Shade (Un)Covered

Using Fabric Shade in Public, Private, and Commercial Environments

Course Description

The Shade Uncovered: Using Fabric Shade in Public, Private, and Commercial Environments presentation gives a comprehensive look at the orientation, style options, and engineering requirements when utilizing pre-engineered structures for locations such as concrete bleacher stands, grandstands school playgrounds, parks, hospitality areas, aquatic facilities, and more. During this session, attendees will learn how to design and plan spaces as a variety of options are discussed. In addition, attendees will learn how to maximize coverage and protection, minimize obstructions in spectator environments, and add the highest aesthetic value to the space.

Learning Objectives:

  • List at least two (2) benefits of installing shade related to comfort, protections, health prevention and wellness, and compliance
  • Give at least one (1) example of the ways sun direction impacts shade positioning as a function of the spaces being covered
  • Recommend at least two (2) design solutions based on the variety of shapes and styles of shade needed for a project
  • Explain at least two (2) engineering requirements regulated by building department code for temporary shade

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