The amount of light entering the room through a light tunnel depends on a number of factors, including the placement of the roofing element.
When planning the installation of the light tunnel take the following elements into account:
When planning the size and number of light tunnels take the following elements into account:
The amount of light
A light tunnel installed in the middle of a room without windows creates a simple light distribution.
Concentrate light in one area of the room by installing a light tunnel directly over the area.
The placement of a light tunnel too close to a wall opposite to a window may diminish the overall light in the middle of the room. The placement of furniture and the depth of the color on the walls also affect the light disbursement.
A source of natural light should be available in any living space. Unfortunately, there are interiors in which the use of vertical or roof windows is not feasible. Rooms devoid of daylight are dark and uncomfortable. To ensure illumination in such places, installing a light tunnel will channel natural light to the centre. Light tunnels can constitute the main or additional light source in any room.
S – skylight, L, R, F – light transmitting tube (R-rigid, F/L-flexible), S, L, Z, H – light tunnel with integrated flashing
The Light Tunnels – SF_, SRT, SR_ allow illumination of the rooms located in the central part of the building with natural light, even those in which fitting roof or vertical windows is impossible.
Production of the Light Tunnels is carried out in accordance with FAKRO manufacturing standards, which is a guarantee of the highest quality workmanship.
The Light Tunnels are a modern and ecological solution to the problem of dark rooms. After installation, they practically do not require any cleaning and maintenance.
SR_ Light Tunnel
SR_ light tunnel – with rigid light transmitting tube and integrated flashing.
It is also available in SR_- L version which illuminates with natural light the space directly below the installation of light tunnel’s outer element e.g. attic or loft.
SF_ Light Tunnel
SF_ light tunnel – with flexible light transmittin tube and integrated flashing.
It is also available in SF_- L version with illumination of the space directly below the installation of light tunnel’s outer element e.g. attic or loft.
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