A skylight can provide lighting, ventilation, views, and sometimes emergency egress. | Photo courtesy of Thomas Kelsey/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon
A skylight can provide your home with daylighting and ventilation. When properly selected and installed, an energy-efficient skylight can help minimize your heating, cooling, and lighting costs.
Skylight Design Considerations
Before selecting a skylight for your home, determine what type of skylight will work best and where to place it to optimize its contribution to your home’s energy efficiency, daylighting, and ventilation.