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Testing of individual rooflights of plastics according to EN 1873



EN 1873 - Prefabricated accesories for roofing - Individual rooflights of plastics - Product specification and test methods

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Scope according to EN 1873 (Chapter 1):

This European Standard specifies requirements for rooflights made of plastic materials with and without upstands for  installation in roofs. These rooflights serve the purpose of introducing daylight and to ventilate rooms by means of opening units.
This European Standard applies to rooflights with a rectangular or circular ground plan, with an opening span (width) or diameter not larger than 2.5 m and an opening length not larger than 3.0 m in roof pitches up to 25°.
This European Standard applies to rooflights, where a single manufacturer  provides all components of the rooflight with upstand, which are bought in a single purchase.

Requirements according to EN 1873 (Chapter 5):

  • Light transmission
  • Durability
  • Water tightness
  • Mechanical performances
  • Reaction to fire according to EN 13501-1
  • Resistance to fire according to EN 13501-2
  • External fire performance
  • Air permeability
  • Thermal resistance
  • Airborne sound insulation



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