How daylighting can brighten up your home

(BPT) – Looking for relatively quick, doable home improvement projects that won’t break the bank? You can create a bright, cheerful home just by changing the lighting. A well-lit space can make rooms appear more spacious, as well as brighten the colors of your new decor or accessories. As you begin to plan your lighting, consider a daylighting system that brings natural brightness to all the areas in your home.

These daylighting basics will help you find the best system for your space.

1. Daylighting systems bring true natural light into your home

First, let’s talk about what daylighting systems are, because there are many lighting options available today that claim to provide natural daylight. These lightbulbs that are labeled as “daylight” are designed to mimic natural light as closely as they can, but these bulbs are not true sources of natural light.

Solatube Daylighting Systems, on the other hand, are designed to capture the sun’s perfect natural brightness and deliver it into indoor spaces, like traditional skylights. Unlike traditional skylights, however, daylighting systems are much more versatile to work in any room in your home. They are also leak-proof, plus more cost-effective and time-effective than traditional skylights that are built into the home’s architecture.

2. Natural light reduces energy use

Daylighting systems harness the sun’s light, which means you’re using less energy to light up your home. If you’re environmentally conscious and trying to incorporate more sustainable living practices into your day-to-day routine, adding daylight into your home is an easy and long-term solution. Because they use less energy, daylighting systems also cut down on utility costs. You’ll save money even taking installation costs into consideration in the long run.

3. Daylighting systems are designed to maintain brightness even in corners

Traditional skylights can provide natural lighting, but these structures are limited and not possible for all rooms in the home. New daylighting systems can be installed for any interior. Plus, the Spectralight Infinity Tubing is designed using the most reflective materials and in configurations that allow all areas of the room to be bright, including hard-to-reach corners.

4. Accessories are available to help your daylighting system meet your needs exactly

Every interior is different, and that’s why daylighting systems can be modified with accessories to fit your needs. Whether you’re looking for a solar-powered nightlight solution, a dimmer add-on or a ventilation component for rooms like the bathroom, there’s an accessory to help your daylighting system work for your space.

5. Installing a daylighting system in your home is easy

The technology for daylighting systems might be complex, but installing one in your home is not. Transforming your space with a daylighting system only takes two hours and requires minimal structural changes to your home. Ready to bring true natural light into your home? Learn more about daylighting systems and how you can use them to improve your home by visiting


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