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Update: Texas Court Still to Issue Final Judgment in Skylight File Case


A Tarrant County, Texas, jury recently decided one man’s fall through a skylight was worth a $33.8 million verdict in his favor. Motions seeking entry of judgment by both parties are due April 30 and a hearing is scheduled for … Continue reading

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Another Skylight Fall in New England; OSHA Issues Advisory on Snow Removal

Ice on the roof

At least six people have fallen through skylights in New England this past week as a result of snow-covered rooftops—the most recent accident happening Tuesday in Westwood, Mass. A 17-year-old fell more than 25 feet after stepping on a skylight … Continue reading

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AAMA Releases New Guideline for Installing Preassembled Unit Skylights onto a Roof

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has published AAMA 1607, “Voluntary Installation Guidelines for Unit Skylights.” This document provides a guideline for installing pre-assembled unit skylights onto a roof. “The AAMA 1607 document is the first and only comprehensive unit … Continue reading

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Skylights Highlight AIA Convention

It’s designed to track and capture sunlight, lower overall energy consumption and be environmentally-friendly all at once. One of several intricate light systems on display this week at the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Convention in Denver, the Parans SP3 … Continue reading

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