Continuous Vault Skylights

Barrel Vault skylights – Congin Elementary School

Challenge: To increase daylighting, reduce energy consumption and create an enhanced and more efficient learning environment for the 300+ K-5 students who attend the Congin School in Westbrook, Maine. In 2004 this 42,600 SF building underwent a $4.2 million renovation that altered the school’s open concept floor plan and created a series of separate classrooms… Read more »

Interior - Circular dome skylight

Circular Skylight – Governor Baxter School for the Deaf

Challenge: To create a one story 10,000 SF school that maximizes daylight without sacrificing energy efficiency. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, the nation’s schools spend more than $6 billion each year for energy. If they all achieved energy savings of 30% through a combination of operational improvements, efficient and renewable energy technologies, and… Read more »