Translucent Canopies

BriteWay™ — Custom Suspended Translucent Light Shades

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A Bright Solution For Old Problems

LiteBrow Canopies are a bright solution to the problems inherent in metal canopies—dark and unpleasant industrial appearance, a “closed in” feeling and constant maintenance requirements.

Attractive and Affordable

Translucent LiteBrow Canopies are attractive and affordable systems—Without the high costs and safety concerns associated with glass, acrylic and fiberglass systems.

Pleasant Natural Daylight

CPI Daylighting’s Pentaglas® Nano-Cell® glazing technology provides pleasant, diffused natural daylight into the space below the canopy and a durable reliable shelter.

litebrow canopies
  • Standard Modular LiteBrow units are 5′ up slope and 4, 6 or 12 feet long.
  • Pentaglas 12 or 16 Nano-Cell® standing seam polycarbonate glazing.
  • Self supporting aluminum single slope framing system.
  • Aluminum tie rods.
  • Easy to design – easy to install.
  • Pre-engineered – modular canopies using D2F automation.
  • Standard manufacturer submittal package.
  • Economical sustainability and green construction.

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Direct2Fab is a fast delivery program for custom sized skylights.

Each D2F project moves directly from order entry to the fabrication floor. CPI’s proprietary automated D2F engineering system essentially replicates the same methodology and heuristics employed by skylight engineers using computerized technology.

D2F automation eliminates weeks of engineering and submittal time, allowing CPI to provide custom sized skylights at the same cost as standard sizes.

  • Delivery times for Custom Daylighting Systems as short as 3-8 weeks.
  • Best ratio of insulation to light transmission for cost effective performance.
  • Standard manufacturer submittal package.
  • Cost savings due to the D2F automation process.
  • D2F program guidelines include design loads, sizes and shapes


D2F LiteBrow Suspended Translucent Canopies


Provide an inviting architectural entry canopy that offers shelter but allows daylighting into the area. Avoid support columns that obstruct pedestrian traffic.


CPI Daylighting’s LiteBrow suspended canopy system. The self-supporting canopy structure, designed for +/- 120 psf loads, is attached to the building with aluminum hanger rods, eliminating support columns that might interfere with elevator traffic.

Pentaglas® Reflective Gray translucent glazing allows natural daylight to brighten the area in front of the elevators while shielding riders from rain and reducing solar heat gain.

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