Category Archives: MAGS BAR

Custom MAGS BAR Skylight for Pinnacle Apartment Clubhouse

Custom MAGS BAR Skylight for New Fitness Facility Pinnacle Apartment Homes was updating and renovating their clubhouse and installing a new fitness area for their tenants. They hired Ace Construction Services to design and build the remodel, who contacted us about getting more daylight into the building. We scheduled an evaluation with the contractor and … Continue reading Custom MAGS BAR Skylight for Pinnacle Apartment Clubhouse

Bryant U Dome Skylight MAGS BAR Retrofit Part 4:

Weather has been favorable and the dome skylight retrofit is on a fast pace and ahead of schedule! All 140 domes have been set—Finish work, including beauty caps, is completed. Two weeks ahead of schedule! Bryant University had a strict timeline as far as when they needed this project completed – the start of the new … Continue reading Bryant U Dome Skylight MAGS BAR Retrofit Part 4:

Bryant U Dome Skylight MAGS BAR Retrofit Part 3

Work Is Progressing on the Remaining Three Rows of the Dome Skylight. Part of a 100% successful installation requires the proper use of flashing and sealants. Our installations allow for normal wear and tear to occur on the dome skylight with the typical degrading of sealants (loss of adhesion) through time. When this happens water starts to penetrate the … Continue reading Bryant U Dome Skylight MAGS BAR Retrofit Part 3

Bryant U Round Skylight MAGS BAR Retrofit Part 2

Top Two Rows and Apex Dome Are Completed on the Round Skylight. The start of this project required the removal of the old, 5′ round skylight at the apex and the rebuilding of the curb, flashing and ladder support ring. A base flashing was first applied and sealed with silicone to the skylight curb. The … Continue reading Bryant U Round Skylight MAGS BAR Retrofit Part 2

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

Flush-mount skylights

American Heritage Building, Laramie, WY Skylight Replacement Problem: A unique shaped building has unique problems to solve concerning keeping water out and in this case humidity in. This re-roof project requires the skylights to be removed and re-installed at the new roof elevation. All skylights are wedge-shaped and of different sizes. Some of the skylights … Continue reading Flush-mount skylights

Glazing Bar – MAGS BAR

Non-Structural Glazing System Multiple Application Glazing System (MAGS) Bar is available in 24′ lengths and can be shipped anywhere, either in full length or in 8′ sections through UPS or FedEx. Complete non-structural glazing system designed to custom build on site systems that perform without leaks and easy to replace glazing as necessary. Will hold … Continue reading Glazing Bar – MAGS BAR