A rooflight refers to a transparent or semi-transparent structure created specifically for flat or slightly inclined roofs. Its primary function is to enable natural light to enter buildings while ensuring that the building envelope remains intact. In today’s market, there are numerous types of rooflights and rooflight systems, each with unique characteristics that cater to various building requirements.
Are you tired of living and/or working in a dark and gloomy space? Opt for a better and healthier lifestyle by maximising natural daylight with rooflights, which can provide up to twice as much light as vertical windows (and up to three times as much as dormer windows!)
Rooflights can also deliver daylight to areas not served by vertical windows and reduce the need for electric lighting, saving energy and reducing harmful emissions. Look no further than our top-of-the-line rooflight glazing solutions.
Multiple Options for Rooflight Glazing
Not only are our rooflight glazing solutions beautiful, but they are also made with high-quality materials that ensure durability and longevity. Our team of experts will work with you to choose the best design and materials that meet your specific needs and preferences.
Whether you’re looking to add value to your property or simply create a more pleasant and comfortable environment, our rooflight glazing solutions are the perfect solution.
What to consider when installing rooflights
When installing rooflights, safety should always be the top priority. It is important to ensure that the rooflights you choose are appropriate for your home and compliant with UK standards and legislation. Some recent instances have raised safety concerns due to inappropriate designs or neglectful installation, such as the shattering of inner panes or avoidable risk to people accessing roof areas.
Rooflight specification is affected by many factors, including:
- Light transmission
- Thermal insulation
- Solar control
- Roof construction
- Health & safety considerations
- Required working lifespan
- Ventilation considerations
Other pitfalls of poor quality or design include leakage, poor water run-off, compromised security, poor thermal performance, and lack of structural integrity. Our rooflight glazing products combine practicality and personality with elevated aesthetics, ranging from sleek and modern to rustic and traditional designs. With options to suit various tastes and budgets, FWD Glazing Windows and Doors are sure to provide a perfect fit.