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Em-Line bespoke glazing

Em-Line bespoke rooflights are rooflights with polycarbonate glazing and are designed and built specifically to your precise sizing and specification requirements and to maximize natural daylight.

From monopitch units to gable or hip ended lantern lights, or even completely custom designed shapes, we have the solution to suit your need.

With thermal, sound and light performance that outstrips building regulations, these rooflights are designed to provide warmth and life-affirming quality of natural light.

 


Monopitch

Em-Line monopitch bespoke rooflights are also known as out-of-plane skylights. These polycarbonate glazed flat roof windows are a highly versatile roof glazing solution, designed to create a minimalistic finish.  Supplied in component form, they are simple to install to a builder’s upstand.  Units can incorporate opening vents, operated manually or by 24 or 230V electric actuators, for comfort or smoke ventilation.

Benefits:
  • Innovative flush design ensures efficient drainage of water
  • Edge detail guarantees unrivalled insulation value
  • Polyester powder coated framework
  • Wall abutment detail
  • Many glazing and ventilation options

Ridgelight

Em-Line ridgelight bespoke rooflights are purpose-made continuous rooflights and are available in spans of 0.6m up to 7m, and slope pitch of 15° to 60° although 30° is supplied as standard.

They are manufactured from proprietary aluminium extrusions. Available with polycarbonate glazing systems, the skylights are installed on site to a builder’s upstand.

Each rooflight run is terminated with glazed gable ends, hipped ends, wall abutments or open ends.  Bays are designed at equal centres, which will be sized in accordance with the required dimensions and glass specifications.  Units can incorporate angles and other specialist detailing.

Units can incorporate opening vents, operated manually or by 24 or 230V electric actuators, for comfort or smoke ventilation.

Benefits:
  • Self-supporting
  • Available with gable or hipped ended
  • Unlimited length
  • Choice of ventilation and glazing options available

Lantern Lights

Lantern lights are purpose-made continuous rooflights and are available in 1m to 3m spans, and slope pitch from 15° to 60° although 30° is supplied as standard.

Lantern lights are manufactured from proprietary aluminium extrusions. Available with polycarbonate glazing systems, our specialist rooflights are supplied in component form and installed on site into the aluminium system to a builder’s upstand.

Each lantern light run can be supplied with gable or hip ends. Bays are designed at equal centres, which will be sized in accordance with the required dimensions and polycarbonate specifications.

Units can incorporate opening vents, operated manually or by 24 or 230V electric actuators, for comfort or smoke ventilation.

Benefits:
  • Self-supporting
  • Available with gable or hipped ended
  • Unlimited length
  • Choice of ventilation and glazing options available
  • Includes a glazed vertical upstand for maximum light ingress

Pyramid

Pyramid rooflights are purpose-made, self-supported rooflights and are available in spans of 0.6m up to 7m, and slope pitch of 15° to 60° although 30° is supplied as standard.

Pyramid rooflights are manufactured from proprietary aluminium extrusions. Available with polycarbonate glazing systems, the rooflights are supplied in component form and installed on site to a builder’s upstand.

Each rooflight is designed as having four equal sloped sides. Bays are designed at equal centres, which will be sized in accordance with the required dimensions and glass specifications.

Units can incorporate opening vents, operated manually or by 24 or 230V electric actuators, for comfort or smoke ventilation.

Benefits
  • Self-supporting
  • Choice of ventilation and glazing options available

Custom designed

Custom designed bespoke rooflights are purpose-made to your exact requirements and are designed to accommodate an extensive range of shapes and sizes. Whilst polygon and domed shapes are more common there are many other possibilities such as elliptical and other curved designs.

Specialist rooflights are manufactured from proprietary aluminium extrusions.  Available with hermetically sealed glass units, the rooflights are supplied in component form and installed on site into the aluminium system to a builder’s upstand.

Each rooflight will include bespoke flashing and cill details to suit the design requirements.

Ventilation options can often be incorporated within the rooflights for comfort or smoke ventilation.

Benefits:
  • Self-supporting
  • Custom designed to suit any spefic requirement
  • Many shapes available, such as octagonal
  • Choice of ventilation and glazing options available

Glazing

Em-Line bespoke rooflights are available in many polycarbonate glazing types:

  • Polycarbonate Double Solid
  • Polycarbonate Triple Solid
  • Polycarbonate Multiwall 25mm Clear
  • Polycarbonate Multiwall 25mm Opal Diffused
  • Polycarbonate Aerogel 25mm
  • Double glazed polycarbonate rooflights exceeds current thermal requirements and triple glazed option gives an industry leading performance.  Special requirements can normally be accommodated.

Aerogel is a multiwall polycarbonate filled with translucent aerogel granules, giving an even spread of diffused light and excellent thermal properties.

Most of these units are also available with double or triple glass glazing – the Em-Glaze bespoke rooflights.  Please click here for more information about these.

Options

A variety of finishing options are available including self-cleaning or solar tints.   Please contact us for more details on these.

Glazing Light transmission (LT %) Solar heat gain factor (g %) Sound reduction (dB) Thermal transmission (W/m2K)*
Polycarbonate double solid 76% 67% 20 2.95
Polycarbonate triple solid 66% 55% 22 2.03
Multiwall 25mm 57% 65% 23 1.51
Aerogel 25mm 59% 61% 26 0.99

*Thermal transmission refers to U-Values.  For Ud-Values, please contact us.


Upstands

All Em-Line bespoke rooflights are to be installed to a builder’s upstand.  The Em-Curb upstand range isn’t compatible for these products, please enquire for more details.


Ventilation

Em-Line bespoke rooflights are available with many types of ventilation options, including comfort and smoke ventilation.  This is incorporated as manual or electric opening sections within the rooflight.  The electric actuators are 24 or 230V depending on the need, and wall switches, remote controls and other controls, such as wind and rain sensors are all available.

Hinged Manual Spindle Opening Section
  • Manual operated
  • Opens up to 300mm
  • Proprietary design
  • Suitable for small units
Hinged Electric Actuator Opening Section
  • Electrically operated
  • Opens up to 180mm
  • Rain sensor option
  • Suitable for large and small units

Certification

Em-Line bespoke rooflight technical performance varies from rooflight, depending on size, glazing and other specifications.  They have been engineered to comply with severe weather ratings and the below values show relevant certification and test results.  For more information, please contact us.

Fire ratings BS 476: Part 7 ‘Class 1’,Tp(a) for 1991 BR
Non-fragile option available ACR(M)001: 2005 Class B
Pitch angle 30° as standard with 15-60° also available
Loadings Wind: 640 N/m²
Snow: 750 N/m²

Performance

All Em-Line bespoke rooflights are guaranteed for a period of ten years.  For further information, extended guarantees, or specific project guarantees contact us.


Installation instructions

Installed onto a waterproofed builder’s upstand.

We recommend using our installation service for our more complex continuous and bespoke products. Please contact us for more information.

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