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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
Solatube® SpecWizard – select, configure & generate a Solatube® CSI Specification of your choice in a matter of minutes for any of our products using our SpecWizard. *Click on the link above to access the application or file of your choice.

 

Solatube® Brighten Up® Series

Solatube SolaMaster® Series

Solatube Daylighting System 330 DS (21 in./530 mm) Open or Closed Ceiling
Solatube Daylighting System 750 DS-C (21 in./530 mm) Suspended Ceiling
Solatube Daylighting System 300 DS (14 in./350 mm) Closed Ceiling

Solatube SkyVault® Series

Solatube Daylighting System M74 DS-O (29 in./740 mm) Open Ceiling with Amplifier (incl. Base, Amplifier and Collector options)

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
Solatube Smart LED (S160SL)
Solatube® Smart LED Instructions (English)
Texas Department of Insurance SK-43 (Non-Impact Resident, Solatube Smart LED System)
Certification Authorization Report 110-118 (Current Solatube Smart LED)
Solatube® Smart LED Folio

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 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 300 DS Closed Ceiling

Solatube SkyVault® Series

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® SolaMaster® Series

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

Solatube® Product Accessories

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 Compact Fluorescent Light Kit
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

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

Solatube® 330 DS-O (21 in/530 mm Daylighting System) Open Ceiling Configurations

Solatube® 330 DS-O 8" Self-Flashing Open Ceiling, Extension Tube only
Solatube® 330 DS-O 8" Self-Flashing Open Ceiling with Thermal Insulation Panel
Solatube® 330 DS-O 8” Self Flashing with Membrane Counter Flashing Open Ceiling with Angle Adapter
Solatube® 330 DS-O 8” Self Flashing with Membrane Counter Flashing Open Ceiling with Extension Tube only
Solatube® 330 DS-O 11” Self Flashing with Membrane Counter Flashing Open Ceiling with Angle Adapter
Solatube® 330 DS-O 11” Self Flashing with Membrane Counter Flashing Open Ceiling with Extension Tube only

Solatube® 330 DS-C (21 in/530 mm Daylighting System) Hard Ceiling Configurations

Solatube® 330 DS-C (21 in/530 mm Daylighting System) Suspended Ceiling Configurations

Solatube® 330 DS-O 8" Self-Flashing Suspended Ceiling with Thermal Insulation Panel
Solatube® 330 DS-C 8” Self Flashing with Membrane Counter Flashing Suspended Ceiling
Solatube® 330 DS-C 11” Self Flashing with Membrane Counter Flashing Suspended Ceiling

Solatube® 750 DS-O (21 in/530 mm Daylighting System) Open Ceiling Configurations

Solatube® 750 DS-O 8" Self-Flashing Open Ceiling with Thermal Insulation Panel
Solatube® 750 DS-O 8” Self Flashing with Membrane Counter Flashing Open Ceiling with Angle Adapter
Solatube® 750 DS-O 8” Self Flashing with Membrane Counter Flashing Open Ceiling with Extension Tube only
Solatube® 750 DS-O 11” Self Flashing with Membrane Counter Flashing Open Ceiling with Angle Adapter
Solatube® 750 DS-O 11” Self Flashing with Membrane Counter Flashing Open Ceiling with Extension Tube only

Solatube® 750 DS-C (21 in/530 mm Daylighting System) Hard Ceiling Configurations

Solatube® 750 DS-C (21 in/530 mm Daylighting System) Suspended Ceiling Configurations

Solatube® 750 DS-O 8" Self-Flashing Suspended Ceiling with Thermal Insulation Panel
Solatube® 750 DS-C 8” Self Flashing with Membrane Counter Flashing Suspended Ceiling
Solatube® 750 DS-C 11” Self Flashing with Membrane Counter Flashing Suspended Ceiling

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-O (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
Solatube® M74 DS-O Curb Cap Flashing Open Ceiling with Collector and Amplifier
Solatube® M74 DS-O Curb Cap Flashing Open Ceiling, Single-Glazed Dome with Thermal Insulation Panel
Solatube® M74 DS-O Curb Cap Flashing Open Ceiling, Single-Glazed Dome with Amplifier and Thermal Insulation Panel
Solatube® M74 DS-O Curb Cap Flashing Open Ceiling, Dual-Glazed Dome with Thermal Insulation Panel
Solatube® M74 DS-O Curb Cap Flashing Open Ceiling, Dual-Glazed Dome with Amplifier and Thermal Insulation Panel
Solatube® M74 DS-O Curb Cap Flashing Open Ceiling, Dual Glazed with Daylight Dimmer and Amplifier
Solatube® M74 DS-O Curb Cap Flashing Open Ceiling, Dual Glazed with Daylight Dimmer

Solar Star® Attic Ventilation

Solatube® 300 DS-C Suspended Ceiling Configurations

Solatube® 300 DS-C Curb Cap Flashing w/ Metal Transition Box with SoftLight Technology and SoftLight Extension Tube
Solatube® 300 DS 6” Self-Flashing w/ Metal Transition Box with SoftLight Technology and SoftLight Extension Tube

Brighten Up® Series

Solatube® 160 ISn & 290 ISn Instructions (English)
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)

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
Flashing Insulator Instructions
Curb Insulator Instructions
Trim Ring Install Instructions
Solatube® SolaMaster Counter Flashing Installation Instructions
Curb Cap DEPB Installation Instructions

SkyVault Series

Solar Star® 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)

Whole House Fans & Garage Fans

Solatube® Garage Ventilation Instructions
Solatube® Whole House Fan Instructions

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

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 SK-44 (Impact Resistant, Solatube M74)
Texas Department of Insurance SK-47 (Impact Resistant, Solatube 160 DS, 290 DS, Smart LED)
Texas Department of Insurance RV-57 (Solar Star Low Profile/High Profile)
Texas Department of Insurance RV-87 (Solar Star Roof Mounted Attic Fan RM1200 HVHZ and RM 1600 HVHZ)
FBC 2014 FL 10884 Non-HVHZ (Solar Star)
FBC 2014 FL 14826 HVHZ (Solar Star)
FBC 2014 FL 11480 HVHZ (Solatube 160 DS, 290 DS, 750 DS, Smart LED, M74 DS)
FBC 2014 FL 17214 (Solatube M74 DS Daylight Collector)
FBC2010 FL17215 (Solatube M74 DS)
TUV – Light Add-On Kit
TUV – Ventilation Add-On Kit
Federal and California Fall Protection Code of Regulations (Solatube 330 DS and 750 DS)
State of Florida Department of Community Affairs Demonstration of Product Compliance for HVHZ

United States & Canada - Product Certifications

Certification Authorization Report 110-110 (Current Solatube 160 DS & 290 DS, HVWZ)
Certification Authorization Report 110-111 (Current Solatube 750 DS, HVWZ)
Certification Authorization Report 110-113 (Current Solatube 330 DS)
Certification Authorization Report 110-114 (Current Solatube 750 DS)
Certification Authorization Report 110-115 (Current Solatube 160 DS & 290 DS)
Certification Authorization Report 110-119 (Current Solatube M74 DS)
Certification Authorization Report 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
Certification Authorization Report 110-116
Certification Authorization Report 110-117
Certification Authorization Report 110-121
Certification Authorization Report 110-122
Certification Authorization Report 110-123
Certification Authorization Report 110-124

Military and DoD Product Evaluations & Approvals

330 DS UFC 4-010-01
750 DS UFC 4-010-01
M74 DS UFC 4-010-01

NFRC Thermal and VT Ratings

Solatube Tubular Device Visible Transmittance (VT) Summary

Energy & Sustainability Standards

LEED - Solatube Product Contribution Matrix

Great Britain

Previous Products & Approvals

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)
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 11480 HVHZ (Solatube 160 DS, 290 DS, 750 DS)
Code Compliance Research Report (CCRR-0131)
Code Compliance Research Report (CCRR-0193) M74 DS

Europe

Solatube Declaration of Performance

MSDS (Product Materials Specifications)

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 1910.1200 which 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.

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
Flexseal Flashing Sealant
Sikaflex 201 Sealant

Residential: Single Family Homes

Shea Homes, Encanterra Development (Solar Star Attic Fans)

Residential: Town Homes

Commercial: Education

Kinard Junior High School
Zvole Multi-functional Housing
Waukesha Technical College
Beacon Park Elementary School
Howard Norman Elementary School
South Whittier Library

Commercial: Retail

Commercial: Office

Commercial: Industrial

Commercial: Sports & Recreation

Beijing Science & Technology University Gymnasium
Westside Christian High School Gymnasium
Mesa Rim Climbing Gym

Innovative Solatube Product Applications

Commercial: Museums & Zoos

Product Literature

Solatube® Company Folio
Solatube® SkyVault Series Folio
Solatube® SolaMaster Series Folio
Solatube® Brighten Up Series Folio
Solatube® Daylighting & Nightlighting Residential Brochure
Solar Attic Fans Residential Brochure
Solatube® Residential Easy Reference Guide
Solatube® Products Warranty Ownership & Care Guide
Solatube® SkyVault Collector Sell Sheet
Solatube® Education Folio
Solatube® Daylight Dimmer for SkyVault
Garage Fans Residential Brochure
Whole House Fans Residential Brochure

Product Technology

FAQ - Light Quality and Spectralight Infinity
Light Output Chart of Tubing Materials
Daylighting Fact Sheet - Understanding Differences in Tubing

Factory Mutual

FM Cover Letter Explanation May 2016
FM Approval Report
FM Certificate of Compliance

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.

Photometric IES

US Patents

Product Patents

Bidirectional Spectral Distribution Function Data Files

Solatube International, Inc. is proud to provide the Design Community with ground-breaking Bidirectional Spectral Distribution Function (BSDF) Data Files for our unique Optically-Complex Tubular Daylighting Devices (TDDs) for use in Radiance-based daylighting design and analysis simulation tools. Solatube Daylighting System BSDF Data Files are available for all 40 primary product configurations of the SmartLED, Brighten Up, SolaMaster, and SkyVault Product Families. Please refer to Solatube Product Cut Sheets and Cut Sheet Codes to decipher the Solatube BSDF File Naming convention. The Radiance file (in XML format) for each supported product configuration contains application notes about the file’s use and proper Radiance model orientation.

Important Application Notes on File Use/Model Orientation.

  • Radiance-based models require that BSDF Files use a single input/output area for a fenestration device, therefore the Solatube BSDF Files use/report the room-side luminous surface area to define the daylighting aperture characteristics. Therefore, in order to account for the proper emission area in the space, the Solatube Daylighting System’s BSDF Throughput efficiency has been computed such that the rooftop input area matches the Solatube Product’s room-side diffuser output area, being nominally either 10” DIA, 14” DIA, 21” DIA, 29” DIA , 36”DIA, or 24”x24” depending upon the product’s effective luminous aperture.
  • All Solatube Daylighting System Radiance BSDF file product/aperture dimensions are reported in decimal meters.
  • For Radiance-based models of buildings located in the Northern Hemisphere, due south is aligned with Klems input patches 4, 14, 31, 52, 76, 100, 122, 137, so the Solatube Daylighting System object (and associated BSDF data file) should be properly oriented in Daylighting Models to reflect this Optical System orientation standard.

Bidirectional Spectral Distribution Function Data Files

Solatube DS-Radiance BSDF