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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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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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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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Independence Day: Get Free of the Constraints of Traditional Structures

On the Fourth of July, we celebrate independence both as a country and as individuals. This year, we are asking you to free yourself from your traditional notions about your building needs. Fabric structures have come a long way, especially the tension fabric structures that Legacy builds. They...

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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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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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