Round Skylight Alternative Lighting Space
Round Skylight – The skylights represent an excellent alternative to illuminating spaces where there is little or no natural light while providing greater ventilation. Depending on the needs, there is a wide variety of sizes and designs. This article explains the possibilities offered by skylights. How they are classified according to the opening system and other characteristics of these “special windows” also called skylights. The presence of a round skylight in a house supposes a series of advantages that, generally. It is convenient to take advantage when the opportunity exists. That is when such a house is a house or the top floor of a building, an attic, bathrooms, etc.
The skylight represents a possibility of access for natural light to a room without windows or where the windows are very small. In addition to opening a space for ventilation and even evacuation of smoke in case of fire. In the beginning, the round skylight was fixed: openings in the ceiling covered with glass. Or some other type of transparent material that allowed the passage of the natural light. It also included grooves in its structure to allow ventilation. Over time, different systems were developed. Especially starting from a fundamental quality jump: the possibility of lifting the cover and opening the gap.
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At present, although still fixed, the system and type of opening are one of the main characteristics that must be take into account when deciding on the most convenient round skylight. Skylights that are not fixing are divide into two large groups: those of manual opening and those that include an electronic mechanism. In turn, within these categories, there are other subdivisions, which are detail below: Telescopic opening skylights. Manual opening, this skylight is mainly intend for access to the roof or roof from the inside. Since the cover is fix at an angle of almost 90 degrees and this is not advisable for ventilation. Round skylight opening skylights. It opens manually, but with a handle similar to that used to fold and unfold the awnings.
The fixing of the cover is through a spindle that is stable and allows an opening at a not too wide angle (about 25 degrees). Electronic opening skylights. Its fastening procedure is through a spindle, as in the previous case. The difference is that, instead of being manually activate by means of a crank. It is operating with a remote control. Electronic aperture round skylight with the sensor. As its name indicates, the system is similar to the previous one but with the incorporation of a sensor that determines its opening and closing depending on the detection of certain elements.