How do you date a VELUX window?

If the GGL or similar is followed by 1 or 2 numbers you have a window manufactured before 1991. If the GGL or similar is followed by 3 numbers you have a window manufactured between 1991 and 2001. If the GGL or similar is followed by 1 letter and 2 numbers you have a window manufactured between 2001 and 2014.

How do you read a VELUX code?

The VELUX brand window codes are found on the top right-hand edge of the roof window when you open it. The data plate tells you the type of window and the window size shown through the code. As shown below in the example, 304 would be 78cm x 98cm and the bottom window code 4 would be 114cm x 118cm.

Where is the model number on a VELUX window?

All VELUX roof windows made after 1968 have a data plate (or type sign) giving exact information about the model. This is located in the right corner of the top sash, just behind the ventilation flap.

How do I know what Velux skylight I have?

Product ID Locations If you have a Deck-Mounted Solar Powered or Electric “Fresh Air” Skylight, the plate will be on the bottom left of the sash. If you have a curb-mounted VELUX Skylight, the Product ID information is stamped into the side of the exterior covers.

How old are Velux windows?

That’s what started our company 80 years ago. And it’s still what drives us forward. In 1941, entrepreneur and inventor Villum Kann Rasmussen came up with an idea that would transform dark attics into liveable spaces full of daylight and fresh air.

What does GGL mean VELUX?

Common older Velux windows GGL Centre pivot Pine window. GHL Top hung Pine window 30o maximum opening.

What is GGL VELUX?

GGL/GGU INTEGRA® Centre-Pivot Roof Window. The centre-pivot window is a classic and versatile design manufactured in high quality natural pine with the option of a clear lacquered pine internal finish (GGL) or a white polyurethane internal finish (GGU).

How are VELUX glasses measured?

For curb-mounted models that are VELUX or other brands, measure:

  1. The length and width of the outside curb, including the curb and any roofing membrane material, and.
  2. The outside glass length and width from the inside edge of the skylight cladding.

How do I find my windows code?

Generally, if you bought a physical copy of Windows, the product key should be on a label or card inside the box that Windows came in. If Windows came preinstalled on your PC, the product key should appear on a sticker on your device. If you’ve lost or can’t find the product key, contact the manufacturer.

How do I know what skylight model I have?

Visit to see where the data plate is located for your product. The data plate contains the product serial number, which tells the skylight model, glass type and date of manufacture.

Are there shades for skylights?

Skylight Shades Skylight window treatments give those hard-to-reach windows the benefits of light blockage and extra insulation. Choose from cellular shades, pleated shades or mini blinds to match the style of your room.

What does VELUX stand for?

His first roof window was patented in 1942. He came up with a distinctive name that brought out the key benefits of his solution: ‘VE’, short for ventilation and ‘LUX’, latin for light – VELUX.

Where is the FS plate on a VELUX?

Doing so will help us provide you with the best service possible. Tip: For the FS the plate is located at the bottom left frame. For VSS/VCS and VS/VSE is at the bottom left sash. For QPF, FCM, VCM and VCE the information is stamped into the side of the exterior covers.

Where do you find the metal tag on a VELUX skylight?

1. Locate the metal plate on your skylight or roof window by looking on the frame in the suggested areas indicated by the red arrows listed below. 2. Copy the model and size from the plate to use on the “Model” and “Size” pages under “Make Your Selection”. The sash may need to be opened to see the metal tag.

What do you need to know about VELUX fixed skylights?

VELUX fixed skylights are perfect for visually expanding areas such as hallways, stairwells, and other closed-in, dark spaces that can be transformed with daylight and sky views. It provides an economical choice in creating a spacious home that is filled with natural light.