Outdoor seating carries a strong appeal for restaurant diners, particularly in the summer months. People love dining ‘al fresco’ in the open air when the sun is shining and the weather is warm, bringing with them a significant bump in profits. This can help restaurant managers as the food industry enters its “recession.” Challenges Restaurants Face in Today’s Market According
Get prepared for golf season by purchasing canopies and shelters for your course or country club now. Canopies can provide protection from weather and shelters can store supplies, golf carts, house security checkpoints, and more. WeatherPort has many different types of canopies and structures to meet your golf course’s needs.
Economic growth in the United States economy in the manufacturing sector will lead to a greater need for commercial storage facilities. As manufacturing production increases more goods will need a safe storing place. You may need a commercial warehouse for your business to store your goods while your outputs increase. You may consider using a fabric structure for your warehouse since they are often cheaper to build than traditional brick-and-mortar structures. WeatherPort Shelter Systems offers a huge variety of storage systems to meet your specific needs.
One way to cut the monthly expenses of your business, such as heating, cooling, and lighting, is by using energy efficient fabric buildings. Fabric buildings cut construction time in addition to cutting monthly expenses, which is another cost savings since less resources will go toward construction. Designers created our WeatherPort fabric buildings with energy efficiency in mind. The materials used for the siding, roofs, lighting and insulation can help control energy use and conserve energy. Our buildings are a great option for many types of businesses.
One of the major expenses of college athletic programs are the university’s athletic facilities, indoor facilities can be especially costly. Universities have options to keep costs low when building indoor athletic facilities, including fabric athletic facilities. For example, Colorado Mesa University uses a fabric building for their indoor sports training facilities. More colleges and universities should consider using fabric buildings because they are less expensive than traditional construction, offer the same quality as traditional buildings, are portable, and adjustable. Fabric buildings also allow schools with smaller budgets to have quality indoor facilities which boost the morale of student athletes.
Tension fabric structures can support many different types of business operations and applications. Operating casinos are among the many different business applications for tension fabric buildings. Fabric structures can replace brick and mortar buildings since they have comparable strength at a fraction of the price. They fabric structures can include HVAC systems for casinos that allow smoking inside and soundproofing. Other advantages besides cost include shorter construction times, easy expansion, energy-efficiency and more. Some upscale casinos throughout Canada and the United States are already using fabric structures to operate their businesses. Learn more about how a fabric structure can house your casino operation.
Since we use our cars daily to get around, we often forget it is one of the biggest investments we make. Just like any other investment you make, you should protect and secure your car. Instead, a lot of us park outside leaving our cars in the elements and susceptible to damage. If you don’t have a garage or it full of equipment so you can’t fit your vehicle inside, a fabric carport is a good option for you. The benefit of using a fabric carport is that it is cost-effective, easy to install, easier to enter your car, portable, and protects the car from the elements. Learn how fabric carports accomplish these objectives to help stop your car from depreciating so quickly.
Light deprivation changes the amount of light a plant receives in order to mimic the seasonal changes. This allows growers to mature plants faster and have a harvest multiple times during the growing season. WeatherPort offers an automated light deprivation greenhouse system that is particularly popular in legal cannabis growing operations. Usually, physical work from growers is necessary to practice light deprivation. Growers must set up blackout-tarps on a schedule for their plants to receive the benefits of light depo, but our automated system eliminates the need for this physical work. Check out our video demonstrating our greenhouses’ automated light deprivation systems.
Canopies are great for any outdoor event to protect guests from the elements, rain or shine. WeatherPort has many different types of canopies and options to serve a range of events, including concerts, festivals, weddings, farmers markets and more. Our Canopy Buyer’s Guide is loaded with information about the types of canopies we offer, design styles, types of anchoring systems, and other options. After reading the guide you should be able to find the right canopy for your event or you can create a custom canopy.
In 2015, the United States had the largest number of areas burned by forest fires and wildfires in a decade, losing over 8 million acres of forest land. In Spring 2016, 97,000 acres burned down so far in seven of our western states, and things may get worse once the rains end. First responders and those who lose their homes due to these fires need shelters to live in, and portable structures are great for this purpose. Temporary housing sets up quickly with the use of portable structures, which is important in emergency situations. We offer shelters at WeatherPort equipped for these types of emergency uses.
Pools are a fun addition to any home as a source of fun in the sun, relaxation, and parties, but can also be a source of energy waste. The energy costs to operate a well-maintained pool can be very high and you may not be able to afford to upgrade to a sustainable swimming pool. There are options, however, to save a lot of money on your energy bills. Four things you can use to limit energy use are pool enclosures, automatic cleaning systems, solar energy collectors, and LED lighting. Learn how much you can save with our energy cost infographic.
Smaller House, Larger Life Making the choice to live small in a yurt or tiny house is no quick decision. However, if you want to be reduce your carbon footprint, connect closely with the people you live with, be one with nature, cut down on material possessions, or want to live a more green and sustainable existence, the lifestyle might be perfect
The pastor of Trailhead Church wanted to make a good first impression when guests and parishioners enter the church. Trailhead Church is in Graham, North Carolina with a congregation of about 300 people. Pastor Joshua Gresham uses two WeatherPort canopies outside the entrance of the church for decoration and shelter from the weather. Pastor Gresham shares his experience using our WeatherPort canopies for his church.
The Bible Baptist Church of Puyallup, founded in the 1970s, uses one of our WeatherPort fabric structures for their active church community. In addition to sermons, they host fellowship events and gatherings for the community which the structure hosts. The pastor of the church, Marvin McKenzie, shares his experience building the WeatherPort Jubilee structure. The event structure sits in the courtyard of the church, where they even host wedding receptions. He received customer support when selecting the right structure for the church’s needs and was surprised at the ease it took to build the structure.
Pools are a popular feature for homes, and many love sunbathing and taking a dip in the summer. However, pools aren’t only for summer use; with a pool enclosure you can have year-round swimming, just one its benefits. The other benefits of pool enclosures are increased safety, more privacy, cleaner water, reduced chemical use, and lower maintenance costs. A great option for a pool enclosure is a fabric enclosure, such as the structures WeatherPort makes. Learn more about these benefits and how you can improve your swimming season with a pool enclosure.
Ski resorts have a lot of components to them to make sure visitors have a good time and are comfortable. WeatherPort Shelter Systems are an option for ski resorts to protect visitors from the elements, as well as provide a comfortable stay. These shelter systems can cover walkways, house dining halls, serve as storage buildings, maintenance shops, and lodging. They also can be used house extra amenities such as pools and spas, rental and retail shops, and warming huts. You can also use these systems for starting gates or event tents during competitions. Finally, the structures receive third-party testing to confirm their strength and versatility, making them a great option for ski resort applications.
Buildings are necessary for ski lodges to protect equipment and people from the cold wind and snow. Traditionally log cabins were the building of choice, however, they are now obsolete due to poor insulation and longevity. One possible solution is to use fabric buildings to replace old wooden lodge buildings. Three reasons to choose Weatherport Ski Lodges are their energy-efficiency, portability, and durability. Explore the features of these buildings and their applications for ski lodges.
Carports and garages help keep your car cool in summer and warm in the winter. It also protects your vehicle from outside elements. If you are looking to build a garage you know that it can be very expensive. One alternative is to use a fabric building to serve as a garage or carport. WeatherPort offers durable fabric shelter carports and garages. Our shelter systems come with many options so you can find the right shelter for your needs.
Your small business may be growing at a rapid rate like many other startup and small business. Although the growth is great, you may not be able to construct any additional spaces or buildings due to costs. One solution is to use a fabric structure instead of a brick-and-mortar building. This would eliminate construction, staff, and site preparation costs. In addition to being a cheaper than other buildings, fabric structures offer flexibility and energy-efficiency while being high quality. WeatherPort offers a host of fabric structures and customization options and you may consider working with our design team while looking for fabric structures for your business.
Around the nation, more states are legalizing cannabis production for recreational use. Large legal growing operations are very lucrative but can also use a lot of energy. For example, the legal marijuana industry accounts for 2% of Denver’s electricity use. Marijuana growers have options to eliminate energy waste and to make things more cost effective. One option is to use our energy-efficient grow tents for your legal cannabis growing operation.
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