This article in Digital Journal ran in the August 2016 issue.
The world leading manufacturer of deep-cycle batteries occupies a 160,000 square foot industrial facility in Santa Fe Springs, CA. and several other large industrial buildings in California. Each facility consumes a significant amount of electrical power each month.
By adding 100 Polycarbonate Dome UL Listed Smoke Vent skylights, Trojan Battery will be able to save upwards of 40% on their power consumption for its warehouse in Santa Fe Springs. Many of the existing large square foot industrial spaces in the Greater Los Angeles area are in desperate need of this upgrade for their daylighting systems.
According to IRC (Independent Roofing Consultants) of Santa Ana, a leading roofing consultant firm. “Typically a 2% density of skylight units are utilized for effective energy reduction. Densities of 2.5 to 3 percent are being provided for newer buildings and being installed in conjunction with roof replacements to reduce energy costs associated with building lighting.”
Read Digital Journal’s full article.