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  • SageGlass Electronically Tintable Skylights by Velux

    SageGlass electronically tintable skylights allow control of the amount of light and heat that enters a room. Applying a safe, low-DC voltage via a control switch, remote, or automatic timer causes the electrochromic layers on the skylight to darken, and reversing the voltage polarity causes the...

  • Fiber-Optic Skylight System by Huvco

    Anything that makes it easier for pros to incorporate natural light—a key component to any green home—gets our attention. Huvco’s fiber-optic system takes daylight to the darkest of places, illuminating interior rooms, closets, and bathrooms. Optical lenses on exterior-mounted solar panels capture...

  • High Performance, Architecture Coexist in Florida's Alys Beach

    Alys Beach custom home sends a clear message that high-performance housing can exist under strict architectural guidelines.

  • The interrelationship between a daylight source, windows, and a room.

    Today a working knowledge of daylighting needs to be part of every lighting designer's skill set. But in fact, Daylighting is a broad term that encompasses many methods and techniques. This article explains some of the fundamental principles of daylighting with windows and clerestories, aptly...

  • Sustainable Products

    The latest in green products. LP. Installed like traditional OSB, LP TechShield radiant barrier sheathing can prevent up to 97% of radiant heat in the panel from entering a home's attic, and produce summertime energy savings of up to 20%, the maker says. Standard panels measure 4 feet by 8 feet in...