Opening Rooflights

Choose from our range of Opening Rooflights whether you require fresh air or want help with ventilating a Kitchen or bathroom. Available in manually or electrically operated options. Both feature our Skyway frame design offering maximum natural light with class leading thermal performance.

Provides additional daylight and natural ventilation to your living spaces.

Key Features

U-values as Low as 0.9w/m2k are Achievable

Skyway Aluminium Frame Technology

A fully Thermally-Broken Aluminium Frame Prevents Cold Bridging, Reducing the Risk of Condensation

Marine Grade Powder Coating as Standard

Remote Control Connects Directly with Wall Switch

Manually Operated with Worm Gear Spindle and Fixed or Telescopic Winding Pole

300mm Standard Opening

Square, Rectangular, and Custom Shapes Available

15 Year Warranty

UV Resistant Silicone Bonded

Electrically Operated Includes Concealed Electric Chain Stroke Opening with Wall Switch and Remote Control

Table of Contents

Openable rooflights have become increasingly popular in recent years. This is because they offer a range of benefits that make them an attractive choice for both residential and commercial buildings. In particular, these types of skylights can be opened and closed to allow for natural ventilation and sunlight to enter the building.

Improved ventilation is one of the main advantages of openable rooflights. By allowing for natural airflow, they can regulate the temperature and improve indoor air quality. As a result, it creates a more comfortable living or working environment. Additionally, openable rooflights provide an abundance of natural light. As a result, this can help to reduce energy consumption and create a brighter and more pleasant living or working environment.

Openable rooflights can be opened and closed manually or using a motorized mechanism. The use of smart switches means the operation of the rooflights can be scheduled to assist in naturally heating or cooling space and can help to reduce energy consumption. As a result, openable rooflights are an energy-efficient choice for any building.

Furthermore, openable rooflights can enhance the aesthetic appeal and functionality of a building. They offer increased property value and can make the building more attractive to potential buyers or renters. For these reasons, openable rooflights are an excellent choice for enhancing the functionality and aesthetics of the space, whether you are renovating an existing building or designing a new one.

How opening rooflights can improve your ventilated roof

Ventilated roofs are an essential feature of modern buildings as they provide natural ventilation and reduce the need for mechanical cooling. Opening rooflights provide an attractive and cost-effective way of meeting the requirements of Approved Document F and L of the building regulations. By improving the indoor climate you can reduce energy costs, and enhance the overall comfort and well-being of building occupants.

Opening Rooflights provide an innovative solution for improving ventilation throughout a dwelling or commercial space. These rooflights are designed to fit into the roof, allowing natural light to enter the building and providing ventilation. Building occupants can open or close the rooflights depending on the weather conditions and indoor climate requirements.

The use of opening rooflights has several other benefits. First, they help to reduce the build-up of heat and moisture in the roof space, which can lead to problems such as condensation, mould growth, and structural damage. Second, opening rooflights improve the overall energy efficiency of a building by reducing the need for mechanical cooling systems, thereby significantly reducing energy costs.

Finally, opening rooflights promote a healthier indoor environment for building occupants. Good indoor air quality is essential for health and well-being, and opening rooflights can help to improve air quality by providing fresh air and reducing the buildup of pollutants and allergens.

To achieve a well-ventilated roof, opening rooflights should be considered an essential feature when designing or renovating a building. They offer an effective solution for natural ventilation, energy efficiency, and indoor comfort, making them an ideal choice for modern buildings.

What opening skylights can bring to the table

Opening skylights have unique advantages that differentiate them from other forms of natural light and ventilation. They offer improved ventilation control, allowing customers to adjust the amount of fresh air they receive to varying degrees, unlike traditional windows, which only offer limited options for opening and closing.

In addition, skylights bring in up to three times more natural light than vertical windows of the same size, improving the mood and productivity of those in the space while reducing the need for artificial lighting during the day, leading to energy savings. Skylights can also be installed in a way that offers increased privacy without compromising natural light and ventilation.

Roofglaze modern opening skylights come with energy-efficient features, such as low-emissivity glass and insulating materials, which can significantly reduce heating and cooling costs while adding thermal efficiency to the space. Moreover, opening skylights provide unique design possibilities that can enhance the aesthetic appeal of any space, as they come in a range of styles or finishes and can be combined with other Roofglaze products, allowing customers to customize them to match the existing decor or create an entirely new look.

In conclusion, opening skylights provide numerous benefits for customers looking to improve natural light and ventilation in their homes or workplaces. They offer improved ventilation control, increased natural light, enhanced privacy, added thermal efficiency, and unique design possibilities. These advantages make skylights an excellent choice for anyone looking to improve their living or working space.

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