VELUX Introduces New Accessory Installation Adaptor Kit

Fort Mills, South Carolina, May 4, 2015 / 24-7PressRelease -- Velux now offers an accessory installation adaptor kit for VELUX skylights manufactured prior to January 1, 2010 that fits current model VELUX blinds. The kit accomodates solar powered blinds and manually operated blinds, is easily installable, and requires no wiring. 

National Product Manager for VELUX America, Ross Vandermark, said "This kit increases the choices available for skylight accessory product selection while making available to more homeowners our extensive selection of energy efficient room darkening, light filtering, blackout and Venetian blinds in solid colors and designer patterns. 

Solar powered blinds with the accessory kit are $485 while the manual blinds and accessory kit cost $260. VELUX solar powered fresh air skylights and solar powered blinds are eligible for a 30% Federal tax credit including installion costs. For details on the federal tax credit estimator tool for new construction or replacement installations, visit

VELUX is an ENERGY STAR partner has been recognized as the Partner of the Year. For more information on VELUX and their line of products, click here.


VELUX is the world leader in skylights and roof windows and is one of the strongest brands in the global building materials sector. VELUX America products are available nationwide through home centers, building material suppliers, lumberyards, and independent door, window, or roofing retailers. Consumers can locate local suppliers and installers, and access information on skylight selection and the benefits of bringing more natural light and fresh air into the home by calling 1-800-2933-2831 or visiting or A Skylight Planner App is also available to assist homeowners to visualize, room by room, in their own homes. 

Source: Digital Journal / 24-7PressRelease