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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]