Category Archives: Glass Skylights

Structural Dome Retrofit – Lausanne Condos Completed!

The skylight retrofit has been completed. All work has been completed.  The Lausanne Condominiums in Naples Florida is a beachfront high-rise building, actually two buildings, in the Moorings neighborhood. The Lausanne was built in 1980 and features structural dome skylights, its own beach access and is located close to the Moorings Country Club. Endorsement Before … Continue reading Structural Dome Retrofit – Lausanne Condos Completed!

Lausanne II Is Underway!

Work begins on the second skylight retrofit at the Lausanne Condos.

The crew moved to the second building in the complex and demolition proceeded at a rapid pace. With safety systems in place, the existing dome has been demolished and construction has begun.

Hail Proof Greenhouse

Hail is a nasty weather pattern that we get here in Colorado. Some of the largest hail storms on record (according to insurance claims) have occurred in the last few years, reaching prices over $1,000,000,000. This can be especially difficult on commercial growers and farmers with their greenhouses. Building a greenhouse can be a tough … Continue reading Hail Proof Greenhouse

Pyramid Skylights Installation at IHS Headquarters

Adding Daylight at the IHS Worldwide Headquarters This was our second time to be hired by IHS, and we were thrilled to be back and working again with them. This first time we installed two pyramid skylights, the owner fell in love with them and wanted to install two more, but larger this time! IHS is a worldwide … Continue reading Pyramid Skylights Installation at IHS Headquarters

Difficult Glass Replacement in Keystone

Owner Struggles to Find Solution to Glass Issue at Keystone, CO At the popular skiing resort Keystone in Colorado, an out of state owner discovered that three panes of glass had cracked atop her 5th floor condominium. She explained to us the she was having a hard time finding anyone who could help. Not only was it … Continue reading Difficult Glass Replacement in Keystone

Structural Engineering of Skylights Solves Problems

Skylight Structural Engineering Solves Big Problems at the University of Wyoming The original skylights at the American Heritage Center in Laramie, WY, never performed as expected.  The skylights were designed to be flush with the roofing for aesthetic reasons, but the manufacturer’s system failed miserably for many different reasons. In fact, they’re no longer in business.  How … Continue reading Structural Engineering of Skylights Solves Problems

American Heritage Building, Laramie, WY

Glass skylight replacement in progress This cone-shaped building with copper roofing has a number of skylights throughout the building that are being replaced along with the roofing. Many of these skylights are inaccessible in the traditional sense because of the steep pitch and inability to fasten to the roof surface. The scaffolding provides access, staging … Continue reading American Heritage Building, Laramie, WY