Code changes affect temporary structures

April 1st, 2024

Every three years the International Code Council (ICC) publishes a new set of International Codes. These include the International Building Code® (IBC®) and the International Fire Code® (IFC®). The latest edition year of the ICC codes is the 2024 set. Advanced Textiles Association (ATA) participates in the hearings that are part of the code development […]

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Long-term rental success

June 1st, 2022

PartySavvy installed several hundred feet of Anchor Industries’ tents and walkway canopies to connect various glass houses at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, Pa. The tents allow visitors to tour the facility in one direction only due to COVID, and stay up all year round. Photo courtesy of PartySavvy. When certain […]

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Evacuation planning

April 1st, 2016

It’s human nature to seek cover in an emergency. A solid evacuation plan helps to ensure attendees of tented events find shelter in a safe location. (Hint: Not the tent!) The collapse of the roof structure of a stage at the Indiana State Fair nearly five years ago served as a catalyst for discussions about […]

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