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Solar Innovations® Brightens the Path To Natural Light With Lumira® Aerogel Integration

November 14, 2019

PINE GROVE, PA – Solar Innovations® Architectural Glazing Systems has taken the guess work out of natural lighting by integrating polycarbonate panels with Lumira Aerogel technology. Though the aerogel matter inside the panel appears as solid crystals, the material is actually an extremely light dry silicone compound that provides extreme insulating, acoustical, and light diffusing capabilities. These filled polycarbonate panels can be integrated into nearly every product Solar Innovations has to offer, including windows, doors, curtain walls, skylights, sunrooms, pool enclosures, and more.

The natural lighting benefits of Lumira-integrated products have benefits far beyond their appearance. Workplaces with natural lighting experience up to a 16% increase in productivity, while classrooms that provide substantial natural light help with concentration and can be attributed to as much as a 20% increase in test scores. Additionally, businesses whose daytime lighting comes mostly from skylights often experience a 25-40% increase in sales, while simultaneously lowering energy costs with diffused light and thermal regulation.