Daylighting vs Skylights

Solatube Daylighting Systems vs Skylights Near Charleston, Myrtle Beach, Bluffton

A Better Alternative to Traditional Skylights

Solatube® Daylighting Systems offer a simple, smart alternative to traditional skylights. Only Solatube Daylighting Systems use innovative breakthrough technology to bring natural light into virtually any room in only two hours.

Why choose Solatube?

It is important to understand that not all "tubular skylights," or daylighting systems, are created the same. Most cheaper daylighting systems will deliver only a small fraction of the light that a Solatube Daylighting System delivers.

While "flexible" systems may be cheaper to buy, you could find out too late that the poor results of that cheaper tubular daylighting system (in areas such as light output and light quality) significantly outweigh the small money savings.

Daylighting Systems

Solatube Daylighting Systems
Traditional Skylights
Traditional Skylights
Daylighting Consistency
Solatube Daylighting Systems brighten rooms more effectively and evenly than traditional skylights. Our patented technology gives consistent light throughout the day and all year long, as opposed to the shifting pattern of light you get with traditional skylights.
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Light Output
Our smart dome, equipped with advanced optics, provides lighting performance superior to that of a traditional skylight. Our Effect Lenses can also quickly and easily modify the color and strength of the daylight.
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You don't have to sacrifice performance for energy-efficiency. Solatube Daylighting Systems are Energy Star® rated and, unlike most traditional skylights, offer maximum visible light with minimal solar heat gain.
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Without the need for reframing or painting, Solatube Daylighting Systems are a fraction of the cost of traditional skylights**.
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Ease of Installation
Our Certified Installation Consultants can install your Solatube Daylighting System in as little as two hours. The compact design eliminates the need for costly construction or reframing.
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Solatube Daylighting Systems allow you to bring natural light to virtually any room in your home. Our reflective tubing directs sunlight into hard-to-reach areas, where traditional skylights aren't an option - at a fraction of the cost.
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Ease of Maintenance
Solatube Daylighting Systems are engineered for peace of mind. Everything from the leak-proof design to the impact-resistant, self cleaning dome ensures trouble-free maintenance.
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Design & Functionality
The Solatube Designer Touches Series, with its multiple lens and trim options, allows daylight customization. You can even add a Light Kit, Vent Kit or Daylight Dimmer - creating a multi-functional system.
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