08 62 00 Unit Skylights

08 62 00 Unit Skylights

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8.5" x 11"


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Unit Skylights

Use this CSI 3-part SimpleSpecs™ master specification to specify aluminum framed unit skylights, typically domed or pyramid shaped, in single or multiple configurations.


Skylights are a great way to bring natural light into your project. They can be found in all shapes, sizes, and configurations, so you’re sure to find one that fits your needs.


This section includes aluminum framed skylights, typically domed or pyramid shaped, in single or multiple configurations. These skylights are typically smaller modules, shop fabricated, consisting of aluminum framing with plastic glazing. Glazing is available in a wide range of types and colors, including single and double dome and light diffusing. Fire-rated and drop-out (smoke venting) types are also available.


Some building codes require that skylights be designed to prevent a person from falling through the skylight assembly. This is accomplished by using special glazing or by adding a metal mesh or grid over the skylight.


To learn more about skylights, visit Wikipedia.


Related SimpleSpecs™ master specifications:

Prefabricated unit skylights are specified in 08 62 00 – Unit Skylights.

Metal framed skylights are specified in 08 63 00 – Metal-Framed Skylights.

Tubular skylights are specified in 08 62 23 – Tubular Unit Skylights.



08 62 00 Unit Skylights

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