Where Are We?
Our mission at Bristolite is to provide our customers with the highest quality products and supreme service at an exceptional value. We also aim to provide the industry with an abundance of accurate and useful information relative to daylighting and energy conservation. We take our corporate responsibility to our employees, associates, industry colleagues and customers very seriously and we see ourselves as stewards for the efficient use of sustainable carbon free energy.

Where are we?

Greenbuild International Exposition – San Francisco, CA | November 14-16, 2012

The 2012 Greenbuild will showcase the latest in innovative products and services, exemplifying the idea of utilizing green to grow business to attendees from around the world. Greenbuild includes over 100 educational sessions featuring world renowned speakers, LEED workshops, off-site educational sessions, and Green Building tours of local sites.

AAMA National Fall Conference – Albuquerque, NM | October 14-17, 2012

As in previous years gone by important conference topics will be introduced as well as new developments within the association and the industry. Keynote speakers are yet to be determined.

CONSTRUCT – Phoenix, AZ | September 12-14, 2012

CONSTRUCT, formerly the CSI Show, is entering into it’s 56th year! CONSTRUCT offers a relevant, accredited education program, an expansive exhibit hall floor filled with the latest services, products and technologies, as well as a myriad of networking opportunities. In conjunction with the CSI Annual Convention, the event is coupled with technical tours, activities and special events. CONSTRUCT exhibitors will offer products and services that meet every need for the commercial building industry to design, build, renovate and operate in the built environment. Product Manufacturers and Service Providers offer the latest in pracatical solutions to assist the building team in building smarter and more efficiently.

Tecobi Expo 2012 - São Paulo, Brazil | June 18-20, 2012

This is the first edition of the TeCobI Expo, an International Exhibition of Roof Coverings and Waterproofing and it will bring a number of new sustainable solutions for the construction sector, solutions that meet the needs of the public, private and residential sectors. More than eight thousand visitors are expected to visit the venue on the three days of the event, including architects, engineers, construction industry experts and general public. The visitors will be checking on the latest news brought by more than 100 exhibiting brands.

AAMA National Summer Conference – Oak Brook, IL | June 10-13, 2012

As in previous years gone by important conference topics will be introduced as well as new developments within the association and the industry. Keynote speakers are yet to be determined.

American Institute of Architects (AIA) Convention and Design Exposition – Washington, DC | May 17-19, 2012

Since 1857, the AIA has represented the professional interests of architects. As AIA members, more than 76,000 licensed architects, emerging professionals and allied partners in design express their commitment to excellence and livability in our nation’s buildings and communities. Members adhere to a code of ethics and professional conduct that assures the client, the public, and colleagues of AIA-member architect’s dedication to the highest standards in professional practice.

LIGHTFAIR® International (LFI) Trade Show & Conference – Las Vegas, NV | May 9-11, 2012

As the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference LFI has a proven track record of bringing top international and domestic architectural, design, engineering and lighting professionals together with exhibitors from around the world. During the conference, information on building integration and retrofitting existing buildings will abound. There will also be opportunities to attend over 200 hours of world-class accredited education and a chance to listen to fascinating keynote speakers. Inside the 200,000 sq. ft. exhibit hall at the Las Vegas Convention Center there will be over 20,000 professionals and nearly 500 of the world’s leading manufacturers.

AAMA Southeast Region 2012 Spring Meeting – Austin, TX | May 8-10, 2012

At this event there will be a tour of the University of Texas Thermal Lab Facility where we you will be shown the University’s new experimental laboratory for conducting research on innovative façade design, glazing, shading, window treatments and other energy-efficient building technologies. The last day will bring Marsh Fernbaugh of Associated Materials into the picture where he will provide updates on Miami-Dade County, IBHS and the recent changes to the Florida Building Code. The meeting will conclude with Rich Walker (AAMA) where he will give updates on AAMA National activities.

AAMA Western Region 2012 Spring Meeting – Portland, OR | April 10-11, 2012

This Spring Meeting is all about Building Information Modeling (BIM). Dennis Neeley of SmartBIM will focus the discussions on fenestration whilst Ken Nittler, P.E. of WESTLab will discuss the changes in the California Building Energy Code. NFRC’s Component Modeling Approach, the perennial economic update from Chapman University, a discussion on the new NAFS-2011 standard and a national update will be given by Rich Walker, AAMA President and CEO.

Expo Build China | ecobuild – Shanghai, China | April 9-12, 2012

Expo Build China is considered to be the only comprehensive building show in China that showcases premium and innovative products and sets the trend for the industry. Expo Build China incorporates building industry with other related industries (Ceramics, Tiles & Sanitary Ware China, Mosaic & Stone China, Hotelex, ExpoLight,China Clean and ExpoShop) in a 2,153,000 sq. ft. venue, providing one-stop solutions to building and hospitality industries. Over 100,000 visitors from around the world come to Expo Build China and consist of industry professionals, traders, agents, designers, hotel owners and developers. Expo Build China presents extensive, in-depth & related events, featuring China International Building & Interior Design Festival and other matchmaking and networking events.

AAMA 75th Annual Conference – Naples, FL | February 26-29, 2012

AAMA is celebrating its Diamond Anniversary in 2012 so after 75 years in business AAMA is putting together an Awards Banquet. Meetings will be held during the 4-day event which will include a Keynote speech from Eric Greitens. This event will reflect back on AAMA’s accomplishments and look forward to future opportunities.

International Roofing Exposition – Orlando, FL | February 22-25, 2012

Begin 2012 at the first and largest roofing industry gathering – the International Roofing Expo® – your once-a-year opportunity to maximize your company’s productivity, efficiency and profitability. IRE brings all segments of the roofing construction and maintenance industry together for three days to face-to-face interaction, product review, education and networking.

China International Architectural Exposition – Beijing, China | October 20-22, 2011

China International Architectural Expo is a leading event in building and construction industry in China, for the past 4 years, China International Architectural Expo attracted exhibitors from over 30 countries. Over 10,000 visitors from in and abroad visited the expo, now it has become the most influential and comprehensive building event in China.

Fair Technological Peak Solutions – Santiago, Chile | October 12-15, 2011

Exhibition organized by the Ministry of Environment, which aims to disseminate and promote solutions for waste minimization and recycling, bringing together companies and institution that exhibit innovative solutions for reuse.

Greenbuild International Exposition – Toronto, Canada | October 4-7, 2011

In 2011 Greenbuild showcased the latest in innovative products and services, exemplifying the idea of utilizing green to grow business to attendees from around the world.

AAMA National Fall Conference – Palm Desert, CA | September 25-28, 2011

During this conference, important conference topics will be introduced as well as new developments within the association and the industry.

GreenBuilding Conference & Expo – Sao Paulo, Brazil | August 29-31, 2011

The second edition of the Brazil GreenBuilding Conference & Expo took place on 29th – 31st August, 2011 at the headquarters of Fecomércio in Sao Paulo. At that time, it established itself as the great meeting place of sustainable construction in Brazil. The 3 days event repeated the successful formula adopted at the first show, where participants enjoyed an environment with:
International Conference: In an atmosphere conducive to upgrading, improvement and professional relationship, you were side by side with some of the biggest national and international experts discussing trends and issues most challenging sectors in plenary and concurrent sessions.
Exposure Solutions: In this area, the focus was on business development through the presentation of products, equipment and specialized services, where exhibitors had some space available, especially sized to provide emphasis for the sponsoring brands, respecting the spirit of the green event.
Monitored Visits: Learning in practice - that was the goal for touring options available where you could choose which projects you wanted to learn more about, gathering information about project design and development work, application of new techniques, difficulties and benefits obtained, among others.

American Institute of Architects – New Orleans, LA | May 12-14, 2011

AIA Expo2011 introduces you to more than 800 exhibitors to discover new products, technologies, and services—professional resources that you can implement in your practice or project. You’ll have the opportunity to see and touch products, to get detailed information, and to ask questions of the manufacturer representatives. AIA Expo2011 will also house special display areas, educational opportunities, pavilions and association offerings.
There were 200+ planned program offerings, including preconvention workshops, theme presentations, continuing education learning units (CEUs), networking events, and expo education—all specifically designed to be convenient, plentiful, and well rounded. The diversity of offerings, from business planning to marketing and business development, from zero net energy design to building codes, were provided to enhance your knowledge of design, practice management, and career development. AIA New Orleans extended the learning opportunities beyond the convention center by hosting a variety of educational tours that explored the soulful flavor of the city’s architecture—from historic and modern, to recently restored. In just four days and in a single location, you were able to earn all of the CEUs you need for 2011.

Greenbuild International Exposition – San Francisco, CA | November 14-16, 2011

The 2012 Greenbuild will showcase the latest in innovative products and services, exemplifying the idea of utilizing green to grow business to attendees from around the world. Greenbuild includes over 100 educational sessions featuring world renowned speakers, LEED workshops, off-site educational sessions, and Green Building tours of local sites.

International Roofing Exposition – Las Vegas, NV | February 15-18, 2011

The international roofing expo is the must-attend event for commercial and residential roofing professionals to stay abreast of market directions, trends and cutting-edge technology.  Formerly owned by NRCA, the show was sold to Hanley wood exhibitions in May 2004. The International Roofing Expo is not just an event but it also demonstrates various projects and techniques in the conference session as well. This exposition will provide information related to all aspects of the roofing industry like building inspectors, contractors, engineers, property managers, roofing consultants and Specifiers. Visitors will get modernized techniques regarding green roofing and other latest innovations in the event. It will be a good opportunity for the people to get familiarized with the industry trends and policies. People who are directly or indirectly connected to this field will get something innovative and vital at the International Roofing Expo.

Trituff Copolyester Passes 267 lb/
36" ASTM Drop Test

A new, pending ASTM skylight fall protection drop test requires dropping a 267 lb sand filled canvas bag with a 5.5" bull nose from a height of 36" on the skylight glazing. As evidenced by this video Trituff Coployester passes the test. The total impact force and pressure developed in this test is 2,278.6 foot pounds and 95.9 lb per square inch.

Tufflite Heavy Weather / High Security Polycarbonate Takes a Tromping

Rick Beets, Bristolite President, demonstrates the resilience of Tufflite for customers. This Tufflite model HWHS (Heavy Weather High Security) skylight is Miami Dade County Hurricane Zone Approved NOA # 10-0216.02 and Florida Building Code Approved # FL14006.

Tufflite Heavy Weather / High Security Polycarbonate Takes a Beating

Rick Beets, Bristolite President, demonstrates the impact resistance of Tufflite for customers. This Tufflite model HWHS (Heavy Weather High Security) skylight is Miami Dade County Hurricane Zone Approved NOA# 10-0216.02 and Florida Building Code Approved # FL14006.

Energy Star Fiberlite CC1 Fire Resistance

Energy Star Fiberlite, Trituff Copolyester and Tufflite Polycarbonate are all CC1 Fire Rated.

Custom Glass Skylight Positive Load Cycling after Large Missile Impact Test

Positive load cycling from 10.30 psf to 51.38 psf after large missile impact test. This model 1000 custom glass skylight series is Miami Dade County Hurricane Zone Approved NOA # 07-0524.05.

Custom Glass Skylight Positive and Negative Load Cycling

Positive load cycling from 10.30 psf to 51.38 psf and negative load cycling from 20.6 psf to 34.3 psf. This model 1000 custom glass skylight series is Miami Dade County Hurricane Zone Approved NOA # 07-0524.05.

Custom Glass Skylight Negative Load Cycling

Negative load cycling from 20.6 psf to 34.3 psf after multiple large missile impact tests. This model 1000 custom glass skylight series is Miami Dade County Hurricane Zone Approved NOA # 07-0524.05.

Custom Glass Skylight Large Missile Impact Test

Large missile impact test requires firing a 9 lb missile at a velocity of 49 fps to 50 fps at a distance of 17 ft from the skylight. This model 1000 custom glass skylight series is Miami Dade County Hurricane Zone Approved NOA # 07-0524.05.

Custom Glass Skylight Large Missile Impact Test

Large missile impact test requires firing a 9 lb missile at a velocity of 49 fps to 50 fps at a distance of 17 ft from the skylight. This model 1000 custom glass skylight series is Miami Dade County Hurricane Zone Approved NOA # 07-0524.05.

20 Year Old Energy Star Fiberlite
Supports 5,000 lb

20 year old Energy Star Fiberlite supports 5,000 lb in a concentrated (1 sq ft) load test by an independent 3rd party testing laboratory.

Trituff Copolyester Supports 1,950 lb

Trituff Copolyester supports 1,950 lb in a concentrated (1 sq ft) load test by an independent 3rd party testing laboratory.

Tufflite Heavy Weather / High Security Polycarbonate Negative Load Cycling

Negative 19.5 psf to 32.5 psf load cycling. This Tufflite model HWHS (Heavy Weather High Security) skylight is Miami Dade County Hurricane Zone Approved NOA # 10-0216.02 and Florida Building Code Approved # FL14006.

Tufflite Heavy Weather / High Security Polycarbonate Positive Load Cycling

Positive 11.0 psf to 55.0 psf load cycling. This Tufflite model HWHS (Heavy Weather High Security) skylight is Miami Dade County Hurricane Zone Approved NOA # 10-0216.02 and Florida Building Code Approved # FL14006.

Tufflite Heavy Weather / High Security Polycarbonate Negative Load Cycling

Negative 19.5 psf to 32.5 psf load cycling. This Tufflite model HWHS (Heavy Weather High Security) skylight is Miami Dade County Hurricane Zone Approved NOA # 10-0216.02 and Florida Building Code Approved # FL14006.

Tufflite Heavy Weather / High Security
Positive and Negative Load Cycling

Positive 11.0 psf to 55.0 psf and negative 19.5 psf to 32.5 psf load cycling. This Tufflite model HWHS (Heavy Weather High Security) skylight is Miami Dade County Hurricane Zone Approved NOA # 10-0216.02 and Florida Building Code Approved # FL14006.

Tufflite Heavy Weather / High Security Polycarbonate Negative Load Cycling

Negative 19.5 psf to 32.5 psf load cycling. This Tufflite model HWHS (Heavy Weather High Security) skylight is Miami Dade County Hurricane Zone Approved NOA # 10-0216.02 and Florida Building Code Approved # FL14006.

Tufflite Heavy Weather / High Security Polycarbonate
Positive and Negative Load Cycling

Positive 11.0 psf to 55.0 psf and negative 19.5 psf to 32.5 psf load cycling. This Tufflite model HWHS (Heavy Weather High Security) skylight is Miami Dade County Hurricane Zone Approved NOA # 10-0216.02 and Florida Building Code Approved # FL14006.

Gladiator Safety Screen
Supports 600 lb Static Load

Gladiator Safety Screen installed on a wood curb supports two 300 lb loads in opposing corners.

Gladiator Safety Screen
Supports 867 lb Static Load

Gladiator Safety Screen installed on a wood curb supports two 300 lb loads in opposing corners and a 267 lb load in the center for a total static load of 867 lb

Gladiator Safety Screen
Passes 267 lb / 36" ASTM Drop Test

A new, pending ASTM skylight fall protection drop test requires dropping a 267 lb sand filled canvas bag with a 5.5" bull nose from a height of 36" on the skylight glazing. As evidenced by this video our Gladiator Safety Screen passes the test. The total impact force and pressure developed in this test is 2,278.6 foot pounds and 95.9 lb per square inch.

Gladiator Safety Screen
Passes 267 lb / 36" ASTM Drop Test

A new, pending ASTM skylight fall protection drop test requires dropping a 267 lb sand filled canvas bag with a 5.5" bull nose from a height of 36" on the skylight glazing. As evidenced by this video our Gladiator Safety Screen passes the test. The total impact force and pressure developed in this test is 2,278.6 foot pounds and 95.9 lb per square inch.

Tufflite Heavy Weather / High Security Polycarbonate Large Missile Impact Test

Large missile impact test requires firing a 9 lb missile at a velocity of 49 fps to 50 fps at a distance of 17 ft from the skylight. This Tufflite model HWHS (Heavy Weather High Security) skylight is Miami Dade County Hurricane Zone Approved NOA # 10-0216.02 and Florida Building Code Approved # FL14006.

Tufflite Heavy Weather / High Security Polycarbonate Large Missile Impact Test

Large missile impact test requires firing a 9 lb missile at a velocity of 49 fps to 50 fps at a distance of 17 ft from the skylight. This Tufflite model HWHS (Heavy Weather High Security) skylight is Miami Dade County Hurricane Zone Approved NOA # 10-0216.02 and Florida Building Code Approved # FL14006.