Ventilation is a big topic these days when it comes to roof spaces or in-house ventilation. Modern houses become increasingly more insulated and air-tight, however, with cold and humid weather conditions like in New Zealand, house owners may still experience water dripping from the exhaust cooker or other outlet vents from bathrooms or laundry room. These conditions can create serious moisture problems with attendant damage and health issues caused by mould and damp.
The Tilcor Vent is part of the High Performance Roofing System. The unique design of our roofing system means there are no penetration cut on the roof and no need for ancillary trades to get up on the roof after the roofer has completed the install. It requires no further flashing, and is installed by a qualified roofer who is trained to install the weather-tight roofing system.
The Tilcor LV75 roof space vent is designed to provide an integrated outlet for the passive release of moisture laden air from the roof space. When used in conjunction with venting at the eaves, it creates a simple in/out airflow pattern to adequately ventilate the roof space. In many parts of Europe (with similar temperature variations to New Zealand), this type of venting is mandatory for the removal of moisture created inside all residential homes (from cooking, bathrooms, heating etc). In New Zealand it is fast becoming recognised that increasingly air-tight construction methods are allowing less of the natural moisture created on our homes to be released. This moisture laden air often ends up in the roof space where it can condense on the roof.
The sanitary vent provides a means to release sewage gases to the exterior of the structure or outdoors through the roof. Flow of air is the primary consideration in the design of a sanitary venting system for discharge from sanitary fixtures or appliances. The greatest benefit of our vent is that it is completely integrated into the roofing system, meaning complete weather-tightness peace of mind.
The Extraction vent is designed to provide an integrated outlet for both passive and mechanically vented rooms. It is an ideal outlet for bathroom, kitchen and laundry extraction systems, but will work equally well as an outlet for any passively ducted areas where the release of moist air from the structure is desirable. It is far preferable to after-market mushroom type roof vents that require a penetration in the roof, and additional flashings to retain the roofs weather tight integrity.