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Article Date: 4th November 2016

Glazing Vision - What are the Glazing Requirements for Access Rooflights?

Access Rooflights - Box Rooflights - Toughened Glass - Safety Glass

Glazing Vision - Box Rooflight

When specifying a glass building element, safety is a major consideration. This is certainly true for access rooflights, since users will have direct contact with the glazing.

For example, users will be opening and closing the doors of access rooflights. This means that they might lean on or impact the glass walls of box rooflights and some units might be directly walked over.

The use of toughened safety glass is one of the most common solutions for meeting the requirements in rooflights. This type of glass is designed to fracture into smaller, less harmful pieces if a breakage occurs.

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