Let the sunshine in
One way to cut electricity use from lighting and to enjoy the benefits of natural light is through a skylight. "Daylighting" systems such as this one from Velux are an improvement over flat skylights because they can pipe light through attics and into the rooms below. Some of them also use lenses to magnify light. Because of the efficiency benefits, daylight systems can get a tax credit for buyers after a purchase, according to Velux.
March 12, 2010 7:31 AM PST
Photo by: Martin LaMonica/CNET
| Caption by: Martin LaMonica
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