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It’s never a good thing to generalise, but the answer it would appear, may be more “Yes” than “No” in the case of some key topics.

NARM recently conducted a survey of member companies to identify misunderstandings, problem topics or weak spots in specifications that they have been asked to quote against. Our aim being to improve our understanding of where as an organisation we can provide the most valuable support to rooflight specifiers.

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be highlighting some of the topics which have been identified as potential problem areas and doing our best to provide clear and concise answers to clear up any misconceptions.

Subjects covered include energy efficiency and the relative importance of U-values and rooflight areas; non-fragility of roofing assemblies; compliance and quality standards; fire regulations; and more…

If you’re a specifier and have any queries relating to rooflight specification, you can find useful technical documents on our website www.narm.org.uk.

Look out for more soon on this blog. The first topic we’ll be covering is the relative importance of U-values and rooflight areas in meeting the requirements of Part L of the Building Regulations.