What is the Better Alternative to Skylights?
The Solatube Tubular Skylight That Shines Even at Night

Over the years, homeowners have craved naturally-lit spaces, even before studies proved the health benefits that daylight has on us. Since early skylights suffered performance issues, many homeowners have veered away from them. Thankfully, recent advances in daylighting technology have opened up a range of possibilities for the future of daylighting.

There’s a reason Solatube is one of the world’s leading daylighting innovators.

Brilliant Technology

Did you know that a Solatube tubular skylight can deliver natural light to virtually any room, even on the ground floor of a multi-story home?

We rely on a few principal components. (See photo to the right.) 

At Solatube International, we strive to make our skylights not only compact and cost-effective, but with the help of a few accessories, they can be used in a multitude of ways. 

Day and Night

A simple solution for any area in your home is the Solatube ISn System – featuring a built-in, solar-electric nightlight. This fully contained photovoltaic (PV) system is mounted inside our reflective tubing, where it captures and stores solar energy, then converts it into electricity to power the soft, low-wattage nightlight. This unique capability lets you bring the beauty of natural light into your home during the day while making it safer and easier to navigate hallways, kitchens, bathrooms and stairwells at night. Because both the daylighting system and the built-in nightlight harness the power of the sun, they require no electricity and cost nothing to operate.

Additionally, your Solatube skylight can also be outfitted with a universal light add-on kit. This perfect accessory prevents unnecessary clutter by easily attaching to the inside of the system’s tubing to deliver LED lighting for nighttime use.

Daylight Dimmer

Not sure if you want daylight entering your living space all day long? Do you want the choice to take a nap or watch a movie in a dark room? We understand that you may love the natural light our tubular skylights offer but may also want the ability to adjust the brightness. That’s why we launched our Solar-Powered Daylight Dimmer, which includes a remote-controlled, solar-powered baffle that opens and closes at the touch of a button. Adjusting the natural light in your space has never been easier!


As you already know, our daylighting systems can easily transform a dark interior bathroom or laundry room into a bright and beautiful space. Now, what about the issue of trapped humidity caused by steamy showers or a running washer and dryer? Solatube tubular skylights can handle that too. Our Ventilation Add-On Kit combines daylighting and ventilation into one attractive fixture, leaving your rooms humidity-free and your ceiling looking orderly and uncluttered. Our daylighting systems, combined with our Ventilation Add-On Kit, can make any room feel as beautiful as it looks.

Sweet Efficiency

Though insulated skylights have become the norm, not all skylights are the same. Substandard skylights may lose more heat than a window in the winter or emit extra heat during the summer.

Therefore, it pays to insist on a product with an ENERGY STAR certification.

Our Solatube tubular skylights and accessories boast the coveted ENERGY STAR rating for their ability to exceed the defined energy performance requirement for climates around the country and for their ability to offer no heat gain and loss.

Quick and Easy Installation

Long gone are the days of extreme remodeling for a skylight. You can have a Solatube tubular skylight in as little as a few hours with no structural changes. Thanks to our product’s convenient design, the components fit between and around rafters and joists, making for a fast and easy project.

Homeowners have always loved skylights for the way they transform dark, dreary interiors into bright, airy spaces. Through its unique design and accessories, our Solatube tubular skylights go where others cannot, introducing sunlight to virtually any room in the home and offering customization for any home or space.


Ready to join the daylighting revolution?
Take the first step towards a brighter home by visiting Solatube.com or by calling 888.SOLATUBE to schedule a free virtual or in-home consultation with your local Solatube Premier Dealer.