VELUX Window Sizes
VELUX have been creating windows for over 75 years and the quality of the VELUX range is extremely good when compared to other Skylight window manufacturers. VELUX are continually improving their product range and designs which can sometimes make it difficult to provide the most up to date information but hopefully, our useful guide to VELUX Window sizes and types will help you in choosing the right type, size and style of Velux window for your property.
VELUX Roof Window designs
- Centre Pivot
- Top Hung
- Roof Terrace
- Conservation style
- Flat Roof Kirned
The most common sizes for Velux windows and flashings can be found below
|70cm||VELUX CK01||VELUX SK01|
|98cm||VELUX BK04||VELUX CK04||VELUX FK04||VELUX MK04||VELUX PK04||VELUX UK04|
|118cm||VELUX CK06||VELUX FK06||VELUX MK06||VELUX PK06||VELUX SK06|
|140cm||VELUX FK08||VELUX MK08||VELUX PK08||VELUX SK08||VELUX UK08|
|160cm||VELUX MK10||VELUX PK10||VELUX SK10||VELUX UK10|
VELUX Window Examples Pine Frame Velux Window – GGL This modern classic VELUX window has a triple coating of clear varnish creating a vastly improved finish compared to other alternative products and although this type of design has been around for many years VELUX is continually improving its design. GGL is the code for a VELUX Pine Frame.
Here is an example of a VELUX Top hung window coated in multiple layers of clear varnish which helps to protect the wood. The original and still classic pine frame Velux window. VELUX uPVC White – GGU Due to increasing popularity, VELUX introduced a uPVC white framed window into the market as an alternative to its original light pine varnished VELUX window that it started the Velux range. The code for the uPVC white framed VELUX window is GGU.
The window has a timber core which makes it perfectly suitable for use in areas with high moisture, and the out frame is moulded from high-quality polyurethane VELUX uPVC White frame finish window examples – Click the pictures to enlarge Closed position Open position Window slightly ajar Inner construction details Velux window ventilation bar VELUX, along with other skylight window manufacturers have a three-stage lock system normally located on the top handle or bar of the window. this is a useful feature that enables you to have your room vented without fully opening you Velux window.
Below are some images showing each stage from locked, vented to unlocked and fully opened Stage 1 Showing the window locked with the bar flush to the window Stage 2 Showing the window locked but with the bar slightly open to allow for the VELUX to be vented Stage 3 Showing the window unlocked with the bar fully open so your VELUX window can be opened The open position of a VELUX window – In the picture below the VELUX window is open at the Stage 3 position. Here you can clearly notice the vent bar which also, depending on the model may also come with an insect filter built into the VELUX window frame.
VELUX Integra roof window The VELUX Integra range has been developed to utilise their innovative system of remote control, allowing to you open and close your VELUX Integra window, blind or shutter with just a quick tap on the wireless control pad. With the ability to choose between electric or solar powered versions, a choice white polyurethane or natural pine finish and automatic closure when they sense rain. VELUX window flashing kits The purpose of installing flashing is to waterproof the VELUX installation into spcific roof coverings. VELUX Window flashing kits or sets is normally purchased at the same time as the windows. The flashing will need to purchased separately from the window as they do not come as standard with your Velux window as they can come is various options.
Below are various flashing options for your VELUX window.
Please consider the minimum roof pitch when choosing your flashing and ensure that the flashing kit you choose fits the angle of your roof and dont forget that the flashing set also has a minimum angle required to take into consideration.
EKL/EDL/EBL Flashing is a maintenance free grey aluminium and designed for installation in roof window with slate and is up to 8mm in thickmess and suitable for roof pitches from 15º – 90º. ETN/EDN Flashingis are designed for a single roof window recessed installtion into slate of up to 8mm in thikness and is suitable for roof pitches from 20º – 90º. there is also a coupled version available and it is also possible to combine windows side by side with 100mm frame cap usinf the ETN centre flashing
EDZ Flashings are designed for profiled or flat roof single window installation and that has a minimum profile of 15mm and maximum profile of 45mm combined with a roof pitch that ranges from 20º – 90º. EKW/EBW/EDW Flashing is for roofing material that is up to 120mm in profile and for a single roof window in either a profiled or flat roof and suitable for roof pitches ranging from 15º – 90º .
This flashings can a also be used for thatch, profile sheeting and interlocking slate. EKP/EBP/EDP Flashingis designed for roofs with a pitch ranging from 25º – 90º with a maximum thikness of 15 mm and is suitable for installing a velux roof window in plain tiles for a maximum length of 340mm EDJ Flashing is designed for a recessed installation of one roof window into profiled or flat roofl up to 90mm in profile and suitable for roof pitches from 20º – 90º.
There is an extremely useful VELUX compatibility guide that can be download from VELUX by Clicking Here