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Velux Skylights

Abbreviation
Appraisal number 968
Amendment
06/08/2019
Valid from
23/06/2017

Information provider
BRANZ Limited
Information type
BRANZ Appraisal
Format
PDF

Description

Velux Skylights are for use on roofs to provide natural light into interior spaces within buildings.

Velux Skylights come in two ranges:

  1. low-pitch models include the FCM, VCM and VCS series, suitable for use on roof pitches between 0° and 60°
  2. FS, VS, VSE and VSS series which are for use with roof pitches between 15° and 60°.

Some models are openable and can be used to provide ventilation.

Scope

Velux Skylights (FS, VS, VSE and VSS series) have been appraised for use on buildings within the following scope:

  • the scope limitations of NZBC Acceptable solution E2/AS1, Paragraph 1.1 with respect to building height and maximum floor plan area; and,
  • with roof structures designed and constructed to meet the requirements of the NZBC; and,
  • with masonry tile, pressed metal tile, and profiled metal roof cladding systems complying with NZBC Acceptable Solution E2/AS1; and,
  • with a roof pitch between 15° and 60°; and,
  • situated in NZS 3604 Wind Zones, up to and including 'Extra High'.

Velux Low-Pitch Skylights (FCM, VCM and VCS series) have been appraised for use on buildings within the following scope:

  • the scope limitations of NZBC Acceptable solution E2/AS1, Paragraph 1.1 with respect to building height and maximum floor plan area; and,
  • with roof structures designed and constructed to meet the requirements of the NZBC; and,
  • with pitched roof cladding types and profiles and minimum pitches as specified in E2/AS1; or
  • for use on flat or nominally flat roofs making use of membrane roof systems; and,
  • with a roof pitch between 0° and 60°; and,
  • situated in NZS 3604 Wind Zones, up to and including 'Extra High'.

Velux Skylights must be installed in accordance with the Technical Literature supplied by Velux New Zealand Ltd.

For assistance with locating previous versions, please contact the information provider.
Notes/comments

This Appraisal has been amended to include Velux custom flashing details and to update that Velux Low Pitch Skylights are manufactured with white maintenance-free PVC interior frames.

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This Appraisal has been amended to include Velux custom flashing details and to update that Velux Low Pitch Skylights are manufactured with white maintenance-free PVC interior frames.

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Description

Velux Skylights are for use on roofs to provide natural light into interior spaces within buildings.

Velux Skylights come in two ranges:

  1. low-pitch models include the FCM, VCM and VCS series, suitable for use on roof pitches between 0° and 60°
  2. FS, VS, VSE and VSS series which are for use with roof pitches between 15° and 60°.

Some models are openable and can be used to provide ventilation.

View on Information Provider website Download this resource (PDF, 428KB)
Velux Skylights
Description

Velux Skylights are for use on roofs to provide natural light into interior spaces within buildings.

Velux Skylights come in two ranges:

  1. low-pitch models include the FCM, VCM and VCS series, suitable for use on roof pitches between 0° and 60°
  2. FS, VS, VSE and VSS series which are for use with roof pitches between 15° and 60°.

Some models are openable and can be used to provide ventilation.

View on Information Provider website Download this resource (PDF, 428KB)
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Velux Skylights

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