The SUNPIPE natural daylight system directs sunlight into a room from roof level. The SUNPIPE collects daylight using a patented Diamond dome, using a silverised PVD coated mirror-finished aluminium tube to transfer light to a room, with a ceiling diffuser evenly distributing the light around the room. SUNPIPES are suited to almost any application, and have been installed anywhere from residential bedrooms to the Olympic Handball Arena in London.
All sunpipe systems are guaranteed for 10 years
Sun Tunnel for Tiles - Pitched Roof
Monodraught sun tunnels are a revolutionary new way to get natural daylight from rooftops into interiors to brighten dark rooms and underground spaces. These sun pipes are suited to almost any application, and have been installed anywhere from residential bedrooms to commercial properties.
Available in 4 different sizes, the larger the size the more light the Sunpipe will pass.
|Area to be Lit(To a Normal Daylight Condition)||SUNPIPE Size|
|Approx 7.5 m2 (80 Sq. ft.)||230 mm (9” dia)|
|Approx 14 m2 (150 Sq. ft.||300 mm (12” dia)|
|Approx 22 m2 (230 Sq. ft.)||450 mm (18” dia)|
|Approx 40 m2 (430 Sq. ft.)||530 mm (21” dia)|
Tables from research conducted by the University of Nottingham showing output of a 300 mm dia. SUNPIPE to a flat roof application.
|Overall Length (‘X’)||No. of Extensions|
|Up to 1200 mm (4 ft)||None|
|1200 mm (4 ft) to 1800 mm (6 ft)||One|
|1800 mm (6 ft) to 2400 mm (8 ft)||Two|
|2400 mm (8 ft) to 3000 mm (10 ft)||Three|
|23000 mm (10 ft) to 3660 mm (12 ft)||Four|
|Over 3660 mm (12 ft) add one length per extra 610 mm (2ft)|
|SUNPIPE Diameter [mm]||230||305||457||535|
|Roof and Ceiling Opening Ø [mm]||250||320||470||550|
Lengths & Bends
Smaller sizes have a recommended total maximum pipe length of 8 m. Larger sizes allow for longer lengths to be used.
There is a 12% reduction of light output for each 45° bend used and there is a 6% reduction in light transmission for every metre of SUNPIPE.
30° & 45° adjustable elbows can be used with all SUNPIPE applications to direct daylight to where it is required.
1. Acrylic Diamond Dome
As Standard we use high impact acrylic in our patented Diamond domes which maximises the penetration of natural daylight.
2. ABS Plain Tile Flashing Plate and Code 4 Lead Skirt
ABS (acrylonitrile-butadiene styrene) plain tile flashing plate manufactured from3.5 mm thick ABS topped with PMA (Polymer Modified Asphalt) for a long lasting, durable finish is suitable for majority of plain tile roofs. Supplied with code 4 lead flashing for suitable weathering.
3. 610 Crimped End Extension Pipe
The 610mm extension pipe is manufactured from 0.5mm thick anodized aluminium pipe and is coated with MIRO SILVER® 27/427OAG to maximise reflections and limit light diffusion. The crimped ends fit tightly into the plain ends.
4. 45° Adjustable Elbow
The 45° adjustable elbow is manufactured from 0.5mm thick anodized aluminium pipe and is coated with MIRO SILVER® 27/427OAG to maximise reflections and limit light diffusion. It allows to create an offset and the pipe to deviate course when required. Elbow sections can be rotated to achieve different angles.
5. 610 Plain End Pipe
The 610mm plain end pipe is manufactured from 0.5mm thick anodized aluminium pipe and is coated with MIRO SILVER® 27/427OAG to maximise reflections and limit light diffusion.
6. Plywood Backing Plate/Template
The 4mm thick plywood backing plate/template can be used to 'mark out' the opening at ceiling level and to provide additional structural fixing for the diffuser.
7. 250 Ceiling Extension
The 250mm ceiling extension is manufactured from 0.5mm thick anodized aluminium pipe and is coated with MIRO SILVER® 27/427OAG to maximise reflections and limit light diffusion. This provides a permanent joint between the diffuser and plain end pipe.
8. Double Glazed MicroPrism Ceiling Diffuser
The double glazed microprism diffuser is designed to offer excellent thermal performance whilst ensuring maximum spread of natural daylight within the space and an even light distribution. The trim is supplied in white as standard. 230mm Sunlumes are provided with a 3-piece polycarbonate diffuser.
9. Installation Pack
The installation pack contains silicone sealant, screws, sealed rivets, neoprene washers, brushed nylon condensation seal, aluminium tape and universal installation instructions.
Reduced Carbon Emissions
- Increased achievement rates
- Reduced fatigue factors
- Improved health and attendance
- Enhanced general development
- Combats the condition of SAD
- No maintenance no disruption
- Typical payback period of 5 - 6 years
- Addition of skylights proven to produce a 40% increase in sales
- 20% increase in employee output
- Reduced absence because of sickness
- Reduced instances of Sick Building Syndrome (SBS)
- Boosted levels of Dopamine, Endorphins, Cortisone, Testosterone in men, and Vitamin D
|Installation Guide||Installation Instructions|
Free Delivery to Mainland UK, Delivery charges will apply to other areas of UK. Delivery Costs will update at checkout for other areas of UK.
We aim to Deliver Sun Tunnels in 2-3 working days Monday to Friday.
Deliveries are made by a courier and require a signature. They will usually be delivered between 8am and 5pm Monday to Friday only. Please assist us by ensuring that someone will be available to sign for the goods. Please let us know if you need deliveries outside these times.
Please note we cannot guarantee a delivery time and we will not be held responsible for any losses incurred due to late delivery.
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