News & Media

Roof Maker Launches New Conservation Luxlite™️ Rooflight

March 29, 2019

Designer, manufacturer and supplier of rooflights, Roof Maker, is maintaining its position at the forefront of industry developments with the launch of its new rooflight, the Conservation Luxlite ™️.

The conservation area friendly rooflight has been designed to help architects and installers maintain the heritage character of their clients’ homes. Particularly with regard to listed buildings and barn conversions.

Designed to replicate the original Victorian cast iron skylight featured in many traditional properties, Roof Maker’s latest rooflight features a slim shaped split bar that is constructed of high quality aluminium for better weathering and aesthetics.

Unlike existing conservation skylights where the split is sandwiched between the glass panes, Roof Maker’s split is structurally bonded to the glass to eliminate the presence of a cold bridge, significantly minimising the risk of condensation forming and retaining the best possible thermal performance. The bonding process also eliminates the opportunity for dirt and debris to accumulate underneath the split, a potential issue with other skylights that only feature a rubber seal. By constructing the split from aluminium, rather than commonly used steel, the opportunity for risk of corrosion is also greatly reduced. Enabling Roof Maker to offer a 10 year warranty on their frame, whereas most steel frame manufactures only offer a 1 year warranty.

Roof Maker is driven by its commitment to providing professionals with the highest standard in aesthetics and quality, with the new rooflight offering outstanding Ug-values as low as 0.5W/m2K by featuring triple glazing as standard. This significantly improves the overall energy efficiency and thermal comfort of the living space.

Sabahudin Medic, Technical Director at Roof Maker, said: “The trend for renovating listed properties continues to be extremely popular with housing developers and architects, which is why we have launched our new Conservation Luxlite ™️ rooflight to support professionals in not only achieving compliance with building legislation regarding listed buildings, but also improving the overall thermal performance of the building.

“Our in-house research and development team in Leicestershire has worked hard to produce a rooflight that surpasses industry standards, offering the highest level of aesthetics, thermal performance and overall quality. Particular importance has been placed on the aesthetics of the rooflight, as it has to be sympathetic to the historical style of the building, whilst also offering the contemporary benefits of our award-winning Luxlite™️ rooflight is renowned for.”

The new rooflight is available in either fixed or electric hinged opening options, including a free rain sensor if a remote control option is specified. Each Roof Maker rooflight is handcrafted to order, so can be built according to individual custom sizes to ensure a perfect fit.

Featuring an innovative flashing apron, the rooflight offers superior water dispersion and ease of installation for an experienced professional builder, roofer or carpenter, supported by impressive lead times due to being manufactured here in the UK.

The Conservation Luxlite ™️ rooflight will be showcased at this year’s Home Building and Renovating show at Birmingham NEC on stand G142 and the FIT Show on stand K40, with Roof Maker’s team of dedicated experts on hand to offer exclusive information and insight into latest edition to their product portfolio.

Are you considering buying a Conservation Luxlite ™ for your home? If you are, call Roof Maker on 0116 269 6297. Our rooflight experts will help you to choose the right solution for your needs. Alternatively, visit our showroom or get a quote online.

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Media Coverage: January

February 1, 2019

In our January Roof Maker media coverage roundup, we highlight some of the top articles that have covered our rooflights in the trade and consumer press. Find out more below.

 

An article about being on the right side of building regulations by adhering to Document L1 B.

Read it here

   

 

Improving thermal performance with triple glazing.

Read about it on their website

Electronic rooflights – opening up opportunities

Read more about electric opening rooflights here.

 

 

 

Don’t forget to come back next month for more Roof Maker Media Coverage.

Are you considering buying a rooflight or roof lantern for your home? If you are, call Roof Maker on 0116 269 6297. Our rooflight experts will help you to choose the right solution for your needs. Alternatively, visit our showroom or get a quote online.

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Roof Maker Celebrates Award Success

December 11, 2018

We’re delighted to announce that Roof Maker has been awarded first place at the inaugural Pitched Roofing Awards for its contemporary Luxlite™ pitched rooflight.

The accolade was presented to Roof Maker after securing first place in the Domestic Installation of a Rooflight category for its technical innovation as part of a renovation project on a terraced property in Cheltenham.

Roof Maker fought off tough competition to achieve the award, having been nominated alongside prestigious brands such as Velux and Coxdome. The Luxlite™ pitched rooflight allows up to 49% more light to enter through the frame in comparison to competitor’s products due to its sleek aluminium frame. It’s built-in flashing apron also allows fast installation and superior water dispersion.

The judges were impressed with how closely Roof Maker’s technical team worked with the homeowner and building contractor to successfully manage the limited site access, whilst also maximising available natural light, without being obtrusive to the existing environment.

Vanessa Howard, Chief Marketing Officer at Roof Maker commented: “We pride ourselves on delivering the highest standard of product performance for our customers and are delighted to receive the Pitched Roofing Award for our Luxlite™ rooflight, which is a testament to our ongoing commitment to innovation and first class customer service.”

Are you considering buying a pitched rooflight? If you are, call Roof Maker on 0116 269 6297. Our rooflight experts will help you to choose the right solution for your needs. Alternatively, visit our showroom or get a quote online.

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Media Coverage: November

November 30, 2018

In our November Roof Maker media coverage roundup, we highlight some of the top articles that have covered our rooflights in the trade and consumer press in the last month. Find out more below.

   

Press release about the vented options available for roof lanterns

Read more about vented rooflights

   

An article about being on the right side of building regulations by adhering to Document L1 B.

Check out the Document L1 B article  (Page 66)

Are you considering buying a rooflight or roof lantern for your home? If you are, call Roof Maker on 0116 269 6297. Our rooflight experts will help you to choose the right solution for your needs. Alternatively, visit our showroom or get a quote online.

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Media Coverage: October

November 2, 2018

In our latest monthly Roof Maker media coverage roundup, we highlight some of the top articles that have covered our rooflights in the trade and consumer press. Find out more below.

   

An article exploring the increasing popularity of flat roof extensions and the range of rooflights available for them.

Read it here: https://view.joomag.com/clearview-national-october-2018-issue-203/0154610001538145892?short

Are you considering buying a rooflight or roof lantern for your home? If you are, call Roof Maker on 0116 269 6297. Our rooflight experts will help you to choose the right solution for your needs. Alternatively, visit our showroom or get a quote online.

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Roof Maker nominated for two industry awards

October 30, 2018

British rooflight manufacturer, Roof Maker, is celebrating being nominated for two prestigious industry rooflight awards; the ‘Build It Awards’ and ‘Roofing Cladding and Insulation’s Pitched Roofing Awards’. Both nominations are a testament Roof Maker’s commitment to producing high quality, market leading products.

The ‘Build It Awards’ celebrate all aspects of self build and renovation, including completed projects, services and suppliers. These rooflight awards bring together architects, manufacturers and key industry figures to recognise the achievements of the self-build home sector.

With the awards growing in size and prestige every year, Roof Maker fought off tough competition to achieve a nomination for the ‘Best Roofing System or Product’ for its Passive House rooflights. Having already celebrated being awarded the Passive House standard earlier in the year, Roof Maker is delighted that as the first UK manufacturer to produce a Passive House solution it is now being further recognised by the industry.

This year Roofing Cladding and Insulation magazine launched the Pitched Roofing Awards which aim to raise the profile of pitched roofing and celebrate the outstanding workmanship and technical excellence of contractors, manufacturers and suppliers.

Roof Maker is honoured to be nominated alongside prestigious brands such as Velux and Coxdome, in the ‘Domestic Installation of a Rooflight’ category for it’s Luxlite™ pitched rooflight.

The judges were impressed with one particular installation which saw, Roof Maker’s technical team work closely with the homeowner to create a bespoke design to maximise the natural light without being obtrusive to the existing environment.

The award winners will be announced on the 9th November (Build it) and 30th November (PRA)

For more information on the nominees visit https://builditawards.co.uk/ or https://www.pitchedroofingawards.co.uk/.

Roof Maker is a world leader in the design, manufacture and supply of rooflights, developed to address the most demanding challenges faced by customers. Offering standard or bespoke sizes, Roof Maker, which has been delivering its premium glazed products since 2001, can help transform even the most unusual living or working spaces. At the forefront of engineering the most advanced technical and design specifications in the world, Roof Maker is a driving force in setting the criteria for value and high-standards. Passionate about its customers the company provides an unparalleled level of skilled advice to help customers choose the right rooflight for each individual project, all backed by the latest industry accreditations.

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