NARM, the National Association of Rooflight Manufacturers, has launched a new campaign to support the requirement for laminated inner panes on glass rooflights for important safety reasons, bringing pressure on the British Standards Institute for a regulatory amendment. Current British Standards define that inner panes on rooflights must be laminated in applications more than 5…Details
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Mention the word ‘rooflight’ and most people would think of a typical, hinged ‘roof window’ for use in pitched roofs, or one of the increasingly popular flat glass rooflights for flat roofed extensions. However, the term ‘rooflight’ can be applied to a huge range of different products, all designed with the primary aim of delivering…Details
As the UK’s leading independent authority on rooflight specification, NARM, the National Association of Rooflight Manufacturers, publishes technical guidance on all aspects of specification, with a strong focus on safety. For many years, the association has recommended the use of laminated glass inner panes for glass rooflights. This removes the risk of glass debris falling…Details
Recently, we have received a number of complaints relating to glass rooflights which have either been sourced from a questionable supplier, or fabricated by a non-specialist builder. Many of these have come from homeowners or self-builders, who have experienced problems with these installations. In some cases, there have been instances where safety of individuals both…Details
Stuart Middle has been appointed as Chairman of the Technical Committee of NARM, the National Association of Rooflight Manufacturers, following a vote at the Association’s Annual General Meeting in February 2020. He brings a wealth of experience gained over many years in his position as Senior Engineer at Brett Martin Daylight Systems. Stuart fills this…Details
NARM has published a further new RIBA approved CPD document, following approval by the RIBA CPD Providers Network. This approval takes the current total number of RIBA accredited CPD documents published by NARM, to six, in addition to the Association’s widely referenced on-line CPD seminar, all of which can be accessed via the RIBA CPD…Details
NARM is delighted to welcome The Standard Patent Glazing Company as a new member. Based in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, the Standard Patent Glazing Company was founded in 1902, making it the longest established patent glazing company in the UK. With 29 employees involved in design, manufacture and installation of modern through to heritage patent…Details
NARM has published a new RIBA CPD accredited document, following approval by the RIBA CPD Providers Network. NARM NTD15: ‘A Guide to Rooflights for Profiled Sheeted Roofs’, is a twenty-four page technical document covering all aspects of the specification of rooflights for buildings with profiled sheeted roofs and covers the following topics: • Roof Types,…Details
NARM, The National Association of Rooflight Manufacturers, has been made aware of a number of instances where profiled GRP (Glass Reinforced Polyester) rooflights supplied for ‘in-plane’ applications including factory and warehouse roofs, are failing to provide conformity with the UK annex to BS EN 1013: the European standard for single skin profiled rooflights. This annex…Details
Over recent years, there’s been a huge surge in popularity for modular flat glass rooflights, which are widely specified for domestic and commercial projects – and with good reason. There’s a large range of excellent, very high quality examples available from reputable suppliers, all of which offer superb aesthetics and very high performance with excellent…Details