PHILADELPHIA, PA – MAY 19-21, 2016 – VELUX® America offers an accessory installation adaptor kit that allows VELUX skylights manufactured prior to January 1, 2010 to be fitted with current model VELUX blinds. The kit accommodates both solar powered and manually operated blinds and installs in minutes with no wiring required.

According to Ross Vandermark, national product manager for VELUX America, the kit is designed to make accessory installation easy and provide more energy efficiency and decorating options for homeowners. “This kit increases the choices available for skylight accessory product selection,” Vandermark says, “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.”

VELUX solar powered fresh air skylights, along with solar powered blinds, as well as the installation costs, are eligible for a 30 percent Federal tax credit. Visit for details and access to an easy-to-use federal tax credit estimator for either new construction or replacement installations.

VELUX is an ENERGY STAR partner and has been recognized as a Partner of the Year. 

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 visiting or VELUX skylights are Made in America in Greenwood, SC.