Educate the Professor Seminar

July 13, 2017

The Fabric Structures Association (FSA) and the Professional Awning Manufacturers Association (PAMA), both divisions of Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI), are hosting an introductory two-day Educate the Professor seminar on the fundamentals of using fabric and films as building materials. Professors who attend these courses can bring their knowledge to

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Durable screen and shade material

October 1, 2016

Serge Ferrari Soltis® 88 is now available in North America and sold to manufacturers of exterior and interior screens, awnings, retractables and pergolas. The fabric is 8 percent open for a perfect compromise between visual and thermal comfort: light is filtered and heat partially blocked while outward visibility is maintained.

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Study proves awnings are a smart retrofit to reduce home energy consumption

September 3, 2012

New Data Shows that Fabric Awnings & Exterior Shades Can Help Homeowners Reduce Cooling Costs by More than 50% Save money through reduced cooling bills Increase comfort by reducing home’s internal temperature Potentially reduce size of and mechanical wear on the home AC unit “People don’t realize that there are

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