Vancouver Skylights

Choosing your Vancouver Skylight

What type of roof do you have?
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Columbia Skylights are designed to fit on homes with 16” and 24” on center rafters or trusses
> Skylights can be installed on: Asphalt, Fiberglass, Shingles, Slate, Cedar shakes, Concrete and Spanish tile
> In Vancouver the most popular residential roofing material is: Shingles

Choose a fixed or venting skylight?
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Columbia Skylights are available in fixed and venting models
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Columbia’s fixed curb mount glass skylight is Vancouver’s most popular model
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Columbia’s venting curb mount skylight is available in manual and electric options
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Click the links below for more information

Fixed Curb Mount
Venting Curb Mount

Do you have a flat or sloped roof?
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Flat Roof: Install an acrylic dome skylight or a sun tube
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Sloped Roof: If you have a sloped roof you can install a glass or acrylic dome skylight or a sun tube

> Minimum Roof Pitch required for curb mount skylights: 2:12 slope
> Minimum Roof Pitch required for self flashing skylights: 3:12 slope
> Minimum Roof Pitch required for wood deck mount skylights: 3:12 slope

Glazing Options:
> Glass: 8 Glass glazing options
> Acrylic: 4 Acrylic glazing options including Polycarbonate

Choosing a glazing option to meet you needs in Vancouver:
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Canada is split into 3 Energy Star®  zones based on annual average temperature

> BC spans zones: 1, 2, 3 - click the map below to find out your zone
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Vancouver resides in Zone 1
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Click here to find out what glazing option covers you for your location in BC

Choose your frame color:
Aluminum exterior skylight frame is available in the following colors:
1. Rideau Brown (standard) 2. Black 3. White 4. Charcoal Grey 5. Sandalwood 6. Clear Anodized 7. Mill Finish

For more information on Columbia Skylights email: orderdesk@columbiaskylights.com or call toll free on 1 888 437 5557