Can a Solatube Daylighting System work for the first floor of a two-story house?
Yes, if there is a closet, existing chase, or place for the tubes to run through the house from the roof to the first floor. A Solatube 290 DS is recommended due to the long distance from the roof. Usually a chase is built around the unit for added protection. What is the product warranty? The product warranty for all Solatube Daylighting System components is 10 years and 5 years for all electrical components. Your installer should provide a warranty for installation. See detailed warranty. Does the Solar Star have an on-off switch or thermostat? Attics by design are meant to be ventilated year-round. The Solar Star has no switches or thermostat by design; it runs whenever daylight strikes the solar panel. During the winter, proper ventilation helps prevent condensation from forming within the attic, which would cause significant heat loss from the home if the attic insulation gets wet. A cool, dry attic is the best solution for keeping the heat in the house during the winter. Should m