MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The retractable roof at NRG Stadium in Houston majestically opened up to the sky at the touch of a button, allowing Lady Gaga's dramatic drop at the halftime show at the Big Game. More than 111 million people witnessed the impressive spectacle. This exemplifies how the patented retractable canopy technology can be used to deliver a wow factor to outdoor space while boosting the bottom line for restaurants, hotels, resorts and other entertainment facilities.
The high-tech mechanization of the system that effortlessly opened and closed the roof during the halftime show was designed, engineered and fabricated by Minneapolis based Uni-Systems, LLC the leading designer and advocate of the retractable canopy experience. The very same designers and engineers that brought this technology to market are responsible for the design and engineering of the En-Fold® retractable fabric canopy system, which is available to commercial venues including restaurants, hotels and other types of entertainment and recreational facilities.
The En-Fold® retractable canopy structure system features high performance pre-engineered components, creating a true tensile structure that is built to withstand thunderstorm winds while in use. This type of retractable roofing is exceptionally valuable in entertainment and leisure facilities where open skies are desired and weather protection is required to protect bottom lines, maximize revenues and make the most of otherwise under-utilized space.
Uni-Systems, LLC En-Fold® architectural solutions are available to a wide variety of facility owners customized to suit the needs of individual space. Design engineers bring an entire solution to life by creating a functional, durable structure that makes a statement in kinetic architecture while respecting and mirroring the architectural designs of the facility.
En-Fold® retractable canopy system
- True tensile membrane structure
- Multiple fabric and size options (minimum 1,000 square feet coverage)
- Optimum weather protection from sun, rain, wind
- Modular construction for easier installation and maintenance
- Minimal overhead structure for ultimate aesthetics
- Cabinet-mounted and hand-held operator controls
- Multiple premium finishes available
- Pre-engineered for faster turnaround times and cost savings
- 25+ year life expectancy
- Leasing and financing options available
The En-Fold® retractable canopy system from Uni-Systems, LLC can give entertainment, recreation and leisure facilities significant return on investment, simply by allowing individuals access to the outdoors under virtually any type of weather.
About Uni-Systems, LLC
Originally established to develop moveable architecture for aerospace giants such as Boeing Aircraft, American Airlines and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Uni-Systems, LLC soon expanded into military, construction, entertainment and sports industries. The company has designed, fabricated and installed the mechanization components for six of the last eight retractable sports-stadium roofs built in North America, including Reliant Stadium, Minute Maid Park, University of Phoenix Stadium, Lucas Oil Stadium, Cowboys Stadium, and Marlins Ballpark. This stadium work continues through an unrelated company Uni-Systems Engineering while Uni-Systems, LLC is now focused on the further development and implementation of its award winning En-Fold® retractable canopy system. The company is headquartered in Minneapolis, with offices in Miami Beach, Fla. Learn more at www.uni-systems.com.
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