Product Cost and Comparison

Econotube Tube Skylight Range

Limited applications for the budget conscious. Available in 250mm & 400mm diameter
Price: $250 - $600
Performance Rating:
Overall Performance and Light Consistency:
Very poor often installed by builders by budget constraints or purchased through hardware chains.
Dome:
Clear Low profile Acrylic dome. No enhanced light capture.
Roof Flashing:
Manufactured by Solatube Australia, customised profile leak-proof performance, for any roof type.
Tube Material:
Flex duct tube, low durability & low light performance.
Ceiling Fixture:
Spreads little amount of light. Basic Option.
Energy Efficiency:
Single glazing.
Manufacture Location:
Australia.
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Heavenly Performance Tube Skylight

Premium performing Tube Skylight. Available in 250mm & 400mm diameter.
Price: $600 - $1000
Performance Rating:
Overall Performance and Light Consistency:
High performing during summer and when the sun is high in the sky. Performance is reduced from the extra layers of glazing, lowest performance in winter.
Dome:
Specially engineered clear dome for maximum light and strength.
Roof Flashing:
Manufactured by Solatube Australia, customised profile leak-proof performance, for any roof type.
Tube Material:
98% reflective, Mirror like anodised tube - offered by every manufacurer.
Ceiling Fixture:
Slim line for modern ceiling fixture.
Energy Efficiency:
Unique Triple Glazed lens.
Manufacture Location:
Australia.
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Brighten Up Tube Skylight Range

(The Miracle Skylight) Highest performance, brighter light, longer light all day every day. Available in 250mm & 400mm diameter. Larger Commercial sizes also available.
Price: $1000 - $1800
Performance Rating:
Overall Performance and Light Consistency:
Unsurpassed performance (The Miracle Skylight) offering up to double the light output of any other premium skylight during winter, only product to reduce light intensity during summer through raybender 3000 technology.
Dome:
Combined technology delivers unrivalled year-round performance in light output.
Roof Flashing:
Manufactured by Solatube Australia, customised profile leak-proof performance, for any roof type.
Tube Material:
99.7% reflective -worlds most reflective tube - exclusive INFRAREDuction technology that removes heat.
Ceiling Fixture:
Maximum spread of light, with Australia's largest range of decorative ceiling options/accessories.
Energy Efficiency:
Australia's most energy efficient tube skylight product. Australia's only Energy Star rated.
Manufacture Location:
Australian owned, maufactured in the USA for global distribution. Meeting the highest international quality standards.
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Industry Leaders

Solatube Australia is the original inventor of the miracle tube skylight first seen on the Beyond 2000 TV series in 1991.

With many new products on the market and many claiming to have a “solartube” comparison, it’s hard to make a choice.

The Industry Standards of Tubular Skylights for domestic homes usually consist of two main sizes 250-300 and 400-500 diameter.

All traditional skylights are developed with four main components that should be assessed when deciding what product you should purchase.

  • The Dome used for capturing light and protection from the elements. These days, all domes include UV inhibitors
that stops fading any items within your home
  • The roof fixing component also known as a Flashing, Customised roof flashings overcome the water issues
associated with traditional “one size fits all” roof components.
  • Tube to connect the Dome to your ceiling, will substantially impact the amount of light entering your home
  • Ceiling fixture, also known as the Diffuser.

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These areas can have a substantial impact on the year-round light performance and energy efficiency of your home. While Solatube Australia sells the complete range of tube skylight products to meet any budget our flagship Brighten Up series that is the number one choice for Architects, and quality lighting options for homeowners and developers. Searching for solatube prices? Our Brighten Up series systems are typically priced between $1000-1800 – why compromise putting anything else in your most valued asset.

Price guides are based on a standard single level home installation, range ( $250 – $500) there are many variations that may affect installation prices, so it’s best to contact your local Solatube Premier Dealer for advice and pricing specific to your needs and property.

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Tubular Skylight Costs & Comparison FAQs

How to clean tubular skylights?

To efficiently clean a tubular skylight, follow these steps:

  • Remove the diffuser
  • Gently wipe it with a non-abrasive cleaner such as a soft cloth or sponge.
  • Avoid harsh chemicals as these will damage the skylight components.
  • For more detailed instruction, be sure to consult your manufacturer’s manual or talk to one of our experts.

    What is a tubular skylight?

    A tubular skylight is a small, cylindrical daylighting system that captures daylight from the roof and transfers it to your interior spaces through highly reflective tubing. It brings natural light into areas that cannot accommodate traditional skylights.

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