News and press releases - VELUX Media Centre | VELUX Group (Active House)

2016
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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2015
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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2014
26
November
2014
The VELUX Group is today taking part in a conference and export promotion at the Danish embassy in Germany in order to promote its green building solutions. The Group has joined forces with a number of other Danish companies and organisations that ha...
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2011
22
September
2011
As part of the official Danish Royal visit to Russia, His Royal Highness the Crown Prince of Denmark opened the first Active House in Russia. The house, situated on the outskirts of Moscow, sets a new benchmark for low-energy housing in Russia.  ...
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30
March
2011
The construction of the first "active" house in Russia has started on the territory of "Zapadnaya Dolina" 20 kilometers outside Moscow by Kievskoye highway.  ...
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02
January
2011
The two-year test phase will be monitored by specialists and will provide new insights into how we should build and live in our homes in the future. Until just a few weeks ago, the VELUX LichtAktiv Haus was open to the public for events and vis...
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2010
14
October
2010
VELUX MODEL HOME 2020, France: Maison Air et Lumière is a new generation of active house designed with the residents' quality of life. Maison Air et Lumière is a new generation of active house designed with the residents' quality of life at the ...
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04
October
2010
An old semi-detached house becomes active. On 17 September in Hamburg-Wilhelmsburg, VELUX employees, craftspeople, project participants, neighbours and friends celebrated at the topping out ceremony for the LichtAktiv Haus.  ...
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06
May
2010
President of the Russian Federation, Dimitry Medvedev, has announced the decision to build a Green Lighthouse in Russia. ...
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03
May
2010
After a very positive visit to Denmark's first public carbon-neutral building this week, President Medvedev has decided to construct the first CO2-neutral building in Russia. ...
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27
April
2010
On 22 April 2010, the ground-breaking ceremony for Austria's first carbon-neutral one-family house, Sunlighthouse, took place in Pressbaum near Vienna. ...
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