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

Are Tax Credits Available for Tube Skylights?

Switching to natural lighting and energy sources is better for your home and the environment. That's why the Federal Government is offering the solar tax credit to incentivize switching to more environmentally friendly lighting and power solution. Installing a Solatube skylight with integrated solar powered lights qualifies for the federal tax credit and can give [...]

How do I Clean the Diffuser and Tube of my Tube Skylights?

With the end of Summer in sight, you may have spring cleaning on your mind. Keeping the diffusers and tubes of your tube skylights spotless and dust free keeps the performance of your tube skylights functioning optimally. The 'tube' component of your tube skylight should remain sealed and clean, as long as it's been properly [...]

2017-08-11T09:22:26+00:00 August 11th, 2017|Solar tubes & Daylighting|0 Comments

4 Easy Steps to Preparing Your Home for Fall

It’s hard to think about the fact the temperatures will soon be dropping while the days remain long and warm in summer. But as we come into the last weeks of summer, it is the perfect time to start thinking about prepping your home for fall. Make your home more comfortable, welcoming, and safe [...]

2017-08-07T00:54:38+00:00 August 4th, 2017|Solar tubes & Daylighting|0 Comments

Decorative Options for Daylighting Fixtures

Daylighting is one of the best ways to increase natural daylight in your home while reducing the use of electricity for lighting. While sunlight helps to naturally add beauty to your space, decorative options for daylighting fixtures can help make your skylights blend in with your home decor and environment. Here we look at [...]

2017-06-15T05:11:39+00:00 June 16th, 2017|Solar tubes & Daylighting|0 Comments

Do Tube Skylights Work On All Roof Materials And Slopes?

Choosing a tube skylight for your home or business is an excellent investment in natural, environmentally friendly daylighting. Tube skylights consist of a rooftop collection dome, a reflective sunlight transmission tube, and a decorative fixture and sunlight outlet inside the home. The sunlight collection dome needs to be positioned in the ideal way to [...]

2017-06-15T04:56:26+00:00 June 9th, 2017|Solar tubes & Daylighting|0 Comments

3 Things You Can Do To Improve Your Mood Now

We all want to be happier, healthier and more productive. But sometimes even little things like a difficult situation at work, a home in need of tidying, or a gloomy day can get us feeling down. Knowing that you can boost your mood with some simple actions you can do at home can really help [...]

2017-05-13T21:05:49+00:00 May 12th, 2017|Solar tubes & Daylighting|0 Comments

Can Solatubes Help to Reduce My Electricity Spending?

Tube skylights are the ideal addition to bring daylight into your home, while reducing energy costs. Light tubes work in many ways to increase your home’s energy efficiency while also directly reducing energy costs by replacing electric lighting with natural daylighting. Solar tubes are also relatively inexpensive to install particularly when compared to traditional [...]

2017-05-15T16:49:32+00:00 May 6th, 2017|Solar tubes & Daylighting|0 Comments

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