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RS24 & RS32 Standing Seam Metal Roof Skylight

RS24/32 Skyline Metal Building Skylight

The RS24/32 Skyline Series Metal Building Skylight fits any 24″ trapezoidal or 16″ vertical standing seam roof. R&S offers a wide range of glazing options that meet any building code requirement. This skylight system installs in 1 hour or less. The design provides exceptional condensation control and features an integral gutter which traps and evaporates residual interior moisture. Watershed exceeds competitive models giving customers an edge when biding projects. Optional OSHA-compliant fall protection screen. New construction or retrofit. In addition, all kits include mastic, sealant, fasteners and trim for a complete install. The RS24/32 Skyline base is is 0.080″ aluminum and includes a 20-Year warranty.

Skylight Glazing: (1) Prismatic Acrylic double dome skylights for optimal visible light throughout the building. (2) Polycarbonate domes balance lighting with maximum strength and hail-resistance. Optional polycarbonate multi-wall inner panels yield low solar heat gain and U-Factor values to meet current IECC energy code requirements. All skylight domes include a 10-Year warranty.

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  • Model Guide
  • Sizes and Weights
  • Documents
  • Certifications
  • FAQ
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Skylight Glazing Options

Outer Glazing Inner Glazing Frame U-Fac SHGC VLT
Clear Prismatic Acrylic White Prismatic Acrylic Thermally Broken 0.70 0.50 70%
White Smooth Polycarbonate Clear Smooth Polycarbonate Thermally Broken 0.71 0.26 60%
White Smooth Polycarbonate Multi-wall Polycarbonate Panel Thermally Broken 0.44 0.20 58%

Skylight Specifications

Frame & Cap Thermally Broken – Poured and Debridged
Thermal Barrier (Optional)
.070″ extruded aluminum
Finish Aluminum mill finish
Certifications AAMA/WDMA/CSA 101/I.S.2/A440-08
TAS 201 (Impact), 202 (Uniform Pressure) & 203 (Cyclic Pressure)
Miami-Dade NOA (Polycarbonate Model)
Warranty 10 Years (Skylight)

Curb Specifications

Materials (Curb) 0.080″ aluminum
2″ Rigid Insulation (R 13.1)
26 GA White Liner (Inside Trim)
14 GA galvanized steel backer channel
Construction Full penetration welds, thoroughly tested
Mitered corners for true square top
Curb Up-Slope Up-slope installs under panel
Diverter extends seam-to-seam with clip
Integrated 4″ high water cricket
8″ between up-slope curb wall and closures
Curb Down-slope Flange installs over panel
Curb Side Flanges Integrate / follow geometry of roof profile
Dimensions & Weights Standard length is 10′
Units may be sequenced in increments of 5′
RS24 is 24″ wide, RS32 is 32″ wide
6″ base height
Weight approximate 175 LBS / 10 ft
Accessories (Included) RS24/32 Base
Skylight with selected glazing
Backer channel
2-1/2″ triple bead mastic
Polyurethane Sealant
Long-life self drillers / shoulder screws
Finish Aluminum mill finish
Powder coat (standard colors or custom)
Kynar (exact match)
Warranty 20 Years (Curb)


Fall Protection Screen OSHA-compliant galvanized steel screen
Security Bars 1/2″ thick steel bars (various options)

RS24/32 Skyline Daylight System Model Guide

Provide roof panel make, model when requesting quote.

Model WxL Panel Type Glazing Outer Dome Inner Dome Options
  • 24
  • 32
  • T: Trapezoidal Standing Seam
  • V: Vertical Standing Seam
1: Single Dome

2: Double Dome

3: Dome over Multi-Wall

  • CAP: Clear Acrylic Prismatic
  • WAP: White Acrylic Prismatic
  • WPS: White Polycarbonate Smooth
  • CAP: Clear Acrylic
  • WAP: White Acrylic Prismatic
  • WPS: White Polycarbonate Smooth
  • MWP: 16MM Multiwall Polycarbonate (Panel)
  • ENGR: Energy Code Compliant
  • MDBC: Miami Dade / Broward County Compliant
  • FM: Factory Mutual Compliant


RS24x120-T2-CAP-WAP for a daylight system designed to integrate with a 24″ O.C. Standing Seam roof panel. Skylight is 10′ long and features a double-dome Prismatic Acrylic glazing.

Standard Sizes and Shipping Weights

Units lengths may be sequenced in increments of 5′-0″. See submittals and Installation guides on the Documentation tab for details.

Model RS24 – SSR Inside Curb Opening Roof Unit Weight
RS24-60 24″ x 60″ 24″ O.C. Standing Seam 60
RS24-120 24″ x 120″ 24″ O.C. Standing Seam 80
RS24-180 24″ x 180″ 24″ O.C. Standing Seam 120
RS24-240 24″ x 240″ 24″ O.C. Standing Seam 140
RS32-60 32″ x 60″ 16″ O.C. Vertical Standing Seam 80
RS32-120 32″ x 120″ 16″ O.C. Vertical Standing Seam 100
RS32-180 32″ x 180″ 16″ O.C. Vertical Standing Seam 140
RS32-240 32″ x 240″ 16″ O.C. Vertical Standing Seam 160



Product Description Model Submittal Spec Installation Warranty
Trapezoidal SSR 24″
Acrylic Prismatic
U-Fac: 0.70 | SHGC: 0.50
Trapezoidal SSR 24″
U-Fac: 0.71 | SHGC: 0.26
Trapezoidal SSR 24″
Inner Mutli-Wall Panel
U-Fac: 0.44 | SHGC: 0.20


Product Description Model Submittal Spec Installation Warranty
Vertical SSR 16″
Acrylic Prismatic
U-Fac: 0.70 | SHGC: 0.50
Vertical SSR 16″
U-Fac: 0.71 | SHGC: 0.26


OPTIONS Model Submittal Specifications Installation
Fall Protection Screen
RS24 Daylight System
Fall Protection Screen
RS32 Daylight System
Security Bars Type 1 SB-1 PDF WORD
Security Bars Type 2 SB-2 PDF WORD
Security Bars Type 3 SB-3 PDF WORD


Listing for Prismatic Double Dome Skylight
– AAMA/WDMA/CSA 101/I.S.2/A440-08 (Water, Air, Pressure)
– Design Pressure: +60 / -60 PSF Polycarbonate Double Dome Skylight
View AAMA Listings

Listing for Polycarbonate Double Dome Skylight
– 0.118″/ 0.118″ POLYCARBONATE, Curb Mount and Metal Curb
– AAMA/WDMA/CSA 101/I.S.2/A440-08 (Water, Air, Pressure)
View AAMA Listings

– The ONLY metal building daylight system of its kind with both an integrated base and skylight rating
– Metal building or wood curb-mount applications
– Ultra reinforced Polycarbonate tested and approved to meet Miami-Dade / Broward County code
– Resistant against hail, wind-born debris and high pressure change conditions

Listing for Polycarbonate Double Dome Skylight
– 0.118″/ 0.118″ POLYCARBONATE, Curb Mount and Metal Curb
– TAS 201 (Impact), 202 (Uniform Pressure) & 203 (Cyclic Pressure)
– Design Pressure: +40 / -60 PSF
– Florida Building Code Compliant (1620, 1626)
View Miami-Dade County NOA

Can you install a skylight on a metal roof?

Yes, skylights can be installed on metal roofs, with the selection of the right type being crucial for proper integration and weatherproofing. Professional installation is recommended for effectiveness.

What are the benefits of adding a skylight to a metal roof?

Skylights on metal roofs enhance energy efficiency, provide natural lighting, improve indoor air quality, add aesthetic appeal, and can increase property resale value.

How does placement and orientation affect the performance of skylights on metal roofs?

Placement and orientation are key for skylights on metal roofs to maximize light and avoid obstructions. Climate and exposure considerations, like southern exposure, are also important for energy efficiency.

What are the safety concerns and compliance requirements for installing skylights on metal roofs?

Safety is paramount with guarding against falls and compliance with regulations, including the use of safety features like screens and railings to prevent accidents.

How can leaks be prevented when installing skylights on metal roofs?

To prevent leaks, the skylight’s built-in flashing should be installed beneath the roofing material and flush to the roof, ideally during roof replacement for better effectiveness.

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