Solatube: 25 Years of Daylighting!

Solatube International first opened its doors in Australia all the way back in 1991, meaning that we are currently celebrating our 25th anniversary in 2016. Though the optical technology that powers Solatube’s state-of-the-art tubular daylighting devices (TDDs) and other options has evolved over time, the core goal of the business itself has always remained the […]

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Flick The Switch And Turn On To Solatube

If you’ve already paid your hard-earned money for quality electric lighting in your home, you may find yourself thinking, “Why do I need anything else? I can see, can’t I?” While you wouldn’t necessarily be wrong, there are a number of reasons why you definitely want to convert your electric lighting to daylighting using a […]

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The Importance of Roof Ventilation During Winter

When it comes to installing roof ventilation, most people think of the benefits a vent can offer during the hot months of summer, drawing hot, humid air out of the house to keep the house cooler – and to reduce the burden on the air conditioning system. But that’s just one half of the story. […]

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Drive The Winter Gloom From Your Room With Solatube

Are the cold winter months leaving you feeling a little “SAD?” Australia is lucky to have one of the sunniest climates on the planet, but that doesn’t mean we’re immune to the effects of winter – especially the lower levels of natural sunlight associated with the winter months. Low levels of sunlight can have a […]

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See The Light – The Benefits of a Solatube Daylighting system

With the shorter days of winter upon us, we often find ourselves thinking of ways to extend what little daylight we receive. Dark corners of the home can remain that way until the return of spring, but there is another way to transform dark rooms in natural-light filled spaces. Skylights can be a simple and […]

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Solatube’s Award Winning SkyVault

If you are like the vast majority of Solatube clients, you’re most familiar with our flagship residential products, the 160 DS and the 290 DS. The 160 DS has a 250mm diameter collector and tube, and the 290 DS is a bit larger, with a 350mm diameter. Both are perfect choices for standard rafter and […]

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Why Roof Ventilation is Important

Solar Star, our solar-powered roof ventilator, is truly a thing of beauty. We told you All About SolarStar not too long ago. Solar Star combines value, functionality and innovation to create a product that simply does its job better and more efficiently than anything else out there. But, why do you need mechanical roof ventilation? […]

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