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Glidevale Protect: New NHBC Standards for roofing using solar PV

  • 17 Jun 2024

The NHBC’s new Technical Standards for 2024 are now active and include guidance on the installation of integrated, in-roof solar panels. Glidevale Protect has more…

This includes what is needed for a compatible roofing underlay and ventilation strategy in compliance with BS 5250, the code of practice for condensation control in buildings.

As a UK producer, and member of the National Federation of Roofing Contractors, Glidevale can offer the right technical advice to customers and specifiers following these changes.

Its latest article contains an overview of the new standards and explains how your roofing underlay choice affects the ventilation strategy used and how compliance can be assured. Read the full article here.

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Technical Guides

To support you further, Glidevale has developed visual technical guides to demonstrate the ventilation requirements depending on the type of underlay used, both on permeable and impermeable roof coverings. 

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You can download them here.

For ventilation & roofing underlay guidance and to see the choice Glidevale has available for your next project, contact the technical team with any questions: [email protected] 

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