Solar Attic Fans and Skylight Tubes from U.S. Sunlight Corp Solar Attic Fans

FAQ - Skylight Tube

Will the Skylight Tube allow heat in or out of my home?

No. The double layer roof lens creates a dual pane effect minimizing solar heat gain and maximizing energy savings.

Do Skylight Tubes leak?

No. The one piece roof lens flashing and double layer roof lens create a completely water tight seal blocking moisture and condensation.

Will the Skylight Tube work on cloudy days?

Yes, the Skylight Tube will pull in and reflect down any available ambient light.

How long does it take to install?

About 2 hours for a professional and about one afternoon for a do-it-yourselfer.

Will condensation build up in the tube or fixtures?

No. The one piece roof lens flashing and double layer roof lens create a completely water tight seal blocking moisture and condensation.

Are there any restrictions on Skylight Tube placement?

With the included 8 feet of flexible tube, the Skylight Tube can be installed anywhere there is a clear path between the roof and the desired location of the light lens in the ceiling. For installations greater than 8 feet, there is also a rigid tube extension available. Contact us for details.

Can I install the Skylight Tube myself?

Definitely. Skylight Tube comes with written instruction in the box, and installation video is available online. If you have any questions, call a customer service representative at 1-866-446-0966.

Is an optional light kit available?

Yes, an optional light kit is available to allow illumination through the ceiling lens during the evening hours.

Does the Skylight Tube qualify for Federal Tax Credit?

Yes, our Skylight Tube qualifies for the Federal Tax Credit (2010 standards).

Why is it important to bring in the natural light?

Natural light is often preferred over artificial light (light bulb, LED, CFL, etc.). It is the most natural light to human eyes, and offers the best environment for extended exposure. There are numerous studies and research highlighting the benefits of natural light over artificial light – psychologically, emotionally, and financially.

What are the financial benefits of installing a SKYLIGHT Tube?

Reduced utility bills and reduced dependence on the electric grid.

How can SKYLIGHT Tube improve my lifestyle?

The Skylight Tube brings in clean natural light reflecting color in the most natural way, reducing strain on human eyes. Studies also show that decreased artificial light has a positive effect on headache frequency, stress level, and high blood pressure.

What advantages does the SkylightTube have over other tubular skylights in the market?

  • Polycarbonate Clear dome – 250 times stronger than competitors’ models with acrylic domes.
  • Integrated one piece flashing with flexible tube pre-attached tube, making installation easy.
  • Comes standard with 8 ft. flexible tube, allowing the Skylight Tube to be installed anywhere natural light is preferred.
  • Only tubular skylight that qualifies for 2010 Fed. Tax Credit without modifications.

What type of roof can Skylight Tube be installed on?

The current model of the Skylight Tube is designed to be installed on shingle roofs.

How long is the warranty?

The Skylight Tube comes with a 10-year limited warranty.

What does the warranty cover?

10-year warranty covers any material defect in workmanship for the following components:

(a) roof flashing for a period of ten (10) years (b) flexible tubing for a period of ten (10) years (c) ceiling lens diffuser house for a period of ten (10) years.

Note: Roof lens is included as part of the roof flashing.

Whom can I call to get more product and installation info?

Call our customer service representatives at 1-866-446-0966 for additional info.

Can I get the Skylight Tube installed by professional installer?

Call our customer service representatives at 1-866-446-0966 to locate the nearest certified installer.

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