Surespan supplied a number of circular dome rooflights with triple layers to The Key, situated in the new Science Central development at Newcastle University. These large 1500 (49”) and 2000 (79”) diameter polycarbonate domes feature triple layers providing a U-value of 1.8 W/m²K. The rooflights were supplied with electric opening actuators to allow ventilation to control the temperature of the fabric structure.
Newcastle University, UK, Circular Dome Rooflights
“The Key is a large-scale research facility with detailed environmental and structural monitoring. It is the culmination of 15 years’ world-leading research on fabric structures at Newcastle University.”
Surespan Dome rooflights were specified due to their high sustainability and small impact on the environment. The triple layers ensure compliance with energy saving requirements and offer excellent air tightness.
High quality, cost effective rooflights designed for those in need of maximum natural light. Manufactured to a high standard to ensure the best performance is achieved. Manual or electric opening ventilation available.
- From 2.7 W/m2K – 1.5 W/m2K.
- Impact resistant glazing
- High security fixings as standard
Flat Glass Rooflights
Surespan Flat Glass Rooflights & Roof Skylights provide an uninterrupted view of the outside with edge to edge glass with a black ceramic print edge. The slim aluminium frame is powder coated Slate Grey (RAL 7015) and isolated internally for thermal performance.
Fixed Flat Glass Rooflights can be installed onto a builder’s upstand or preformed kerb or alternatively provided with a 160mm Insulated PVC upstand. The glass provides a Ug of 1.0 W/m²K.
SRHG Glazed Roof Access Hatch
Surespan SRHG Glazed Roof Access Hatches are manufactured using thermally broken extruded sections as standard, offering clients excellent energy conservation properties and substantially reducing internal condensation or frost formation.
Surespan glazed roof access hatches incorporate a frameless design eliminating water ponding. The low profile frame with triple seals is structurally bonded to the 35.5mm sealed double glazed unit will comprise Pilkington 6mm toughened K polished all round outer pane, 20mm Warm Edge silver spacer Bar argon filled, Pilkington 9.5mm toughened & laminated inner pane.
Note: We recommend all glazed hatches to be installed on a 5° pitch to stop water ponding.
SureLink modules are a system of premium quality assembled glass rooflight units that simply lap together to form rooflights of unlimited length.
Modules are constructed from structurally glazed double glazed units in a powder coated, fully thermally broken aluminium frame. The double glazed glass panels are made up of 6mm toughened outer, 90% argon filled cavitywith a 9.5mm laminated inner (inc. 1.5mm PVB interlayer) and are manufactured using systems fully accredited to ISO 9001 and ISO 14001.
All SureLink modules are flush, with concealed internal fixings and opening mechanisms ensuring an seamless aesthetic. Surelink can be used in both residential and commercial applications; providing a source of natural light and comfort ventilation.