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Structural posts are designed to be used to provide a means of supporting the roof and transferring the weight directly on to the existing base work. The post is designed to bolt directly to the ring beam and fix down on to the dwarf wall.
The specification can only be determined by the surveyor after taking into consideration the condition of the existing window frames.
The following are recommendations based on a worst case scenario however the addition of walls in the building mean the calculation will need to be done based on window frames.
For building without brick walls the following calculation should be used:
1 post for every 6m2 for shingle tiles
1 post for every 5m2 for slate tiles
1 post for every 4m2 for concrete tiles
Any elevation with a window frame manufactured in one section in excess of 2400mm in length.
Any elevation with a continuous frame length exceeding 3500mm
A purpose-designed range of heavy duty rafter bars can accept 25mm and 32mm polycarbonate or 24mm glass sealed units. All are supplied with glazing stops which are concealed behind special clip-up-and-over end caps. For greater spans, bars can be supplied with concealed steel reinforcement. A range of bolster bars (with dedicated end caps) is also available which can be fitted to the underside of the bars. Conservatory roofs which include wall-mounted gable rafters are supplied with an integral gutter channel as standard for neat and effective lead flashing. View Technical Details...
Guardian Warm Roof is one of pioneering tiled and solid conservatory roofs available. The first company to introduce a new Aluminium roof bar substructure into
the market, the Warm Roof system has been developed to the highest possible technical specifications and offer a full roof replacement system suitable for any size or design of existing conservatory or new build. All roof bars, ring beam and box gutter system incorporated in the Guardian Warm Roof have been designed to work perfectly together and is fully compliant with LABC Approval.
Celsius solid roof features a structural array of eaves timbers, wall-plate timbers, eaves fillet timbers, ridge
timbers, rafter and butt joints, in addition to hip timbers for Victorian and Georgian designs, which are square
cut or mitre cut as required to construct a purpose-built framework for the interlocking SIPs, tailored for specific project requirements.
Synseal’s Celsius solid roof system is comprised of 9 standard timber sections
Sections are machined from C24 construction grade structural timber (German white wood)
Standard timber sections are used to form both Ridge and Hip components
These are bonded with timber adhesive and mechanically fixed in the factory, then cut to length to suit each
Kingspan TEK Building System panels consist of a high performance rigid urethane insulation core, manufactured with a blowing agent that has zero Ozone Depletion Potential (ODP) and low Global Warming Potential (GWP), sandwiched between two layers of Oriented Strand Board type 3 (OSB/3). During manufacture, the insulation core is bonded by autohesion to the OSB/3 facings. This process provides more reliable and superior adhesion than the secondary bonding process used in the manufacture of most others SIPs.
Kingspan Insulation Ltd has secured BBA and NSAI Agrement certification for the Kingspan TEK Building System
The WARMroof weighs approximately 42kg/m2, this weight must be considered before installing the product to ensure the new or existing side walls are structurally capable of supporting the loadings of the WARMroof.
It is the responsibility of the installation company to ensure that proper structural provision has been made during the design and build of the side wall system. Prefix Systems have a full range of structural solutions for both new and retro fit installations.
Warmer Roof is designed to be used for new sun room installations or as a roof replacement to existing conservatories, and features a U-value of 0.14. This “warm roof” design was conceived through the use of a pod system finished off externally with lightweight tiles, of your choosing.
All structural and building regulations are met thanks to careful design and engineering. The roof has been extensively tested and certificates issued to ensure it complies and exceeds the current Building Regulation requirements for both structural and thermal performance.
The Speedframe is a true flat pack traditional timber roof system with Building Control Approval manufactured in TR26 Structural Timber.
The Speedframe has been designed to be installed onto the exisiting ringbeam and onto the exisiting box gutter.
All roof kits are supplied. pre-drilled, pre-bracketed and with the jack rafters attached to the hip with a unique swing bracket. This allows quick and easy positioning onto the existing ringbeam and box gutter. Our full roof kits come with tiles, battens, 125mm insulation, fascias, fixings, trims and guttering as standard. The roof frame only option allows you to purchase your own lightweight tiles etc saving even more money.