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March 13, 2019

How to achieve Scotland’s high background venting requirements

Scotland’s high ventilation criteria of 12,000mm² per habitable room ensures good quality indoor air for healthy living.  However, it also means window trickle vents can no longer provide all the required airflow and a new approach to ventilation is required. Here's our two step recommendation for background ventilation in Scotland's new build properties. 1. Start [...]
Background Ventilation News
March 5, 2019

Cavity weeps, see the clear favourite for over 20 years

Rytons Rytweep Clear is a virtually invisible cavity weep hole duct.  It has been the clear choice for house builders for more than 20 years and now has more national trade specifications than ever. It's the crystal-like quality of the Rytweep Clear that makes it unique and the preferred weep of so many national house [...]
Cavity & Underfloor Ventilation News
October 24, 2018

Direct Ventilation – 5 Easy Steps to get it Right

There has been some discussion over recent years about the suitability of direct ventilation as an exclusive air supply for stoves. Here we have pleasure in updating you on the current best practice with five easy steps that will make installing and commissioning a direct air supply go smoothly, will meet Regulations and will have [...]
Boiler, Stove & Fire Ventilation News
August 30, 2017

1972-2017 A brief look at our first 45 years

We first began manufacturing Rytons Slim Vent Minor and Rytons Slim Vent Major cavity ventilators. We educated the industry on the benefits of ventilation. Our operations were from a small office and garage facility in Purley, Surrey. Having re-located to Kettering, product ranges exploded during the 1980s, establishing Rytons as a leading ventilation manufacturer in [...]
Other News
February 28, 2017

Using flyscreen mesh – three things to remember

Flyscreen mesh can be a very convenient accessory for protecting all sorts of odd little gaps in a building.  It’s extremely useful behind cladding where screening is required to prevent critter infestation via the ventilation gap, and it is widely used in roofs to protect all manner of openings from birds and insects. One of [...]
Roofing Ventilation News
February 24, 2017

Three Decades of BBA Approval

We were delighted to welcome John Palethorpe, Area Business Manager for the British Board of Agrément, to our offices recently for the official presentation of our latest BBA Certificate. This certificate represents another successful round of BBA assessment for Rytons and will take us to 30 years of continuous approvals – a fantastic achievement no [...]
Other News
February 7, 2017

Finding the perfect stove ventilator

Getting to the part where you actually install the stove vent can be a challenging process.  First there’s satisfying the regulations, second there’s satisfying the customer! Satisfying the regulations by working out the ventilation requirement for a stove is relatively straightforward using our online ventilation calculators for solid fuel stoves and open fires.  Satisfying the [...]
Boiler, Stove & Fire Ventilation News
January 17, 2017

Make sure your roof can breathe

It’s winter.  It’s cold.  But at least you know your roof is cosy with all those inches of cushiony insulation keeping that expensive warm air from escaping into the wintery atmosphere, right?  Great!  Now how much outside air do you have coming in to the roof?  Wherever there is insulation, there has to be ventilation.  [...]
Roofing Ventilation News
December 20, 2016

Reliable BBA Approved products from Rytons

We are pleased to announce that we have just completed another successful round of British Board of Agrément (BBA) assessment and are heading into our next three year cycle of BBA Approved products.  This will take us to 30 years of continuous approvals – an achievement no other manufacturer can claim for these types of [...]
Other News
December 19, 2016

Keep it clear!

Red, buff, brown, multi and more - the unique transparency of Rytons Rytweep Clear blends flawlessly with any colour brick or mortar, making it the perfect concealed weep hole duct for any finish. For everyone involved in the specifying, buying and building process the Rytweep Clear can undoubtedly save you time, effort and money. No [...]
Cavity & Underfloor Ventilation News