The Solatube Blog

We are proud to announce that we have been named the winner of the 2020 A4LE Solution Provider Award for our Solatube Tubular Daylighting Devices (TDDs) and Integrated LED Light Kit. The annual award, sponsored by the Association for Learning Environments, recognizes companies and products that have a profound effect on students, faculty and learning outcomes by creating safe, sustainable, healthy, high performance learning environments. What are TDDs exactly? Cost-effective, energy-... READ MORE
Nothing can be more beautiful and energy-efficient than having natural light illuminating the home. For those who are looking for a way to take a space in the home from dark and dreary to bright and cheery, look no further. With Solatube tubular skylights homeowners can decorate the entire home with natural light in every room and create a happy, vibrant and healthy home environment in just two hours.   READ MORE
Solatube is committed to lending support to all of our communities, near and far. As cases of the coronavirus continue to rise in Kiambu, Kenya, Governor James Nyoro knew he needed to do something to handle the growing numbers and ease the pressure off of the Kiambu level 5 hospital that has been overwhelmed by COVID-19 patients.   In a record time of 10-weeks, a new COVID-19 Isolation Center was built. The new 104-bed facility, known as the Tigoni Medical Center, is fully equipped with an... READ MORE
We are proud to announce that the Golden Bridge Awards has named the Solatube Solar-Powered Daylight Dimmer a Gold winner in the 12th Annual 2020 Golden Bridge Business and Innovation Awards®. The coveted annual Golden Bridge Awards program recognizes and honors the world’s best in organizational performance, products and services, innovations, executives and management teams, women in business and the professions, case studies and successful deployments, public relations and marketing... READ MORE
As we all spend more time indoors, we feel the need to connect with nature more than ever before. And because of this, in the building industry, biophilic designs have rapidly increased.   What is Biophilic Design? Biophilic office design refers to an increasing trend of bringing the outdoors indoors and increasing occupants connectivity to the natural environment through the use of direct and indirect nature elements. This includes introducing natural daylight, plants, vegetative or green... READ MORE
This holiday season, show family how much they are cared for by gifting something they can use all year long. As the holidays approach, many people wonder what to get for their family and friends. Everyone wants to give gifts that make a strong and lasting impression. So what better way to show loved ones that they are treasured than by giving a gift that can be used all year long?   The tubular skylight by Solatube International is an advanced, innovative daylighting system that’s sure to... READ MORE
For homeowners and renters alike, smart homes are a great solution that offers convenience, functionality and increased security. And with the holidays approaching, now is the perfect time to find out more about what smart home technology can do.    Here are four of the hottest trends in smart home safety and security. READ MORE
As everyone slowly returns to the office, rightly so, the number one thought on every building owner's mind is how to keep occupants safe. But is that all they should be thinking about? While keeping offices clean and encouraging social distancing should remain a top priority, we also have to remember the coronavirus pandemic has impacted employee mood and drive. Now is the time for owners to creatively think of ways to make the office a more comfortable and productive space that promotes both... READ MORE
Love filling the home with natural light, but want the ability to adjust the brightness? Solatube® International Inc., the worldwide leading manufacturer and marketer of tubular skylights, is proud to introduce its Solar-Powered Daylight Dimmer System. The innovative and energy-efficient Solar-Powered Daylight Dimmer allows users to adjust the amount of natural light in their space from bright to dark, and everything in between. Designed for maximum comfort and ease of use, the Solar-Powered... READ MORE
Solatube International is proud to announce that Solatube Home was voted best local skylight company   Residents have voted and the results are in! We are excited to announce that Solatube Home has been voted the Best Skylight Company in The San Diego Union-Tribune Readers Poll.  The poll is the longest-running contest of its kind in Southern California. Over one million voters cast their votes based on their opinions of the quality of products and services provided and, on with whom they... READ MORE