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Birdair Press Release Archives

Birdair, Inc. is active in providing the latest up-to-date news and information related to our products, projects and services to the market. Below is an archive of our news releases.

May 27, 2008

Birdair, Inc Unveils New Booth Design, TensothermTM Product at AIA Expo 2008

Birdair, Inc., the leading specialty contractor of lightweight long-span roofing systems and tensile structures throughout the world, unveiled a new booth display and innovative new TensothermTM with Nanogel® product at the AIA National Convention and Design Exposition in Boston, MA, May 15-17, 2008.

April 30, 2008

Birdair, Inc. Awarded First TensothermTM Project at Dedmon Center at Radford University

Radford University, located in Radford, VA is in the process of recruiting students, redesigning courses, and renovating buildings for the 2008-2009 school year, and Birdair, Inc. has recently been awarded the project to install the roof of the campus’ sports and athletic facility, the Dedmon Center. The project is slated to begin in May 2008 as the majority of students are off-campus for the summer, and will be completed in January 2009, just in time for basketball season.

April 17, 2008

A Contest of Wills: The Georgia Dome’s Fabric Membrane Roof vs. 100-mph Tornado Winds

Another Birdair Structure Sustains Only Minor Damage from Brutal Weather

As the cleanup continues in Atlanta from the mid-March tornado that ripped through the city—leaving collapsed buildings and much rubble in its wake—inspections reveal that the Georgia Dome survived relatively unscathed after undergoing what the facility’s manager called a “focused Herculean team effort” by Birdair Inc., the specialty roofing contractor for lightweight long-span roofing systems and other tensile structures that that constructed the original roof on the Georgia Dome.

March 17, 2008

Birdair Offers Fabric Membrane Cool Roof Opportunities

Achieving cool roof status is becoming more desirable in the roofing industry; it has been a trend for the last five years and is even required in numerous states in order to comply with energy codes. Until lately, however, it has been feasible for only those offering more traditional roofing options, such as metal and single-ply, to builders, architects, and owners. Now, fabric membrane roofing with cool roof status is available for longspan structures through Birdair, Inc.

February 28, 2008

Birdair Roofing Structures Successfully Withstand Hurricane Conditions

Birdair, Inc., the leading full service design build specialty contractor for lightweight tensile architectural projects throughout the world, delivers custom tensile roof structures capable of resisting severe subtropical weather conditions, including hurricanes. >

January 08, 2008

Birdair, Inc. Continues to Score with University of Phoenix Stadium

It has been more than a year since the innovative University of Phoenix stadium in  Glendale, AZ was commissioned.

In the year ahead, the stadium, home to the National Football League’s Arizona Cardinals, will host an increasing number of events, beginning with the Fiesta Bowl on January 2, 2008. In February, the venue will host Super Bowl XLII, and in March 2009, the NCAA Men’s Regional Basketball Tournament.

So, it’s a fair time to ask if the structure is meeting expectations.

January 08, 2008

Birdair Honored by IFAI for Kuwait Stadium Roof System

Birdair, Inc. has earned the 2007 Outstanding Achievement Award from the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) for its innovative tension cable and fabric membrane roofing system, recently installed on Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium in Safat, Kuwait.

September 26, 2007

Birdair, Inc. partners with Cabot Corporation and Geiger Engineers to offer TensothermTM, a breakthrough fabric membrane.

Birdair, Inc., the leading innovator in custom architectural fabric membrane roofing systems, is taking its lineup of premium materials one step further with the introduction of TensothermTM, a next-generation composite roofing material that solves an important industry challenge. 


September 25, 2007

Striking Birdair Roof atop Sharm el Sheikh International Airport breaks new architectural ground in Middle East

Sharm el Sheikh International Airport, situated along the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula, serves more than five million tourists and travelers annually. In Egypt, only Cairo International Airport is busier.

That’s a lot of people walking through two main terminals; a lot of people experiencing the dynamic vision of tensile architecture brought to fruition by Birdair, Inc.

September 25, 2007

Birdair, Inc.’s Advanced Cable-Tensioned Roof System Highlights Kuwait’s Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium

From the fabric membrane peaks that echo Kuwait’s southern sand dunes to the saddle-shaped steel latticework that links the region to its nomadic past, the canopy design of Jaber Al- Ahmad International Stadium offers spectators an effective shade system with a touch of Middle Eastern flair.