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Velux Openable Skylight – Solar/Electric


Make the choice between a solar powered or electric!

The new VSS Solar Powered Skylight features a solar panel that captures daylight to recharge a concealed battery.

The VSE Electric Opening Skylight offers the comfort and energy savings of free Daylight and Fresh Air.

They both come standard with High-Performance Double Glazing and the added convenience of remote control and built-in rain sensors making these the ultimate Skylight solution.




SKU: VSE | VSS Category:

Product Features

  • White painted interior wood frame and sash.
  • Outer aluminium cappings (grey).
  • Smooth, low profile sits lower in the roof, does not obstruct the roofline.
  • Choice of 9 sizes.
  • High-Performance glazing (with NEAT™ coating: reduces cleaning frequency)
  • Insect screen fitted as standard.
  • Complete with flashings for corrugated iron or tile roofs.
  • Approx 80% Heat Block.

Flashing: Our multi-purpose flashing is suitable for both tile and corrugated iron roofs. As some clients and tradespeople prefer to use their own pre-made flashing, we do not include this in our prices. This is optional but is generally required.

High Performance Double Glazing

(VS 2004) Features:

  • Laminated inner panes for added safety.
  • Outer pane of toughened safety glass.
  • Low-E3. coating maximises Light Transmittance/reduces Solar Heat Gain.
  • Argon filled cavity together with Low-E3. coating increases thermal performance by reducing approx 75% of heat flow through the pane.
  • NEAT™ Coating on outer pane reduces cleaning frequency.
  • Warm edge technology increases energy efficiency.


  • Radiant heat block: Complete window approx 80% Glass only approx 75%
  • UV Harmful rays block approx 99%
  • Noise reduction factor‡ 32 decibels
  • WERS rating 5 stars
  • Double layer of Low-E3. coating.
  • 10-year warranty on insulated glass seal.
  • Reduced cleaning frequency.

Australian Standard AS1288 – Laminated glass (2004) must be used for skylights installed 3m or more above floor level.