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  • Single Storey Side and Rear Extensions

Sun Room Plans

Showing the original conservatory Showing the replacement sun room The rear elevation The side elevation The portal frame
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Sun Room

This sun room replaced a UVPC conservatory

The original conservatory was glazed with relatively small panes and the mulions interupted the fine views over the open countryside.

The new sun room uses a portal frame to support the weight of the roof. The design enables very large panes to be supported by a slender frame.

The rooflights can be operated by remote control and/or thermostat. During the summer, the rooflights can be programmed to open to keep the sun room cool.

This particular project exceeded the maximum dimensions allowed under permitted development rights and required planning approval.

Sun Room vs Conservatory?

A Conservatory usually has a glazed roof and would normally be unheated. A sun room, garden room or patio room, usually has a conventional roof and may be heated providing compliance with Building Regulations, Part L can be demonstrated

Because sun rooms tend to have larged glazed areas, it can be difficult to acheive thermal compliance without using high performance glazing.