Category Archives: Atrium Skylights

Skylights Survive Direct Hit from Hurricane Irma

Glass Skylights Ride Out the Storm The old skylights on top of the eight story building at the Lausanne Condominiums were constructed of acrylic and an old ball and strut designed framework. The Lausanne board  members decided they should replace the system because of signs of wear and tear, such as rusted anchor bolts, crazing … Continue reading Skylights Survive Direct Hit from Hurricane Irma

Structural Dome Retrofit – Lausanne Condos Completed!

The skylight retrofit has been completed. All work has been completed.  The Lausanne Condominiums in Naples Florida is a beachfront high-rise building, actually two buildings, in the Moorings neighborhood. The Lausanne was built in 1980 and features structural dome skylights, its own beach access and is located close to the Moorings Country Club. Endorsement Before … Continue reading Structural Dome Retrofit – Lausanne Condos Completed!

Lausanne II Is Underway!

Work begins on the second skylight retrofit at the Lausanne Condos.

The crew moved to the second building in the complex and demolition proceeded at a rapid pace. With safety systems in place, the existing dome has been demolished and construction has begun.

Scaffolding Solutions Under Skylights

Protecting the People Replacing skylights that are installed over large areas, such as an atrium in an office building or a mall, begins with scaffolding solutions planning on how to protect the public and keep the job site safe for the workers while the replacement is under way. Many times a one story scaffolding “tunnel” that … Continue reading Scaffolding Solutions Under Skylights

Hospital Pyramid Skylight Retrofit

Glazing on the St James Hospital Pyramid Skylight Needs Replacing A large 28 foot by 28 foot pyramid skylight sits over the atrium of the St James Hospital in Chicago Heights, IL. The acrylic glazing has aged considerably over it’s lifetime and has become brittle and lost performance in all aspects. This has increased heating … Continue reading Hospital Pyramid Skylight Retrofit

Satellite Images of Monumental Skylight Replacements – Skylight Consulting

Before and after picture of a skylight in Naples, Florida Before was an acrylic domes cluster skylight installed over steel Uni-Strut. Skylight leaked, steel rusted. After is a free-span aluminum “space frame” structure manufactured by Conservatek, with a polycarbonate “U-Lite” monolithic panel provided by CPI.

Florida Skylights and Support Structures

It has been one year since we replaced the skylight over the Atrium for La Mer Condominiums in Naples, Florida I just received a call from one of the residents at La Mer Condo’s in Naples, FL. He wanted to express his thanks and appreciation for the wonderful project that we built for them last … Continue reading Florida Skylights and Support Structures