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The Key - Newcastle University

Circular dome rooflights were supplied to The Key with diameter of 1500mm (59") and 2000mm (78")

Polycarbonate Rooflights

Electrically operated units allow easy opening for daily ventilation.

Thermally Broken

Thermally broken lid and upstand provides a U-value as low as 0.8 W/m²K for excellent thermal efficiency.

Circular Dome Rooflights

Triple layers as standard with a GRP Upstand. Options for a unique heatstop coating to reduce heat radiation, thermally insulated for increased U-values and many more are available.

Newcastle University, UK

Circular Dome Rooflights

Surespan supplied a number of circular dome rooflights with triple layers to The Key, situated in the new Science Central development at Newcastle University. These large 1500 (49”) and 2000 (79”) diameter polycarbonate domes feature triple layers providing a U-value of 1.8 W/m²K. The rooflights were supplied with electric opening actuators to allow ventilation to control the temperature of the fabric structure.

“The Key is a large-scale research facility with detailed environmental and structural monitoring. It is the culmination of 15 years’ world-leading research on fabric structures at Newcastle University.”

Surespan Dome rooflights were specified due to their high sustainability and small impact on the environment. The triple layers ensure compliance with energy saving requirements and offer excellent air tightness.

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Newcastle Circular Rooflights

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