Roof windows are a great way to light up the attic. Thanks to this we gain additional lighting and an interesting arrangement. What should you consider when choosing a roof window?
Consider roof windows with large glazing units which bring more light into the room. We spend almost 90% of our free time indoors.
You can buy roof windows with different opening systems – this parameter determines the comfort of using roof windows. You can choose between:
Air exchange is very important to maintain the correct level of humidity in the room. That is why it is important to choose roof windows that will ensure trouble-free ventilation and will have vents supporting ventilation.
Depending on the purpose of the room you may choose:
Aluminum-plastic windows can be used in any type of room
Wooden-aluminium windows are not recommended for rooms with increased humidity such as kitchens and bathrooms.
When choosing roof windows, stick to the rule: “the lower the roof pitch angle, the higher the window height should be” – this makes the roof window more convenient to use and better illuminates the room.
Handle located at the bottom of the window ensures comfortable use – it is always within easy reach.
According to the latest requirements concerning thermal efficiency, you should choose roof windows meeting the WT2021 standard – windows with a heat transfer coefficient not exceeding 0.9 W/m2K, and in skylights not exceeding 1.1 W/m2K. This standard is met by 3-pane windows. Such windows have a built-in ventilation system, which allows ventilation of rooms – even when they are closed.
Increasingly popular are electronically controlled windows – either by remote control or automatic programming. Communication between the window and the remote control can be either wired or wireless (using radio waves).
Modern roof windows effectively prevent heat escaping, which is why it is so important to use roof window shades – rooms in the attic heat up very quickly in summer.
We recommend solar awnings which are powered by solar energy and can be controlled by remote control or smartphone. By controlling awnings remotely, you can create the ideal conditions in your attic.
Roof windows are an investment for years. That is why you should choose products from only the best manufacturers, such as: