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Energy Star Basics

All Velux skylights are ENERGY STAR certified, saving you money and helping the environment, but what is the ENERGY STAR program? About ENERGY STAR: ENERGY STAR is a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) voluntary program that helps businesses and individuals save money and protect our … Continue Reading ››

Controlling the Light

The Best Way to Control Light While having fresh air and daylight is a good thing, glare in your TV room and home office or a nap with the sun shining in your face is not. There are lots of other reasons to want to adjust the light coming into your home from a skylight … Continue reading Controlling the Light

Energy Tax Credits for Replacing Skylights

Good old Stimulus Bill writers thought overhead glazing and vertical glazing should be rated the same, despite the fact that it shouldn’t or can’t be rated the same. Although Velux Skylights are ‘Energy Star’ rated with Cardinal 366 LowE3 glazing, it does not currently qualify for any tax breaks or credits.  The skylights did qualify up … Continue reading Energy Tax Credits for Replacing Skylights