Hailstorm Damages Seven Dome Skylights at Wholesale Food Service Supplier
A severe hailstorm in September of 2014 damaged several of the building’s acrylic dome skylights.
The golf ball-sized hail that hit the south Denver metro area on Sept. 29 caused an estimated $213.3 million in insured losses and ranked as the state’s eighth most expensive hailstorm on record.
Restaurant Depot is a wholesale cash and carry food service supplier selling a broad selection of products for independent restaurants, caterers and non-profits organizations.
What We Did:
- Supplied and installed the dome skylights.
- Work was completed with minimal disturbance to the day to day operations.
- Seven Sunoptics Prismatic Skylights Signature Series clear/white 64×76 dome skylights.
- The project was completed on schedule and within budget.
- The owners were quite pleased with the performance of our technicians.
- Correct the daylighting and solar heat levels required for the space.
- Reduce dependence on electric lighting—increase energy savings.
- Increase the facility’s property value.
- Healthy, natural daylight in the space with soft translucent light and accurate color rendition.
- No required maintenance or re-coating costs.
- In work environments, increased daylighting has been shown to increase productivity.
- In retail environments, increased daylighting has been shown to increase sales by as much as 40%.