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Skillion Roofs

Products that contribute to the design of elegant, functional and compliant skillion roofs.

March 2020

Dark Sky Project Roof Design Integral to the Concept of the Building

Kingspan’s CodeMark-certified trapezoidal insulated roof panels chosen to ensure speed of construction and installation and to provide a high R-value insulation.

A Three-Step Solution for Ventilating Skillion Roofs

A Three-Step Solution for Ventilating Skillion Roofs

TCL Hunt Building products provides a system solution for ventilating skillion roofs — a combination of a Vent ventilation system, highly permeable roof underlay and a smart vapour check layer. 

Mammoth Self-Supporting Skillion Insulation

Mammoth Self-Supporting Skillion Insulation

With Mammoth Skillion Insulation sections, there is no need for battens or strapping ahead of fitting plasterboard. They offer a sustainable, high-performance option for skillion ceiling design.

Coupling Passive Principles and a Nuratherm Warm Roof to Build Sustainably

Coupling Passive Principles and a Nuratherm Warm Roof to Build Sustainably

With Oliver's Ridge, the desire of the owners was to build a sustainably minded home, which incorporated into the design all the main principles of a passive house.

Achieving Higher Thermal Performance in Skillion Roofs

Achieving Higher Thermal Performance in Skillion Roofs

Pink Batts has an insulation range designed especially for skillion roofs: Pink Batts Skillion Roof R3.2 with a maximum thickness of 115mm and Pink Batts Skillion Roof R3.6 with a maximum thickness of 165mm.

Elevator with No Ceiling Space Machinery

Elevator with No Ceiling Space Machinery

Architects often assume that a platform lift is the only option for a skillion roofed building, however, the unique Powerglide mechanism means that both open-style and cabin lifts can be used.

Achieving Efficient Thermal Performance in Skillion Roofs

Achieving Efficient Thermal Performance in Skillion Roofs

Skillion roofs can have the desired stylish design and the necessary thermal performance using PIR boards as insulation.

BRANZ-Tested Cavity Battens for Roof Ventilation

BRANZ-Tested Cavity Battens for Roof Ventilation

The Cavibat Roof Ventilation Batten provides unobstructed ventilation for roofs, including on skillion designs.

Airtightness Membrane Helps Protect Skillion Roof

Airtightness Membrane Helps Protect Skillion Roof

Installed in this sustainable home in rural Raglan, the INTELLO airtightness layer limits internal moisture and allows existing moisture to escape from the roof space. 

Increasing Airflow in Skillion Roofs

Increasing Airflow in Skillion Roofs

By installing ventilated battens beneath the underlay and above the purlin of skillion roofs, designers can achieve increased airflow for more efficient ventilation. 

Curved Roofing Captures Magnificent Rural Invercargill Landscape

Curved Roofing Captures Magnificent Rural Invercargill Landscape

The bold curved skillion roof design complements the Southland landscape.

A Cost-Effective Option for Insulating Skillion Roofs

A Cost-Effective Option for Insulating Skillion Roofs

NZ Foam installation overcomes the challenges of insulating the narrow roof space of skillion roofs while providing excellent R-values. 

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