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Guide to Specifying Rooflights
This CPD aims to educate architects, who want or need to specify rooflights, on the key areas they should consider. It discusses the definition of a rooflight and looks at the different options available, why using particular types of glass is recommended and what types of glass should be used in specific circumstances. It also covers the strength and fragility of glass when used in rooflights, its features and benefits, what the specifier should know about the thermal performance of rooflights, how this can be improved and what they should specify as a minimum. This CPD will help you to understand the following topics:
- The health benefits of natural light and ventilation
- The properties and manufacture of glass used in overhead glazing
- Thermal performance of rooflights
- Solar gain considerations when specifying rooflights
- PassivHaus specification of rooflights
- The strength and fragility of roof glazing
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar


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