Solatube® 750 DS Daylighting System Named Again as Top 10 Green Building Product by Sustainable Industries

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The Solatube 750 DS Daylighting System was selected by Sustainable Industries Magazine as a 2010 Top 10 Green Building Product Winner. This is the second year in a row that the Solatube 750 DS has been selected as a "Top 10" product, making it the first product to earn the distinction more than once!

Solatube 750 DS Daylighting System

"The Solatube 750 DS Daylighting System is an excellent example of the kind of product chosen for the Top 10 Green Building Product awards by Sustainable Industries' expert judges,” says Brian Back, Founding Editor & Publisher of Sustainable Industries.

Award-winning, independent news source Sustainable Industries acclaimed Solatube International’s Solatube® 750 DS Daylighting System as one of its 2010 Top 10 Green Building Products award winners. This is the second consecutive year the Solatube 750 DS has been selected as a “Top 10” product by Sustainable Industries, making it the first product to earn the distinction more than once.

The Solatube 750 DS, designed for use in all retrofit and new construction commercial applications, was selected by Sustainable Industries from more than 100 entries based on its environmental performance, scalability/market impact, innovativeness, design aesthetic, value and compatibility with the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system.

“The Solatube 750 DS Daylighting System is an excellent example of the kind of product chosen for the Top 10 Green Building Product awards by Sustainable Industries' expert judges,” says Brian Back, Founding Editor & Publisher of Sustainable Industries. “It is affordable and simple to install, solves an important problem for designers and building owners and does so without increasing building energy use one iota. It makes sense that it is the first product to be selected for consecutive years in the history of our five-year old competition.”

The technologically advanced Solatube 750 DS provides enhanced performance and extends the hours of daylighting available for all commercial interior spaces including schools, offices, warehouses, and retail spaces. Unique features such as Raybender® 3000 Technology in the dome and Spectralight® Infinity Tubing work in concert to deliver the most energy-efficient tubular daylighting device available. In fact, because of its superior performance, the Solatube 750 DS meets the performance criteria for the ENERGY STAR® program.

Sustainable Industries’ Top 10 Green Building Products guide is an annual publication profiling industry-leading green building products as selected by a panel of expert judges and Sustainable Industries’ editorial team. The 2010 Top 10 Green Building Products winners will be highlighted in the July issue of Sustainable Industries, as well as in a digital supplement available for free at http://www.sustainableindustries.com

“We thank Sustainable Industries for selecting the Solatube 750 DS as one of the Top 10 Green Building Products for the commercial industry for the second year in a row,” said Cynthia Sener, vice president, marketing Solatube International. “Being recognized by leading industry experts, such as those who served as the judges for this competition, further validates Solatube International’s position as the ‘innovators in daylighting‘ and we will continue to serve architects, designers, building and home owners with advanced daylighting solutions.”

Additional resources for architects, designers and construction professionals who wish to incorporate Solatube Daylighting Systems in their projects are available online at http://www.solatube.com/technicalresources.

About Solatube International
Solatube International Inc., based in Vista, Calif. (northern San Diego County), is the worldwide leading manufacturer and marketer of Tubular Daylighting Devices (TDDs). The company’s flagship product, the Solatube Daylighting System, provides a revolutionary natural lighting solution for all types of residential and commercial applications and is the only spec-grade TDD currently available on the market. The maxim “Innovation in Daylighting™” reflects the company’s commitment to the development of breakthrough daylighting technologies, which has resulted in numerous patents dating back to the mid-1980s. Widely recognized as the industry innovator, Solatube International has earned acclaim around the globe for its unrivaled ability to transform interior spaces with the power of daylight. For more information on the Solatube Daylighting System or other products manufactured and marketed by Solatube International, including solar-powered attic ventilation fans, please visit the Solatube Web site at http://www.solatube.com or call 888-SOLATUBE (888-765-2882).

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