News and press releases - VELUX Media Centre | VELUX Group (Natural ventilation)

2016
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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2015
27
May
2015
The winter is over and the sunny spring has arrived. If the fresh fragrance of spring air is to make its way into your home, airing out must become an everyday ritual. All it takes to bring spring indoors and to have a healthier indoor climate is 5-1...
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2014
22
October
2014
According to a recently published study by leading expert Dr. Richard Hobday, infections caught in buildings are a major global cause of sickness and mortality. As we spend more than 90 percent of our time indoor, the importance of a good indoor clim...
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07
October
2014
Most buildings are renovated for functional and energy reasons, but there are other equally important advantages to focus on in a renovation or building project − such as health, well-being and comfort. The VELUX Group asked 19 leading international ...
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15
September
2014
The VELUX Group has successfully developed an entirely new roof window designed for historical buildings. The new concept meets stricter aesthetic requirements for historical buildings and has excellent technical values. Consequently, the VELUX Group...
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26
August
2014
The typical Danish single-family home of the Larsen family is located in the outskirts of Copenhagen. At first sight, it looks plain and undistinguishable from the other buildings in the neighbourhood. But once you enter through the front door, you w...
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26
May
2014
The first time Anders and Malene Søndergaard stood in front of the yellow-brick building located in a quiet suburb north of Copenhagen, they immediately fell in love with the old building and agreed: this house, surrounded by a big garden with fruit ...
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29
January
2014
Antibiotic resistance is becoming a scary reality and we will have to do more to stop infection from spreading. In a recently published review, Dr Richard Hobday says that creating a healthier indoor climate with daylight and fresh air in our buildin...
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2013
12
February
2013
The freezing cold of winter drives most of us indoors and we close doors and windows behind us. But indoor activity and too little ventilation can be a harmful cocktail, leading to increased humidity in the home – if it is not regularly aired out. ...
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2012
20
December
2012
Although Friday 21 December is the shortest day of the year, it also marks the transition to days of more daylight. And daylight creates life and is beneficial for our health, explains daylight expert. ...
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07
November
2012
The new generation of remote-controlled roof windows from the VELUX Group has been awarded the Design Award at Ingeniørens Produktpris 2012. One of the reasons for the Danish trade magazine's selection was that VELUX INTEGRA® roof window allows gre...
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12
October
2012
On 10 - 11 October 160 experts from 28 countries set out to discuss possible solutions to improve thermal comfort and indoor climate in the [nearly] zero-energy residential buildings of today and tomorrow. The venue was the 33rd AIVC Conference and...
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20
September
2012
For 70 years, the VELUX Group has been known as the world's leading expert in bringing daylight and fresh air into the private home through the roof. Based on this, the VELUX Group is now entering the market for commercial and public buildings with t...
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27
August
2012
About 180 million Euros in increased GNP and savings of 36 million Euros in public funds. That is the sum Denmark could save by replacing the lingering smell of sandwich boxes and stale air in state schools with fresh air. The calculation appears i...
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05
July
2012
Whilst worn-out cultural centres all over Europe are struggling to attract users, a local culture centre in the Nørrebro district of Copenhagen has tripled its user activity. Its success lies in focussing on daylight and fresh air in the renovation...
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20
June
2012
In many parts of the world, the 21st of June marks the longest day of the year. Apart from offering more hours with daylight, this day could also very well be regarded as the healthiest day of the year, because the increased exposure to daylight an...
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18
April
2012
At the recent Batibouw fair in Belgium EU commissioner on Climate Action, Connie Hedegaard, appeals to the building industry for it to build, show and disseminate the good solutions on how we can live up to the energy requirements of tomorrow with ...
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22
March
2012
Now comes the tough practical trial: for a whole year Yasmin and Ludwig Dorfstetter and their two children will be testing Sunlighthouse in practice. ...
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2011
31
October
2011
Length of the day has already decreased by 7 1/2 hours, it is time to let our clocks jump one hour backward to end Daylight Saving Time on October 30. Daylight is a vital source of energy for human beings. When we are exposed to plenty of daylight ...
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10
August
2011
The design strategy of the completed VELUX CarbonLight Homes was released today as the homes were unveiled at an opening ceremony in Rothwell, Kettering, attended by Heather Wheeler MP, The Mayor of Kettering, local Councillors and the project part...
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31
May
2011
Green Lighthouse is Denmark's first carbon-neutral public building. As an innovation project, it is intended to provide experience for the sustainable buildings of the future. Eighteen months after the Green Lighthouse at Copenhagen University open...
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2010
23
December
2010
When we open the kitchen window in the morning, it is not the random event it might seem. A new qualitative study carried out in Denmark shows that rituals, care and the need to be in control regulate when and how we let fresh air into our homes...
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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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2009
12
November
2009
The inauguration of Osram Culture Centre, the City of Copenhagen's energy renovation project of a cultural centre, takes place today. ...
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24
August
2009
'Home for Life' is the first of six houses to be built in Europe as part of the Model Home 2020 concept, which aims to inspire future building. The objective is to create climate-neutral buildings with optimised indoor climate, fresh air and daylig...
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24
August
2009
The VELUX Group is one of the strongest brands in the global building materials and home improvement industry. The product programme contains a wide range of roof windows, skylights and accessories which create better living environments with dayli...
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09
August
2009
When more than 1000 stakeholders within energy, transport and building meet the next two days, VELUX Group will be represented in two main conference discussions. ...
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2005
31
May
2005
The io-homecontrol group, bringing a new technology for a stress-free home, is launched today by some of the world's leading firms in home comfort technology. The io-homecontrol group, bringing a new technology for a stress-free home, is launche...
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