When bidding out retail projects, firms are always looking for ways to distinguish themselves from the competition. Form and function are important, but cost is often the paramount concern for most retail businesses.
If you’re looking for a novel area in which to gain a competitive advantage, you might consider the humble awning. To potential clients, awnings can seem like an afterthought. Quite often though they can serve multiple purposes for a building, provide energy savings while making it easier to attract customers.
The choice of fabric can be an important factor in the overall cost of the awning. Using a higher quality fabric means easier cleaning and greater resistance to the elements. These fabrics last longer and provide continuing value to potential retail clients. It’s important not to overlook this component of the building design during the bidding process. In this article we will go into detail about the three key ways awning fabrics can provide long-term savings for your business.