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ASK THE ENGINEER: WHAT MAKES EXXOTEC™ FABRIC SUPERIOR?

In this blog series “Answers from the Engineer”, our fabric structure experts answer questions related to our exclusive ExxoTec™ fabric.

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Why Rigid Frame Structures Support Heavier Loads

The benefits of staying flexible have been celebrated by everyone from celebrities to sports stars, but in our business, there are times when being rigid is the best solution. In fact, when it comes to our frames, we are downright stubborn about being rigid.

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10 Things We Know For Sure About Tension Fabric Buildings

Ten years ago, Legacy Building Solutions began to reshape the future of how fabric buildings are designed, manufactured and installed. We bucked a few trends, contradicted some conventional wisdom and innovated ourselves into a position that makes us unique in the world of fabric structures....

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Attention Contractors, Fabric Structures Have Evolved: They Aren’t What You Think

If the last year has taught us anything, it taught us to think differently about how to operate a business when many of your assumptions are blown out of the water.

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Out with the Old, In with the New: Fabric Buildings for Energy Operations

In addition to our friends in the aviation industry, companies in the oil and gas industry have faced the one of the toughest years in decades. As the economy begins to ramp up again, your infrastructure could be showing its age, and you consider updating your base of operations.

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Need a Building? Time to think differently

Has your contractor told you, “if you want to do major renovations on your house, better wait a year.” If you want to build new, there are similar or longer wait times.

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Rigid Frame Structures vs Air Supported Structures: The Ultimate Showdown

Air-supported fabric structures – also known as sports domes or sports bubbles – are a tempting solution for indoor sports arenas. Bubbles are available with a large free span area and with a lower price than traditional sports arenas.

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Tension Fabric Pavilions: Sometimes Your Building Needs to Breathe

When you are in the market for a structure, you may not need the whole shebang—an insulated, enclosed space with HVAC and windows, doors, etc. You may only need some shelter from the elements, and that’s why we design a lot of tension fabric pavilions for customers.

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Great Fabric Smackdown: PVC versus PE

Legacy committed to a PVC architectural fabric, a proprietary cladding we call ExxoTec™, a few years back. Many other companies use polyethylene (PE) fabric, and it’s a good idea to know the differences.

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A Clean Design Slate

This article from Waste Advantage Magazine examines the facets and features of fabric buildings for waste facilities. Written by our own Matt VanScoyoc, it looks at the longevity and practicality of designing tension fabric structures with solid steel, PVC fabrics and proven engineering. Read...

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