Daylighting 101: What is it anyway?

Ever since the invention of electric lighting, and even before that with gas lamps, humans have instinctively felt the urge to go outside and “get some fresh air” or “get some sun” after spending a long enough time indoors. This natural instinct has now been supported over the past few years through medical and scientific

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Skylights, They’ve Been Around Longer Than You Might Think…

The modern usage of commercial and residential skylights around the world has seen a large increase in popularity over the past few decades. The increased popularity has been driven largely by technological advances in the skylight manufacturing processes which have led to significant increases in both affordability and efficiency. These improvements have allowed manufactures like

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Benefits of Daylighting

The Benefits of  Daylighting on our health has long been established. Our teachers taught us to exercise in the morning (not in the afternoon or at night) for a reason: so we can spend some time under the sun. Unfortunately, as we grow up; our priorities change and we become busy. Only a few can now

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Skylights to Increase Your Home’s Value

One of the most powerful trends in modern architecture has been the increased demand for natural light within the home. Fortunately, residential skylights make adding functional natural light to any home a surprisingly simple and affordable option. This trend has become popular on several levels from its role in the various aspects of interior i

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Natural Light Offers Great Alternative to Glaring Workday Fluorescents

There has never been a better time to be in the residential or commercial skylight business. We recently read a review (Here: http://bit.ly/XFVV3a) of a book by a University of Washington professor regarding the increased use of natural light in architectural design. Coauthored with University of Idaho professor Kevin Van Den Wymelenberg, Christopher Meek spent

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