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. …

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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 …

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Nanotechnology in Skylights

Nanotechnology and Its Uses for Skylights and Glazing Low e3 glass is standard on all Velux skylights, but what is Low e3? Low-e3 coatings reduce the amount of ultraviolet and infrared light that can pass through glass without compromising the amount of visible light transmitted. Low e3 coatings …

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