Category: Resources & Installation

Fixed skylights vs Venting skylights – what are the differences?

The simple answer to a perfectly logical question is that a fixed skylight only allows light into the interior, and a venting skylight opens to allow air circulation as well. Is one better than the other? That may be more

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Eight Stunning Attic Conversion Ideas

Attics and Skylights go hand in hand.  Since their first days on the scene Velux Skylights were created to allow home owners to expand into their poorly lit and vent-less attics for additional living space.  Putting an addition on your

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VELUX Skylights History

In 1941 Villum Kahn Rasmussen developed the first Roof Window in Denmark. He wanted to create a window that could be placed in an existing roof allowing for attic expansion without the need for adding dormers. This would allow good

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Ten Amazing Skylight Ideas

From Huge Atriums, to Tiny Attic Bedrooms add Skylights and Sun Tunnels to improve the feel and flow of many rooms.  Check out all of these day-lighting ideas! 1. Sun tunnels in a green roof over a public restroom at

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Skylight Installation Methods | VELUX

Skylights For Less provides three types of skylights for three types of installations. Deck Mounted, Curb Mounted and Pan Flashed.  Each method has its advantages and we will discuss the reasons and applications for each installation method and skylight design.

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VELUX Sun Tunnel Installations for Metal Roofing

What is the best way to install a Sun Tunnel on your metal roof? The only approved method from VELUX is to install a VELUX TCC-022 or a VELUX TCR-014 on a site built curb. With on site installed flashing.

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VELUX Neat Glass

New for 2014 VELUX has created a new glass coating called “Neat” glass, this modified the coatings on their glass to create the most superior glass in the Skylight Industry. The new “Clean, Quiet, and Safe” Glass is very impressive

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