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Rooftop skylight replacement considerations

Design professionals tasked with replacing rooftop skylights on commercial or institutional buildings have the opportunity to enhance the building appearance, upgrade energy conservation performance, and improve building occupant experience while remedying water penetration, air infiltration, and condensation problems common with older systems. Achieving these objectives is viable, but the replacement design process is multifaceted.

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Fiberglass windows come of age

Fiberglass window frames are rapidly gaining popularity in commercial projects from multifamily to hospitality and new innovations in operating hardware make them attractive for senior livings. Offering flexible design and installation options, high-performance structural and thermal attributes, and sleek, contemporary sightlines, fiberglass windows make a great alternative to vinyl and aluminum windows and are worth considering on future projects.

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