High-Efficiency Daylight Harvesting System

Daylighting in Winter

Natural light prevents seasonal affective disorder from developing during winter.

The Sophisticated Designs Behind a Simple Concept

A daylight harvesting lighting system, on its surface, is a pretty straightforward concept. Doors and windows are used to become the primary Read More

Why You Should Get An Energy And Daylight Analysis

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Green Can Be Beautiful, Too

Picking up on the conversation we started with our last post, we were discussing a recent column in The Huffington Post by architect Lance Hosey that exposed “six myths of sustainable design.” In response … Read More

Starting Your Search For A Residential Skylight

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The residential skylight market is a bold new world

If this is the start of your exploration into residential skylights, prepare to be awed. From custom-made skylights to low-profile skylights to entire skylight ceilings, it’s a bold new world. … Read More

A Basic Primer For Scrutinizing Skylights

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These Aren’t Your Parents’ Skylights

Now that you have a better grasp on daylighting, we realize it may feel a little too good to be true. Wait, these skylights flood my home with sunlight and keep the heat and Read More

Bristolite Advantage Building Heat And Smoke Vents

Protect Your Employees And Building Or Commercial Property By Upgrading Your Smoke Ventilation System

Benefits of Heat Smoke Vents

Upgrading a building’s infrastructure rarely draws the same sort of excitement as refreshing any of the aesthetic features. We know, of course, that investing in the … Read More

Rethinking The Skylight As A Green Energy Solution

Gone Are The Days Of The Skylight As A Mere Architectural Feature

Skylights were, once upon a time (and not that long ago), simply an architectural feature. An elaborate window in an unexpected place that gradually became less air- and … Read More

Points To Ponder When Considering Passive Daylighting Systems

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Recall that passive solar heating refers to the use of the sun’s energy to heat something directly; no outside energy source is required. It is the job of the architect and site planners to consider the deliberate placement of homes, … Read More

Just Try and Mess With Our Trituff Skylights, We Dare You!

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How great would it be to have one of The Avengers as your personal watchdog? Few people would argue against having a superhero providing them with reliable protection. Bristolite Daylighting Systems offers our customers the next best thing with our … Read More

Help Enlarge Your Workplace With Bristolite Skylights

 

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Interior designers are taught to manipulate an area utilizing light, color, and the contrasts that typically exist between them. With respect to contrast, spaces that feature dark-colored flooring and light-colored walls tend to feel less spacious than areas that … Read More

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Want Better Performing Students? Let Them Bask in Natural Light

Educational experts around the country are continuously trying to create & implement new learning initiatives meant to increase student achievement. To say the least, some have been more successful than others. However, the physical structure is often overlooked as a … Read More

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Daylighting Your Facility Can Save Your Business Money

Two questions commonly posed to our energy experts here at Bristolite Daylighting Systems when clients are planning to implement a natural daylighting system are:

– How energy efficient are skylights?

– How much can we realistically expect to save in … Read More

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Daylighting the Right Way

The incorporation of natural light into modern green building energy design, commonly known as daylighting, has become an increasingly popular construction technique that can improve energy performance in any building while simultaneously improving the comfort and productivity of building occupants. … Read More

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Three Tips for Successful Daylighting in Any Building

The best way to maximize daylighting in any building is to start with a core daylighting system analysis specific to the type of facility you operate and the lighting needs of the work performed there. This may include shading analyses, … Read More

Enhancing Natural Light in Your Home

The benefits of increasing the amount of natural light in your home or office space shouldn’t be dismissed. Natural light makes any room feel larger while helping to reduce the energy costs associated with artificial lighting.

Daylighting Systems Architectural and Interior Design Benefits

While any additional windows … Read More

The Next Generation of Daylighting: The Quasar Prismatic Skylight

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If you want to maximize the energy savings inherent to daylighting technology, you need maximum light transmission. The Quasar Prismatic skylight, exclusively by Bristolite Daylighting Systems, has been proven to be the best skylight for electric light energy savings.Read More

Naturalite

Naturalite was founded in 1945 and is the largest domestic skylight manufacturer in the U.S.  Naturalite is the only skylight manufacturer that extrudes aluminum, Kynar finishes and anodizes all products in-house, resulting in high quality, durable, Made in America products.… Read More

Sunoptics® Prismatic Skylights

Energy Efficient Sunoptics® Prismatic Skylights for Daylighting

Sunoptics® Prismatic Skylights was founded in 1978 by Jerome Blomberg, an early leader in energy efficient use of sunlight to replace electric lighting buildings.  In February 2011, Sunoptics® was acquired by Acuity Brands, … Read More

Acralight™ International Skylights

Acralight™ International Skylights has been in business since 1980, providing design, fabrication and installation services to the U.S., Caribbean and Europe.  In 2011, as part of its geographic expansion, Acralight™ International Skylights acquired a Texas manufacturing facility,

Acralight™ International Skylights … Read More

Wasco®

Wasco®, a family-owned company, was founded 1935 in Cambridge, MA.   Wasco® products are proudly made in Maine and Reno, NV. Wasco Skylights© are fabricated for commercial and residential customers, including custom build services for architectural and construction clients.

Wasco® offers … Read More