Skylightsdirect trading as Barkley Fabrications manufacture a glass top roof window and glass top fixed skylight.
Fire tested at low B.A.L. (Bushfire Attack Levels) in line with Victoria's building standards since 2009 requesting that minimum requirement of 5 mm toughened glass for high risk areas and tested at A.S. 1530.8.
If your home is within an area of high bush fire risk, you are required to comply with current building codes to reflect the C.F.A regulations for building materials including roof windows and skylights.
For extra insulation we manufacture 6mm eco pane or low E glass tops into our skylights, solar energy efficient, ie. (6 mm toughened eco pain and 12 mm internal argon gas air gap with a 6.38 mm laminated eco glass on bottom) see diagram below.
Minimal transfer of heat gain or heat loss excelling in energy requirements and exceeding the mimimum requirements for possible risk of ember attack during a bushfire.
Skylightsdirect non-combustible glass skylights and roof windows comply to Australian Standard AS3959-2009
- Glass Top Openable Roof Window with gas struts
Much similar to the VELUX opening skylight letting in light and ventilation. Skylightsdirect incorporating Barkley Fabrications manufacture their own bush fire rated skylights and roof windows.
Roof windows in all sizes.