NOTICE: ALL GLASS MAY BE SUBJECT TO UNEXPECTED AND SPONTANEOUS BREAKAGE in rare circumstances due to imperfections in the glass that are undetectable during the manufacturing and inspection process by the manufacturer of the glass and VELUX.
VELUX America LLC offers the choice of laminated or tempered glass skylights.Impact glass and comfortplus glass are all types of laminated glass. Comfortglass is a type of tempered glass. Laminated glass is a combination of two or more glass sheets with one or more interlayers of plastic (PVB). In case of breakage, the interlayer is designed to hold the fragments together. Tempered glass does not contain an interlayer to hold the fragments together. Instead,tempered glass is designed to break into small, pebble-like pieces. When tempered glass breaks, pieces of glass come loose and may strike an individual.
CONSULT LOCAL REGULATIONS AND/OR BUILDING MATERIAL CONSULTANTS TO DETERMINE WHICH TYPE OF GLASS IS RIGHT FOR YOU OR IF LAMINATED GLASS OR GLASS RETENTION SCREENING IS REQUIRED IN YOUR APPLICATION.