August 17, 2016

Solatube Skylight Case Studies

See how your home can be brought to life!

St Andrews Primary School

St Andrew’s Parish Primary School is a Catholic school situated in Clayton South, Victoria. A school dedicated to providing an extensive education to its students, St Andrew’s is one of a number of schools who are embracing tubular daylighting systems to reduce energy costs and improve student performance.

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Hempcrete Home – Residential

This project has very much been an exercise in getting the solid beginnings of an ecologically sustainable, long-term, off-grid family home from a tight budget in a sub-tropical climate. The earthy rendered form of the building emerges from the site, complementing and embracing it’s natural setting.

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Queensland Tafe – Acacia Ridge Campus

Queensland Tafe Acacia Ridge Campus an industry-standard building and construction facility which allows for training - across a wide range of different trade areas including painting, decorating, plastering, glass and glazing, tiling, flooring, and roofing.

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Ruffey Lake Park Boulevarde Public Amenities, Doncaster Vic

The Ruffey Lake Park Boulevarde Public Toilets is a refurbished facility with universal accessible toilet cubicles catering to all genders and abilities. A changing place facility will be added in 2023 incorporating Solatube's.

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Oaks Hotel, Cairns NQ

The project room layout demanded the delivery of Daylight to Internal rooms with no windows to the outside. The proposed solution was to provide lighting ducts with False windows internally and through these cast daylight into the internal rooms.

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Improving natural light in Australian schools

Throughout the school, interiors designed to elicit a soothing, sensory experience whereby the quality of light, temperature, fresh air and acoustics of each space can be easily adapted to individual needs.

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Natural light the benefits to your workplace

Workers spend on average 5 hours and 42 minutes at their desk each day. Today the design of an office can be almost as big a drawcard as the business itself – especially as more employees seek work spaces that are conducive to good health.

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Natural light shines

Manufacturers of high-performance daylighting systems, Solatube utilises advanced optics to significantly improve the way sunlight is harnessed and diffused within commercial and residential interior spaces. The innovative Australian company is renowned for revolutionary cost-effective designs that introduce light to traditionally challenging areas.

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Lighting the way to a smarter future

Were restricted in terms of the amount of windows around the perimeter of the building. Natural daylight to play a starring role throughout the three-level, 22 classroom building

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Albany Leisure and Aquatic Centre – Swimming Pool

To reduce the reliance of articial energy use

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Winner of Best Use of Skylights Commercial 2016 – Manea Trade Training Centre WA

Kent Lyon Architect investigated various Daylight systems that would meet their project specific requirements in allowing the Trade Centre to effectively operate during daylight hours without having to turn on electric/artificial lights.  Being a sustainable building a major focus was to reduce energy consumption as much as possible.

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Hammond Park School

Solatube Australia were set a task to develop a combined daylight and artificial (Led) unit so that a "one process fit" would enable savings in the supply of lighting solutions in classrooms

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Penrhos College WA

To be able to completely or for the majority of occupied daylight hours to not use the "hungry" energy consuming artificial lighting systems originally installed when the Sports Centre was built

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Adelaide’s North Haven Marina

Adelaide's North Haven Marina

The lights literally went out for journalist Mike Duffy and his wife Pat when house construction began on a neighbouring block - cutting off sunlight which formerly streamed onto their staircase from two large glass brick windows.

What had been a fabulous feature of their luxury home on Adelaide's North Haven Marina was no more.

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Chris and John

Perth Skylight Installation from Chris and John

Light up the kitchen with natural daylight

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Melbourne Victoria

Skylight After

The objective was to lighten up the entrance way, the client was very specific about getting the dome to the northern face.

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Frankston, Victoria

Case study picture

Our client had a very dark hall and study. She wanted to add some daylight into the dark areas of her home without having to pay extra on her electricity bill. Peninsula Daylighting assessed her home for the perfect skylight to suite her needs and budget.

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in-Vogue Telethon Home 2013

Telethon Home

Since 1983, auctioning a luxury home with proceeds going to Telethon has been a great tradition of the Telethon Weekend. Over the years, there have been many significant builders, land developers, tradespeople and suppliers.

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Before & After Photos

Living Room Skylight Before and After

To brighten dark rooms

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Grand Designs TV Show

Grand Designs Banner

Ed and Amanda wanted to bring natural daylight into the rear areas of the house, comprising two bathrooms, one laundry and a storage area. This was to be achieved using concrete turrets that had been built onto the concrete roof of the structure.

Their overall objectives with this project were:

To bring daylight into the 4 back areas of the home

To have the solution bush fire & weather proof

To add to the Energy Rating of the home

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Two Story Town House

skylight case study double story

The client was keen to add more natural light into the main living areas of the residence, adding functionality whilst improving the aesthetics and adding value to the home.

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Private Home, NSW

Solatube Tubular Daylighting Devices Lighting Living Room Area

The purpose of the project was to provide the homeowners of “Hammondville” with an aesthetically pleasing natural daylighting solution, that would be inexpensive, energy efficient and add to the beauty of this older home.

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Private Home, QLD

The purpose of the project was to provide the homeowners with an aesthetically pleasing energy efficient natural daylighting solution, that would full fill their needs, and add beauty to their home.

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