Tenshon LLC Mesa, AZ
Producer: Gale Pacific USA Inc.
Supplier: Gale Pacific USA Inc.
Please describe the project specifications
This project was for very large triangle sails spanning a swimming pool. The side lengths reach nearly 100 feet long. Each sail is close to 2000 sq. ft.
What was the purpose of this project? What did the client request?
The client wanted a shade solution so that the pool could be used all through the summer when ambient temperatures can exceed 115 degrees. When it gets that hot outside an unshaded pool starts to feel like a warm bathtub. These sails provide enough shade to keep the pool cool and are large enough that the poles aren’t too close to the pool where they would get in the way. Not only are these functional, they look great. The colors really match the aquatic vibe.
What is unique or complex about the project?
Triangle sails of this size aren’t something you see everyday. You have to see it to believe it. The sheer bulk of 2000 sq. ft. of fabric makes sewing difficult. While it is no small task to manufacture sails this large, it is something we are very good at. Sails this big need the right hardware and our custom corners handle the job with no problem.
These sails were installed after the pool was completed and filled. It took installation knowledge and skill to get these sails installed without damage while working around the existing infrastructure. It wasn’t anything our skilled install team couldn’t handle.
What were the results of the project?
As you can see from the pictures, the result is great looking sails providing ample shade, not only for those in the pool, but also for spectators sitting and watching the swimmers practice and compete.
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