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Choosing a Window Opener – The Basics

Questions About Window Openers

Questions about your window.

Getting to the bottom of the correct window opening solution starts with the basics about your window. Our short guide is here to help you understand what we are asking for when you are on the phone with us.


Product Focus – Manual ‘Teleflex’ Window Openers

Manual Winding ear Window Opener
Manual Winding Gear in various configurations

Manual Window Openers

Manual window openers are a method of opening hard to reach windows from a remote handle located within reach. There are several brands of manual openers, but the most commonly used name is Teleflex.

What are manual ‘Teleflex’ Window Openers?

A manual winding gear system consists of a chain opener you fit to the window or windows you want to operate, a low-level winding handle such as the midi or maxi operating handles located within reach. (more…)

Ultraflex Control Systems Launch New Products and they are available from Rocburn today

UCS, one of the worlds leading manufacturers of ventilation products has launched a new range of window openers, electric actuators and control panels and they are all available to order today directly from Rocburn.



Rocburn Limited Wins Industry Award

We are proud to announce that we were nominated in the Build Construction & Engineering Awards 2016 and we won in the category ‘Best Window Opening Specialist’

Ben Green, Director of Rocburn said today, ‘It’s a great honour for the team here to win this award. Every day they work hard to give great service and expert advice to our clients ensuring they get the right solutions for their projects. We deal with everyone from individuals looking for simple solutions for their home or office all the way up to large contract developers who provide natural and smoke ventilation for various refit and new build projects all of which have unique challenges.’

Best Window Opener Specialist 2016
Best Window Opener Specialist 2016

Approved Document B (Volume 2) – Fire Safety

Fire and Ventilation Regulation in the UK

Volume 2 deals with other types of buildings including offices, public buildings, multi-story and industrial buildings as well as flats.

Because of the nature of these type of buildings, having multi-occupancy and a greater risk of fire, the regulatory requirements are much more thorough than for domestic premises. While damage to buildings can never be eliminated the regulations provide adequate measures ao as to minimize the potential loss of of life should the worse case happen. (more…)

Rocburn selected by Household Automation Ltd for assisted living project in Papworth Everard, Cambridgeshire

We are pleased that Rocburn were selected by Household Automation Ltd to supply the window actuators for an assisted living project in Papworth Everard, Cambridgeshire.

This short video shows the full scope of the technology used in the build, we are glad to have been able to play a small part in making this happen. Product supplied – Nekos Kato 24v actuators, chosen as they are a cost effective and slim line actuator.

Rocburn - Household Automation