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Solatube 330DS SolaMaster® Series — Open Ceiling

The Solatube Open Ceiling (330DS-O) Daylighting System brings high performance daylighting to areas without a ceiling such as warehouses, factories, and sports facilities. The 99.7% reflective Spectralight Infinity tube brings the diffuser through any light-absorbing roof-supporting structures to deliver the highest levels of natural light.

The Opening Ceiling offers a choice between White Trim with OptiView Diffuser and White Trim with Prismatic Diffuser.

Key Features
  • Provides a working source of light
  • Tube size: 530mm
  • Potential tube length: 15m
  • Spectralight Infinity Tubing Proprietary material with Cool Tube Technology delivers up to 99.7% specular reflectivity for maximum daylight transfer
  • Cool Tube Technology — Proprietary material used in Solatube reflectors and tubing that filters out heat-infused infrared rays to minimise solar heat gain
Scope of Use
  • Designed to add natural light to buildings without a ceiling such as warehouses, factories, and sports facilities

Solatube Daylight Systems and Roof Penetrations have been appraised as a skylight and roof penetration system on domestic and commercial buildings within the following scope:

  • The scope limitations of NZBC Acceptable solution E2/AS1, Paragraph 1.1 with respect to building height and maximum floor plan areas; and, 
  • With building structures designed and constructed to meet the requirements of the NZBC; and,
  • Situated in NZS 3604 Wind Zones, up to and including 'Very High'; and,
  • With roof cladding types and profiles specified in E2/AS1; and,
  • For use on flat or nominally flat roofs making use of membrane roof systems

See BRANZ Appraisal No. 665 [2017] for full information

Limitations on Use
  • Installation of Solatube Daylight Systems and Roof Penetrations must only be carried out by installers registered by Hometech Ltd
  • Tube size: 530mm
  • Potential tube length: 15m
NZS 3604 Wind Zone Very High suitable
Very High WInd Zone
Statement of Building Code Compliance

In the opinion of BRANZ (Appraisal No 665 [2017]), Solatube Daylight Systems and Roof Penetrations, if designed, used, installed, and maintained in accordance with the statements and conditions of this Appraisal, will meet or contribute to meeting the following provisions of the NZBC:

  • Clause B2 Durability: Performance B2.3.1 (b), 15 years
  • Clause E2 External Moisture: Performance E2.3.1 and E2.3.2
  • Clause F2 Hazardous Building Materials: Performance F2.3.1
  • Clause G7 Natural Light: Performance G7.3.1 and G7.3.2
  • Clause H1 Energy Efficiency: Performance H1.3.1.(a)

See BRANZ Appraisal No. 665 [2017] for full information

Other Performance Attributes
  • Solatube 330DS-O has FM Approvals Hail Rating: Severe Hail with 2.0in. (50.8mm) diameter ice balls
  • Hurricane Resistance:
    • Meets Florida Building Code TAS, 201, TAS, 202 and TAS 203 for Impact and non-impact components or HVHZ and non-HVHZ applications
    • Meets ASTM E 1886 and ASTM E1996 for missile and cyclic pressure differential testing for TDI Windstorm zones
B2 Durability compliant
E2 External Moisture compliant
External Moisture
F2 Hazardous Building Materials compliant
Hazardous Building Materials
G7 Natural Light compliant
Natural Light
H1 Energy Efficiency compliant
Energy Efficiency
BRANZ Appraised
BRANZ Appraised
CAD & Technical Resources
Data Sheet
BRANZ Appraisal: Solatube Daylight Systems

No 665 [2017]


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