Small investment. Dramatic savings.

With a small investment, you can dramatically transform any room in your home with daylight and fresh air. In the long run, installing skylights will help you save on your utility bills.

Installation Costs

Installation costs will vary according to the skylight model, number of skylights and your ceiling type. Listed below are price ranges for installation of a new, single skylight, including labor for interior and exterior finish work and for replacing an old skylight.

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Price Ranges for Single Skylight Installs


  • Solar Powered "Fresh Air" Skylights

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    • New Skylight
      Min Max
      1,800 2,400
    • Replacement Skylight
      Min Max
      1,100 1,600
    * Estimated cost after 30% federal tax credit.
  • Electric "Fresh Air" Skylights

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    • New Skylight
      Min Max
      2,500 3,200
    • Replacement Skylight
      Min Max
      1,500 2,200
  • Manual "Fresh Air" Skylights

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    • New Skylight
      Min Max
      2,000 2,600
    • Replacement Skylight
      Min Max
      1,100 1,600
  • Fixed Skylights

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    • New Skylight
      Min Max
      1,700 2,200
    • Replacement Skylight
      Min Max
      700 1,200

All calculations are based on the estimated costs for both the product and installation. These estimates were generated assuming a typical installation and use national averages. Actual installation costs will vary from these estimates based on common variables in roof construction and shaft construction. Local delivery costs and applicable sales tax not considered for these estimates. These numbers are provided as estimates only. You must consult your contractor for validation of the actual price paid for your product and installation costs. These numbers are not intended to be used in your tax process for claiming your tax credit.

Tax Credits and Solar Power Mean Savings for You

The VELUX Solar Powered “Fresh Air” Skylight takes energy efficiency to a new level. Not only will it help you save on lighting and cooling costs, it uses solar power to open and bring fresh air into your home.

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$100* average savings to solar from fixed
$140* savings with solar over manual
* After tax credit eligibility
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Energy-Efficient Daylight from Above

Most VELUX skylights are ENERGY STAR® certified and many of them include an Intelligent Touch Remote Control. Skylights help you save money on electrical lighting and if you select a “Fresh Air” model, you will be able to use your skylights to help cool your home during the spring and fall while reducing the load on your air conditioner.

Blinds Improve Energy Performance Ratings

Whether you choose blackout, light filtering, or venetian blinds for your VELUX skylight, you’re sure to find the lighting option that’s suited for your specific lifestyle – not to mention, you’ll be saving money and energy in the long run.

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    Room Darkening - Double Pleated
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    Light Filtering - Single Pleated
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    Blackout Blinds - Flat
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    Light Filtering - Flat
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    Venetian Blinds

Let Us Further Enlighten You

  • Why Do We Love Skylights? Let’s Count the Ways.

    There are seemingly limitless reasons why VELUX skylights can help you create a living space that will impress you and your family.

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    VELUX skylights make it easy to transform your home into a bright and healthy environment.

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  • When Why Becomes How, Contact an Installer.

    So you’ve decided which room in your home needs a skylight. Now you need to find somebody to install it.

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