Daylighting and Health

The Health Benefits of Daylighting Plants aren’t the only living organisms that metabolize sunlight, we human beings do too. While the relationship daylight exposure and our health isn’t simple, it is important to know. Most people are aware of the risk of skin cancer from long exposure without protection, a number of studies and scientists … Read more “Daylighting and Health”

Chase Bank of Loveland

A 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 … Read more “Chase Bank of Loveland”

Daylighting and Energy Usage

A good daylighting system is the easiest and most cost-effective way to light a space and reduce energy usage. After all, the sun provides everyone with a lot of free light and energy every day, it makes sense to take advantage of it. However, placing just adding in skylights or windows without thought is a … Read more “Daylighting and Energy Usage”

Translucent Vs. Transparent Daylighting

When Should You Use Transparent Daylighting and When Should You Use Translucent? Proper daylighting design requires use of both translucent vs. transparent daylighting. Glass or other transparent glazings provide a view of the outside, making the room feel larger and bringing the outdoors in. However, glass also brings in solar heat and causes glare, making the … Read more “Translucent Vs. Transparent Daylighting”

Commercial Flat Roof Daylighting Solution

The Velux Commercial Sun Tunnel for a Commercial Flat Roof Getting cost-effective daylighting into a commercial building can be a challenge, especially when most have a commercial flat roof. Velux Commercial Sun Tunnels are a great potential solution. Why Velux Sun Tunnels? The Velux SunCurve diffuser is designed to capture light at all times of the … Read more “Commercial Flat Roof Daylighting Solution”