Evonik acrylic sheet lets the sun shine in, but not the heat


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."...
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