The VSS is the ultimate skylight that provides abundant daylight and controllable ventilation. Operated by a Radio Frequency wall-mounted keypad (included) and is powered by a concealed battery pack that is recharged by the external solar panel – allowing operation even when the sun isn’t out.

Product features:

  • Solar Powered - recharges battery used for operation (works both day and night).

  • Electrician not required to install.

  • White painted interior wood frame and sash. 

  • Outer aluminium cappings (grey). 

  • Smooth, low profile sits lower in the roof, does not obstruct the roofline. 

  • Choice of 8 sizes. 

  • Rain sensor automatically closes the skylight when rain is detected.

  • High Performance double glazing as standard; with NEAT™ coating to reduce cleaning frequency. 

  • Insect screen fitted as standard. 

  • Flashings for corrugated iron or tile roofs sold separately. 

  • Approx 80% Heat Block.

Wireless control system:

  • Externally mounted rain sensor automatically closes the skylight once                rain is detected.
  • Easy to use wireless key pad provided
  • KLF 200 Home Automation Systems interface available (sold                               separately)
  • Automatically control Heat, CO2 and Humidity with VELUX ACTIVE                 (sold separately)

    Technical Performance

    VS Size chartt


    Solar Heat Gain Co-efficient

    Hailstone Test**

    WERS max 5 stars

    NZ Standards

    0° R-Value Available Here Complete Skylight 0.23 VELUX Simulated Tests
    ASTM E822-2009
    NZS4223.4, AS4285, NZS3604, NZ1170

    *BRANZ verified horizontal R-Values 
     SHGC based on NFRC simulations at 90o installation pitch (VSS, VSE, VCS) nominal skylight size 1200mm x 1200mm. **Hailstone test not conducted on solar panel not attached during test. NB: Contact VELUX when installing VSS above/below combination due to positioning of solar panel.


    Solar powered skylight

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

    Skylight Cartoon
    QUALITY - Stylish design, tested performance and dedicated, local sales support
    Skylight Rain Sensor

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

    Add smart indoor climate control
    to your skylights

    VELUX ACTIVE with NETATMO indoor climate control
    creates a healthier indoor climate in your home – automatically.

    Sensors measure temperature, CO2 and humidity and
    operate your VELUX skylights and blinds accordingly.

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