One advantage of fabric buildings is that the fabric cladding has natural translucency, allowing sunlight to flood into your structure. Using natural light has several advantages in fabric buildings over trying to brighten a dark building with artificial lighting.
One of the most obvious benefits of using natural light saving on your energy bill. On a sunny day, a fabric building may not need any artificial lighting at all. The savings on lights installed and powered can be significant over the life of the building.
More Pleasant Environment
Think about the first sunny days after a long winter. Ever notice that people seem to be in a better mood? The same can be true inside your fabric structure. Whether your building will be used for work or recreation, the people inside will appreciate the sunlit feel – without worrying about applying sunscreen!
More Natural Feel
If your building will be used for athletic or equestrian practice, your athletes will appreciate practicing in a more natural environment. The sunlight, clearspan space and superior sound quality combine to make the interior of a fabric building feel more like the outside.
Better for the Environment
And of course, using less energy will mean a smaller carbon footprint. Sunlight is a completely renewable resource; using it to light your building is an easy, practical step to becoming more “green.” Learn more about the sustainability of fabric buildings on our website.
There are many reasons to choose a tension fabric building. The advantages listed above are just a few of them. Fabric structures can be built with varying levels of natural light, and even incorporate skylights. Contact our experienced sales staff to customize a building to your exact needs.