If you choose to include glazed sections in your UltraRoof 380 design, we recommend choosing from our performance glass range so that the innate intelligence of the solid roof sections are matched by innovative glazing that also controls the transfer of heat to offer excellent thermal efficiency. Generally, there are four factors to consider when choosing a glass type:
Tint – despite the fact that all of our glass options are fully transparent, each one has a slightly different colour or ‘tint’. The subtle tint of the glass can often make a big difference to the internal ambience of the room.
U-Value – this is the measure of internal heat loss. The lower the number, the greater the level of insulation provided by the glass.
Solar Heat Reflection – this is the percentage of total solar energy (heat from the sun) that is prevented from passing through the glass into a room.
Light Transmission – this is the percentage of visible light that is directly transmitted through the glass.