The sun is intense in the Mile High City of Denver, CO, so when the Denver consulting firm Administrative Concepts asked Turner Morris Roof Systems for a proposal to replace its storm-damaged roof, it specified removing the skylights causing costly summer energy bills. Turner Morris then turned to A.I.A. Plastics and found a better solution.
Randy Hahn of A.I.A. Plastics says, "We have conducted tests on heat blocking material and Acrylite Heatstop sheet does reduce the amount of heat coming from acrylic dome-style skylights. As a result, it lowers the internal ambient room temperature compared to conventional skylight lenses. For these reasons, we thought that we could provide an alternative that would satisfy the management at Administrative Concepts."...