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Enhancing Sustainability with Rooflights

by Roof Maker

In the realm of modern architecture, the importance of green building practices cannot be overstated.

As we delve into the role of rooflights in eco-friendly construction, let’s explore how Roof Maker’s products align with these sustainable practices.

The Importance of Sustainable Manufacturing

Our journey toward sustainability begins at the manufacturing level. By integrating recycling initiatives, harnessing solar energy, and continually upgrading to more energy-efficient processes, we ensure that our rooflights are produced with the least environmental impact.
You can read more about our sustainability journey here.

Recently, we have also removed a large amount of plastic from our packaging, replacing it with sturdy cardboard. This approach not only supports a greener planet but also elevates the ecological credentials of our products.

solar panels on a roof
glass pane being cleaned and inspected

Rooflights in Green Building Design

Rooflights are pivotal in reducing a building’s energy consumption. By maximising natural daylight, they decrease the reliance on artificial lighting, thereby conserving energy. This natural illumination not only reduces electricity usage but also enhances the living and working environments within these spaces.

Eco-Friendly Materials in Rooflights

At Roof Maker, we select materials that are both sustainable and recyclable. This commitment extends to our rooflights, which are crafted to offer longevity and minimize environmental footprint. All of our glazing units are back up by a 20-year unit seal warranty.

By choosing durable materials, we ensure that our rooflights stand the test of time, reducing the need for frequent replacements and thus lessening waste.

Flat rooflight on living green roof
Roof lantern on lifting crane

Enhancing Energy Efficiency with Triple Glazed Rooflights

One of the standout features of our rooflights is their thermal efficiency, particularly evident in our triple glazed units which can achieve Ug values as low as 0.6w/m2k. For more information on Ug values, what they are and why they’re important, read our blog.

These rooflights play a crucial role in retaining heat within buildings, leading to significant reductions in heating costs. With advanced glazing technology, our rooflights contribute to maintaining a consistent indoor temperature, thereby enhancing overall energy efficiency in homes and commercial buildings.

Futureproofing with Sustainable Practices

Our commitment to sustainability goes beyond product design. By implementing measures like automatic lighting in communal areas and encouraging responsible energy use, we’re continually future proofing our operations. These practices reflect our dedication to a sustainable future.

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