False Beams and Skylights

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What to do with false beams? As the leader in skylight installations in our area, the chances are that regardless of a room’s layout, we’ve seen it before. A common surprise for many customers is the decorative nature of false beams.  This room feature was …

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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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Artificial Skylights

Skylight Shafts that Lead to Nowhere Skylight shafts add a dramatic flair to any room. But what if you live in an apartment or studio underneath someone? A British designer has an answer for you. He designed and merged two apartments in Vienna to create …

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