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Everything you need to know about bespoke rooflights.

Bespoke rooflights, otherwise known as custom-made skylights, are custom-made and manufactured to the specific measurements of your home or commercial building. They can be as big or as small as you need them. 

Here at Lonsdale Metal, we specialise in bespoke rooflights and have manufactured overhead glazing systems for structures like Windsor Castle, Kings Cross Railway, and even for the private homes of Prince Edward and Countess Sophie of Wessex. 

Established in 1946, we have some of the most highly-experienced architects available to help you with your every need. We have many variations of bespoke rooflights for sale. 

This article will tell you everything you need to know and provide you with the knowledge to start making steps towards installing your Bespoke Rooflight.

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The Benefits of Flat Glass Rooflights

Flat Glass Rooflights are some of the most stylish windows on the market. Renowned for its aesthetically pleasing design, energy efficiency, and vast versatility, this is not a product you should ignore. 

In this article, we will present the benefits of Flat Glass Rooflights. Including the attributes mentioned above, as well as their affordability, endurance, and Walk-On Rooflights. A safer, reinforced alternative to average glass. 

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Are Rooflights Energy Saving?

Not only are Lonsdale Metal rooflights beautiful to look at, they also provide you with amazing energy efficiency that can save you a lot of money. Rooflights are great for energy saving whilst also providing your buildings with a source of natural light.

In this article we will be looking at how your rooflights can save you both energy and money by increasing your efficiency, preventing air leakage, reducing heat loss and increasing heat gain from sunlight. We will also talk about some benefits that you may not have considered, including the positive effects that natural light can have on morale and productivity in businesses. 

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Sustainable Construction Methods and Rooflights

The need for sustainable construction methods is growing year on year. In the UK, it is estimated that the construction sector accounts for 45% of CO2 emissions. Historically, we have not been well attuned to the environment and how we impact the planet. In the past, there has been little acknowledgement for how construction methods, if not regulated, can contribute to environmental issues.  

In modern society, we are all held accountable, and made responsible, for our actions in relation to the planet. All sectors have been leaned on to adapt and enhance their processes to promote sustainability. Today we are exploring what the construction industry is doing to align themselves with this shift. Moreover, we will share how we at Lonsdale Metal are contributing to the collective push for sustainability in construction. 

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How to Create an Environmentally Friendly House

Creating an environmentally friendly house can be done with relative ease, and is hugely important. Year on year climate change worsens, and we all have a responsibility to do our bit to reduce our impact on the planet. Often, small changes that we can all make accumulate and help to bring about positive change. There are a number of things, for example, we can do around the home to help the collective climate effort. Today we are going to explore the ways in which homeowners can transform their home into an environmentally friendly house.

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Rooflights for Listed Buildings: Is it Possible?

In the past we have received requests from customers that desire rooflights for listed buildings. If you own a listed building or are in the process of buying one, you may not yet understand the procedures in place to protect the property. With any listed building, if you own the property there are certain conditions that you must meet and agree to. Today we are going to unpack the restrictions surrounding listed buildings: ultimately asking is it possible to purchase rooflights for listed buildings. 

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Benefits of Installing Aluminium Patent Glazing

The demand for aluminium patent glazing has risen significantly in recent years. The extraordinary benefits of aluminium have been understood by those in the construction industry for some time. And nowadays, more and more people are opting to use aluminium to yield the best results in their construction projects. But why is this? Today we are going to outline the benefits of aluminium patent glazing: offering an insight into why, exactly, this material is so widely used. 

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The Typical Cost of Rooflights & Patent Glazing

In recent years, rooflight and patent glazing installations have soared. As people have recognised the many benefits of both systems, the demand has increased. If you are on the cusp of having one installed, or can see yourself renovating in the future, you may be curious about the general cost of rooflights. Equally, you may wish to know the cost of a patent glazed roof. Continue reading where we outline this and provide some general information below. 

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