Eneref News and Opinion
Patricia Travers
Communications Director


April 2, 2017

Eneref Institute Creates Networking Group of School Administrators to Foster Sustainable Development

Initiative Will First Gather a “Constellation” of School Administrators to Offer Ideas to Overcome Market Obstacles to Natural Interior Daylight in K-12 Schools

Philadelphia – April 7, 2017 – Eneref Institute, a leading advocate for sustainable development, announces the launch of its Constellation Networking Group of School Administrators. Eneref will invite administrators who are considering including daylighting in their schools, or who want to share their experience about daylighting with other administrators.

Eneref Constellations bring together executives and industry experts, creating an interconnected network to advance innovation and promote best practices in sustainable development.

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September 20, 2016

Eneref Institute Calls for Greater Use of Polycarbonate in Skylights

New Report from Eneref Institute Calls for Greater Use of Polycarbonate Plastic in Skylights to Insure Against Expected Increases in Severe Weather Events

Philadelphia – September 20, 2016 – A new report from Eneref Institute calls for a review of building codes to decrease the risks associated with the imminent threats from climate change. In particular, the report calls on the building industry to specify polycarbonate more aggressively as an option for plastic glazing materials in skylights.

The report, entitled “Examination of the Use of Polycarbonate in Commercial Skylights,” is available for download at eneref.org, HERE.

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September 10, 2016

Eneref Institute Announces New Web Forum Encouraging Natural Interior Daylighting

Web Forum Presents Candid Discussion by Key Decision-Makers in a School Daylighting Project

Philadelphia – September 12, 2016 – Eneref Institute, a leading advocacy organization for sustainable development, announces their collaboration with Acuity Brands to host an online web forum promoting the use of natural interior daylight. The web forum discussion follows an Eneref Institute report that assessed the installation of Sunoptics prismatic skylights in an elementary school.

The web forum is open to all lighting professionals interested in learning about the obstacles, decisions and solutions involved in the Wilson Elementary School daylighting project.

The Wilson School Web Forum will be held on Tuesday, Oct 25, from 1:00PM until 2:00PM ET.

Forum sign-up here:

Eneref report can be found here:

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