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E-Class Skylight Glazing & Finishing | Residential Sky Lighting for Home Building Contractors | Wasco Products

E-Class Skylights

Glazing Options and Finish Colors


Finish Colors

The standard baked enamel finish for all E-Class® and Curb-Mount Skylights is Quaker Bronze. Nine additional designer colors are available for all E-Class and Curb-Mount models, as well as the Architectural Series skylights. Colors are shown below, approximated by computer display colors. Copper cladding is available on some units.

Finishing Options - E-Class Residential Glass Skylight


Glazing Options

Standard glazing options for Wasco® E-Class self-flashing skylights include:

  • High Performance eMAX3: An outer pane of tempered Low-E glass coated on the interior surface with three layers of silver and an inner pane of tempered glass. Argon gas fills the airspace.
  • High Performance eMAX3 Laminated: An outer pane of tempered Low-E glass coated on the interior surface with three layers of silver and an inner pane of heat strengthened laminated glass. Argon gas fills the airspace.
  • Triple Glazed 30-30: An outer and inner pane of Low-E glass coated on the interior surfaces with three layers of silver, with a third pane of clear glass between. Argon gas insulates the two airspaces.

Also available in:

  • Hurricane-Resistant Low-E Insulating Glass
    Wasco® E-Class self-flashing skylights are available with high performance hurricane-resistant laminated glass, providing superior safety and security that meets Dade County, IBC/IRC and other stringent state building codes for skylights installed in Wind Zone 3 coastal applications. Get detailed information about hurricane resistant windows.

 

SkyWindow Thermal Performance NFRC Unit Values*

 

  Model EF   Models EV / EVM
  Total Unit VLT Total Unit
U-Factor
Total Unit
SHGC
  Total Unit VLT Total Unit
U-Factor
Total Unit
SHGC
eMAX3 59% 0.42 0.25   58% 0.48 0.25
eMAX3 Laminated 58% 0.42 0.25   57% 0.47 0.25
Triple Glaze 30-30 43% 0.27 0.22   42% 0.29 0.22

 

 

Explanation Of Terms

VLT (Visible Light): Radiant energy from 380nm - 780nm wave-lengths.

(% Transmittance): percentage of visible light directly transmitted through glass.

U-Factor: air-to-air thermal conductance of glass and associated air/gas layers; units are Btu/hr.ft2 deg F.

SHGC (Solar Heat Gain Coefficient)fraction of solar energy transferred indoors both directly (radiation) and indirectly (convection/absorption/re-radiation) through the glass (for reference, 1/8" clear glass has a SHGC of 0.86).

* Thermal performance factors per NFRC 100