Case Studies

Real Projects and their Benefits

Here we study different projects and their requirements, installations, benefits, successes and failures.

The Pavilion at Ole Miss

July 24, 2017

CPI Daylighting’s UniQuad® translucent wall provides all the daylight needed to illuminate The Pavilion at Ole Miss The 225,000-sq.-ft. Pavilion at Ole Miss seats 9,500 people and has brought a new energy to the University of Mississippi’s basketball teams and their fans – both literally and figuratively. The arena’s 252-ft.-long by 41-ft.-tall CPI Daylighting UniQuad® translucent ... Read more

Chase Bank of Loveland

November 4, 2016

Chase Bank of Loveland HeroA Pyramid Skylight Retrofit Will Provide Improved Daylighting The Chase Bank building in Loveland, CO has four low-rise pyramid skylights. The bank has experienced problems with these skylights over the years. Gaskets failing, condensation problems, and popping noises were a just few of the constant problems. The biggest complaint, however, was the quality of the light and the heat from ... Read more

UniQuad Makes a Big Impact for Two New Aquatics Centers

July 8, 2016

Guildford-Aquatic-Centre-Grandview-Heights-Aquatic-Centre-03Light Plays a Big Role at Two New Aquatic Centers in Suburban Vancouver, BC Surrey, BC is a small but growing suburban community outside of Vancouver that is growing into a more fully equiped modern city. The city leaders tasked Bing Thom Architects and Hughes Condon Marler Architects with designing two new cultural hubs for the ... Read more

San Benito High School Uses IntelaSun Skylight for Multipurpose Space

March 25, 2016

San Benito HS with the IntelaSun skylightsIntelaSun Skylights provide different light levels for different activities at San Benito High School The gym at San Benito High School has many uses and needs, including different sporting events, daily lunch periods, all school assemblies, dances, and other events. So when they needed to replace the 40 foot by 40 foot skylight, they wanted control ... Read more

Translucent Daylighting Get LEED Gold for Rocky Mountain Deaf School

March 11, 2016

translucent_daylighting_RMD_schoolLEED Gold Certification for Rocky Mountain Deaf School https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D0OpRxQ6zjM The Rocky Mountain Deaf School in Jefferson County, Colorado, recently completed construction on their new building. Built using a $13 million dollar grant from the BEST Program, the new school will provide up-to-date technology and a deaf space building, designed to prepare each deaf student to be literate, academically successful, and ... Read more

Richmond Olympic Oval Is Awarded with IAKS/IOC All Time Award

March 7, 2016

New Oval FeatureThe Richmond Olympic Oval Is Only North American Sports Facility Awarded with IAKS/IOC All Time Award The Richmond Olympic Oval, the signature venue from the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Winter Games – and a venue that has 63,000 sq. ft. of CPI’s Quadwall® – has received the All Time Award from the International Association of Sports and Leisure ... Read more

Pentaglas Lights Up Akron Children’s Hospital

April 3, 2015

Akron-Childrens-HospitalInteractive daylighting & color changing LEDs help heal at the Akron Children’s Hospital Using LED light boxes to illuminate 14,500 sq-ft of CPI Daylighting’s Pentaglas® panels covering a new five-story parking garage, the Akron Children’s Hospital hopes to heal through color. “The panels have helped make the parking deck a real landmark in town. The first night they ... Read more

CPI Quadwall Keeps Costa Mesa HS Cool

April 2, 2015

Costa-Mesa-HS-5262-CPI Quadwall Keeps Students and Faculty Out of the Heat The Costa Mesa High School in California needed an exterior system for it’s new building to help create an open, light filled campus environment while protecting students and staff from the hot west coast sun. They employed a large translucent canopy made of CPI Daylighting’s Quadwall system across ... Read more

Metal Architecture article about CPI Daylighting Quadwall

June 15, 2012

Article on the University of Illinois Activities and Recreation Center (ARC) project from the June, 2012 edition. Designed by VOA Associates Inc., the 340,000 square foot Activities and Recreation Center at the University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign is one of the country’s largest on campus recreation centers. The majestic winter garden atrium and architectural entrance canopy are both glazed ... Read more