Author: Arethea Harris

As the National Marketing and Communications Manager for VELUX Canada, Arethea knows the importance and impact that daylight and fresh air plays in our indoor environment. An avid sports fan, particularly basketball, she was a former varsity player who continues to play recreationally. With a love for architecture and design, she keeps her finger on the pulse of the latest industry trends and tips.

Written by Arethea Harris, Apr 16, 2019
Topics: Planning, Advice, Inspiration

Building a new house? Ask your builder or architect for skylights

One of the largest and most exciting purchases you will make is to build a new home from scratch, choosing the layout, finishes and style all to your liking. But it’s important to remember n... Read More

Written by Arethea Harris, Nov 6, 2018
Topics: Planning, Getting Started, Inspiration

Building science — Putting the right skylight in the right place to perform

Skylights add style, drama and beauty to any room. They allow natural light to permeate the space, illuminating your furnishings. But the advantages go beyond aesthetics. Check out the multi... Read More

Written by Arethea Harris, Nov 4, 2018
Topics: Planning, Advice

New global survey: daylight affects people’s sleep and productivity

As Canadians prepare to turn back clocks, the Indoor Generation report highlights the importance of exposure to daylight on our circadian rhythms! Read More

Written by Arethea Harris, Oct 30, 2018
Topics: Planning, Getting Started

Bring more light into your home with simple renovations

We have slowly become the Indoor Generation who spends 90% of our time indoors, so it’s important to take steps to create a more comfortable home. And right now is the perfect time for some ... Read More

Written by Arethea Harris, Oct 19, 2018
Topics: Planning, Advice, Inspiration

5 improvements to consider when re-roofing

 Fall is the perfect time to book your new roof project you’ve been putting off all year. This home renovation project is a smart move with a great return on investment. In the short term it... Read More

Written by Arethea Harris, Oct 9, 2018
Topics: Advice, Inspiration

Key benefits of fresh air and natural light in your home

There’s nothing like a cool breeze on a hot summer’s day. Or having sunlight streaming through your window on a chilly winter morning. But the advantages of having natural light and fresh ai... Read More