Composting

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

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

Where You’re Most Likely To See Our Buildings During Your Summer Road Trip!

Into the sunsetMemorial Day Weekend, the unofficial start to summer, has come and gone, so now it’s time to hit the road and do that cross-country road trip you’ve been talking about doing the last 10 years, right? Well, if you are going to take on such a feat, there is a 100% chance that you’ll pass by one of our Hercules Truss Arch Buildings, since we have our fabric structures in all 50 states! What state currently holds the rolling title for the most ClearSpan buildings? What states make our Top 5? Take the poll below, check back in one week for the answers, and map out YOUR road trip accordingly.

If you happen to see one of our buildings on your trip, snap a picture of the building, prove to us that you’re on a “road trip,” and we’ll send you a free gift! All you have to do is email the pictures and your mailing address to us at: mzirolli@clearspan.com. Don’t worry — we will keep your information confidential — this is our little fun and exciting summertime game.

63 x 360 R Lititz PA CHINT: You’ll know it’s our building if you see our logo at the peak of the building, seen at left! GOOD LUCK!

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“How It’s Made” Comes to ClearSpan

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May 8,2014

The Discovery Channel’s popular television show, How It’s Made, descended on a local company’s manufacturing facility to capture the design process of tension fabric buildings. Continue reading

Spring Cleaning Is For The “Other Buildings”

about_header_iowaAt long last, Spring is here! Better late than never, right? Now is the time to replace the storm door with the screen door, clean the windows, get the yard ready, clean out the garden beds and look for the over-the-counter allergy combatant that has the lowest sale price. But if you’ve recently purchased a Hercules Truss Arch Building – a.k.a. a fabric structure – from ClearSpan, or if you’re thinking of buying one soon, you’re probably asking yourself: “How in the world am I supposed to clean that fabric cover?” Continue reading

Take a whiff and smell that fresh air! ClearSpan’s Manure Storage

 Manure storageWhen I was little, every time we’d drive by a farm during the summer my dad would say, “Take a whiff girls and smell that fresh air!”  My sister and I would then ignorantly take a whiff, gag a little and then reply “Ew dad, that smells like poop.” Of course what we were smelling was manure.  Now to some, like my father, the smell of manure triggers an odd sense of freshness and summertime joy, but to most of us it smells terrible.  Luckily, ClearSpan has a solution to prevent my future children from being tricked into smelling animal waste like I did… Continue reading

Love Notes to ClearSpan

Love NotesIf this were elementary school, ClearSpan Fabric Structures would be everyone’s favorite Valentine! Today’s blog is all about love and how our customers like to express their feelings towards us. I decided to showcase our relationships with our customers by highlighting some of the positive feedback we’ve received from them. Continue reading

Spotlight on LHF Compost and their Extra-long Composting Structure

ClearSpan Fabric Structures really do come in any size necessary and are always there to come to the rescue! Whether your operations have too much exposure to the elements or you need more storage space to keeps things running smoothly, these structures have got you covered. Keep reading to see how a much longer than normal Hercules Truss Arch Building allowed one business to really take off! LHF Compost Continue reading