Suitable for pitched roofs, the VS manually operated skylight provides comfort and energy savings of free daylight and natural ventilation.

Product features:

  • White painted interior wood frame and sash.
  • Outer aluminium cappings (grey).
  • Operated by winder handle, for within reach situations, or by rod for out-of reach use (to 285cm above head height).
  • Smooth, low profile sits lower in the roof, does not obstruct the roofline.
  • Choice of 10 sizes.
  • High Performance double glazing as standard; with NEAT™ coating to reduce cleaning frequency.
  • Insect screen fitted as standard.
  • Complete with flashings for corrugated iron or tile roofs.
  • Approx 80% Heat Block.

From $1093 incl. GST


Technical Performance

Skylight Installation Pitch
Pitched Roof Openable Skylights - 2021
U-value †

Solar Heat Gain
Co-efficient †

Hailstone Test*

WERS max 5 stars
(summer rating)
Skylight 2.50
Glass only 1.93
Skylight 0.21
Glass only 0.28
BAL40 VELUX Simulated Tests
ASTM E822-2009
AS4285, AS1288*
AS3959^, AS1530.8.1‡


NB: For roofs below 15° pitch, VS needs to be raised to 15° and custom flashed. VELUX can assist with technical advice and drawings (build-up not recommended in bushfire areas). U-value (W/m²K) and SHGC data based on AFRC simulations for 2004 glazing, (VS/VSE complete skylight: size 1140mm x 1180mm). *AS1288 and hailstone test applicable to 2004 glazing variant only. ^2004 glazing  skylight only.  Custom-made flashing required. Skylight tested in closed position, additional mesh protection may be required for opening apertures (consult local council). Roof pitch 18°-75°. Assessed in closed position. 2004 glazing variant only.
BCA 2013 Vol 1 & 2 regulations (Prevention of Falls from Windows - Balustrades & Barriers): contact VELUX for information relating to restrictor devices for within-reach opening skylights.

Rod Controls

ZCT 300 | Extension Rod Control

ZCT 300 Telescopic Rod Control

Extends between 145-285cm for use in out-of-reach situations

ZCT 032 | Short Rod Control

ZOZ 032 Short Rod Control

For use when a VS Skylight is just out of reach

ZZZ 201 | Winder Handle

ZZZ 201 Winder Handle

For use when a VS is installed within reach