Increasing Commercial Sales with Daylighting

By Torrin Greathouse | January 12, 2017

The potential to increase sales for your business is just one of the many benefits daylighting can provide.  Many companies utilize positive psychology and biophilic design to maximize profits by simply changing the way they think about lighting. 

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5 Factors to Consider When Integrating Daylighting

By Torrin Greathouse | January 03, 2017

Integrating daylighting into a facility, particularly as part of a retrofit project can be extremely challenging. A poorly designed system will have trouble providing the greatest potential benefits of daylight.

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The Added Benefits of Daylighting

By Jeff Brain | December 22, 2016

There are many documented benefits to implementing daylighting in a facility, such as a reduction in HVAC and lighting costs, but there are an additional range of less known benefits.

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Are You Getting the Most Out of Your Daylighting?

By Jeff Brain | December 15, 2016

Incorporating daylighting into your business can provide a wealth of different benefits, cutting lighting and HVAC costs, while boosting employee health and productivity. Selecting the wrong skylights for your facility or not fully understanding how to leverage the advantages your system offers can significantly decrease the benefits of integrating it. 

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How to Maximize Savings with Natural Lighting

By Jeff Brain | November 17, 2016

Natural lighting has always served as a method of reducing day to day energy costs. New and emerging technologies have worked to make daylighting more efficient, increasing the potential benefits they can provide. 

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Increasing Workplace Satisfaction with Daylighting

By Torrin Greathouse | November 15, 2016

Incorporating daylighting into your building design can affect many aspects of your business. One that is essential to an efficient, productive business is sadly one of the most often ignored—workplace satisfaction. This can have a drastic effect on productivity, worker retention, and your company’s overall public image. 

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How to Calculate the Energy Savings Possible with Daylighting

By Jeff Brain | November 10, 2016

There are a wide range of daylighting products available on the market, most of which can provide significant savings. The difficulty is deciding which system can provide your facility with the most savings, and whether you can justify the initial cost of investment. 

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Five Reasons to Include Natural Lighting in Your Building Budget

By Torrin Greathouse | October 06, 2016

Humans have used the natural light of the sun for decades, however, as more artificial lighting technologies have emerged, our reliance on the sun has decreased. While many traditional skylight designs faced issues with insulation or glare, these issues are now uncommon. 

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Why the Best Commercial Lighting Products Use Zero Electricity

By Jeff Brain | October 04, 2016

Arguments can be made for a wide range of commercial lighting products as to why they are the best solution for any facility, from the cost-per-unit to the intensity of light they provide. One issue that nearly all lighting products face however, is the cost of electricity to run them, and the HVAC systems needed to counteract the waste heat they generate.

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What Are the Benefits of Daylighting for Military Facilities

By Jeff Brain | September 15, 2016

Facilities all over the world have started integrating daylighting, from hospitals and schools to industrial facilities. One facility type that has yet to fully take advantage of the benefits of natural lighting is military installations. 

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