One of TuffX’s customers recently fitted an ‘oversized’ roof to a family home in Bristol. The family was looking to modernise their conservatory roof from plain glass that had no benefits, to a self-cleaning glass with solar controlled properties.
The old glass roof leaked from the muntin bar. Therefore, when the family was shown various samples of the glass, and talked in detail about the benefits of having the oversized panels installed, it became obvious that the best option was to have the whole roof updated with the oversized glass in the Ambi-Aqua range.
Ambi-Aqua glass reflects 82% of the sun’s heat, reducing the internal temperature of a conservatory, particularly with a south facing aspect, by up to 9°C during the summer months. It has a minimum U-value of 1.2W/m2K and provides greater glare reduction, thanks to its aqua tint.
TuffX believes that glass unit size can be restrictive, and can result in muntin bars that can lead to future remedial work of self-cleaning properties, and they can be visually unattractive to some.
TuffX’s 4,000mm oversized glass allows larger and higher performance roofs to be built without the problems of some more traditional roofs.