Octagonal Pinnacle 600 Horizon Polycarbonate System – Southwestern Virginia Mental Health Institute

Built in 1887, the Southwestern Virginia Mental Health Institute is part of the Virginia National Register of Historic Buildings and was voted one of the most beautiful hospitals in the US. Challenge: The existing 28′ skylight from this historic structure was well over 100 years old and badly in need of replacement. The old 1″… Read more »

Parans Fiber Optic Lighting

Parans Fiber Optic Lighting – Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center

Challenges: Planned renovations in the Presbyterian/St. Lukes Medical Center’s Neonatal Unit presented a great opportunity to incorporate full-spectrum, healthy, natural daylight into this sensitive healthcare space that previously had to rely solely upon electric lighting. The problem was that the Neonatal Unit was four floors below the roof, making traditional skylights or even sun tubes… Read more »

Lean-To 20mm Horizon - Ice Casino Case Study

Lean-To 20mm Horizon Polycarbonate Standing Seam System – Playland Ice Casino

History: Declared a National Historic Landmark in 1987, the Playland “Ice Casino” was built in 1929, originally containing a main ice rink as well as a full dance floor on the second level that functioned as a dance hall through the 1940s and ’50s. It also had a full-service fine-dining restaurant and an outdoor café…. Read more »

Before and After Pinnacle System Installation

Pinnacle System, Solar Blue Tint Low-E Glazing – Equity Trust Company

Challenge: The Equity Trust Company had outgrown its previous offices and decided to consolidate its operations by completely renovating a five-story, former medical office space in Westlake, Ohio. The major challenge was to open up the five-story atrium and bathe the office spaces with as much natural daylight as possible, which had been blocked for… Read more »

Pinnacle 350 Installation at the Cassandra Voss Center

Pinnacle 350, Lumira® Aerogel Filled Polycarbonate Panels – Cassandra Voss Center, St. Norbert College

Challenge: The Cassandra Voss Center was built in 2013 to honor Cassandra J. Voss, whose life was cut tragically short in 2007. She was on track to be the first St. Norbert student to complete an individualized major in women’s and gender studies. The center is a vibrant and collaborative learning environment for the study… Read more »