Window Openers for Home & Commercial Use

Electric window actuators are a popular alternative to manual openers that provides easier, safer and more efficient operation of windows, skylights and vents.

At Rocburn, we stock a wide range of high-quality electric window opening systems and products designed to deliver reliable, easy to use and cost-effective solutions for windows of various types, size, style and design.

Types of Electric Openers | Systems | Frequently Asked Questions

Types of Electric Window Openers

Each type of opener is suited to specific situations, it can be difficult to know which is best for your vent or window. Please get in touch to discuss it with us, and we’ll guide you through the pros and cons of each option.


Chain Actuators

Popular in both domestic, commercial, and school premises. Their flexibility allows them to be installed on most types of windows.

Linear Actuator Type Composition

Linear and Rack Actuators

Generally have more pushing and pulling force than chain actuators. This makes them more suitable for heavier vents like rooflights or roof hatches.

WindowMaster WMD 820

Folding Arms

These types of actuators are used to push open a door or side hinged windows. Some have a roller which allows continued use of the door for general access.

Our Electric Window Opening Systems

Conservatories, Orangeries, and Schools

Popular in the home and widely used in schools or commercial applications. The Topp ACK4 window opener is a robust system that comes with an adjustable stroke and brackets that are suitable for most situations.

Skylights and Roof Windows

For skylights we favour the Kato Actuator as it has the perfect bracket to fit to a Velux or Fakro window. This slim line actuator is aesthetically pleasing and provides a cheap and effective retro fit option. There are also other Nekos products available including the – Kato 230v, Kato 253 and Kato 305 as well as a range of brackets.