Skylightsdirect trading as Barkley Fabrications manufacture a glass top roof window and glass top fixed skylight.
Fire tested at low B.A.L. (Bushfire Attack Levels) in line with Victoria's building standards since 2009 requesting that minimum requirement of 5 mm toughened glass for high risk areas and tested at A.S. 1530.8.
If your home is within an area of high bush fire risk, you are required to comply with current building codes to reflect the C.F.A regulations for building materials including roof windows and skylights.
For extra insulation we manufacture 6mm eco pane or low E glass tops into our skylights, solar energy efficient, ie. (6 mm toughened eco pain and 12 mm internal argon gas air gap with a 6.38 mm laminated eco glass on bottom) see diagram below.
Minimal transfer of heat gain or heat loss excelling in energy requirements and exceeding the mimimum requirements for possible risk of ember attack during a bushfire.
Skylightsdirect non-combustible glass skylights and roof windows comply to Australian Standard AS3959-2009
Glass Top Openable Roof Window with gas struts
Much similar to the VELUX opening skylight letting in light and ventilation. Skylightsdirect incorporating Barkley Fabrications manufacture their own bush fire rated skylights and roof windows.
Roof windows in all sizes.
Barkley Fabrications | Custom Made Skylights
Barkley Fabrications incorporating Skylights Direct, have been manufacturing custom made skylights since 1987, building a long standing reputation with architects and clients.
Skylight wholesaler supplier and manufacturer of all components for skylight kits, which are manufactured in house, with no middle man costs. Low cost and high quality skylight or access hatch at a factory direct, wholesale price. Barkley Fabrications is based in Geelong Victoria.
Supply and delivery available throughout all of Australia. Our skylights are notably recogniSed for the quality of the durable steel skylight frames, being fully tested for strength & climate tested to meet Australian standard requirements.
The architects that recommend our skylights are confidant that our company have stood the test of time and offer outstanding knowledge when selecting any type of skylight, being a polycarbonate, acrylic, high impact, fixed skylight or hatch type lids. We offer double glazed glass tops, which are fire tested alternatives to negate the possible risk of ember attack and to meet the requirements for high bush fire risk applications, these are tested at A.S. 1530.8