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VELUX 21 x 45-3/4 in. Solar Powered Fresh Air Venting Deck-Mount Skylight with Laminated Low-E3 Glass

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21 x 45-3/4 in. Solar Powered Fresh Air Venting Deck-Mount Skylight with Laminated Low-E3 Glass

  • Glass stays cleaner longer with Neat glass coating
  • Laminated glass meets building codes in out of reach applications
  • Eligible for a 30% federal tax credit
$1,210.65 /each

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The new Solar Powered Fresh Air skylight lights up your home and provides proper ventilation using only the power of the sun. It features a solar panel that captures any available daylight, and uses it to recharge a highly efficient battery powered operator and control system. The solar panel does not have to be exposed to direct sunlight to function, so it will work on cloudy days and with indirect light.

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What does "eligible" mean on tax credit for solar powered skylights?

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August 26, 2016
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To determine if you are "eligible" (qualify), you must consult with your tax preparer. Thank you for choosing VELUX!
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I'm going to replace 3 existing skylights with Velux. What is the best way to find the existing rough opening?

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The interior openings for the skylights are drywall. If I just added an inch for the 1/2" on both sides, would that be the rough opening? My goal is to just replace the skylights and not have to re-frame and drywall the interior.

The current finished interior dimensions of the skylights are 2 @ 19" x 43" and 1 @ 19" x 19".
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August 25, 2016
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It may be easier to measure your outside curb dimension (OCD). It would be best to contact our Customer Service Team direct at 1-800-888-3589. They will be able to ask you a series of questions that will help determine which units will work for your application. Thank you for choosing VELUX!
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I'm looking to replace 3 existing skylights. How do I tell if they are deck or curb mount?

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August 25, 2016
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Deck Mount Skylights have a built in frame and mount directly onto the roof deck. A Curb Mount unit sits over a site built curb. You are able to unscrew the unit from the curb and lift it off of the curb. You cannot do that with a deck mount unit. If you have a VELUX Skylight, a serial number on the unit will identify the model. I hope this is helpful. Thank you for choosing VELUX !
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Battery info, and will it operate at night?

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What is the capacity and lifespan of the included battery, and does the unit have enough stored energy to operate at night?

What is the cost of a replacement battery?
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August 16, 2016
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There is a five year warranty for the Solar Battery. Yes, the unit will open and close at night and on cloudy days, as well! At it's full capacity, it will store up power for up to 500 uses. I hope this is helpful. Thank you for choosing VELUX!
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21 x 45-3/4 in. Solar Powered Fresh Air Venting Deck-Mount Skylight with Laminated Low-E3 Glass is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 12.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So far so good, great addition to room We had a bonus room with no windows and the air was very stagnate. This skylight was a perfect fit to eliminate both conditions. It looks great inside and out and the solar power/rain sensor have worked perfect so far.
Date published: 2016-09-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved the 30% tax credit Considering the 30% tax credit this seemed like a very good value. Remote set up very easy other than the instructions should have mentioned the On/Off switch on the skylight that must be on to activate the remote before beginning.
Date published: 2016-07-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great skylight Framed the r.o. and it fit like a glove. Operation was very easy and the remotes work from the basement to the 3rd floor w/ no problem.
Date published: 2016-08-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best product ever!!! I love being able to use my remote to open & close this window. No more cranking the window open with the long pole. The best part is when I forget to close it when it rains it will automatically sense the rain & close itself. One thing I highly recommend is to clean the window well before it's installed. Remove the label reside from the window. Unfortunately my window installers did not do this and I'm stuck looking at this until I can find someone to go on my roof & clean them for me.
Date published: 2016-10-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My wife loves it!! I wanted to install a replacement skylight on my home with power type unit so my wife could open an close it easier ,at the time the only one that was available was a hard wired system and that would make it to difficult to do myself . Velux was the answer ,the new solar powered skylight was my answer to my dilemma, I could install it myself without hard wiring it . I ordered it along with the Velux flashing kit through Home Depot online and received it in about a week right to my door . I went online and did my home work and watched the videos that Velux offered . It took me about 8 hrs to install the unit but that's because I had never installed one before , it went smoothly ,the flashing kit made it a breeze . Well we had a hard rain storm 3 days later and it works great with the automatic rain sensor , it closed the window and not a drop of rain got on our kitchen floor. We could never leave our old skylight open if there was even a chance of rain. My wife loves it , she loves the wireless remote (no more cranking) just push a button and it goes up or down . On those hot days when we get home we push a button and within an hr the house cools down 5-10 deg and saves on air conditioning. I would highly recommend these solar units, I'm sure it will pay for itself in the long run just in the savings on AC usage
Date published: 2013-10-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A 5-Star excellent review from a 40 year contractor/professional remodeler! Very well constructed sky light. Solid construction. Nothing is flimsy or cheap - all is high quality materials and fabrication. The product comes in a very durable cardboard box and the interior packaging is top quality which protects the skylight during shipment and loading it up on the roof for installation. Once installed it works flawlessly! The ease of the solar powered wireless remote control operation is amazing. It took no time syncing the remote to the unit. I must say the read out on the remote screen is state of the art. It looks expensive and quality when it mounts on the wall. The magnet securing the actual remote to the wall mounted cradle is clever. Best of all just today July 16, 2015 I did a walk through with the home owners (my clients) and both the husband and wife can not say enough of how pleased they are with the product or installation. As a contractor doing residential remodels for close to 40 years I absolutely would recommend this product. Only con is that I would suggest not to try this yourself. This is not a DIY project as there is too much involved with getting the opening and framing correct.
Date published: 2015-07-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love this skylight! I can't really talk about the ease of installation because my contractor did it. But I have had it for a year now and it doesn't leak. The remote control is very cool and I love how no electricity is required at all. Just cut a hole, install with flashing and patch the roof. It works like a charm and has totally transformed a dark bathroom. I am putting another one in my kitchen and a third in another dark bathroom. Very highly recommend this skylight.
Date published: 2015-06-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great product, looks great. It's a great looking skylight and works good too. It is a little loud opening and shutting but that's not too bad. The control panel is cool and looks nice on the wall. The item does not come with flashing which is necessary to install it. Not being aware of this we had to place a separate order and wait to have the installation completed which was a bit of a pain.
Date published: 2014-06-04
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