Should You Put Solar Tracking Skylights in Your Building Design?

By Jeff Brain | January 24, 2018

Staying ahead of rising electricity costs is a struggle faced by all business owners and building managers. Last year the average electricity cost across the U.S. rose by 3.2 percent, and has shown no signs of declining. This is forcing architects and business owners to adapt by incorporating the latest sustainable technology into new facilities.

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4 Key Ways Solar Tracking Skylights Improve on Traditional Design

By Torrin Greathouse | December 26, 2017

In the last few decades, skylight technology has undergone a vast revolution. The industry has transitioned from traditional, passive skylight design to more efficient active designs—such as solar tracking skylights.

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4 Ways Solar Tracking Skylights Differ From Traditional Skylights

By Torrin Greathouse | January 14, 2016

In the last few decades, skylight technology has undergone a vast revolution. The industry has transitioned from traditional, passive skylight design to more efficient active designs—such as solar tracking skylights.

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How to Know Good from Bad Technology in Solar Tracking Skylights

By Torrin Greathouse | September 16, 2015

Solar tracking skylights are one of the most advanced daylighting methods on the market today. Their unique blend of cutting edge technology allows them to provide high quality lighting at reduced costs for more hours a day than any passive daylighting system currently on the market. Despite there being a wide range of reasons to incorporate them into your building design, not all solar tracking systems use the best technology available. Here are a few key components to check to make sure your skylights will live up to their potential.

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Should Solar Tracking Skylights Be in Your Next Building Plan?

By Jeff Brain | August 19, 2015

Staying ahead of rising electricity costs is a struggle faced by all business owners and building managers. Last year the average electricity cost across the U.S. rose by 3.2 percent, and has shown no signs of declining. This is forcing architects and business owners to adapt by incorporating the latest sustainable technology into new facilities.

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When Are Solar Tracking Skylights the Right Lighting Solution?

By Torrin Greathouse | August 05, 2015

When designing the lighting for a new facility or retrofit, it is easy to get caught up in the potential benefits of a lighting system. This often results in overlooking a key detail, such as whether or not the system is actually is good fit for your facility. In the right building, solar tracking skylights are the most efficient daylighting products on the market today, but can experience major losses in efficiency if installed in the wrong setting. Which begs the question, when do you know that they are the best lighting solution for your facility?

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