Solar Powered Fresh Air Skylights Eligible for Tax Credits
The Federal tax credit for solar products includes not only solar modules for the home, but also solar-powered skylights.
Saving 30 percent up-front on the cost of attractive and functional home improvement products, as well as installation costs, and then saving on annual energy costs by utilizing solar power, is an attractive opportunity for homeowners.
Skylights provide natural light and ventilation
Energy Star-qualified no leak solar powered fresh air skylights from VELUX America offer that opportunity. The 30 percent federal tax credit on products and installation can make these top-of-the-line skylights available for close to the cost of entry-level models. The skylights not only admit healthful natural light, but silently bring fresh air into the home to improve indoor air quality.
The fresh air skylights, which are available for new installations or for replacing older units, close automatically in case of rain.
The skylights carry a ten-year no leak warranty and feature laminated Clean, Quiet and Safe glass that reduces outside noise while keeping the glass cleaner and brighter. Double-pane LowE3 glass, with argon gas between the panes, make the Energy Star-qualified units highly energy efficient. The laminated glass meets safety code requirements for out-of-reach skylights.
Solar powered blinds improve energy efficiency and add style to rooms
Solar powered blinds, in designer colors and patterns, can be added to the skylights for even greater energy efficiency, lower power bills, and decorating flair. Both products are operated by a programmable touchpad remote control. A number of blind choices are available:
- Blackout to block up to 98 percent of the light,
- Lighting-filtering to diffuse the light,
- Venetian to adjust the light
Sun Tunnel tubular skylights offer options for daylighting
If traditional skylights don't fit your needs, there are other choices for daylighting your home. VELUX Sun Tunnel tubular skylights can bring needed light to smaller, more confined spaces including hallways, closets, interior baths, laundry rooms – just about any space in the home. Electric light kits are available that make these skylights useful 24/7They are also easily installed in a few hours and are very economical.
Read more about tax credits and rebates.