Types of Skylights / Identify Yours

Skylights come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes. You must determine your skylight type. There are skylights that are more common and typically used for residential applications. These will be referred to as Type 1 styles. Other, more unconventional styles will be referred to as Type 2.

Type 1

Skylights that are either square or rectangular with a domed or flat lens.

  • Square – flat glass or domed
  • Rectangular – flat glass or domed
  • Continuous Ridge
  • Multiple Domes
  • Cluster Domes

Type 2

All other styles, such as barrel vaulted, round or pyramid.

  • Pyramid
  • Trapezoid
  • Barrel Vaulted
  • Rectangular Domes

    CoolSun skylight shades are available in both standard and custom sizes. Shapes are either square or rectangular of various sizes with a raised dome acrylic lens.

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  • Square Dome

    CoolSun skylight shades are available in both standard and custom sizes. Shapes are square of various sizes with a raised dome acrylic lens.

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  • Flat Glass

    CoolSun skylight shades are available for flat glass skylights. Shapes are either square or rectangular of various sizes with a flat glass or acrylic lens.

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  • Multiple Dome

    CoolSun skylight shades are available for multiple dome skylights. Similar to a single dome style except joined by multiple dome shaped skylights in a single row.

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  • Barrel Vaulted

    CoolSun skylight shades are available for barrel vaulted skylights with rounded ends. Similar to a rectangular dome skylight except generally much larger and with a lower profile.

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  • Continuous Ridge

    CoolSun skylight shades are available for continuous ridge skylights which consist of 2 long flat rectangular skylights sloping up & joining at the ridge flush with the roof.

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  • Cluster Dome

    CoolSun skylight shades are available for cluster dome skylights. Same as multiple dome except includes an added row.

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  • Vaulted Trapezoid

    CoolSun skylight shades are available for vaulted trapezoid skylights. These are similar to the pyramid type skylights except two sides are elongated.

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  • Barrel Vault Flat

    CoolSun skylight shades are available for barrel vaulted (arched) skylights with flat ends.

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  • Pyramid

    CoolSun skylight shades are available for pyramid skylights. Sides consist of four triangles forming a pyramid.

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  • Rectangular Domes – Standard

    CoolSun skylight shades are available in both standard and custom sizes. Shapes are either square or rectangular of various sizes with a raised dome acrylic lens.

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  • Square Dome – Standard

    CoolSun skylight shades are available in both standard and custom sizes. Shapes are square of various sizes with a raised dome acrylic lens.

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  • Rectangular Domes

    CoolSun skylight shades are available in both standard and custom sizes. Shapes are either square or rectangular of various sizes with a raised dome acrylic lens.

    Order Now
  • Square Dome

    CoolSun skylight shades are available in both standard and custom sizes. Shapes are square of various sizes with a raised dome acrylic lens.

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  • Flat Glass

    CoolSun skylight shades are available for flat glass skylights. Shapes are either square or rectangular of various sizes with a flat glass or acrylic lens.

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  • Multiple Dome

    CoolSun skylight shades are available for multiple dome skylights. Similar to a single dome style except joined by multiple dome shaped skylights in a single row.

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  • Barrel Vaulted

    CoolSun skylight shades are available for barrel vaulted skylights with rounded ends. Similar to a rectangular dome skylight except generally much larger and with a lower profile.

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  • Continuous Ridge

    CoolSun skylight shades are available for continuous ridge skylights which consist of 2 long flat rectangular skylights sloping up & joining at the ridge flush with the roof.

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  • Cluster Dome

    CoolSun skylight shades are available for cluster dome skylights. Same as multiple dome except includes an added row.

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  • Vaulted Trapezoid

    CoolSun skylight shades are available for vaulted trapezoid skylights. These are similar to the pyramid type skylights except two sides are elongated.

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  • Barrel Vault Flat

    CoolSun skylight shades are available for barrel vaulted (arched) skylights with flat ends.

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  • Pyramid

    CoolSun skylight shades are available for pyramid skylights. Sides consist of four triangles forming a pyramid.

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