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Our daylighting systems don’t just deliver sunlight to interiors. They do it with style. Our Solatube Decorative Fixtures enhance the look of any interior with options that range from classic to contemporary. For even more customization, our specially designed Effect Lenses let you select the specific light color and intensity. It all adds up to maximum output with maximum flexibility. 

 


 

JustFrost

Simply stunning, JustFrost showcases sunlight in a clean, contemporary design.

  • 160 DS / 160 DSe
  • 290 DS / 290 DSe

TierDrop

The low-profile TierDrop features a beautiful, cascading design for a classic look.

  • 160 DS / 160 DSe
  • 290 DS / 290 DSe

OptiView®

The unique, dazzling lens of OptiView delivers artful views of the sky in a low-profile design.

  • 160 DS / 160 DSe
  • 290 DS / 290 DSe

QuadraFrost

QuadraFrost delivers stunning daylight with symmetry and style.

  • 290 DS / 290 DSe

AuroraGlo

Command attention with the smooth, cascading lines and subtle beauty of AuroraGlo. Available in ​white and bronze.

  • 290 DS / 290 DSe

VividShade

The chic VividShade accents daylight with contemporary fabric.

  • 290 DS / 290 DSe

Classic Vusion™ Diffuser

Featuring a classically simple design, the Vusion Diffuser delivers radiant light that complements any room.

  • 160 DS / 160 DSe
  • 290 DS / 290 DSe

 

Choose your effect

Solatube Effect Lenses can be paired with one of our Decorative Fixtures or Diffusers to alter the light color, intensity or both. Whatever your preference, we have an option that lets you achieve just the look you want.

Natural

Provides brilliant white, natural daylight. Comes standard with Solatube Daylighting System.

Warm

Enhances natural light by “warming” it, creating a color similar to that emitted by incandescent bulbs.*

Soft

Softens the intensity of natural light for a glowing effect. Helps to reduce glare in sunny climates.

Warm/Soft

Alters the color of natural light to mimic the "warm" hue given off by incandescent bulbs while softening the intensity. Helps to reduce glare in sunny climates.*

*Not available for AuroraGlo or QuadraFrost.

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Product Selection Guide

Visit Technical Resources for specifications, CAD drawings, BIM, installation instructions, cut sheets, approvals and other useful information.

Since buildings come in different sizes, so do our daylighting systems. The Brighten Up Series has two models for different lighting needs:

160 DS

The Solatube 160 DS is ideal for small spaces like corridors, restrooms and storage areas. It can be utilized with hard, suspended or open ceilings. A great solution for small areas with ceiling heights under 10 ft or where structural issues or aesthetic goals may limit the use of larger diameter tubes. Includes Spectralight Infinity 0-30 degree angle adapters at roof and ceiling level.

• Tube size ≈ 10 in. (250 mm)
• Potential tube length ≈ 20 ft. (6 m)


Applications

• Small offices
• Corridors
• Storage rooms
• Restrooms

Since buildings come in different sizes, so do our daylighting systems. The Brighten Up Series has two models for different lighting needs:

290 DS

The Solatube 290 DS provides more light than a 160 DS and, in addition to lighting corridors, restrooms and small storage areas, it can be used with hard, suspended or open ceilings. A great solution for  small areas with ceiling heights under 10 ft or where structural issues or aesthetic goals may limit the use of larger diameter tubes. Includes Spectralight Infinity 0-30 degree angle adapters at roof and ceiling level.

• Tube size ≈ 14 in. (350 mm)
• Potential tube length ≈ 30 ft. (9 m)


Applications

• Small offices
• Corridors
• Storage rooms
• Restrooms

Roof Mount Options

Regardless of the particular roof type or deck material you use, Solatube products have a roof mount option designed to meet your needs and ensure leakproof installation.

No Pitch Flashing

Designed for flat and low-slope roofs with pitches of 3:12 or less. Seamless, one-piece steel construction prevents leaks by eliminating weak points that may separate  and allow water to enter.

• Available in 4 in. (100 mm) or 6 in. (150 mm) heights
• Use 6 in. (150 mm) for areas prone to heavy snow loads

• 160 DS / 160 DSe
• 290 DS / 290 DSe

Roof Mount Options

Regardless of the particular roof type or deck material you use, Solatube products have a roof mount option designed to meet your needs and ensure leakproof installation.

Pitched Flashing

Designed for roofs with a slope of  4:12 and steeper. Seamless, one-piece steel construction prevents leaks by eliminating weak points that may separate  and allow water to enter.

• 160 DS / 160 DSe
• 290 DS / 290 DSe

Roof Mount Options

Regardless of the particular roof type or deck material you use, Solatube products have a roof mount option designed to meet your needs and ensure leakproof installation.

Universal Tile Flashing

• Seamless, one-piece steel construction prevents leaks by eliminating weak points that may separate  and allow water to enter
• Malleable corrugated aluminum counterflashing can be formed to virtually any Spanish tile or flat tile roof profile and painted to match
• Pitched or no pitch models are available

• 160 DS / 160 DSe
• 290 DS / 290 DSe

Roof Mount Options

Regardless of the particular roof type or deck material you use, Solatube products have a roof mount option designed to meet your needs and ensure leakproof installation.

Curb Mounted Cap Flashing

• Designed for use on all roof curbs for all roof types
• For use with pre-built wood or fabricated metal curb built by others
• Designed with a 4 in. counterflash to accommodate insulation needs
• Cap covers roofing material lapped over top of curb, leaving no exposed edges

• 290 DS / 290 DSe

Ventilation Add-on Kit

A Ventilation Add-on Kit combines daylighting and ventilation into one attractive fixture ideal for areas like single occupancy restrooms or high humidity areas, the streamlined design also leaves the ceiling looking orderly and uncluttered. The exhaust duct separates above the ceiling plane so there is no air exhaused through the reflective tubing. Exhaust ducting and roof vent cap sold separately.

• 160 DS / DSe

The optional Light Add-On Kit easily attaches to the inside of the system’s tubing to provide lighting for nighttime use. The Solatube Daylighting System can even be placed where an existing fixture is to avoid unnecessary ceiling clutter. A smart solution for corridors and restrooms or any space that gets used after dark.

Compact Fluorescent Light Add-On Kit

This kit works with a dedicated compact fluorescent lamp only and complies with California Title 24 requirements. For the 160 DS, the light fixture houses one 26-watt, 4-pin compact fluorescent lamp. For the 290 DS, up to two fixtures may be installed.

Universal Light Add-On Kit

This kit works with either compact fluorescent or incandescent bulbs with a medium screw-in base. For the 160 DS, the light fixture holds one 23-watt maximum compact fluorescent bulb or a 100-watt maximum incandescent bulb. The 290 DS light fixture is double-headed and holds two bulbs.

• 160 DS / 160 DSe
• 290 DS / 290 DSe

Daylight Dimmer

At times, it may be necessary to reduce the amount of daylight in a space—during a presentation, for instance. The optional Daylight Dimmer uses a patented butterfly baffle design to ensure even light distribution in any position. A convenient wall-mounted switch (sold separately) allows for simple and easy adjustments to room daylight levels anywhere from 2% to 100%.

• 160 DS / DSe
•  290 DS / DSe

Spectralight® Infinity Extension Tube

Extension tubes can be added in increments of 24 in. (600 mm) to extend tube runs to the desired length without sacrificing performance. Our unique telescoping tubing system allows for easy adjustment in the field so tubing rarely has to be cut. Spectralight Infinity Tubing has the highest reflectivity in the world making it possible to create extensive tube runs of up to 20 ft. (6 m) for the Solatube 160 DS and up to 30 ft. (9 m) for the Solatube 290 DS.

• 160 DS / DSe
•  290 DS / DSe

Spectralight® Infinity 0-90 Degree Angle Adapter

Provides superior performance that flexible tubes can’t match. An innovative design with three built-in 0-30 degree angle adapters allows you to create a full 90 degree turn, Gives the flexibility to install around obstacles and bring daylight deep into the interior of lower floors. Due to the high reflectivity of Spectralight Infinity Tubing, there is only a 5% light loss for each full 90 degree turn. Available in 23 in. (580 mm) length.

• 160 DS / DSe
•  290 DS / DSe

Flashing Insulator

This insulating material helps to improve thermal performance and reduce condensation between the tubing and flashing in cold climates when the insulator is affixed to the flashing base prior to installation and hugs the top tube as it slips through the opening int he roof deck providing a seal between the interior and metal flashing.

• 160 DS / DSe
•  290 DS / DSe

Flashing Turret Extensions

Use to raise the height of the Solatube dome on a roof to avoid snow, water, or shading. Order additional Spectralight® Infinity Tubing to accommodate turret height. Available in 2 in. (50 mm), 4 in. (100 mm), 12 in. (300 mm), 24 in. (600 mm), 36 in. (900 mm) and 48 in. (1200 mm) sizes.

*It is recommended that you order a 0-90 degree Angle Adapter if you are using a turret extension of 12 in. or higher.

• 160 DS / DSe
•  290 DS / DSe

Dome Edge Protection Band

Made of aluminized steel, this optional component installs onto the dome ring and is designed for use on Class A, B or C roofs to maintain fire rating. 

• 160 DS / DSe
•  290 DS / DSe

Shock Inner Dome

Meets High Velocity Hurricane Zone requirements for Coastal Florida and other hurricane prone areas. This high impact-resistant inner dome can also be added to any installation for extra protection from extreme forces.

• 160 DS / DSe
•  290 DS / DSe

Daylight Dimmer Switch

The Daylight Dimmer Switch includes a Double-Pole, Double-Throw (DPDT) switch, wall plate and 30 ft (9 m) of 4-way conductor cable to connect the switch to the Daylight Dimmer. One switch can control up to ten Daylight Dimmers simultaneously. (Additional 2-way conductor cable required for subsequent dimmers.)

• 160 DS
• 290 DS

Roof Vent Cap

The Roof Vent Cap is designed for use with the Ventilation Add-On Kit (sold separately). It comes with a gravity damper to prevent back flow and is a necessity if no current vent exists. 

• 160 DS / DSe


* Ventilation Add-On Kit sold separately

Curb Cap Insulation Kit

This R6 rigid, 1 in. thermal insulation is sealed and taped to the underside of the curb cap to provide a thermal barrier between the curb cap and curb cavity. It helps to improve thermal performance and mitigate condensation within the curb cavity, specifically at the underside of the curb cap.

• 290 DS / DSe

Metal Roof Installation Kit

Allows any of our self-flashings to be modified in the field for installation on a standing seam metal roof.

  • 330 DS-O
  • 330 DS-C
  • 750 DS-O
  • 750 DS-C