Gallery: Fakro’s Innovative Windows Transform Into Airy Rooftop Balconi...

 
When closed, the balcony rails recess into the sides, making it look like any ordinary skylight. Fakro’s balcony windows can be installed to infuse a room with ample natural lighting. But users can also enjoy additional energy savings, as the automatic air inlets allow for maximum fresh air circulation, which will cut down tremendously on artificial climate control.

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  1. tigerphoenixwatch April 30, 2014 at 2:39 pm

    Very true Marko.

  2. Marko July 25, 2012 at 6:42 am

    Hardly a groundbreaking concept – Velux has been doing this for years – yet planners in the UK are still reluctant to see these put in due to their irrational fear of overlooking!

  3. BlueOak July 24, 2012 at 5:13 pm

    Hmmm… actually Velux has had this type of “skylite balcony” for at least 10 years…so Fakro (I believe it’s a Polish company – that I’d never heard of until now) will likely be hearing from Velux if they compete in any of the same countries. Lame. Copy-cat.

    http://www.veluxusa.com/consumer/products/residential_skylights/roof_windows/gdl/

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