Solar Solutions Provides Daylighting, Solar Attic Fans, and Blown in Insulation
Solatube® Brighten Up® Series Daylighting Systems are the cost-effective way to bring natural light to virtually any room of your home. These models feature our patented technology to deliver an Effective Daylight Capture Surface significantly higher than copycat products.

Introducing the New Choice in Daylighting
Find out more about our new eChoice Daylighting Systems – the Solatube 160 DSe and 290 DSe. Designed to exceed thermal performance standards to qualify for Federal Tax Credits.

Innovative Breakthrough Technology
Learn more about how Solatube Daylighting Systems use breakthrough technology to achieve amazing performance results.

Solatube Brighten Up Series

Solatube® Brighten Up® Series are the cost-effective way to bring natural light to virtually any room.

  • Eco-friendly Product
  • Patented High Performance Technology
  • Cost Effective Way to Brighten Every Room
  • Leak Proof Design
  • You've Never Seen The SUN Like This Before
  Solatube®
160 DSe
Solatube®
160 DS
Solatube®
290 DSe
Solatube®
290 DS
Product Specifications  

Tube Size (Diameter)


� 10 in
(250 mm)
� 10 in
(250 mm)
� 14 in
(350 mm)
� 14 in
(350 mm)

EDCS (Effective Daylight Capturing Surface)
This represents the surface area of the dome that collects and redirects sunlight. For comparison, a clear dome with no lens on a typical 10 inch tube system has an EDCS of 78.5 square inches.


160 in2
(1032 cm2)
160 in2
(1032 cm2)
290 in2
(1871 cm2)
290 in2
(1871 cm2)

Light Coverage Area


150-200 ft2
(14 - 19 m2)
150-200 ft2
(14 - 19 m2)
250-300 ft2
(23 - 28 m2)
250-300 ft2
(23 - 28 m2)

Potential Tube Length


20 ft +
(6 m+)
20 ft +
(6 m+)
30 ft +
(9 m+)
30 ft +
(9 m+)
Classic Diffusers  

Classic Vusion�*  
For outstanding light diffusion that artfully blends to the ceiling plane, select the Vusion diffuser. The fresh design harmonizes with most d�cors, yet provides the radiance of natural light.


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Decorative Fixtures  
JustFrost
Simply stunning, JustFrost showcases sunlight in a clean, contemporary design.

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OptiView�*
The unique dazzling lens of OptiView delivers artful views of the sky.

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TierDrop
Cascading. Classic. Beautiful.

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AuroraGlo
When the room demands a design element, AuroraGlo commands attention.



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QuadraFrost
Deliver stunning daylight with symmetry and style. QuadraFrost can be arranged to complement or contrast the lines of any room.



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VividShade
The chic VividShade accents daylight with contemporary fabric.



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Effect Lenses
Used with a diffuser or decorative fixture, the Effect Lens adjusts the light and offers choices to soften or warm the light color. Options include:

Natural Effects Lens

Natural (Clear) Effect Lens
Provides brilliant white natural daylight. 

Warm Effects Lens

Warm Effect Lens**
Enhances natural daylight by warming the light creating a color comparable to incandescent bulbs.

Softening Effects Lens

Softening Effect Lens
Creates a subtle, softer natural lighting effect.

Warm Softening Effects Lens

Warm Softening Effect Lens**
Similar to the Warm Effect Lens, but a softer glowing effect.

 

 

**Warm Effect Lens and Warm Softening Effect Lens not available with AuroraGlo or QuadraFrost.


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Ventilation Add-On Kit

Ventilation Add-On Kit
An integrated fan and lens design provides an attractive look. (Roof Vent Cap sold separately.)

Roof Vent Roof Vent Cap sold separately(see below)  

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Light Add On Kit
 

Light Add-On Kit
When equipped with light add on kit, the Solatube Daylighting System provides the convenience of a switched light for night time use.

Compact Fluorescent Light Add-On Kit
Our energy efficient fluorescent fixture uses one 26 watt lamp for the 160DS. Use one or two fixtures for the 290 DS.

Universal Light Add-On Kit with Medium Screw Base, 110V
Our universal fixture accepts fluorescent lamps, medium base 23 Watt maximum, with a total maximum length of 4 3/4 in (120 mm) for the 160 DS and 290 DS. A 230 volt light kit is also available


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Daylight Dimmer

Daylight Dimmer� 
Because you don't need 100% of the light 100% of the time, the innovative Solatube Daylight Dimmer easily controls the amount of daylight entering a room with the convenience of a switch. Our patented* variable butterfly baffle controls the light output. Patent #7,082,726

Dimmer Switch

Double-Pole Double-Throw (DPDT)
Works with our Daylight Dimmer switch (sold separately) to provide an easy-to-use daylight control solution.


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Flashings  


For fast and easy installation, Solatube flashings are available for nearly all roof types and pitches. The flashings provide complete protection and create an attractive appearance on the roof. They're fabricated as a single, seamless piece to ensure leak-proof 
performance. Pitched flashings provide the optimal position for the dome to capture daylight on sloped roofs.

No Pitch Flashing
For Roof Pitches
0:12-3:12

No Pitch

  • Use on low pitched or flat roofs. Available in 4 in/100 mm or 6 in/150 mm heights.
  • Use 6 in/150 mm for areas prone to heavy snow
    loads and on commercial roofs.
No Pitch Flashing Flat
   

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Pitched Flashing
For Roof Pitches
4:12-12:12

Pitched

  • Provides a horizontal opening on a sloped roof

Pitched Shingle Flashing
Shingle

Pitched Metal Flashing
Metal*
*Order metal roof kit

Pitched Shingle Flashing
Shake/Slate

 

 


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Universal Tile Flashing

Universal Tile

  • Pitched or no pitch models are available.
  • Use standard pitched or standard no pitch flashing as a base.
  • Patent #7,168,211
Universal Tile TIle Roof Tile
Universal Tile Flat Tile Flat Tile
 

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Curb Mounted Flashing

Curb Mounted

Standard Curb Mounted Flashing Standard
Metal Curb Mounted Flashing Metal
 



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Accessories  
Extension Tubes

Spectralight Infinity Extension Tubes
Extension tubes can be added in increments of 16 in/400 mm or 24 in/600 mm for long runs without sacrificing performance. The secret is the unrivaled reflectivity of Spectralight Infinity tubing, making it possible to create up to 90 degree angles and long tube runs up to 30 ft/9 m. 


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0-90 Extension Tube

Spectralight Infinity 0-90 Degree Extension Tube
The 0-90 degree extension tube provides the ability to install around severe obstacles. With three built-in 30 degree angle adapters, this 0-90 degree extension tube gives you the flexibility to install just about anywhere. Using an innovative angle adaptor design, the 0-90 Degree Extension tube provides the superior performance that flexible tubes can't match. (Available in 23" length)


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Turret Extensions

Flashing Turret Extensions
Use to raise the height of the Solatube dome on a roof to avoid snow, water, or shading from roof obstructions. Order additional Spectralight Infinity tubing to accommodate turret height. Available in 2 in/50 mm, 4 in/100 mm, 12 in/300 mm, 24 in/600 mm, 36 in/900 mm and 48 in/1200 mm sizes.

Extenstion Tube on Tile Kit
2 in/ 50 mm Turret Extension installed on a tile roof.


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Flashing Insulator

Flashing Insulator
This insulating material helps to reduce flashing condensation in cold climates when the flashing is exposed to a humid interior space. The insulator is affixed to the flashing base and the top tube slips through the opening, which provides a seal between the interior and metal flashing.


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Dome Edge Protection Band

Dome Edge Protection Band
For use on Class A, B, or C roofs to maintain fire rating.


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Shock Inner Dome

Shock Inner Dome
High Velocity Wind Zone areas such as South Florida require the Solatube Shock Inner Dome. This highly impact-resistant inner dome can also be added to any installation for extra protection from extreme forces. 


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Dimmer Switch

Daylight Dimmer� Switch
Daylight Dimmer Switch Kit includes DPDT switch, wall plate and 15 ft/4.5 m of cable. Multiple Daylight Dimmers can be controlled by one switch.


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Roof Vent

Roof Vent Cap for Ventilation Add-On Kit
Ventilation Roof Vent Cap is for use with the Ventilation Add-On Kit (if no vent exists). Comes with gravity damper to prevent back flow.


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  *ENERGY STAR qualified products and practices help you save money and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by meeting strict energy efficiency guidelines set by the U.S. EPA and U.S. DOE. The ENERGY STAR label also designates superior energy performance in homes and buildings.

Solatube International, Inc. is proud to offer our customers products with the ENERGY STAR label.

The Solatube 160 DS (10 in/250 mm Daylighting System) and the Solatube 290 DS (14 in/350 mm Daylighting System) with the Classic Vusion
Diffuser or OptiView Decorative Fixture are ENERGY STAR rated.

Florida N.O.A. Letter

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