Velux Skylights

Abbreviation
BRANZ-CM-1008
Valid from
15/05/2020

Information provider
Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
Author
Building Research Association of New Zealand
Information type
Product Certificate (CodeMark)
Format
PDF

Description

Velux Skylights are double glazed skylights with wooden frames and an aluminium exterior. Velux Skylights (FS, VS, VSE and VSS) and Velux Low-Pitch Skylights (FCM, VCM, VCS) can be identified by their brand markings on both the units themselves and the packaging.

Scope

Velux Skylights (FS, VS, VSE and VSS series) are for use on roofs of buildings to provide natural light into spaces in 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 15º and 60°; and,
  • situated in NZS 3604 Wind Zones, up to and including Extra High; and,
  • on buildings designed for up to a 1 kPa snow loading.

Velux Low-Pitch Skylights (FCM, VCM and VCS series) are for use on roofs of buildings to provide natural light into spaces in 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 membrane roof systems with a roof pitch greater than 2º; and,
  • situated in NZS 3604 Wind Zones, up to and including Extra High; and,
  • on buildings designed for up to a 1 kPa snow loading.

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

The installation of Velux Skylights must be completed by installers trained by Velux New Zealand Limited or by competent, experienced tradespersons with an understanding of roof window installation and weathertightness details.

The roof structure must be checked by a suitably qualified person for structural adequacy and suitability of the existing roof cladding prior to installation.

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Description

Velux Skylights are double glazed skylights with wooden frames and an aluminium exterior. Velux Skylights (FS, VS, VSE and VSS) and Velux Low-Pitch Skylights (FCM, VCM, VCS) can be identified by their brand markings on both the units themselves and the packaging.

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Description

Velux Skylights are double glazed skylights with wooden frames and an aluminium exterior. Velux Skylights (FS, VS, VSE and VSS) and Velux Low-Pitch Skylights (FCM, VCM, VCS) can be identified by their brand markings on both the units themselves and the packaging.

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