The Fabric Advantage

A fabric structure allows an abundance of natural light in, providing the added benefit of an enjoyable environment, and energy efficiency.

Benefits of Fabric

Natural Light

  • Enjoy the abundance of natural light found in fabric structures.
  • Cooler in the summer, warmer in the winter.
  • Natural light equals fewer lights installed and powered, lower energy costs.
  • Better building envelope, nearly airtight with no penetrations.

Corrosion Resistance

  • Industrial fabric buildings are rust and corrosion-resistant, especially to paper, salt, fertilizer, sludge, compost and other materials and processes that are harmful to steel.
  • Steel support beams and trusses used in fabric structures are typically hot dip galvanized, which is one of the most effective ways to inhibit rust.
  • Since fabric buildings have no screws or nails that penetrate outside roof and wall surfaces, there are no holes that can leak water and promote rust and corrosion.

Fully Customizable

  • Since fabric buildings have no screws or nails that penetrate outside roof and wall surfaces, there are no holes that can leak water and promote rust and corrosion.
  • Can include offset peaks, varying column heights, sidewall dormers, lean-tos, and mono-slope roofs.
  • Straight sidewalls allow you to utilize every available square foot.

Relocatable

  • Fabric buildings are engineered to be permanent yet may easily be ported or relocated.

Superior Strength

  • Rigid frame engineering can account for additional loads to be placed on the structure, such as conveyors, cranes or fire suppression systems.
  • The rigid frame is engineered to meet or exceed local codes related to wind, snow and seismic activity.

Installation and Maintenance

  • Fabric buildings are installed quickly, for a faster return on your investment.
  • Minimal maintenance requirements.
  • Single source engineering, manufacturing, and installation.

Why
Fabric

Available
Weights

12oz-28oz

150 MPH Windspeed
Seismic Zone A,
Standard Hazard

Up To 256
Pound
Snow Load

Legacy Exclusive

ExxoTec™ PVC Fabric

Exclusively available through Legacy Building Solutions, The Exxotec™ PVC fabrics provide significantly better strength and performance characteristics. Self-cleaning 27oz. and 19oz. PVC with high tensile strength and long-term weathering, our ExxoTec™ fabric gives our customers the best value in the fabric structure industry.

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Energy Efficiency

Our fabric roofs feature up to 12% translucency, providing natural illumination for building interiors during the day. Because sunlight accounts for daytime lighting needs in a Legacy structure, it’s unnecessary to rely on artificial lighting during these hours. This helps to reduce energy costs throughout the life of the building.

  • When the sun is out, our buildings exceed the recommended guidelines of 75 to 100 foot-candles of illumination
  • Translucent fabrics serve as a connection between interior and exterior spaces
  • Fabric buildings can include skylights and solar panels

Incomparable Experience

Unparalleled Performance

Comprehensive Process

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Advanced Engineering

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100% In-House
Manufacturing

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