Commercial Skylights

Maxim Skylights specializes in the manufacture of Hurricane, Impact, and Fall Protection skylights that comply with ALL wind zones and impact protocols from the Carolinas to Florida to the Texas Gulf Coast

Maxim Skylights manufactures Commercial Skylights in unlimited sizes for every flat, low slope and pitched roof installation.

With curb mount and self-flashing skylights, Maxim can provide an option that meets any project requirement. To ensure safety, all Maxim Skylights meet OSHA fall protection standards to protect against roof opening fall through accidents.

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Only Impact Resistant Glazings are available.

With options of polycarbonate domes and pyramid domes, 100% impact modified acrylic domes and pyramid domes, single polycarbonate dome over 16mm 5 Layer or 25mm 7 Layer cellular multi-wall polycarbonate panel, or impact resistant insulated glass with SentryGlas® are available to insure glazing options for every type project.

Dome colors available in any combination of:

  • clear
  • standard translucent white (27%vlt)
  • high light transmission translucent white (74%vlt)
  • dark bronze (25%vlt)
  • dark gray (25%vlt)
  • light gray (50%vlt)

16mm and 25mm Multiwall in clear or white and Cardinal Glass LoE366 & LoE340 coated insulated glass with many other coatings and tints also available. Unlimited glazing configurations exist so please consult with your local distributor or Maxim Skylights directly for custom glazing options.

More Glazing Options

  • Polycarbonate Double Domes
  • Polycarbonate Double Pyramid Domes: 22˚, 30˚ or 40˚ with custom pitches available.
  • 100% Impact Modified Acrylic Double Domes
  • 100% Impact Modified Acrylic Double Pyramid Domes: 22˚, 30˚ or 40˚ with custom pitches available.
  • Single Polycarbonate Dome over a 5 Layer Cellular Multiwall Polycarbonate Panel
  • Single Polycarbonate Pyramid over a 5 Layer Cellular Multiwall Polycarbonate Panel: 22˚, 30˚ or 40˚ with custom pitches available.
  • Tempered Insulated Glass
  • Tempered/Laminated Insulated Glass
  • Multiwall Cellular Polycarbonate in thickness of 16mm (5 layer) or 25mm (3 layer & 7 layer).

Dome and Pyramid colors of clear, standard translucent white, high light transmission translucent white, dark bronze, dark gray, and light gray are available in any combination.

Insulated Glass is provided by Cardinal Glass. Unlimited tints and LoE Coated options are available.

Please visit the Glazing Page for information on our suppliers and links to their websites where additional information can be found on all of our glazing options. Unlimited glazing configurations exist so please consult with your local distributor or Maxim Skylights directly for additional glazing options.

Frame finishes in mill (as the aluminum comes from the mill), clear anodized, dark bronze anodized or choose from an unlimited palette of UV enhanced powdercoat colors that make it possible to match any metal roof project or just in case you would like to add a little “color” to your skylights. Our multi step cleaning process ensures that the aluminum is perfectly cleaned prior to powdercoating and complies with the extreme salt water spray test of ASTM 2605. More about Frame Finish Options
Commercial Skylight curb mountCurb Mount Skylights for applications where flashed curbs are existing or will be site built and our skylight will be sealed and anchored to the curb by the installer.

 

 

  • Standard Curb Mount – our standard frame option.
  • Thermal Break Curb Mount – Includes an additional urethane “break” in the frame to help provide additional thermal performance in colder climates.
Commercial Skylight self-flashingSelf-Flashing Skylights include a prefabricated aluminum curb wall and are available in a single wall curb or an insulated double wall curb with 1.5” of polyisocyanurate insulation and a concealed 2X4 for anchoring that complies with our test specimens. Curb heights are available in standard and special heights for mounting directly to the roof deck. Common heights are 9”, 12”, 14” and 16” but Maxim is able to provide any height required to meet every project specification.

 

 

  • Single Wall Self-Flashing comes fully assembled and is available with an optional exposed 2X4 wood nailer to provide a solid termination point for the roof membrane or termination bar but also provides proper fastener anchoring per our product testing. The curb(s) are able to be shipped separately (loose) for installation prior to the skylight portion. Installing the curbs prior to the curb mount portion provides protection of the finished skylight and glazing during the roofing installation process and minimizes jobsite damage to the finished skylight. An optional addition of 1.5” polyisocyanurate insulation can be added and is adhered to the exterior wall but is left exposed to be covered by the roof membrane at time of installation.
  • Insulated Self-Flashing with (Maxim(um) Insulated Curb is a 1.75” thick curb wall with a concealed 2X4 and 1.5” polyisocyanurate insulation between aluminum inner and outer walls. This option allows for the skylight to be shipped fully assembled or with the curb(s) shipped separately (loose) for installation prior to the skylight portion. Installing the curbs prior to the curb mount portion provides protection of the finished skylight and glazing during the roofing installation process and minimizes jobsite damage to the finished skylight. Maxim offers stainless steel fasteners and sealants upon request to make this a simple process.
  • Thermal Break & Insulated Self-Flashing with (Maxim(um) Insulated Curb is a 1.75” thick curb wall with a concealed 2X4 and 1.5” polyisocyanurate insulation between aluminum inner and outer walls. The skylight frame has added condensation resistance in the form of a urethane “break” in the extruded frame and is suggested in colder climates. The Maxim(um) curb option allows for the skylight to be shipped fully assembled or with the curb(s) to be shipped separately (loose) for installation prior to the skylight portion. Installing the curbs prior to the curb mount portion provides protection of the finished skylight and glazing during the roofing installation process and minimizes jobsite damage to the finished skylight. Maxim offers stainless steel fasteners and sealants upon request to make this a simple process.

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Certifications

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Miami-Dade County Product Control Approved Products (Approved for use in all wind zones including the HVHZ)

Polycarbonate Domes:
+40psf -75psf
NOA 18-0307.10

Impact Resistant Insulated Glass:
+/-100psf
NOA 17-1212.04

Polycarbonate Dome & Multiwall:
+/-60psf
NOA 17-0411.02

2017 (6th Edition) FBC Approved Products (Impact resistant & approved for use in the HVHZ)

Polycarbonate Domes:
+/- 60psf
FBC #2418-R11

Polycarbonate Dome & Multiwall:
+/- 60psf
FBC #21896-R1

Texas Department of Insurance Windstorm Approved Products (Approved for Inland I, Inland II, and Seaward Zones)

Polycarbonate Domes:
Product Evaluation Report SK-13

Impact Resistant Insulated Glass:
Product Evaluation Report SK-18

Polycarbonate Dome & Multiwall:
Product Evaluation Report SK-56