Roof hatch with electric scissor stairs

Acces to the roof garden through a roof hatch


Roof hatch with very good insulation properties


Gorter has provided a roof access hatch with electrical scissor stairs to the Forest Lodge Eco House in Sydney, Australia . The Gorter roof hatch has a unique insulation value of Uw ≤ 0,319 W/(m².K), which fits well with the objectives set for this sustainable Eco house. The roof hatch in combination with the electric scissor stairs ensures that the very limited space is used optimally. The roof hatch is used to gain access to the roof garden. The roof garden is constructed in a way that it contributes to the isolation of the building.

Roof hatch with electric scissor stairs


The Gorter electric scissor stairs consist of a wooden casing and a wooden lid. The scissor stairs is mounted on the lid and made of cast aluminum. The electric scissor stairs are operated with a remote control. Scissor stairs are supplied for a standard room height of 3 meters.


Safety of scissors stairs

  • Anti-skid steps
  • Handrail that can be mounted right or left
  • Protected against blocking and overloading of scissor stairs
  • Remote control operates inside and outside the building (operation from the roof)
  • Certified by TÜV NORD in accordance with EN 14975