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Something in the Air Tonight: Fabric Structures versus The Weather

The weather has been in the news a lot lately, and we get a lot of questions about tension fabric structures when it comes to wind, storms, snow and even seismic conditions. Traditional structures typically don’t face the same questions but when you change the exterior walls and roof to fabric,...

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Are you making these mistakes when considering fabric buildings?

In terms of big projects, buying a building is right up there. There’s a lot to think about, lots of moving pieces, and a lot of ways to go off track. When buyers go “off track”, they can end up stuck with a structure that doesn’t last, doesn’t work for them and costs too much in terms of the...

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Tired of the Dog Days Yet? Fabric is Cool.

This is traditionally the period of summer when folks are getting a bit tired of the heat of the summer and looking forward to some autumn relief. This summer has been particularly long and hot, and most of us are sort of “over” the whole summer thing.

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What will You do with $1 Trillion in Infrastructure Spending?

For our customers in city, county and state government agencies, the recent Infrastructure Bill has put their budgets in the spotlight. A billion dollars is likely to get some attention, but a trillion dollars gets everyone’s attention.

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Top 10 Reasons for Choosing Legacy’s PVC-Based Fabrics

This article at Engineering.com examines the physical properties of our proprietary fabric, Exxotec. It discusses the layers of the fabric, how it's attached to the frames and its overall durability. 

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Fabric Structures for Power Plants

Power plants are currently rethinking what their future looks like. Typically, one of the most stable industry sectors, utilities are undergoing rapid change and looking for new opportunities to conduct operations in innovative ways.

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For the Gold: Three Sports Facilities that Deserve a Medal

Most people watch the Olympics for the athletes, the events, the spectacle and the heroic stories. At Legacy, because we spend so much time and effort on sports facilities, we watch the Olympics for the venues. We are a little odd that way.

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Corrosion Protection: HDG versus Epoxy Coatings

For years, hot-dipped galvanizing (HDG) was the state-of-the-art for corrosion protection. It worked pretty well, and some folks still swear by it.

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The Intangibles of Owning a Fabric Structure

When you buy a new car, or even a newer used car, it’s a great feeling. Besides enjoying all the new features, you can stop worrying about that rear back tire that seems to be losing air or that passenger side window that doesn’t quite work as well as it used to. Everything works the way it...

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Lessons from the Field

We talk about our crews a lot. That’s because we hear from our customers how impressed they are with our installers’ attention to detail, their work ethic and their safety practices. They are our road warriors, traveling all over North America, and the world, installing our tension fabric...

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