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VELUX ACTIVE Guide and FAQ

VELUX ACTIVE with NETATMO is the way to a smart and healthy home. You control connected products with a user-friendly smartphone app, while smart sensors monitor temperature, humidity and CO2 levels and operate your roof windows, blinds and shutters automatically.

Installation of VELUX ACTIVE is fast an easy. Explore this guide to get most out of your VELUX ACTIVE.

Have VELUX INTEGRA® roof windows, blinds or shutters? You will only need the VELUX ACTIVE starter kit and the free smartphone app to get started.
Have manual VELUX centre-pivot roof windows? Scroll to the end of the page to learn how you can upgrade and connect them to VELUX ACTIVE.


FAQ - Most common questions about VELUX ACTIVE


Which products are compatible with VELUX ACTIVE?
All VELUX INTEGRA® roof windows, blinds and shutters produced since 2007 are compatible with VELUX ACTIVE. Manual VELUX centre-pivot roof windows can be converted VELUX ACTIVE compatible with an upgrade kit.

What does VELUX ACTIVE starter kit contain?
VELUX ACTIVE starter kit contains a gateway, one departure switch and one indoor climate sensor. With the starter kit you're able to monitor and control climate conditions and products of one room and place a departure switch near one exit.

How can I monitor indoor climate in more than one room?
VELUX ACTIVE starter kit includes one indoor climate sensor. You can purchase additional indoor climate sensors for each room with VELUX INTEGRA® products and monitor air quality in several rooms.

What does a departure switch do?
A departure switch closes all VELUX INTEGRA® roof windows that are connected to VELUX ACTIVE and enables secure ventilation through the window’s ventilation flap.

Do I need to purchase additional departure switches?
VELUX ACTIVE starter kit includes one departure switch. You can purchase additional departure switches for each exit.

What is the purpose of VELUX ACTIVE app?
Smart sensors of VELUX ACTIVE will monitor temperature, humidity and CO2 levels and operate your roof windows, blinds and shutters automatically. With the VELUX ACTIVE app, you're able to customize your preferences and operate connected products from anywhere using your smartphone. You'll get a quick overview of your indoor climate through the app and can check if any windows are open.

VELUX ACTIVE app is also needed for installation of the system. The app will guide you through the installation process.

How can I customize my preferences with the VELUX ACTIVE app?
The app has shortcuts for opening and closing all blinds and shutters. As an addition you can adjust any predefined settings of the app and set a personalised temperature preference or daily ventilation frequency.

Is VELUX ACTIVE compatible with Apple HomeKit?
Yes. Connect VELUX ACTIVE with Apple HomeKit and control your VELUX INTEGRA® products and other smart home devices with your voice.

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Install VELUX ACTIVE in 5 easy steps


You will need both VELUX ACTIVE starter kit and the free VELUX ACTIVE smartphone app to install VELUX ACTIVE. Let the app guide you step by step and install VELUX active in just ten minutes.

  1. Download VELUX ACTIVE app, which will guide you through the installation process.
  2. Plug in the gateway.
  3. Pair the sensor and departure switch with the gateway.
  4. Detect and add VELUX INTEGRA® roof windows, blinds and shutters.
  5. Use the app to name different areas in your home.

iOS: VELUX ACTIVE with NETATMO requires an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with iOS 9.0 or later. Android: Requires Android 5.0 and higher with access to Google Play. iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. registered in the US and other countries.


Got a manual VELUX centre-pivot roof window? Connect it with VELUX ACTIVE for healthier indoor air


It is possible to convert your manual VELUX centre-pivot roof window into a solar powered one and connect it with VELUX ACTIVE. To upgrade your manual window, you will need an easy-to-install upgrade kit. There are two different upgrade kits to choose from: one for windows produced since February 2014 and one for windows produced between April 1986 and January 2014.

When you’ve upgraded your window, you will need the VELUX ACTIVE starter kit and VELUX ACTIVE smartphone app to install VELUX ACTIVE.



EXPLORE OUR VELUX ACTIVE ASSORTMENT:

VELUX ACTIVE indoor climate control (starter kit) (KIX 300)

For VELUX INTEGRA® roof windows, blinds and shutters. Automatic, sensor-based operation. Monitors temperature, humidity and CO2 levels and automatically operates windows, blinds and shutters. Connected to VELUX ACTIVE app. Easy and fast installation.

Kit includes one indoor climate sensor and departure switch - for one room and one exit.

Compatible with:

  • VELUX INTEGRA® electric or solar powered roof windows, blinds and shutters produced since 2007
  • VELUX centre-pivot manual roof windows produced since May 2000 (Requires solar motor upgrade kit: KSX 100K WW / KSX 100 WW)

£220.00

Additional VELUX ACTIVE indoor climate sensor (KLA 300)

Requires VELUX ACTIVE indoor climate control starter kit. Additional indoor climate sensor for VELUX ACTIVE.

A control switch for VELUX INTEGRA® roof windows (open/stop/close). Sensor monitors temperature, humidity and CO2 levels.

Install one indoor climate sensor for each room with VELUX INTEGRA® products to monitor air quality in several rooms. Easy to install.

£88.00

Additional VELUX ACTIVE departure switch (KLN 300)

Requires VELUX ACTIVE starter kit. Additional departure switch for  VELUX ACTIVE. Closes all VELUX INTEGRA® roof windows that are connected with VELUX ACTIVE. Enables secure ventilation through the roof window’s ventilation flap.

Install one departure switch for each exit.

Easy to install.

£43.00

Solar motor upgrade kit for manual centre-pivot VELUX roof windows (produced between April 1986 and Jan 2014) (KSX 100 WW)

For VELUX centre-pivot roof windows produced between April 1986 and January 2014.

Upgrades a manual roof window to function as a solar powered VELUX INTEGRA® roof window.

Includes a rain sensor that closes the window automatically in the event of rain.

Easy to install. No wiring needed.

Not compatible with sizes M27, P25 and 425

£282.00

Solar motor upgrade kit for manual centre-pivot VELUX roof windows (produced after Feb 2014) (KSX 100K WW)

For VELUX GGL and GGU centre-pivot roof windows produced since February 2014.

Upgrades a manual roof window to function as a solar powered VELUX INTEGRA® roof window.

Upgraded window is compatible with VELUX ACTIVE indoor climate control system (starter kit sold separately).

Includes a rain sensor that closes the window automatically in the event of rain.

Easy to install. No wiring needed.

Not compatible with sizes CK01, CK02, MK27, PK25 and SK01

£282.00