ClearSpan Advantage

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With decades of design and building experience, as well as a number of money-saving features, the advantages of working with ClearSpan are endless. When compared to traditional red iron, wood post and hoop buildings, ClearSpan’s structures provide a far superior option in nearly every building and structural aspect. ClearSpan Advantage Chart

ClearSpan uses only the finest building materials. A ClearSpan solution is constructed with triple galvanized steel that has preferable round cut, as opposed to traditional square cuts. Round vs. Square Cut Tubing

When a ClearSpan building is equipped with a fabric cover, the monthly savings can be dramatic. This, combined with the buildings’ temporary nature, creates incredible lighting and tax savings. Lighting and Tax Analysis

 

ClearSpan Fabric Structures vs. Traditional Wood/Metal Buildings

 

 

ClearSpan Structures

 

 

Traditional Buildings

 

 

Maximum usable space; no columns or poles to interfere with your interior plans or ease of movement

 

No

 

Maintains shape, does not shrink, swell, split, warp, rust or rot away; steel frames resist corrosion even in the harshest conditions — including extreme weather, marine, salt

 

No

 

Fewer pests; corner-free design means no hiding places for rodents, no building material or insulation to nest or feed on

 

No

 

Is not treated with arsenic, acid, or pesticides — rain simply washes the building clean

 

No

 

Less likely to catch on fire; flame retardant cover material is available; better able to withstand high winds and remain intact after natural weather events; lower insurance costs

 

No

 

Acoustics are exceptional; no sounds of pelting rain or sleet

 

No

 

Abundant interior sunlight; no artificial lighting needed during the day; decreased utility bills

 

No

 

Controlled climate; buildings stay warmer in winter, cooler in summer; energy is saved — utility bills reduced

 

No

 

Many ventilation options; interior smells fresh; natural light helps to eliminate moisture and bacteria

 

No

 

Self cleaning; never needs painting; dust, dirt, pollutants wash off with water; no rotting parts to replace

 

No

 

Low cost per square foot

 

No

 

Very fast to build; construction costs less

 

No

 

Initial investment is low

 

No

 

Buildings may be moved, disassembled or sold if no longer needed (significant amount of initial investment may be recouped); additions are easy

 

No