The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) has released a new skylight document. AAMA SKY-3-20, Skylight Selection and Daylighting Design Guide including Unit Skylights, Tubular Daylight Devices, and Sloped Glazing, was developed in 2020. This comprehensive, 51-page document is now available as a complimentary download available to the public.
THIS document is intended to assist the user in understanding the nature of fenestration products and systems which provide features and performance characteristics necessary for effective use on sloped or horizontal building envelope surfaces. AAMA SKY-3 is part of a suite of documents generated to educate interested parties in the proper design, selection, specification, and use of skylights. Other skylight documents from FGIA include: AAMA PSSG, Selection and Application Guide for Plastic Glazed Skylights and Sloped Glazing; AAMA 1607, Voluntary Installation Guidelines for Unit Skylights; TIR-A7, Sloped Glazing Guidelines; AAMA SSGPG-1, Structural Silicone Glazing Design Guidelines; and AAMA GDSG-1, Glass Design for Sloped Glazing and Skylights.