VELUX

Model FCM 2230 0005

Internet #202842938

22-1/2 in. x 30-1/2 in. Fixed Curb-Mount Skylight with Tempered Low-E3 Glass

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VELUX skylights are an energy-efficient way to bring sunlight into a home and make dark rooms come to life. Bringing natural light into a home through a skylight decreases the need for electricity while maintaining privacy. Installing a skylight is one of the most impactful ways to enhance both the brightness and beauty of a room.

  • Inside curb dimensions for VELUX FCM 2230 models are 22-1/2 in. by 30-1/2 in. and outside curb dimensions for FCM 2230 models are 25-1/2 in. by 33-1/2 in.
  • The FCM skylight qualifies for a 10-year no leak installation warranty when installed with VELUX ECL flashing on a shingle roof with a pitch between 10° and 60° or VELUX ECW flashing on a tile roof with a pitch between 14° and 60° (flashing kits are sold separately)
  • Consider adding a VELUX solar powered blind (sold and shipped separately) which is eligible for up to a 30% federal tax credit and allows you to control the light
  • Consider upgrading to a VELUX solar powered fresh air skylight (model VCS) to bring both natural light and fresh air into your home using only the power of the sun, plus it is eligible for up to a 30% solar tax credit, making it very affordable
  • Features tempered energy efficient, low-E3, argon-filled, dual glass panes
  • Please note: we recommend and most building codes require laminated glass for out of reach applications
  • Click below to view and purchase compatible VELUX flashing models:
  • Click here to view/purchase VELUX shingle, shake, and slate roof flashing model ECL 2246 0000
  • Click here to view/purchase VELUX tile roof flashing model ECW 2246 0000



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22-1/2 in. x 30-1/2 in. Fixed Curb-Mount Skylight with Tempered Low-E3 Glass
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We are in a ranch home that doesn't have vaulted ceilings. Can this be installed easily enough???

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August 6, 2016
We are in a ranch home with regular ceilings and roof. Can your product be installed easily on a ranch home by a pro installer
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August 8, 2016
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Yes! If you have a 3/12 or greater, you will use the Velux Deck Mounted series of skylights plus the appropriate flashing. For a flat style roof you would use the Curb Mounted Velux Skylight.
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August 8, 2016
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Absolutely! As long as your roof slope is no greater than 60 degrees, the FCM will work. If your Ranch home has a roof pitch greater than 60 degrees, you will need to install the FS Deck Mount Skylight instead, which is designed to install on roof pitches that are between14 and 85 degrees. I hope this is helpful! Thank you for choosing VELUX!
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Does VELUX make an electric motorized operator for venting skylights?

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August 4, 2016
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We offer an electric curb mounted venting skylight, which is the VCE 2246 2004D. The motor and control are building into the bottom frame and it comes with a remote control. Thank you for choosing VELUX !
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Can I get a replacement hatch for an existing skylight, either fixed or venting w/o having to remove the existing curb?

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August 4, 2016
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Our FCM (fixed curb mount) Skylight is made to install on an existing curb. We have this style available in venting as well, i.e., VCM (manual venting), VCE (electric venting) and VCS (solar powered). Thank you for choosing VELUX!
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Dose the inside of the skylight come finished white or needs to be painted?

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Wondering if the inside trim comes finished white from the factory, or is it unfinished wood that needs to be painted after the install is done?
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July 25, 2016
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On this particular unit, FCM, there is not a wood frame. This is a curb mounted unit, so you must make your own wood frame. However, on our FS Deck Mount Skylights, the interior wood comes pre-painted white. Thank you!
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Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Happy with purchase I appreciate any product that lives up to its description. June 10, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Looks great! We were amazed to see the stars at night. The previous skylight was plastic and had discolored. January 1, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Very well designed .... What is enjoyed the most here was how simple it was to install this June 25, 2013
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