Lighting up your home

Financial friends: Skylights can not only bring more light into your home but they can also help you save on lighting and heating costs. Photo: Shutterstock.
Financial friends: Skylights can not only bring more light into your home but they can also help you save on lighting and heating costs. Photo: Shutterstock.

Skylights are an often overlooked addition to your home that can bring enormous benefits. They can make a healthy contribution to not only improve the lighting in your home but also reducing energy bills.

They are an excellent source of natural light given they can allow as much as three times the amount of light to enter a room when compared to a normal window of the same size.

Traditional windows can often allow too much heat and light in during summer, especially in hot and sunny climates like Queensland’s, and lose substantial amounts of heat in winter.

Skylights, which help to distribute light evenly throughout your home, solve these issues and have the added benefit of being able to be installed in both new and existing homes.

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Solatube have been at the forefront of the industry for over 25 years, and have a variety of options available to channel daylight into amlost any room in your home, transform dark rooms into beautiful, naturally lit areas

Solatube systems can be tailor-made to suit you, including dimmer switches, a choice of light fittings, fans and motion sensors to maximise energy efficiency and make your skylight system work just the way you prefer.

Skylights can also increase the amenity of internal spaces that might otherwise require supplementary artificial lighting or ventilation, such as windowless rooms and allow additional flexibility in architectural design.