Can Daylighting Increase Workplace Productivity?

By Torrin Greathouse | February 28, 2017

Productivity is a major concern for businesses around the world. For large corporations a loss of even 2% productivity can account for millions in lost profits. Because of this, more and more businesses are actively seeking out methods of supporting productivity in their facilities.

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4 Reasons Daylighting is Better for Building Occupants

By Jeff Brain | February 23, 2017

The theory of biophilia says that the human body is hardwired to respond to natural stimuli because of thousands of years of evolution. Studies have shown that when exposed to the sights, sounds, and other stimuli of nature, the human body functions more efficiently. Human-centric characteristics of buildings and the focus on human wellness are a growing trend.

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How to Calculate Your Potential Savings with Daylighting

By Jeff Brain | February 07, 2017

While many skylight manufacturers will tell you about the bundles of money that daylighting can save you, it is often difficult to pin down how much exactly you can really save. There are a wide range of factors which can effect savings, however, there are a few things which may act as better predictors. 

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Are Solar Tracking Skylights the Right Choice for You?

By Torrin Greathouse | February 02, 2017

With the wealth of sustainable lighting products on the market, it can be difficult to figure out which one is the best for your business. Even though passive skylight variants have dominated the natural lighting market, many people do not realize that there are active daylighting options as well, such as solar tracking skylights. 

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The Hidden Cost of Poorly Integrated Daylighting

By Jeff Brain | January 31, 2017

The right skylights will help you to reduce HVAC and lighting costs in your facility. Investing in inexpensive skylights and not taking care of  the installation process can actually result  in increased costs.Therefore, it is extremely important to ensure your daylighting is well integrated. 

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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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