Skylights are an easy way to add natural light to your interior environment. This not only saves energy, but also enhances the well-being of those who occupy the space. Open skylights were used in Ancient Roman architecture to let light in. The closed skylights became popular as the mass production of glass advanced during the Industrial Revolution. The push of LEED design and energy conservation has brought renewed interest in skylights. Larson Engineering has experience with all skylight systems.

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All skylight systems, window systems and lights

Design for extreme events (wind, seismic and blast)

Point supported glass systems

Tubular daylighting devices (TDDs)

Sloped glazing systems

National and international clients and projects

Over 35 years of structural design for curtain wall systems


Preliminary system review and design development

Structural design for all skylight and window systems

Glass verification

Thermal analysis

Design in hurricane impact regions

Design to resist seismic loads and review of the movement capability

Structural calculation submittal package

Structural design assistance with fabrication modifications

Structural design assistance with field installation issues and on-site structural modifications

Registered in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Mexico, 9 Canadian Provinces and all 3 territories




Arizona - Scottsdale
Kirk Smith, P.E.

Illinois - Chicago
Melissa Gradecki, S.E., P.E.

Minnesota - White Bear Lake
Rachel Schulz, S.E., P.E.

Missouri - St. Louis
Erin Scarfino, P.E.

New York - New York
Steve Sletten, P.E.

Washington - Seattle
Josh McCluskey, P.E.

Wisconsin - Appleton
Kevin Wisniewski, S.E., P.E.