Skylight performance and benefits

Oct. 10, 2011

Increased productivity and better employee well-being, two frequently cited benefits of daylighting, can be accompanied by brutal glare and unwanted heat gain if your skylight isn’t performing as well as it should.

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Stop by Videx booth #613 at Facility Decisions in Las Vegas and see how the CyberLock Flex System Door and I/O Module can cost-effectively enhance the access capabilities of legacy door control systems commonly found in older buildings. A facility can gain audit reporting, individual access scheduling, email alerts, and more. The module receives input from Request to Exit (RTE) and Wiegand compatible access devices and can activate relay-based devices such as cameras and alarms.

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Is your HVAC System Too Big for Your Building?

If your building’s IAQ and thermal comfort are constantly fluctuating, an oversized HVAC system might be to blame. You’re not alone – about 25% of commercial HVAC systems are oversized.

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LEED Pilot Credit 43
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) introduced Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Pilot Credit 43. Click here for complete article …
Restroom Retrofits: What’s Next Restrooms are getting retrofits. In today’s economic climate, existing buildings are often the target for new restroom technology and design. Click here for complete article …
Wood as Green Building Material
The findings of a new U.S. Forest Service study indicate that wood should factor as a primary building material.
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HeatTrak’s Electric Heating Snow-Melting Mats keep your facility safe and snow-free all winter long by preventing snow and ice accumulation on walkways and stairs. The mats plug into any standard 120V or 240V outlet generating heat to melt snow on contact. Mats are built with non-slip, reinforced SBR rubber, and are designed to be left outside for the entire winter season.

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Bending the Rules
Boston's Natick Collection challenges the conventions of the regional mall. Click here for complete article …
A Better Way to Calculate Daylight
What qualifies a building as daylit? Could a room with just a single window be considered a daylit room?
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HVAC Insurance Fraud on the Rise Next time your HVAC unit needs repair be sure to look into what you’re paying for. Click here for complete article …
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