Changing your personal energy habits is tough. Changing your business’s energy habits is even tougher. With targets to meet and employees to keep at maximum productivity, it’s easy to let energy efficiency slip from your top priority into a far … Read More
Whether you’re a large retail chain searching for a daylighting partner or a small business in need of a one-off daylighting system, choosing a reliable daylighting company is an essential part of making your building energy efficient.
There are many … Read More
Lowering energy usage should be a priority for any business, both for the financial benefits that a leaner approach to energy can provide and for the immense benefits that reduced energy usage can have for the environment.
While all businesses … Read More
When you hear about skylights and daylighting systems, do you think of modern homes and high-tech offices, or big-box retail stores and warehouses? While we might associate energy efficiency with offices and residential developments, the businesses that benefit most from … Read More
From the cost of skylights and other daylighting equipment to the installation fees for a large-scale daylighting system, the cost of lighting your workplace naturally can seem immense.
The cost of daylighting, in fact, is one of the biggest reasons … Read More
Are you thinking of installing a daylighting system in your fulfillment center? From reducing energy bills to increasing worker productivity, daylighting has a range of excellent benefits for fulfillment centers, factories, and other large buildings.
In fact, thanks to the … Read More
With consumers spending less on non-essential goods than in the past, retailers and sales-driven businesses are looking for any possible edge that they could use to help improve their sales.
Some have turned to old-fashioned sales techniques like telemarketing and … Read More
Over the last two decades, a large number of offices have invested heavily in energy-efficient daylighting systems not just to lower their bills and reduce their impact on the environment, but to increase their productivity and workplace efficiency.
Retailers, too, … Read More
From daylighting to air conditioning, the needs of large buildings are very different from their smaller counterparts. Today, we will be looking at large buildings such as office complexes and manufacturing facilities and how they can benefit from using natural … Read More
Break down the average commercial building’s electricity use and you’ll end up with a particularly interesting pie chart. Artificial lighting, long thought of as inexpensive and efficient, is the largest slice, taking up 35 percent of average monthly usage.
Air … Read More
Unlike windows, which need to be cleaned fairly often, skylights require very little maintenance once they’re installed. Thanks to their exposed position on the roof of your building and the slight angle that they’re installed on, most skylights are kept … Read More
One of the most frequent objections to custom daylighting is that it’s ‘too expensive’ to be practical. It’s an understandable concern. With accounts to manage and staff to pay, it’s easy to see why many businesses are hesitant to invest … Read More
From concerns that skylights ‘leak’ heat to rumors that daylighting reduces office productivity, concerns about energy efficient lighting are far from new. While the rumors are predictably false, the unfortunate truth is that a lot of building owners continue to … Read More
All around the country, a growing number of businesses are investing in offices that are clean, green, and natural. Energy efficiency, it seems, is much more than just a corporate buzzword – it’s a proven system for improving your office … Read More
With small windows and tight spaces, it can be easy to assume that old buildings can’t benefit from daylighting solutions. The truth, however, is quite the opposite: old buildings can often benefit the most from skylights and daylighting systems.
In … Read More
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 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, Inc., a leading provider of both conventional … Read More
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®, 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
Truckload after truckload and container load after container load of Quasar Prismatics head to job sites across the country and the world helping building owners/operators save $$$ thousands in electric lighting costs. Quasar Prismatic has 30% to 50% more light … Read More
Just wanted to drop you folks a line to say thanks. I installed several Bristolite skylights in my barn on my Texas ranch last year. Since we installed the skylights my electric bill has plummeted, the kids are getting better … Read More
Two truckloads of 55″ x 55″ Coollites (qty 108) with integrated curb (aluminum, insulated, double wall, 12″) headed to a major retailer that wanted skylights that meet the IECC, National and the job site state Energy Code. Coollite is the … Read More
Quasar 4689 with 9″ glazing rise supports 1,000 lb concentrated load. … Read More
This 4 foot x 8 foot Quasar Prismatic skylight loaded with 800 lb of pea gravel still remains intact. The glazing inverted, there is one small 2 inch crack in one corner but still it holds 800 lb without failure. … Read More
Cool… They look through the skylight (from the control room) up at the satellite dish to adjust the dish angle… This is too slick! It looks nice…Nice product Bristolite!… Read More
About 27 years ago (1984) I installed a Bristolite Skylite (don’t know the model) on a residential home with a wood shingle roof. The skylite has, what I believe to be, a white acrylic dome on the outside and a … Read More
Now that is what I call confidence in Bristolite’s sealing and anti-leak technology! … Read More
Does Bristolite stock industrial commercial skylights? If so what brands and sizes? Thanks. … Read More
What is the value of NFRC Certification of plastic unit skylights? … Read More
What are OSHA CFR’s and how does this translate to fall protection skylights? … Read More
Unbelievable product. We wanted green technology. Low U Factor / Super insulating properties and sound dampening as our facilty is within two miles of a major airport and on the north approach flight path. Your proprietary Nano Insulgel – silica … Read More
I have never found a web site with the amount of skylight – daylighting info you guys have. Your web is now my library for such info. … Read More
We like what we saw. Plenty of light and diffused. The managers on site were very pleased. We need to cobtact you to obtain the name of your distributor in the region. … Read More
Hey you really bailed us out last week. We ordered 80 5×6 skylights from one of your competitors and were promised 4 week lead time. Well 6 weeks later we still didnt have our skylights on the job and worse … Read More
We have one small operation with a competeing prismatic skylight but we are disappointed with the low level of daylight on our cutting and sewing tables. We opened a second larger operation with your Quasar with the same percent of … Read More
Thank you Bristolite for answering my questions about Coollite. We could not find another plastic unit skylight with Coollite’s performance of 0.26 SHGC and 0.45 U Factor. Even some of the competitors “cobbled up” triple dome over flat glazing of … Read More