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Skylighting? For Your Business?

June 16, 2016 Leave a comment

Skylights are popular in residential settings, such as your kitchen or living room. These products use sunlight to naturally light a room instead of the artificial alternatives. By doing this, it provides an array of benefits to your business, your employees and your clientsauburn pic

Your business will see a drastic decrease in electrical bills by using the suns natural light. The incredible thing is, using the natural sunlight is not the only way installing skylighting such as the Auburn Skylight System (as seen above) saves your business money and is beneficial to the environment.

  • The upfront initial cost has proven to be lower than most lighting solutions.
  • The long-term savings will be noticed sooner than most other lighting solutions.
  • LEED energy credits.
  • Contains universal adapters to fit standard rafters, making it geometrically perfect.
  • Using less electricity overall is better for the environment, giving your company the reputation for investing in more sustainable methods of lighting.


Your employees are the most important part of your business. They are the reason your product gets designed, produced, sold and maintained. Integrating these skylighting systems into your existing, or new warehouses contain many benefits for your employees.

  • Providing Vitamin D to your employees while on the job has proven to be medically beneficial.
  • According to the US National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health, “Low vitamin D status is associated with reduced employee work productivity. Employee vitamin D assessment and replenishment may represent a low-cost, high-return program to mitigate risk factors and health conditions that drive total employer health care costs.”
  • Natural sunlight boosts moral of your employees more than alternative lighting solutions.


Your clients will see the architectural beauty that comes with constructing skylighting systems. Keeping up with the modern times, by installing these systems in your warehouse or other commercial setting, goes a long way with potential and established clients.

  • Showing that you are ahead of the curb gives clients peace of mind that their decision to work with you is the correct one.
  • Being energy efficient and environmentally-friendly will draw more clients.


For more information about specific products that retain to skylighting, visit our skylighting area of our website and shoot us an email or give us a call at 877-903-9090 to set up an appointment!




An Little Education on Flashing

February 5, 2015 Leave a comment

flashingDaylighting is becoming a very popular and economical lighting solution in many industries.  The benefits go far beyond just happier and more productive employees.  Bottom line benefits include lower utility bills and less recurring expenses on expensive and hard to recycle bulbs.  Perhaps you may have thought about installing a daylight solution at your organization or perhaps in your new project but wondered whether you could feasibly incorporate it into your existing roof design.  Well, rest assured that the question is not whether or not there is a product for you, it is which flashing you should use to accommodate your roof.  Here are some suggestions for the most common types of roofs.

  • Shingle | Shake | Slate roofs – Pitched flashing should be used.  This options is made of sheet steel and is corrosion-resistant,  designed to withstand any type of weather.
  • Metal roof – Pitched Flashing with Metal Roof Kit
  • Spanish Tile | Flat Tile – Universal Tile Flashing should be used.  These are a particularly durable tile option and come in different colors.  They may have a smooth or rough texture and are made to stand up to a wide variances in temperature which makes them perfect for nearly any state in the country.
  • Rolled Asphalt roof – No Pitch Flashing should be used.  Ideal for flat roofs, this option is the same as a pitched version, just without the built-in slope.

For help choosing a daylighting solution for you, call the Specified Building Products offices today at 877-903-9090 for an appointment or to speak to our team of experts Monday – Friday 8:30 – 5:00

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