New VELUX ACTIVE indoor climate control

A healthier indoor climate. Automatically.

VELUX ACTIVE with NETATMO is the easy way to a healthier indoor climate. Smart sensors continuously monitor the temperature, humidity and CO2 levels in your home and open or close your skylights and blinds to create a healthier indoor climate.

Key benefits

  • Sensor-based ventilation: Smart sensors continuously monitor temperature, humidity and CO2 levels and open or close your skylights accordingly.

  • Stay in control: Use the VELUX ACTIVE app to operate your VELUX skylights and blinds from anywhere using your smartphone.

  • Easy installation: VELUX ACTIVE indoor climate control can be installed  without any professional help.

$200 Off Factory-Installed Solar Blinds

For a limited time, when you purchase VELUX ACTIVE with a new solar- or electric-powered skylight, you'll get $200 off any of our factory-installed solar blinds. Factory-installed solar blinds are available in a variety of colors and styles so you're sure to find a look you'll love! Contact your VELUX skylight installer to learn more.


Already have a solar powered or electric skylight?

If you already have skylights, it's simple to add VELUX ACTIVE. Once you've gotten your kit and downloaded the app, you can connect them in 3 easy steps!  VELUX Active is not compatible with skylights installed prior to 2010.
VELUX ACTIVE with NETATMO
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Product details

VELUX ACTIVE 
  • 1
    VELUX ACTIVE starter kit
  • 1a
    VELUX ACTIVE departure switch

    Tap the departure switch on your way out to close your VELUX skylights.

    It is recommended to install one departure switch for each exit in your home.

  • 1b
    VELUX ACTIVE  indoor climate sensor

    The indoor climate sensor continuously measures temperature, humidity and air quality (CO2 levels) in the room.

    Use the switch on the sensor to open and close your skylights.

    It is recommended to install one indoor climate sensor for each room with VELUX skylights.

  • 1c
    VELUX ACTIVE gateway

    The gateway connects your VELUX solar-powered or electric  products, indoor climate sensor and departure switch. It also connects to the internet via your Wi-Fi router to enable operation of your VELUX solar-powered or electric products from your smart phone.

    The gateway is included in the starter kit.

    Only one gateway is needed for each house or apartment.

A healthier indoor climate with sensor-based operation

VELUX ACTIVE delivers a healthier indoor climate to you and your family – automatically. It works out of the box to regulate your indoor climate via smart sensors, and its accuracy gradually improves as it learns to understand the indoor climate of your home.

Smartphone control app

Stay in control with the VELUX ACTIVE smartphone app

Use your mobile device to monitor your indoor climate and control the operation of your VELUX solar-powered or electric skylights and blinds from anywhere.

VELUX ACTIVE smartphone app is required to connect to your electric or solar powered products.

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  • Home overview

    Home overview

    Get a quick overview of the indoor climate in all rooms and check if any windows are open.
  • Good morning and good night

    Good morning and good night

    Pre-defined shortcuts for opening and closing all blinds for bright mornings and a good night’s sleep.
  • Easy departure

    Easy departure

    Close your VELUX solar-powered or electric skylights with one touch and ventilate in the secured ventilation position. Offers the same functionality as the VELUX ACTIVE departure switch.
  • Room status

    Indoor climate status

    Monitor temperature, humidity and CO2 levels in each room* to see if the indoor climate needs improving.

    * Purchase additional VELUX ACTIVE indoor climate sensors to monitor additional rooms with VELUX solar-powered skylights (e.g. in kitchen, living room, bathroom, bedroom and children’s room).
  • Convenient operation

    Convenient operation

    Open and close your VELUX solar-powered or electric skylights and blinds from anywhere.
  • Customize your indoor climate

    Customize your indoor climate

    Easily change pre-defined settings, such as: personalized temperature level and daily ventilation frequency

Hey Siri, open my skylights

VELUX ACTIVE is Apple HomeKit compatible, letting you control your VELUX solar-powered or electric products and other smart home devices using voice control. Simply ask Siri to open your skylights or create the perfect mood for a cozy night at home.

  • Say the word: Use voice control to operate your VELUX solar-powered or electric skylights and blinds.
  • Set scenes with other Apple HomeKit accessories: Multiple smart home devices can work together with your VELUX ACTIVE indoor climate control.

It’s easy to get started

To install the starter kit, download the VELUX ACTIVE smartphone app, which will guide you through the four-step installation process. VELUX ACTIVE can be installed without any professional help.

1.
Plug in the gateway and download the app

2.
Pairing the sensor and departure switch with the gateway

3. 
Detecting and adding VELUX skylights and blinds

4.
Assign names to the areas in your home (e.g. ‘my living room’)

Download the VELUX ACTIVE app*

The VELUX ACTIVE app requires the VELUX ACTIVE starter kit.

*iOS: VELUX ACTIVE with NETATMO requires an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with iOS 9.0 or later.
Android: Requires Android 5.0 and higher with access to Google Play.
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Check if VELUX  ACTIVE works with products in your home


VELUX solar-powered or electric skylights and solar-powered blinds can be connected to VELUX ACTIVE indoor climate control. Check this quick guide to see if your products will be compatible.

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