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2017
03
July
2017
VELUX researchers and architects shines light on the need for healthier buildings at two of Europe’s leading building science conferences opening today. ...
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31
May
2017
Healthy homes? One in six Europeans lives in an “unhealthy” building, increasing the chance of illness by 66% Heat or Eat? One in ten Europeans suffers energy poverty, doubling the chance of poor health ...
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06
April
2017
When the VELUX Group began donating Natural Light solar lamps to off-grid communities in Africa the aim was both to bring a sustainable light source to those living without access to electricity, and also to create a business model for local sales ag...
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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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2016
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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2015
25
March
2015
That was the main conclusion of the VELUX Group’s “Healthy Building Day” conference in Brussels on 24 March. The conclusion is based on scientific learnings about indoor health and well-being from the VELUX Model Homes 2020 programme. Europeans are r...
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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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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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