|Flexi Tube Length||3000mm||Flashing Kit||N/A|
|Product Type||Sun Tube Kit|
|Upstand ||Not Supplied - To be constructed on site|
A Sun Tube is an innovative and effective means of transmitting natural daylight to otherwise poorly lit areas and with the ventilation options available the units can assist compliance with Building Regulations.
The skylights can be installed into new or existing roofs with ease and can be accommodated within most roof construction types.
Suitable for pitched and flat roofs specifying the required flashing kit above.
Sun Tubes can be purchased with a flexible or rigid tube and come complete with the neccessary flashing kits. The characteristics for both are as follows:
Rigid Tube System
Offers 98% reflection on inner surface. Up to 20 times more light (2200 lux) than a 100w bulb (105 lux). Suitable for longer tube lengths.
Flexible Tube System
Provides up to 14 times more light (1500 lux) than a 100w bulb (105 lux). Suitable for shorter tube length and is easier to install.
What size kit will I need?
350mm diameter: Suitable for very small rooms. Fits between most conventional rafters/joists, eliminating need for trimming work.
450mm diameter: Suitable for bathrooms, hallways, landings, or corridors.
550mm diameter: Suitable for living areas, kitchens, large landings, corridors, offices, retail areas or commercial areas.
625mm and 1250 mm extension pieces are available in rigid tube these are suitable for extending the Flexible and Rigid Tube Systems.
Each Standard Em-Tube kit accommodates Rigid Tube System: up to 1.0m (0.7m for flat roof kits), Flexible Tube System: up to 3.0m.
The graph below shows light intensity at three times during one day, comparing Flexible and Rigid Em-Tube with a 100 watt bulb.