Qualified Remodeler Magazine

JUL 2015

Qualified Remodeler helps independent remodeling firms to survive, become more professional and more profitable by providing must-have business information, namely best business practices, new product information and timely design ideas.

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Skylights Thermally improved aluminum skylight MILGARD 's thermally improved aluminum skylight is available in fixed and operable models. The aluminum frames will not rot, peel or require paint. An optional motorized version includes a rain sensor that automatically closes the unit when it rains. The skylights also are energy-efficient with standard SunCoat Low-E insulating glass or the SunCoatMax option with Low-E2 glass. Circle 29 on inquiry card System combines daylight, LEDs SOLATUBE INTERNATIONAL INC. has released the Solatube Smart LED system. It harvests the sun's light using the daylighting system model and transitions it to LED lighting at night, offering a fusion of daylight and energy-efficient LEDs. Homeowners can realize up to a 94 percent energy savings. An optional occupancy sensor will activate the LEDs only when a low-light area is occupied. Circle 30 on inquiry card Electronically tintable glass WASCO 's E-Class with SageGlass Unplugged is a solar-powered, self-con- tained version of SageGlass dynamic glass. The electronically tintable glass requires no electrical wiring and controls sunlight and glare without shades. The wireless, solar-powered battery system is factory-installed; it can be controlled via an app on a mobile device. The product is eligible for a 30 percent federal tax credit for cost of unit and installation. Circle 31 on inquiry card Enhanced tubular skylights maximize light ODL INC. offers Energy Star-qualified Tubular Skylights with 98 percent reflective mirro interiors, in addition to the current 95 percent reflective material model. The enhancement increases the product's performance by maximizing the amount of natural light transmitted into interior spaces. Light passing through the upgraded tubular skylights is a minimum of 25 percent brighter than the current 95 percent model when all other factors are equal. The skylights are available in 10- and 14-in. widths and can be installed between roof rafters without fram- ing, drywalling, painting or construction. Circle 28 on inquiry card Residential roof windows VELUX AMERICA 's residential roof windows include a new center-pivot model and a side-hinged roof access model, in addition to its traditional top- hinged model. The top-hinged model has bottom-handle operation, the pivot window is suitable for low installations, and the side-hinged unit can be installed as a right- or left-hinged window and has a locking device to keep the sash in an open position. The roof windows are in reach and hand-operated, and feature a ventilation flap to allow fresh air to enter the home without security or weather concerns. Circle 32 on inquiry card Find out more about these products and THOUSANDS more via our online directory: ForResidentialPros.com QualifiedRemodeler.com | ForResidentialPros.com QR July 2015 53 PRODUCTS

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