This collection of articles from Sola-Brite covers anything related to Solatube products, solar tubes, tubular skylights, or daylighting systems.

The Benefits of Solar Vacuum Tubes

Solar Vacuum Tubes Solar tubes are a tremendously popular, energy efficient energy solution for homes and workplaces across the country. A veteran, and yet emerging force in the solar community are the solar vacuum tubes. Solar Vacuum Tubes are known for their energy-efficiency prowess and they are quickly becoming highly sought after solutions by [...]

2017-04-04T14:25:45+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Solar tubes & Daylighting|0 Comments

Best Ways to Brighten Up Compact Spaces

The construction and design themes we encounter today make our living spaces more limited and congested. We often have less space than the materials that we want to put into our space. It is important to maximize the smaller spaces in our homes by preventing our smaller spaces from becoming too dark or too cramped. [...]

2017-03-27T14:10:25+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Solar tubes & Daylighting|0 Comments

Examples Of Incorporating Daylighting In Homes

Daylighting can help to reduce energy usage and costs for homes, while providing a healthier and more attractive source of natural light. For optimum home energy savings, the goal is to replace all daytime electric lighting with natural daylight. This helps to drastically reduce energy usage, and provides a more beautiful and natural interior environment. [...]

2017-03-03T23:41:28+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|Solar tubes & Daylighting|0 Comments

How Daylighting Helps Create Better Business

Daylighting using skylights or windows has been shown to be extremely beneficial for businesses. Not only does daylighting allow business to harness natural sunlight as a light source to save on energy, it also makes businesses more appealing for both workers and customers. Daylighting provides an ideal solution to help businesses save on resources and [...]

2017-02-24T18:59:51+00:00 February 24th, 2017|Solar tubes & Daylighting|0 Comments

How Daylighting Can Be Incorporated Into Schools

Daylighting provides a number of outstanding benefits for schools and colleges. Not only does daylighting allow schools to save money on lighting utilities, natural light has repeatedly been shown to improve student's performance and wellbeing. There are a number of different options for schools looking to incorporate more daylight into their structures. Here we look [...]

2017-02-24T17:59:57+00:00 February 17th, 2017|Solar tubes & Daylighting|0 Comments

How To Remove Your Solar Tube Diffuser For Easy Cleaning And Repairs

One of the greatest benefits of Solatube skylights is that they are extremely easy to care for and maintain. In fact, due to the fully enclosed design and the Solatube’s unique watertight construction and impact resistant composition, cleaning should not be necessary for properly installed Solatube skylights. Occasionally Solatubes can become clouded by dust [...]

2017-02-03T19:55:21+00:00 February 3rd, 2017|Solar tubes & Daylighting|0 Comments

Pros and Cons: Solar Tubes Vs. Skylights

There's no better way to bring more natural light into your home than with a skylight or solar tube. But is a traditional skylight or solar tube better for your home and your needs? While there are advantages and disadvantage of each type of daylighting system, choosing the right type for your home will [...]

2017-02-28T13:08:10+00:00 January 27th, 2017|Solar tubes & Daylighting|0 Comments

What Size Solar Tube Is Right For Your Space?

Installing tube skylights is one of the most energy efficient and cost effective ways to light your home naturally. Not to mention, natural sunlight can breathe new life into a space and illuminate even the darkest corners of your home. But you may still be left wondering “What size solar tube do I need?” [...]

2017-01-23T19:13:43+00:00 January 20th, 2017|Solar tubes & Daylighting|0 Comments

Traditional, Velux or Solatube: What Is the Best Skylight Option For Your Home?

Skylights make an excellent addition to any home, naturally brightening dark homes with sunlight and providing an energy free source of illumination. But which is the best skylight option for your home? Some of the most popular options are traditional skylights, Velux skylights, and Solatube tube skylights. Here we compare these options for lighting [...]

2017-01-13T21:26:00+00:00 January 13th, 2017|Solar tubes & Daylighting|0 Comments

3 Ways Tube Skylights Can Help At Night Too

Tubular skylights are the ideal fitting to maximize daylight in your home or business. By capturing and maximizing natural daylight and bringing it into even the darkest rooms, you can save resources and energy while naturally lighting your home. But can tube skylights actually be useful at night as well? Although tube skylights can't [...]

2017-02-15T17:04:16+00:00 January 7th, 2017|Solar tubes & Daylighting|0 Comments