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More stories about Skylights

  • ODL Energy-Star Qualified Tubular Skylight

    With 98% reflective mirror interiors, ODL claims that these skylights deliver 25% more light than the company's standard model.

  • Vermont Windows

    Examples of angled gable-end windows, called "Vermont Windows"—a unique feature of farmhouses in several New England states.

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    Self-adhesive fire tape; condensing boiler; insulated skylights; minimalist receptacles; multipurpose toilet; affordable LEDs; wood tiles; dryer fan; more

  • Insulated Skylights

    Aerogel is an ultra-efficient translucent insulator that’s been used in commercial skylights since 2003.

  • How Far Can SIPs Be Cantilevered?

    Q: When building with structural insulated roof panels, how far is it safe to cantilever (or project) the ends of a panel past the top plates? I like the idea of creating a protective overhang for the siding and windows.

  • Lessons from Ike: Protecting Openings

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    Anti-sweat valve for toilets; cold-weather spray foam; solar-powered dimmer for tubular skylights; standard-width high-performance range; faux slate roofing; more

  • Products

    Noise-muffling floor underlayment; dramatic roof windows; natural-looking composite siding; manufactured moment frame; more

  • A Roof Full of Windows

    Precise framing, peel-and-stick membrane, and metal flashings ensure a leakproof job.

  • Dressing Up an Eyebrow Dormer

    Use this no-math template method to match complex shapes with heat-formed PVC trim.