Category Archives: Barrel Vault Skylights

Sikes Senter – Wichita Falls Texas Skylight Replacement Project

Converting a 3 bay cluster low rise skylights into one large pyramid skylight creates a better design. The reported problem with these particular skylights was the dismal light transmittance which caused everything inside to look dreary and yellow-toned. Additionally, the gutters between the skylights were constant leak sources and the single domes had virtually no insulation factors … Continue reading Sikes Senter – Wichita Falls Texas Skylight Replacement Project

Park City Center Lancaster, PA Skylight Project

Replace acrylic domed skylights for better insulation, fall protection and light quality The owners for this mall in Lancaster, PA had made the wise decision to replace the troublesome acrylic skylights with an entirely new and different skylight option. Many times we see maintenance crews, the do-it-yourselfers or even the so called qualified skylight guys … Continue reading Park City Center Lancaster, PA Skylight Project

Metal Architecture article about CPI Daylighting Quadwall

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 … Continue reading Metal Architecture article about CPI Daylighting Quadwall

Satellite Images of Monumental Skylight Replacements

A before and after picture of a skylight in Charlotte, North Carolina Before Pictures of old cruddy looking fiberglass skylight that was only sixteen years old. Maintenance people had to shut down the top floor because of the out-gassing of putrid smell through the fiberglass skylight. Replaced with polycarbonate barrel vaults, manufactured by CPI. Search … Continue reading Satellite Images of Monumental Skylight Replacements

Over Stocked Polycarbonate Panels, Selling at Cost!

The Green Panels Seen Below are Deeply Discounted These polycarbonate panels are perfect for carports, canopies, wall dividers, skylights, even changing the exterior look of your building, you name it. Skylight Specialists, Inc. has an overstock of the Pentaglas 16 System polycarbonate panels. These homogeneous insulated panels with five layers of isolated air spaces and … Continue reading Over Stocked Polycarbonate Panels, Selling at Cost!

Columbine High School Skylight Project

An example of adaptive re-use in a famous educational institution Columbine High School is a good example of an adaptive re-use project. Columbine has become synonymous with the tragedy that occurred there. As a parent of recently graduated children, I have been in the school many, many times and as someone in the daylighting industry … Continue reading Columbine High School Skylight Project

Skylight Replacement

Evaluating the commercial skylight to determine whether it has reached it’s life expectancy Many buildings are reaching the age where the original skylight has deteriorated and needs some work. Many of these skylights have been either self-maintained or repaired in some way by a local firm. The skylight seems to have reached it’s intended life-span. … Continue reading Skylight Replacement

Idaho Commercial Skylight Repair

Boise Towne Square We have successfully completed barrel vault replacement at the Boise Towne Square Mall in Boise, ID. The mall had one skylight that blew off in the wind and two other skylights (out of a total of forty) that were beyond repairs. (On site local repairmen ruined the skylight with tar and poor quality silicone) We … Continue reading Idaho Commercial Skylight Repair