News and press releases - VELUX Media Centre | VELUX Group
2017
23
January
2017
The universe is dark – and mainly consists of dark matter and dark energy. Only 5% of the universe is composed of luminous matter from galaxies, planets and stars. Yet little is known about the rest of the universe. But according to Professor Jens Hj...
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04
January
2017
LAS VEGAS, 3rd January 2017 VELUX today announces a partnership with revolutionary smart home company Netatmo. VELUX is working with Netatmo to develop innovative indoor climate solutions called VELUX Active. Both the partnership and the product c...
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2016
21
December
2016
Using an entrepreneurial distribution model, the Natural Light project will now donate a second instalment of 20,000 solar lamps. These will be sold by new sales agents in off-grid communities in Zambia, Zimbabwe, Sierra Leone and, for the first time...
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18
November
2016
The VELUX Group is proud to announce the two global winners of the International VELUX Award 2016 for Students of Architecture: Redistribution of Light by Kwang Hoon Lee, Hyuk Sung Kwon and Yu Min Park, Republic of Korea. This project was the winn...
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16
November
2016
New research from the German research institute Fraunhofer Institut für Bauphysik IBP reveals that 84 million Europeans live in homes that are too damp, causing respiratory illnesses such as asthma and COPD. European governments’ expenditures on asth...
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09
November
2016
For the first time, the building glass façade and window industry represented by European Aluminium, EuroWindoor, ES-SO and Glass for Europe come together to call for a modernised EPBD to unleash the energy savings potential of high performing window...
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08
November
2016
Ten regional winners from Africa, the Americas, Asia & Oceania, Eastern Europe & Middle East and Western Europe will present their projects live to the jury in the morning on 18th November. Two global winners announced at World Architecture Festival ...
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20
September
2016
LONDON, 19TH SETEMBER 2016. The VELUX Group today announces its collaboration with engineering firm Arup, along with Frener & Reifer, BAM and further partners to create the “Circular Building”. The aim is to demonstrate how the circular economy ca...
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04
September
2016
New ideas, tools and methods for design of buildings that promote happiness and health emerged at the 6th VELUX Daylight Symposium in London 2-3 September. For two days, researchers, architects, engineers and building professionals discussed how dayl...
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15
August
2016
Apple HomeKit, which now has its very own app, offers a simple and secure way to set up and control home automation from the palm of your hand. Bringing the internet of things into your home, the VELUX Group believes that home automation is crucia...
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01
July
2016
The ten regional winners showed a level of investigation and understanding of how daylight is vital for architecture and how daylight can create space. They integrated creative daylight solutions in the city and in dense communities and they showed r...
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25
May
2016
Since the VELUX Group and EHF Marketing GmbH, the marketing arm of the European Handball Federation, started their cooperation in 2010, more than 25,000 VELUX guests have attended matches.The games have been watched by over three million spectators l...
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24
May
2016
An extended analysis, based on a Europe-wide survey investigating the impact of school environments on children, has found that the quality of daylight conditions in classrooms have a significant effect on the pupils’ academic performance. Following ...
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18
May
2016
Following a seven-month renovation project, the VELUX Group today officially opens its latest demo building – the RenovActive house – in Brussels, Belgium. The aim is to demonstrate that climate renovation based around the Active House principles of ...
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09
May
2016
The German research institute, Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics IBP, has published its latest report which shows that despite improvements to school buildings in recent years, we are yet to provide school children with an optimum indoor envi...
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21
April
2016
The VKR Group, parent company of the VELUX Group, awarded first, second and third place in its painting competition to Eva Navarro from Spain, Shuwen Yang from China and Ruben Monakhov from Russia, at its official 75th anniversary celebrations. Th...
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20
April
2016
Europeans who live in unhealthy homes experience worse overall health, as well as suffering flu-like symptoms and fatigue more often, a new study from VELUX and Humboldt University finds. The study points to five characteristics of unhealthy homes, s...
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12
April
2016
The International VELUX Award 2016, which inspires students of architecture to work with daylight in architecture, has received registrations from 97 countries. ...
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01
April
2016
2015 saw strong performance in terms of both turnover and earnings. The focus for 2016 will be on growth of the core business. ...
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01
April
2016
75 years bringing light to life with continued growth ...
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17
March
2016
The VELUX Group presents the International VELUX Award 2016 to inspire students of architecture all over the world to work with daylight in architecture. Registration for the International VELUX Award 2016 for Students of Architecture, which chall...
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25
February
2016
Natural Light lamps, handheld solar powered lamps, are now bringing light and a better life to people in Zambia. The lamps are particularly crucial in Zambia as only 20 per cent of the population have access to electricity. When darkness falls, the r...
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12
February
2016
A diverse and international jury comprised of renowned architects and architectural media will elect the winners of the International VELUX Award 2016. ...
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25
January
2016
The Danish Lighting Award 2015 goes to the VILLUM Window Collection. A window consists of a frame and a pane of glass. But how do you give a tangible experience of the daylight a window channels into a room? Artificial light is also used in the exhib...
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19
January
2016
Daylight streaming in from brand new roof windows in the local clubhouse. A dream that could come true for sports clubs across Europe when the VELUX Group donates roof windows to club houses to mark its 75th anniversary.  ...
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06
January
2016
The VELUX Group benefits greatly from its sponsorship of the Champions League in handball. The leading producer of roof windows is therefore also sponsoring the coming European Championship in Poland between 15th and 31st January. ...
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04
January
2016
150 local sales agents trained in Senegal, Zimbabwe and Zambia. ...
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2015
16
December
2015
On 16 December 2015, a new chapter adds to the Star Wars universe with the world premiere of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”. The launch of the film not only brings a seventh chapter to the epic saga; it also takes the existing collaboration between D...
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14
December
2015
The VELUX Group is satisfied with the result of the COP21 negotiations – it is an important international step in the right direction. But it also opens possibilities from a VELUX perspective and for as such. ...
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11
December
2015
Yesterday, the building industry chose the hotel and conference centre, the Green Solution House, as the best commercial building in Denmark. The VELUX Group is a strategic partner of the knowledge and conference center representing a new build and c...
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Jens Bekke
Director Global Media Relations, The VELUX Group
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Jim Daniell
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Kathrine Westermann
Media Relations Manager, The VELUX Group
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