Technical information for rooflight specifiers, installers and building occupiers

GRP rooflights

Imported profiled GRP rooflights are ‘failing to meet UK safety standards’

NARM, The National Association of Rooflight Manufacturers, has been made aware of a number of instances where profiled GRP (Glass Reinforced Polyester) rooflights supplied for ‘in-plane’ applications including factory and warehouse roofs, are failing to provide conformity with the UK annex to BS EN 1013: the European standard for single skin profiled rooflights. This annex…

New updates to NARM specification guidance for glass rooflights

Reflecting the continual developments in materials and the design and specification of glass rooflights, we have updated our guidance page on the specification of glass rooflights. Glass is used throughout buildings for its optical clarity, longevity and structural properties; it can offer unobstructed views out of a building, or if specified so, can provide natural…

How rooflight area affects light levels, energy costs and CO2 emissions: the facts.

NARM, The National Association of Rooflight Manufacturers (now the Rooflight Association), has played an important role representing the UK’s rooflight industry in consultation with the Government and its subcontractors, CIBSE, AECOM and the BRE, on issues relating to Part L of The Building Regulations. The following article by NARM’s Technical Committee, explains how small differences…