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Model # VCE 2246 2004

Store SKU # 1000285379

22-1/2 in. x 46-1/2 in. Fresh Air Electric Venting Curb-Mount Skylight with Laminated Low-E3 Glass

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  • Venting skylights improve air circulation in your home
  • Remote control allows for convenient operation
  • Curb mount design ideal for flat or low-slope roof applications
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About This Product

VELUX VCE electric "Fresh Air" Skylights can be opened to create a chimney effect that draws air upward to improve air circulation and air quality within your home. It can be installed on a flat roof at 0° up to a 60° roof pitch on a site-built curb. Bringing natural light into a home through a skylight decreases the need for artificial light while maintaining privacy. Installing a skylight is one of the most impactful ways to enhance the brightness and beauty of a room.


  • VCE 2246 models are designed to fit a site-built curb (not included) with outside dimensions 25-1/2 in. x 49-1/2 in.
  • Qualifies for a 10-year "No Leak" installation warranty when installed with ECL 2246 flashing on a shingle roof with a pitch between 10° and 60° or ECW 2246 flashing on a tile roof with a pitch between 14° and 60° (flashing kits are sold separately)
  • Features clean, quiet and safe Low-E3 laminated glass with a Neat glass coating that keeps your skylight cleaner, reduces unwanted outside noise and comes with a 10-year hail warranty against glass breakage
  • Consists of double paned argon gas filled low-E3 glass that provides excellent energy performance for year round comfort, plus the added safety of laminated glass, which building codes require for out of reach applications
  • Easy to use remote control and insect screen are included
  • An integrated rain sensor will close the skylight automatically, in case of inclement weather
  • 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
  • Florida product approval FL13560.1 (VCE skylights with 04 laminated glass, size 4646 and smaller: SKG-PG55, approved for use outside HVHZ, not impact resistant, design pressure +230/-55)
  • Texas Department of Insurance TDI SK03: VELUX VCE skylights with non-impact resistant glass are compliant with wind load criteria in Chapter 3 of the IRC and Section 1609 of the IBC
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Product Information

Internet # 202842544

Model # VCE 2246 2004

Store SKU # 1000285379


Dimensions: H 51.375 in, W 27.38 in, D 5.625 in


Product Depth (in.)

5.625 in

Product Height (in.)

51.375 in

Product Width (in.)

27.38 in

Rough Opening Height (in.)

46.5 in

Rough Opening Width (in.)

22.5 in


Cladding Type



Adjustable, Argon Gas Filled, Insect Screen, Light Transmittal, Remote Controlled, Severe Weather Ready, Venting

Frame Material


Glass Type

Energy Efficient Glass, Insulated Glass, Laminated Glass, Low-E Glass, Tinted Glass


Hardware, Remote Control, Screen

Maximum Roof Pitch (degrees)


Minimum Roof Pitch (degrees)



Push button

Operation Type

Electric Powered

Product Weight (lb.)

76.8 lb



Skylight Mounting Type

Curb Mount



UV Protection (%)


Warranty / Certifications

Energy Star Qualified

North-Central, Northern, South-Central, Southern

Manufacturer Warranty

10-year limited

Questions & Answers

Q:Is this skylight equipped with impact glass?
by|Jun 3, 2024
1 Answer
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A:  This particular skylight has laminated glass, but the one on this link has Impact Rated: https://www.homedepot.com/p/202329719

by|Jun 4, 2024
    Q:not sure what the outside of curb length and width is. but the outside of skylight (window) frame is 27"x 51" exactly. need to get this size
    by|May 28, 2024
    1 Answer
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    A:  The VELUX FCM 2246 0004D is a fixed curb mounted skylight with that dimension. You can find that model on this link: https://www.homedepot.com/p/202038780 If you prefer a venting model, check out the VCS 2246 2004: https://www.homedepot.com/p/204463795 Many VELUX skylights are eligible for a 30% Federal Tax Credit too! Program details are found here: https://www.veluxusa.com/help/tax-credit

    by|May 29, 2024
      Q:can the 25.5.x25.5 to be open wide enough where a person can go through it?
      by|May 27, 2024
      1 Answer
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      A:  VELUX venting curb-mounted skylights will have a drive chain that pushes the sash open and not suitable for Egress. Consider our CXP model for flat roofs or our GPU or GXU if you have a sloped roof scenario. Be sure to call VELUX @ 1-800-888-3589 for more details.

      by|May 28, 2024
        Q:Can you put a reflective film on the inside glass?
        by|May 25, 2024
        1 Answer
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        A:  Please do not put reflective film onto VELUX Skylights as this can create a "heat sink" which can crack the glass. If you need to reduce heat gain and light, choose a VELUX solar powered shade instead. It will include a remote control and is eligible for a 30% Federal Tax Credit too! Details can be found on the following link: https://www.veluxusa.com/help/tax-credit

        by|May 28, 2024
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          Customer Reviews

          4.6 out of 5

          • 4.6 out of 775 reviews
          • 91% recommend this product
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          • Verified Purchase
          great skylight
          replaced an old skylight with this solar one. great addition. easy install.
            • Recommended
            Velux will NOT honor warranty!
            I had two of these installed by a Velux contractor. In year five--last year--one leaked above the LR. Velux sent out the same installer, who blamed the fire prinkler system---which is not even near the skylights, and was found in perfect condition by my insurance adjuster! Despite the ten-year warranty, and it being only year 5, Velux refuses to fix it! Lots of complaints on BBB re this. I guess they'll next blame aliens! I'll be suing them when the rain stops. Judge E. Smith, Ret.
            Response from VELUXCustomerServiceTeamMar 28, 2024
            VELUX is committed to quality and excellence so you can rest assured that our technical solutions team has managed your warranty claim with due diligence. Neither the technician nor the department head found any indication of defects with your skylights during their inspections. It’s my understanding that we are waiting for you to provide some information that was requested in order for your warranty claim to receive further consideration, so please refer back to the communications you received. Thank you. Velux
              Quiet replacement for a cracked dome skylight. Easy install. Good price and appartent quality.
              • Verified Purchase
              This Skylight is perfect for the room we put it over. Easy to install and doesn’t leak.
              • Verified Purchase
              Fantastic skylight
              This skylight makes the room! It really does. Only complaint is the separate flashing kit that is needed to install and isn’t included. And it’s $115. Meaning this window costs $365 overall, not $250. So that part was disappointing - but in no way regretting the window - Fantastic light sourch and outlook.
                • Recommended
                Great product
                Installed my skylight 10 years ago and no need for maintenance. Till this day no leaks. Absolutely beautiful addition for my dining area. I definitely recommend it. The only thing I regret was not getting the ones with built in shades. But I added powered shades with remote control and solar panels for the batteries.
                  • Recommended
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                  20 yr old skylight
                  Velux say lifetime warranty. Not true. I have 5 20 yr old skylights velux. All but on started to leak. Pro installer, no issue with anything but the garbage skylights. I do not recommend velux. Stay away. Second set in my lifetime. Leaking again. 20 yr max.
                  Response from VELUXCustomerServiceTeamSep 13, 2022
                  VELUX deck and curb mounted skylights have a 10 year product warranty as well as a 10 year No Leak Warranty when installed properly with VELUX flashing. These skylights also have a 20 year hermetic seal warranty for the glass. I'm afraid that we have never offered a Lifetime warranty on any of our products.
                    Check them first!
                    Of course I meant to check each skylight before installation, but it's easy to get behind when you're getting a new roof and managing an entire upstairs renovation. 3 of the skylights were perfect, but the fourth was the worst caulking job I've ever seen- black caulk smeared across the skylight. I have no idea how this got past quality control, so I'm left assuming that there is no quality control. I've cleaned it up as best I can but it still sucks.
                    Response from VELUXCustomerServiceTeamJun 7, 2022
                    Thank you very much for your feedback and the photos. I’m sorry to hear that you had a negative experience with one of the skylights you received, and for the inconvenience it caused. There are quality control checks that occur at multiple points during the manufacturing process, so I’m passing along this information to our Product Management team and they will look into it. It would be very helpful if you could please call the VELUX Customer Service phone number at 800-888-3589 to report the issue directly to us and provide your contact information. Thank you for choosing VELUX!
                      • Recommended
                      LOVE - Our 2nd Set of Two
                      First set were purchased 16 years ago and they have worked perfectly since the day they were installed. Recently we purchased another set. The NEW improved are smoother more quiet. Bravo VELUX! Bravo!
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