Velux FCM skylights Archives

Unusual Skylight Project

Is a Triangular Skylight an Unusual Skylight? An unusual skylight is sometimes considered difficult to deal with because of it being an unusual shape. However, we do not consider this unusual at all. If you can imagine a shape, we can construct it. In … Continue Reading ››

VELUX Custom FCM Diamond Skylight

Product Used: Velux Custom FCM.

An unusual orientation.

Built in 1989, this residence in Denver's Hilltop neighborhood has a total of seven skylights. Six of the skylights were replaced with standard Velux FS M02 skylights. These are deck mounted, fixed skylights in a common size. However, the seventh skylight was also a deck mount skylight used in an improper manner. … Continue Reading ››

Hail Demonstration on Acrylic and Glass Skylights

Example of how a glass skylight can withstand hail while an acrylic skylight breaks and shatters.

Here is a video simulating hail stones hitting a skylight. With the use of frozen paint ball pellets we were able to simulate hail striking an acrylic skylight and a glass skylight. The acrylic skylight … Continue Reading ››