Skylight Domes

Acrylic domed skylights or bubble skylights Domed skylights are usually made from acrylic and sometimes polycarbonate. They are the most common skylight type but are really 1980’s type technology. They usually have an aluminum frame with a thermal barrier. There are better quality skylights out there, made of glass instead of acrylic. As energy prices …

Nanotechnology in Skylights

Nanotechnology and Its Uses for Skylights and Glazing Low e3 glass is standard on all Velux skylights, but what is Low e3? Low-e3 coatings reduce the amount of ultraviolet and infrared light that can pass through glass without compromising the amount of visible light transmitted. Low e3 coatings are only about 19 nano-meters in thickness. They usually apply …