Yurts have taken off around the world as a popular option for glamping. When it comes to determining what type of yurt to go with, both wood and steel are common choices. Here’s what you need to know about each type of yurt when making your decision. Aesthetics of Wood vs. Steel-Framed Yurts Many yurts are set up in the
Alaska’s Premier Fishing Lodge Angler’s Alibi is an all-inclusive Alaskan fishing lodge that offers world-class fishing, comfortable accommodations, and top-notch dining on one of the top five rivers in Alaska. With a limit of 14 guests per week and a 2-to-1 guest-to-guide ratio, guests are sure to get plenty of personal attention and an Alaskan fishing experience tailored to their
The Setting: One of the Best Spots for Dinosaur Fans in the World Field Station: Dinosaurs is a fun and educational dinosaur-based theme camp designed for families with children, with locations in both New Jersey and Kansas. With full-size, scientifically accurate animatronic dinosaurs, live shows, and interactive exhibits, it’s no wonder that Fodor’s named Field Station: Dinosaurs one of the
Campus by the Sea is a camping ministry for university students and staff as well as a gorgeous retreat destination and rental facility for churches, nonprofit organizations, school programs, and other conferences. When Campus by the Sea needed to replace some of their guest accommodations, they turned to private cabins from WeatherPort Shelter Systems™. The Setting: California’s Best Ministry Camp
Colorado resident John Sanford was looking for a multipurpose canopy to use in his backyard. He found his solution in WeatherPort® Shelter Systems. The Project Needs: A Canopy Made for Colorado After buying a house about five years ago, John decided to buy some kind of movable structure to put up in his backyard. His main requirements were that it
Visiting Colorado and want to make the most of your time in the Centennial State? Colorado is known for its breathtaking natural scenery and active, outdoorsy residents. Experience “Colorful Colorado” for yourself with these five adventurous outdoor activities. Royal Gorge Rafting & Zip Line Tours Royal Gorge Rafting and Zip Line Tours offers everything you need for a one-of-a-kind outdoor
Whether you are building a cozy structure for the piece of land you bought in the woods or adding new options to your vacation rentals, both cabins and yurts are common choices. Here are some factors to keep in mind when deciding which to go with. Aesthetics of a Log Cabin vs. Yurt If you’re running a campground or Airbnb,
Public facilities are an essential part of a healthy, thriving community. In a recent survey, the Center for Active Design (CfAD) found that people that live near popular parks report a more significant community connection and satisfaction with local government. Community event spaces bring ideas, culture, and entertainment to everyone in the community, including those that might not otherwise have
In the U.S., the business of summer camps is an $18 billion industry, providing memory making experiences for over 14 million people every year. Summer camps provide participants a chance to make friends, develop skills, and discover new interests. Despite the cold winter weather, now is the time to start thinking about the return of those warm summer days and
There’s no surprise that the foundation of any ski town is the skiing. The National Ski Areas Association has reported, however, that skiing has been on the decline over the past decade. Additionally, there are very real fears about where the industry is headed with the stress climate change is already putting on winter sports. The Four Season Ski Resort
Human activity fundamentally, and often irreversibly, alters the natural world, its available resources, and how it functions. Today, ecologists are hard-pressed to provide accurate information about the current status of the ever-changing environment. This pressure comes from the need to know how to manage natural resources to avoid critical resource scarcity, ecosystem sustainability and degradation, and understanding the planet’s mechanisms
No matter how pretty a golf course is, or how well the grounds are maintained, golf courses that lack quality facilities and amenities that don’t cater to the range of needs from beginner to professional golfers, will lose the ability to attract and retain business. As with many customer-oriented entertainment industries, the quality of many parts work together to create
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.
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
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.
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.
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