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About Pre-engineered Skyroofs

3-Part CSI specifications  

Pre-engineered Skyroofs

Kalwall offers a wide range of pre-engineered skyroofs including: shed Roofs, ridge Roofs, pyramids, barrel vaults, low-profile vaults. Our panels are so lightweight compared to glass, at less than 3 lbs/ft2, support framing requirements are minimized. Only thrust-bearing curbs designed to accommodate local live, snow and wind load designs are required. Clearspans up to 24′ are possible, depending on load and slope, without additional support framing. Our rugged skylights are all mansafe and OSHA fall thru compliant, meaning no safety cages required, another cost savings. Centerline, self-supporting ridge skylights with 20°, 27°, 33°, or 45° slope to 24′. Our Kalcurve® 180° and low-profile 90° come in one foot curb width increments.

Freedom High School | Bethlehem, PA | Architecture First Architects & Planners | Steven Wolfe Photography

Picture 1: A self supporting ridge roof is always a good solution for clear spans up to +/-20’ wide depending on design criteria. In theory, there’s almost no limit to the length of these skyroofs. Standard panel modules are 4’ and 5’. Custom panel widths are available in any size up to 5 feet.

Loxford Polyclinic | Ilford, UK | Devereux Architects

Picture 2: Kalwall’s 90° and 180° Kalcurve skyroofs offer an elegant and efficient design solution where a curved aesthetic is required. Endwalls can be either glass or translucent.

3-Part CSI specifications for Pre-engineered Skyroofs

3-Part CSI specifications for Pre-engineered Skyroofs
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Insulated Translucent Sandwich Panel Daylighting Systems – Specifications. Section 08 45 23 (formerly 08950). Contact info@kalwall.com for assistance with project specific specifications.
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06120 - Structural Panel
08600 - Skylight
10730 - Daylighting Panels
06 12 00 - Structural Panels
08 60 00 - Roof Windows and Skylights