Why do Shade Sails have Curves (aka Catenary)?

Why do Shade Sails have Curves (aka Catenary)?

Shade sails are a fantastic flexible solution for targeted sun protection, but why do they have curves in the sides? The short answer is that shade sails needs the curves to tension it correctly, would not be shade sails without those curves in the sides. Instead,...
Playground Safety Standards

Playground Safety Standards

Protecting children while they play should be the goal of anyone involved in the design and implementation of playgrounds. According to The National Program for Playground Safety, only 3 percent of public playgrounds assessed had full sun protection from the peak...
Protecting Kids from the Sun

Protecting Kids from the Sun

In this article, we will discuss the importance of protection from the sun and preventing it from damaging the skin, particularly in children. Many people don’t know how bad sunlight can damage the skin. However, after reading this article, you will not only know...

Shade Planning for Florida Schools

Why Should Schools Care About Skin Cancer?  Cancer of the skin is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States and perhaps the most preventable. Melanoma and non-melanoma cancers, including basal cell cancer and squamous cell cancer, account for as much as...