Velux Skylights

Velux® Skylights

 

Add some “Fresh Air” to your home

Deer Park Roofing carries quality Velux® Skylights. Velux has been creating skylights since 1941 when their founder had an idea. His vision was to “To develop a roof window which in every respect was just as good as the best vertical window”. Velux® has been doing just that ever since. Velux® offers residential, commercial and SUN ™ skylights.

Deer Park Roofing Solar Skylight

Residential and Commercial Skylights:

Solar Powered Fresh-Air Skylight

The No Leak Skylight*, eligible for a 30% Solar Federal Tax Credit, Remote Controlled Skylight, Solar Powered, Energy Star Rated, Integrated Rain Sensor, “Fresh Air”

The Solar Powered “Fresh-Air” skylight features a solar panel that captures any available daylight and uses it to recharge a highly efficient, fully concealed, battery powered operator and control system. The battery-powered operator is the power source that opens and closes the skylight, and the solar panel serves as the charging source for the system. The remote-controlled solar-powered skylight requires no wiring, which makes for easy and cost-effective installation. The solar panel will work on cloudy days and with indirect light. It does not have to be exposed to direct sunlight to function. With an integrated rain sensor, the solar-powered skylight will close automatically, in case of inclement weather. This product is eligible for a 30% federal tax credit which makes this product very affordable. Eight factory installed blinds are available to include in the purchase of your skylight. Over 80 special order blinds also available. The blind uses its own independent, built-in, solar panel, and power system. If the Solar Powered “Fresh Air” skylight is ordered with a factory installed blind, the skylight and blind will arrive pre-programmed to one remote control.

 

Solar Powered “Fresh Air” Skylight

 

Electric “Fresh Air” Skylight

The No Leak Skylight*, Energy Star Rated, “Fresh Air”, Remote Controlled Skylight, Electric Powered

Using daylights reduces energy costs, energy consumption, and the demand for unsustainable power that is currently challenging the health of earth’s environment. A pre-installed concealed motor and control system, allows you to enjoy the one-touch convenience of a remote control or mounted keypad, and can even connect your skylight to an existing home automation system. With the integrated rain sensor, electric skylights will close automatically in case of inclement weather.

Manual “Fresh Air” Skylight

The No Leak Skylight*, Energy Star Rated, “Fresh Air”

Velux offers a stylish, energy-efficient way to bring dark rooms to life and enjoy greater harmony with nature. Nine blind options are carried in stock. If in-stock blinds are ordered with your skylight, Velux will factory install them for you at no additional cost.

Fixed Skylight

The No Leak Skylight*, Energy Star Rated

Velux offers a complete system of skylights and accessories you can configure and accessorize to fit any lifestyle. Nine blind options are carried in stock. If in-stock blinds are ordered with your skylight, Velux will factory install them for you at no additional cost.

 

Energy Star

 

Skylight Installation Options

Deer Park Roofing carries and installs Velux skylights that are Deck MountedCurb Mounted or Pan-Flashed to suit every roof’s individual needs.

 

Cincinnati Skylight Installation

 

SUN TUNNEL™ Skylights

10 Year Manufacturer Defect Warranty, Energy Star Rated, Electrical Light Kit Available

A SUN TUNNEL™ is easily installed and a smart way to brighten any room with energy-efficient natural light. Depending on the current lighting and the configuration of your home we offer a variety of systems to capture daylight from all angles. Manual blackout shades are available on some models. These shades are easy to install, easy to operate and block light when it’s not wanted. We also carry an electrical light kit so you can use the SUN TUNNEL™ as a source of light even at night. Use the sun’s free light to light up the dark space in your home.

*The No Leak Skylight: 10 year installation warranty plus 20 years on glass, 10 years on product, and 5 years on blinds and controls. No leak promise. No worries.

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