The Solatube Blog

The Solatube blog was created to spark interest in daylighting by delivering original, high-quality content that helps homeowners understand the concept, its benefits and uses as well as the technology that makes it possible.
Thursday, February 25th, 2016
Did you have a Solatube System installed in your home in 2015?  If so, you may be entitled to more than the free, natural daylight the system delivers. The federal government just reinstated the 10% Tax Credit for qualifying Energy Star windows, doors, and skylights. And guess what?  Most Solatube residential daylighting products are eligible. How much can I get back?  Up to $200! As long as the Solatube products were installed in your principal residence, you may qualify for a tax credit up... READ MORE
Wednesday, September 30th, 2015
“Home is where the heart is”,  “Mi Casa es Su Casa”,  “There’s no place like home”,  “Home is where you hang your hat”,  “You better be home in time for dinner” –Mom. There are so many great quotes about home; they could fill a thousand Pinterest boards. That’s right, a thousand. It’s a launch point for most of life’s adventures and a returning sanctuary for when life’s adventures become … well … too adventurous. Because “home” is such a powerful human concept, and because it means so much to... READ MORE
Thursday, July 2nd, 2015
Now that summer is here, the weather is warming up, and unfortunately, so is your home. Since most attics lack adequate ventilation, heat builds up between the ceiling and roof, making the entire house feel hotter. And if you have air conditioning, it has to work harder to keep you comfortable. But don’t worry.   Solar Star Attic Fans are an easy solution. Here are six rock-solid reasons why they make sense (and cents): Operate for free: You read that right! The sun powers these fans. No... READ MORE
Thursday, April 9th, 2015
Learn what actions you can take in your home to help the planet on Earth Day and beyond. READ MORE
Tuesday, March 24th, 2015
The bathroom...it's where you shower, shave, groom and more. Discover the one simple renovation that can make your time in this frequently used space more enjoyable. READ MORE
Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
If you're planning a home remodel this year, you may want to keep it small. READ MORE
Wednesday, February 11th, 2015
National Inventors' Day celebrates those who have improved our world with their inventions. Here are a few of the great unknowns we're honoring. READ MORE
Monday, February 2nd, 2015
When it comes to installing a Solatube Daylighting System, your roof type matters. Here's why. READ MORE
Tuesday, January 20th, 2015
How can you find out if a Solatube Daylighting System is right for you? Try one of these strategies. READ MORE
Monday, January 5th, 2015
Learn about the International Year of Light and how Solatube plans to take part in solving the world's problems. READ MORE
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