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The Benefits of Opening Vents in Roof Lanterns

by Roof Maker

Roof lanterns are an excellent way to bring natural light into your living space, but incorporating opening vents into their design can offer additional benefits. Here are some advantages of having opening vents in your roof lanterns:

Improved Ventilation

Opening vents in roof lanterns provide natural ventilation by allowing fresh air to flow into your living space. This helps maintain a comfortable indoor temperature, reduces stale air, and improves overall air quality.
Fresh air is so important to our well-being, especially for children.

Energy Efficiency

By promoting natural ventilation, opening vents in roof lanterns can contribute to your home’s energy efficiency. The flow of fresh air helps regulate indoor temperature, reducing the need for air conditioning in warmer months and aiding in air circulation during cooler weather.
This can be a consideration factor if you are trying to lower your carbon footprint.

Slimline roof lantern with vent

Moisture Control

Opening vents in roof lanterns can help reduce condensation and control humidity levels within your living space. Proper ventilation helps prevent the buildup of moisture, which can lead to mold, mildew, and damage to your home’s structure and interior surfaces.

Odor Reduction

Opening vents in roof lanterns can help remove unpleasant odors from your living space, providing a fresher and more enjoyable environment. Cooking smells, pet odors, and other indoor pollutants can be more easily eliminated with proper ventilation.

Slimline roof lantern above kitchen
Slimline rooflight with vent

Easy Operation

Roof lanterns with opening vents are designed for user-friendly operation. Many models feature manual or electric mechanisms, making it simple to open and close the vents as needed.
Our Slimline® Roof Lantern is available with automatic climate control, whilst the built-in rain sensor provides additional peace of mind as the rooflight will close if rain occurs.

Get in touch

If you’re considering adding rooflights or lanterns to your home, it’s worth exploring the advantages of incorporating opening vents into your design. For more information on choosing the right rooflights and opening vents for your needs, feel free to contact our friendly team at 0116 269 6297 or email [email protected].

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