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Architectural Specifications

Architectural CSI Specifications
SpecWizard Tool
For the latest in Solatube® CSI Specifications, use either SpecWizard (our quick and easy interactive specification development tool) to create fully dedicated project specs quickly and easily, or download our comprehensive editable CSI Specification files in either MS Word or.pdf formats to craft your project specification.

Interactive Specification Development Tool
SpecWizard Guide
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Solatube® Brighten Up® Series
Solatube Daylighting System 160 DS (10 in./250 mm)
Solatube Daylighting System 290 DS (14 in./350 mm)
Solatube Smart LED System
Solatube SolaMaster® Series
Solatube Daylighting System 330 DS-O (21 in./530 mm) Open Ceiling
Solatube Daylighting System 330 DS-C (21 in./530 mm) Suspended Ceiling
Solatube Daylighting System 750 DS-O (21 in./530 mm) Open Ceiling
Solatube Daylighting System 750 DS-C (21 in./530 mm) Suspended Ceiling
Solatube SkyVault® Series
Solatube Daylighting System M74 DS-O (29 in./740 mm) Open Ceiling with Amplifier
Previous Solatube Products
Solatube Daylighting System 21-O (21 in./530 mm) Open Ceiling
Solatube Daylighting System 21-C (21 in./530 mm) Suspended Ceiling

Product Cut Sheets

Product Specification Sheets
Call them what you will (Product Specification Sheets, Cut Sheets, or Submittal Sheets), use these editable.pdf forms to build a unique Solatube product description number for each type of Solatube Daylighting System used in your building’s design. *NOTE: In order to save a cut sheet you fill out, you may need the full version of Adobe Acrobat and not the free reader.

Solatube® Brighten Up® Series
Solatube Daylighting System 160 DS (10 in./250 mm)
Solatube Daylighting System 290 DS (14 in./350 mm)
Solatube Smart LED System
Solatube Smart LED (S160SL)
Solatube SolaMaster® Series
Solatube Daylighting System 330 DS-O (21 in./530 mm) Open Ceiling
Solatube Daylighting System 330 DS-C (21 in./530 mm) Suspended Ceiling
Solatube Daylighting System 750 DS-O (21 in./530 mm) Open Ceiling
Solatube Daylighting System 750 DS-C (21 in./530 mm) Suspended Ceiling
Solatube SkyVault® Series
Solatube Daylighting System M74 DS-O (29 in./740 mm) Open Ceiling
Solatube Daylighting System M74 DS-O (29 in./740 mm) Open Ceiling with Amplifier
Solatube Daylighting System M74 DS-O (29 in./740 mm) Open Ceiling with Amplifier and Collector

Building Information Models (BIM)

The BIM Object(s) below are filled with data and they can easily be downloaded and customized for your residential or commercial project.

Solatube® Brighten Up® Series
Solatube Daylighting System 160 DS (10 in./250 mm) No Pitch Flashing
Solatube Daylighting System 160 DS (10 in./250 mm) Pitched Flashing
Solatube Daylighting System 160 DS (10 in./250 mm) Diffuser
Solatube Daylighting System 290 DS (14 in./350 mm) No Pitch Flashing
Solatube Daylighting System 290 DS (14 in./350 mm) Pitched Flashing
Solatube Daylighting System 290 DS (14 in./350 mm) Curb Cap Flashing
Solatube Daylighting System 290 DS (14 in./350 mm) Diffuser
Solatube SkyVault® Series
Solatube Daylighting System M74 DS-O (29 in./740 mm) Curb Cap Flashing Core Unit
Solatube Daylighting System M74 DS-O (29 in./740 mm) Curb Cap Flashing with Amplifier

NOTE: The secondary files -.dwg, DWF, DXF, and DGN are all CAD Files and you will need AutoCAD or Bentley to open and view these. The DWF file is a protected 3D version of the Revit file, which some refer to as a 3D pdf file.

CAD Drawings

CAD Drawings
NOTE: If you experience problems downloading the .dwg files, right click to “save target as” to your desktop. Open the file from your desktop.

Solatube® 160 DS (10 in/250 mm Daylighting System)
Solatube® 160 DS 0-90 Degree Extension Tube
Solatube® 290 DS (14 in/350 mm Daylighting System)
Solatube® 290 DS Curb Cap with Curb Cap Insulation
Solatube® 290 DS 0-90 Degree Extension Tube
Solatube® 330 DS (21 in/530 mm Daylighting System) Open Ceiling Configurations
Solatube® 330 DS (21 in/530 mm Daylighting System) Hard Ceiling Configurations
Solatube® 330 DS (21 in/530 mm Daylighting System) Suspended Ceiling Configurations
Solatube® 750 DS (21 in/530 mm Daylighting System) Open Ceiling Configurations
Solatube® 750 DS (21 in/530 mm Daylighting System) Hard Ceiling Configurations
Solatube® 750 DS (21 in/530 mm Daylighting System) Suspended Ceiling Configurations
SolaMaster Accessories
Solatube® 330/750 DS Curb Cap with Curb Cap Insulation
Solatube® 330/750 DS Turret Extension
Solatube® 330/750 DS 0-90 Degree Extension Tube
Solatube® M74 DS (29 in/740 mm Daylighting System) Open Ceiling Configurations
Solatube® M74 DS-O Curb Cap Flashing Open Ceiling, with Single-Glazed Dome
Solatube® M74 DS-O Curb Cap Flashing Open Ceiling, with Dual-Glazed Dome
Solatube® M74 DS-O Curb Cap Flashing Open Ceiling, with Single-Glazed Dome and Amplifier
Solatube® M74 DS-O Curb Cap Flashing Open Ceiling, with Dual-Glazed Dome and Amplifier
Solatube® M74 DS-O Curb Cap Flashing Open Ceiling, with Collector and Single-Glazed Dome
Solatube® M74 DS-O Curb Cap Flashing Open Ceiling, with Collector and Dual-Glazed Dome
Solar Star® Attic Ventilation
Previous Products
Solatube® M74 DS-O Curb Cap Flashing Open Ceiling, with Single-Glazed Dome and Amplifier
Solatube M74 DS-O Curb Cap Flashing Open Ceiling with Dual-Glazed Dome and Amplifier

Installation Instructions

Brighten Up® Series
Solatube® 160 DS & 290 DS Instructions (English)
Solatube® 160 DS & 290 DS Instructions (Spanish)
Solatube® 160 DS & 290 DS Instructions (French)
Solatube® 160 DS & 290 DS Instructions (Italian)
Solatube® 160 DS & 290 DS Instructions (German)
Solatube® Decorative Fixtures Instructions
Solatube® 160 DS Ventilation Add-On Kit Instructions
Metal Roof Instructions
Universal Tile Flashing Kit Instructions (Europe)
Re-Roofing Instructions
Daylight Dimmer Instructions
Flashing Insulator Instructions
Light Add On Kit (meets California Title 24 requirements)
Solatube® Smart LED
Solatube® Smart LED Instructions (English)
SolaMaster® Series
Solatube® 330 DS and 750 DS Instructions (English)
Solatube® 330 DS & 750 DS Instructions (Spanish)
Solatube® 330 DS & 750 DS Instructions (French)
Solatube® 330 DS & 750 DS Instructions (Italian)
Solatube® 330 DS & 750 DS Instructions (German)
Metal Roof Flashing Instructions
Daylight Dimmer Instructions
Daylight Dimmer Instructions Open Ceiling
Security Bar Instructions
0-90 Degree Extension Tube
Flashing Insulator Instructions
Curb Insulator Instructions
Trim Ring Install Instructions
SkyVault Series
Solatube® M74 DS Instructions
Solar Star® Attic Ventilation
Solar Star® Roof Mount Instructions
Solar Star® Interior Mount Instructions
Add-On Solar Panel Instructions
Solar Star Thermal Switch Instructions
Previous Products
Solatube® 160 DS & 290 DS Instructions (English) (Pre October 2010)
Solatube® 160 DS Ventilation Add-On Kit Instructions (110v N. America)
Solatube® 160 DS & 290 DS Instructions (Spanish) (Pre October 2010)
Solatube® 160 DS & 290 DS Instructions (French) (Pre October 2010)
Solatube® 160 DS & 290 DS Instructions (Italian) (Pre October 2010)
Solatube® 160 DS & 290 DS Instructions (German) (Pre October 2010)

Solution Center for Integrated Lighting Applications

Solution Center for Integrated Lighting Applications

NOTE: The Daylight Dimmer Integration Guide below includes the first page of the document, please use the locator at the bottom of the page to contact a Commercial Representative for full document.

Daylight Dimmer Integration Guide

Photometric IES

Solatube International offers an extensive library of photometric data files for every product configuration for over 130 site locations. Please contact your local Commercial Distributor or Solatube Representative in your area to get the files most appropriate for your lighting design.

Product Codes and Approvals

United States & Canada - Product Evaluations & Approvals
Code Compliance Research Report (CCRR-0131)
Code Compliance Research Report (CCRR-0193) M74 DS
Texas Department of Insurance SK-19 (Impact Resistant, Solatube 160 & 290 DS)
Texas Department of Insurance SK-20 (Impact Resistant, Solatube 750 DS)
Texas Department of Insurance SK-21 (Non-impact Resistant, Solatube 160 & 290 DS)
Texas Department of Insurance SK-22 (Non-impact Resistant, Solatube 330 & 750 DS)
Texas Department of Insurance RV-57 (Solar Star Low Profile/High Profile)
FBC 2010 FL 11561 Non-HVHZ (Solatube 160 DS, 290 DS, 330 DS, 750 DS)
FBC 2010 FL 11480 HVHZ (Solatube 160 DS, 290 DS, 750 DS, Smart LED, M74 DS)
TUV – Light Add-On Kit
TUV – Ventilation Add-On Kit
United States & Canada - Product Certifications
A440-05 110-107 (Current Solatube 160 DS & 290 DS)
A440-05 110-108 (Current Solatube 330 DS)
A440-05 110-109 (Current Solatube 750 DS)
A440-08 110-110 (Current Solatube 160 DS & 290 DS, HVWZ)
A440-08 110-111 (Current Solatube 750 DS, HVWZ)
A440-08 110-113 (Current Solatube 330 DS)
A440-08 110-114 (Current Solatube 750 DS)
A440-08 110-115 (Current Solatube 160 DS & 290 DS)
A440-08 110-118 (Current Solatube Smart LED)
A440-11 110-119 (Current Solatube M74 DS)
A440-11 110-120 (Current Solatube M74 DS)
TDI Wind-Borne Debris & FBC HVHZ 110-201 (Current Solatube 160 & 290 DS)
TDI Wind-Borne Debris & FBC HVHZ 110-202 (Current Solatube 750 DS)
TDI Wind-Borne Debris & FBC HVHZ 110-203 (Current Solatube M74 DS)
California OSHA Fall Protection Code of Regulations
TUV – Light Add-On Kit
Military and DoD Product Evaluations & Approvals
Blast Cover Explanation
330 DS UFC 4-010-01
750 DS UFC 4-010-01
M74 DS UFC 4-010-01
Energy & Sustainability Standards
LEED - Solatube Product Contribution Matrix
Great Britain
Previous Products & Approvals
A440-08 110-110 (Solatube 160 DS & 290 DS, HVWZ)
A440-08 110-111 (Solatube 750 DS, HVWZ)
TDI Wind-Borne Debris & FBC HVHZ 110-201 (Solatube 160 & 290 DS)
TDI Wind-Borne Debris & FBC HVHZ 110-202 (Solatube 750 DS)
Code Compliance Research Report (CCRR)
Dade County Acceptance No 03-1016.01 ( Solatube® 21-C & 21-O)
ICC ESR 2253 Test Report (December 1, 2006)
A440-05 - Curb Mounted Flashing (Solatube® 21-C & 21-O)
A440-05 - Self Mounted Flashing ( Solatube® 21-C & 21-O)
FBC 2004 FL7819 (Solatube® 160 DS & 290 DS)
Texas Department of Insurance (Impact Resistant)
Texas Department of Insurance (Non Impact Resistant)
Texas Department of Insurance (Impact, 10", 14", 21" Polycarbonate)
Texas Department of Insurance (Non-impact 10", 14", 21" Acrylic)
FBC 2007 FL 11561 Non-HVHZ (Solatube 160 DS, 290 DS, 330 DS, 750 DS)
FBC 2007 FL 11480 HVHZ (Solatube 160 DS, 290 DS, 750 DS)
Code Compliance Research Report (CCRR-0131)
Code Compliance Research Report (CCRR-0193) M74 DS

MSDS (Product Materials Specifications)

Solatube Component
Reflective Film/Adhesive
Steel Fasteners
Dome and Ceiling Tube Rings Acrylic
Spacers & Diffusers Clips (Nylon)
Flashing Powder Coated Steel
Aluminum Foil Tape
Rivets
White Tape
Polypropylene Seal
Diffusers (Acrylic and Polycarbonate)
Ceiling Ring Seal (Evoprene)
BASF Sonolastic® TX 1 Sealant
BASF Sonolastic NP1 Sealant
Geocell 3300 Sealant
Flexseal Flashing Sealant
Sikaflex 201 Sealant

The sealant is a hazardous substance. Please use extreme caution. See the attached Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for information before opening.
All other components (“articles”) fall under the Occupational Safety and Health Communication Standard 1910.1200which indicates at Section 1910.1200(b)(6) that, other than for the sealants used during Solatube® skylight installation, none of the other parts (“articles”) used in the Solatube® skylight pose a health risk and do not require a Material Safety Data Sheet. (See the Occupational Safety and Health Communication Standard 1910.1200 reference below.)

Occupational Safety and Health Communication Standard 1910.1200(b)(6)(v)
Paragraph c

"Article" means a manufactured item other than a fluid or particle: (i) which is formed to a specific shape or design during manufacture; (ii) which has end use function(s) dependent in whole or in part upon its shape or design during end use; and (iii) which under normal conditions of use does not release more than very small quantities, e.g., minute or trace amounts of a hazardous chemical (as determined under paragraph (d) of this section), and does not pose a physical hazard or health risk to employees.

Case Studies

Residential: Single Family Homes
Residential: Town Homes
Commercial: Retail
Commercial: Hospitality
Commercial: Sports & Recreation

Daylighting Facts and Figures

Product Literature

Product Literature
Solatube® SkyVault Series Folio
Solatube® SolaMaster Series Folio
Solatube® Brighten Up Series Folio
Solatube® Daylighting Systems Residential Brochure
Solatube® Smart LED Residential Brochure
Solar Star® Residential Brochure
Solatube® Residential Easy Reference Guide
Solatube® Commercial Education Brochure
Solatube® Products Warranty Ownership & Care Guide