The Great Outdoors: Steel & Aluminum Recreational Shelters
About the Sponsor
Americana Outdoors specializes in creating the elements for life outside: Shelters, Shade Structures, Sports Equipment, & Site Amenities.
From shelters and seating to sports equipment, exterior shelters create a complete outdoor environment that helps communities work, play, and live better. Join us in this one-hour course as we discuss benefits of outdoor recreational shelters and their many different design options and finishes that can be used in any project. Learners will be able to identify the basic parts of a shelter and evaluate different materials and panel options to ensure they specify outdoor recreational shelters that are safe, effective, and beautiful.
- Describe the benefits of outdoor recreational shelters, including their ability to shield users from weather extremes and encourage social interaction
- Identify the basic parts of a shelter and explain how each contributes to the structural safety of the final product
- Evaluate different materials and panel options on their ability to withstand outdoor elements and provide shelter
- Illustrate the many different design options and finishes that can completely tailor an outdoor shelter to a project’s specific needs
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