There are many reasons why installing Velux Manual Venting Skylights is a bright idea.
  • All-natural way of allowing fresh air to circulate throughout your home, improving energy efficiency.
  • Designed for in-reach applications as well as overhead, out-of-reach applications.
  • Convert your home into a brighter, more appealing space.
The Velux Manual Venting Skylight

Velux Manual Venting Skylights are available in a wide range of sizes with various features to fit almost any application. Designed for simple, weathertight installations. We carry a full assortment of Velux parts and accessories to suit your needs. We also have many different sizes and styles of flashing available to complete your installation. Looking for more information on the difference between Curb Mounted and Deck Mounted Velux Manual Venting Skylights? Click on a product below to learn more about its uses and features!


  • VELUX manual venting skylights are available in a variety of sizes for both rafter or truss roofs
  • VELUX offers a complete line of flashing systems to help ensure a weather-tight installation on many roof types including; shingles, shakes, high profile roofing, or metal roofing
  • All VELUX skylight glazings are built using energy efficient, LoE3, Argon gas injected dual glass panes. The skylight comes with a choice of glazing options, each designed to meet the needs of specific building situations

Manual components

  • VCM and VS skylights include an operator hook and insect screen.
  • QVT skylights do not contain any accessories.

Accessories [sold separately]

  • Manual venting skylights are easily opened and closed manually with VELUX control rods when installed out-of-reach
  • A smooth turning handle with a white finish is available when skylights are installed within reach

Quick Specs
Use Residential
Installation Curb or Deck Mounted
Ventilation Venting
Method Manual
Flashing Required Yes (except QVT)
Blinds Available Most Models
Velux Manual Venting Skylight QVT with copper pan flashing

Copper Venting (QVT)

Copper manual venting pan-flashed skylight designed for use with asphalt shingles.
Velux Manual Venting Skylight VCM for curb mounted installations

Manual Venting (VCM)

Manually operated venting skylights designed for curb mount installations. The VCM venting skylight opens for maximum airflow.
Velux Manual Venting Skylight VS for deck mounted installations

Manual Venting (VS)

A deck mounted skylight designed to bring both daylight and fresh air into a room adding character and comfort.