About our Structures

Clean Water Act/EPA

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recently started to increase their crackdown on Clean Water Act (CWA) violations. Since the Clean Water Act was enacted in 1972, this law has had the greatest effect on municipalities (salt/sand storage), industrial facilities (mining/oil/gas) and composting operations. Most business owners in these sectors have had to invest in storage facilities and environmentally conscious products in order to follow the bylaws of the CWA. To understand what structural solutions business owners should be using for hazardous material storage, we first need to understand what the CWA entails. Continue reading

Discover the ClearSpan Advantage

Volga, SD close upWorking with ClearSpan is an obvious choice for just about any building project. With years of building experience within the agricultural, industrial and municipal sectors, as well as many other industries, ClearSpan creates tailored buildings that function exactly how customers need them to. Continue reading

Finding the foundation for success

Helical 4A few years ago I saw a firsthand what happens when a foundation cracks and begins to give way. It started as a small crack – and actually stayed small for a while – but soon began to grow and develop until it put the house’s structural integrity in jeopardy. Turns out other homes in the area had experienced similar problems, and it was all traced back to a single contractor – no surprise – that had used a poor batch of concrete. The section of the damaged foundation had to be dug out, removed and replaced, which was no doubt as expensive as it sounds. Continue reading

Customer Spotlight: Solving weather worries with ClearSpan

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Challenge – Unpredictable weather conditions
Solution – Hercules Truss Arch Building
Size – 73’wide x 120’long
Application –Therapeutic riding and dressage lessons

Originally a 150 year old farm, Hope Ranch for Women bought the farm in 2011 and turned the land into an equine focused therapy facility. Hope Ranch for Women offers an equine-based, assisted personal development and mentoring service in order for women to heal from the physical, mental and spiritual effects of exploitation. As director of the program, Catherine Smith uses her Masters Degree in communication and 50 years of equine experience to run the program and service Hope Ranch’s clients. Continue reading

ClearSpan’s Commodity HD Building simplifies bulk and aggregate storage

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ClearSpan, the industry-leader in fabric building solutions, unveiled its brand new structure, the Commodity HD Building. The structure features an open side that simplifies bulk and aggregate storage. Continue reading

ClearSpan Case Study – REV Recreation Group

REV_Tent2Challenge – Protecting motorhomes during production
Solution – ClearSpan Gable HD Building
Size – 50’W x 100’L
Application – Storage for motorhomes in-queue

REV Recreation Group’s manufacturing facility in Decatur, Indiana has been producing motorhomes since 1988, and today it serves as the manufacturing center for American Coach, Fleetwood, Holiday Rambler and Monaco. Continue reading

Go Green with ClearSpan!

Compost BuildingThe “Go Green” movement has gained a lot of steam in the last couple of years throughout the world. Here in the U.S, within the business sector, we have witnessed increasing environmental regulations and restrictions on zoning and building codes. Companies are now becoming mindful to make their buildings environmentally friendly, while also meeting all required ordinances. Most business owners have to consider the environmental impact and sustainability of the buildings in which they store their goods within. Continue reading

Off to the Races: Customer Spotlight on Gulfstream Park

83 x 600 at Gulfstream Park, Hallandale, FLSince opening in 1939, Gulfstream Park, which is owned by the Stronach Group, has served as one of the most important venues for thoroughbred racing in the US. Among other world-renowned races, Gulfstream hosts The Florida Derby, The Donn Handicap, Sunshine Millions Series and The Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap. In the summer of 2013 Gulfstream Park received over 4,000 stall applications for its upcoming Winter Racing Season. With about 2,000 existing stalls on its property, Gulfstream called on ClearSpan to manufacture and install 100,000 square feet of additional thoroughbred stall space. Continue reading

Enjoy Some Peace and Quiet with ClearSpan

Whisper Quiet FabricOur ClearSpan Fabric Structures offer a number of benefits that simply cannot be found in traditional structures. Offering maximum usable space, abundant natural lighting, a warmer climate during winter and cooler climate during summer, the ability to easily disassemble and move these structures if needed and the low cost per square foot, our fabric buildings have become increasingly popular within a number of industries. Of all the added benefits of our structures, perhaps one of the less commonly noted benefits is the whisper quiet fabric covering, which is beneficial for livestock and people alike. From manufacturing buildings to indoor riding arenas, the whisper-quiet fabric creates a peaceful and stress-free environment. Continue reading

Customer Spotlight: Raising Cattle with ClearSpan

Gleason Cattle CompanyKatrina and Chad Gleason, owners of Gleason Cattle Company, know all too well the unpredictability of the weather in Wisconsin. From cold, windy winters and hot summers, the Gleasons needed protection from these elements to house their beef calves. Raising about 300 calves per year, the Gleasons needed a solution that would provide them with enough space and adequate shelter that would sustain over the varied weather patterns of their state. They found this solution in a ClearSpan Fabric Structure. Continue reading