation of fabric structures have solid steel beams for durability and the latest in industrial fabric...

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Current Temperature: Optimistic with a chance of Planning

When you have your headquarters in Central Minnesota, and it’s the coldest part of the winter, one of the first things you do each morning is check the temperature. If you don’t like cold weather, this is an act of pure courage.

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The Whole Nine Yards: Going the Extra Mile for Customers

In the world of fabric, “the whole nine yards” was a phrase that indicated a job was done right. The “proper” suit created by a tailor would use nine yards of fabric, so that was the benchmark for a fine suit.

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Holding Their Own: Article from Civil and Structural Engineering

This article, from our own Eric Donnay, appeared in the January issue of Civil and Structural Engineering Magazine. The article looks at maintenance issues, or lack thereof, with fabric structures. It examines corrosion protection, fabric longevity, performance, environmental concerns and...

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Ten Lessons in Ten Years: A Decade in Review at Legacy Building Solutions

Ten years ago, Legacy started its business with the expressed purpose of revolutionizing the fabric building industry and changing the way fabric structures were designed, manufactured, and installed. Ten years and hundreds of buildings later, we took a look in the rearview mirror to see if we:

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General Contractors: Talking Points to Help You Land the Project

When you are a B2B supplier of tension fabric structures—sometime quite large structures—helping our customers do business is part of the contract. We don’t want to just sell you a building; we want to help you be more successful in your business.

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Constructing Fabric Buildings with Solid Steel Frames

This article from Engineering.com examines how fabric buildings are constructed. In particular it looks at framing the buildings with solid steel tapered I-beams versus web trusses. It explains the advantages of being able to construct clearspan buildings, meaning structures that don't require...

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Need a Stress-Free Building Process?

There’s lots of research on good stress versus bad stress. We can probably all agree that bad stress is when you are awake at 3 a.m. wondering about the building you have purchased. Some questions that would cause bad stress would include:

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Taking Stock of your Storage

As the year begins, many have stopped looking at the past year and are looking forward to the approaching year. Storage has been a big theme in 2020, due to the economic climate, and it continues to be important as plans are made for the upcoming year. Of course, having lots of storage is good,...

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