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.
The acrylic glazing is removed.
It’s a harsh environment on the seashore.
The work platform is raised to the roof.
The old frame is ready to lift.
Up, up and away.
Making little ones out of a big one.
Ready to bundle up and haul away.
Assembling the primary rafters to lift to the roof.
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Denver Railway Co. Horse Barn Revitalized Built in 1872, the Denver Railway Company used the building to house and care for the horses that pulled their street cars. Located at 33rd and Arapahoe, the building had three sections: a two-story stable and hayloft, office and storage space, and a two-track car barn. The building was purchased … Continue reading 19th Century Denver Building Gets Curb Mount Skylight Replacements
Glazing on the St James Hospital Pyramid Skylight Needs Replacing A large 28 foot by 28 foot pyramid skylight sits over the atrium of the St James Hospital in Chicago Heights, IL. The acrylic glazing has aged considerably over it’s lifetime and has become brittle and lost performance in all aspects. This has increased heating … Continue reading Hospital Pyramid Skylight Retrofit
Restaurant Depot has Seven Acrylic Skylight Domes Damaged in Hailstorm In September of 2014, a severe hailstorm passed over Denver, CO dropping golfball sized hailstones. The storm caused an estimated $213.3 million in damages, the state’s 8th most expensive hailstorm on record. Restaurant Depot, a whole food cash and carry food service supplier for restaurants, … Continue reading Hailstorm Damaged Skylights at Wholesale Food Service Supplier
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:
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
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
Our MAGS BAR Makes this Retrofit Very Cost Effective. The existing glazing system on this Uni structure was faulty from the start. The curb of the apex…