HOW MUCH DOES THAT WEIGH?
Questions from the trade show.

"How much does this building weigh?"

 

That was the most frequently asked question by visitors to our booth at last week's IWCE trade show. Booth traffic was heavy as engineers learned more about our composite fiberglass buildings, which some had never considered using for telecom applications before.

 

Engineers in the telecom industry usually specify a steel or concrete communications shelter to protect their equipment. They are used to traditional-style fiberglass construction (which is NOTHING like how we make our buildings!), so for many, this may have been the first time they were considering something different.

 

Our buildings weigh just 2.25 pounds for every square foot of surface area (or 3.75 lbs/sq ft if they are reinforced with OSB), so the weight of a typical 8 x 8 x 8 equipment shelter, that is IBC Compliant, is as follows:

  

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ONE WAY WE PUT QUALITY INTO EACH OF OUR SHELTERS
Meet one of our Assembly Technicians!

 

We think it's nice for our customers to see how we put quality in every building we make and give you a sense of the craftsmanship that goes in to our work. That's why we occasionally highlight the men and women of Shelter Works who are making it happen.

 

"This is the first company where I've 'bought in' to what we're doin' here....I really care-about what we're sending out, about my tools, about finding great solutions for buildings that look good!"

 

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