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Solar Skylight - Low Pitch

Velux VCS low-pitch solar powered skylight is the smart choice for expanding interiors with daylight, fresh air and sky views on remote control. It has a solar panel that captures available daylight and uses it to recharge a highly efficient, fully concealed battery powered operator and control system. This operator is the power source that opens and closes the skylight and removes the need for electrical wiring during installation.

The VCS low-pitch solar powered skylight is perfect for bathrooms, kitchens, laundries and any other rooms needing a daylight and fresh air transformation.

Key Features
  • Low-pitch, solar-powered skylight
  • Can be installed on low pitch roofs 0° to 60°
  • Pre-installed rain sensors
  • Laminated, argon fill, double glazing with Low-E3 coating
  • Includes removable insect screen
  • Exterior aluminium in "grey friars" colour
  • R-value of 0.40 m2K/W for complete unit
  • Available in four sizes:
    • 692x692, 692x1302, 895x895, 1302x1302
Scope of Use
  • VCS Solar Skylight can be installed on low roof pitches 0° to 60°
Limitations on Use

VELUX recommends VCS is installed with a slight pitch (e.g. 3-5°) to help prevent condensation build-up and water ponding on the glass.

Statement of Building Code Compliance

BRANZ Appraised (Appraisal No.968)

Meets the New Zealand Building Code requirements for:

  • B2 - Durability (15 years)
  • E3 - External Moisture (tested to AS4285)
  • F2 - Hazardous Building Materials
  • G4 - Natural Ventilation (can be used to meet the G4 requirements)
  • G7 - Natural Light (can be used to meet the G7 requirements)
  • H1 - Energy Efficiency (exceeds the minimum R-value requirements for skylights in all climate zones)
Other Performance Attributes

SOLAR POWERED - No need for an electrician or power supply. The Solar skylight powers itself.

SMART - Programmable remote control and pre-installed rain sensors included.

RAIN SENSOR - Pre-installed rain sensor automatically closes the skylight at the onset of rain giving you peace of mind.

QUALITY - Stylish design, tested performance and dedicated, local sales support

HEALTHY - Daylight boosts vitamin D levels during extended indoor times in winter and fresh air replaces damp, allergen filled stale air

MAINTENANCE FREE - White uPVC interior frames for a tough, hard wearing interior finish that is great for wet areas.

CAD/PDF (link to page on supplier website)
Data Sheet
Compliance Statement
Specification Clause/Guide
Independent Appraisal (BRANZ)
Test Results
Installation and Operation
Maintenance Instructions
Custom Flashing - Rooflink Article
VCS Size Chart

VELUX are a supplier of skylights and roof windows and have been active in New Zealand since 1981.

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