The VELUX Solar Powered "Fresh Air" deck mount skylight (VSS model) is a motorized skylight that brings natural light and fresh air to any space, all while harnessing the sun's power to open and close. The integrated solar panel and control system allow for a no-wires, cost effective installation.

VELUX Solar Venting Deck Mounted Skylights - VSS

The solar powered skylight opens and closes via a remote control and is outfitted with a fully concealed control system that is powered by a highly efficient integrated solar panel system. This VSS series skylight also features a built-in rain sensor to ensure the skylight closes automatically in wet weather. *The VSS series skylight may be eligible for a 26% federal tax credit.


  • Remote controlled solar powered skylight requires no wiring, which makes for easy and cost effective installation
  • The solar panel will work on cloudy days and with indirect light. It does not have to be exposed to direct sunlight to function
  • With the integrated rain sensor the solar powered skylight will close automatically, in case of inclement weather
  • Inner pane is laminated for additional safety. This means that if the glass accidentally breaks, the glass does not shatter. Laminated glass meets codes for products installed out of reach
  • If the Solar Powered "Fresh Air" Skylight is ordered with a factory installed blind, the skylight and blind will arrive pre-programmed to one remote control, free of charge
  • Since the Solar Powered "Fresh Air" Skylight is eligible for a 26% federal tax credit, homeowners will receive an average of $850 with federal tax credit eligibility which makes this product very affordable. Click here for more information.
Quick Specs
Use Residential
Installation Deck Mounted
Ventilation Venting
Method Solar Powered
Flashing Required Yes
Blinds Available Most Models
Roof Pitch 14°-85°
VSS Installation Instructions ››

Velux Solar Venting Skylight Video