MAGS BAR Ridgelight Retrofit

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The leaking custom skylight needs a replacement. In the path of the May 2017 hailstorm, this aging skylight ended up covered with a tarp to prevent further leaks and damage. The house was built in 1961 and while the skylight may not have been that old, it had definitely reached the end of its service …

The Differences Between Glass and Acrylic Skylights

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The Pros and Cons of Glass and Acrylic Skylights Acrylic skylights were the standard skylights in the 1980’s, but in the early 2000’s companies, like the international company Velux, started mass producing glass skylights. The benefits of these newer glass skylights far outweigh the benefits from acrylic skylights. Cost Velux fixed skylight models are mass-produced for use around the …

Energy Star Basics

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All Velux skylights are ENERGY STAR certified, saving you money and helping the environment, but what is the ENERGY STAR program? About ENERGY STAR: ENERGY STAR is a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) voluntary program that helps businesses and individuals save money and protect our climate through superior energy efficiency. The program was established by …

Custom Skylight — MAGS BAR Curb Mount

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An outdated custom skylight. Built in 1997, the owners of this residence in Denver’s Hilltop neighborhood had to face the facts. Their skylight had to be replaced. The original skylight was constructed inexpensively. Aluminum frame with no thermal break. This transfers heat/cold directly from the exterior to the interior through the frame. Single pane acrylic glazing. …