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Solar Innovations Completes Hurricane Impact Testing on Two Skylight Variations

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Solar Innovations Inc. recently completed testing on two skylight variations, the flat or “side glazed” skylight and the pyramidal skylight, with air, water, structural, impact and cycle tests to ultimately adhere to state hurricane codes, such as Florida impact testing, according to a Sept. 2 company release. The tests were completed at Solar Innovations' in-house test lab and are considered “pending” until final approval by the FBC, according to the report.Solar Innovations built the pyramidal skylight configuration in a hip end configuration and tested two different framing systems, the 2-inch and a 2 ?-inch glazing bar. Solar Innovations tested all three bays of the flat skylight so that both horizontal and vertical rafters qualified for certification, according to the release.

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