News and press releases - VELUX Media Centre | VELUX Group (Roof windows)
2016
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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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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04
March
2015
A long-missing key component for the preservation of Danish building heritage has arrived. On 1 February, the VELUX Group opened the order book of the new but classic roof window for historical buildings – an important product that serves to unite pa...
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02
February
2015
Nowadays, dressing is as much about making a personal statement as it is about functionality. The same applies to the way we dress and decorate the modern home. Thanks to the world’s many innovative designers, everyday objects turn into attractive de...
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2014
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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13
May
2014
Analysis show that a VELUX roof window saves more CO2 than it costs to produce and dispose of - mainly due to the free solar energy entering through the window. Consequently, installing a VELUX roof window will help meet the increased demand for ener...
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01
April
2014
Now, parents can invite their children's favourite Disney characters into their homes to brighten up children's rooms and stir their imaginations. The VELUX Group and Disney have teamed up to create the Disney & VELUX Dream Collection™ – an assortmen...
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2013
18
November
2013
The VELUX Group has announced the launch of the first scalable climate renovation project. A climate renovation is a unique concept in which health and well-being combine with high energy efficiency. After experimenting with several demonstration bui...
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10
June
2013
The VELUX Group is in the race to win a sustainability award for the second consecutive year, this time as strategic partner in the project Green Solution House, now nominated among hundreds of projects worldwide as a nominee for the Sustainia Awar...
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24
April
2013
A new study shows that something as simple as installing new windows and bringing more daylight into our homes may have positive effects on our body clock and general health. What is more, the effect is shown to be significant throughout every Europe...
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05
April
2013
During the first Finnish state visit to Denmark since 2001, President Sauli Niinistö and Minister of Foreign Affairs Erkki Tuomija visited the roof window manufacturer, the VELUX Group. Central to the visit was the question of the sustainable society...
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2012
07
December
2012
Most of us have dug out our winter coats and mittens to keep us warm in the cold months to come. But not many of us spare a thought for the fact that we can save energy by cladding our windows for the cold season in winter clothes. It is a perfe...
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07
December
2012
We roast and we baste, we pickle and we bake. December is a busy month in the kitchen, with Christmas dinner and lunches to prepare. The cooking smells and fumes are difficult to get rid of and can hang around for days. Here are five useful tips fo...
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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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29
October
2012
The prestigious Mobile of the Day is awarded exclusively to innovations that manage to combine the latest technology with creative and ground-breaking ideas. And that was exactly the idea behind the acclaimed app VELUX Installer. The app was dev...
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24
October
2012
During the first Slovakian state visit to Denmark, the Presidential couple visited the VELUX Group, the only company visit made in their two-day stay. Central to the visit was the question of the sustainable society of the future, an increasingly i...
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13
August
2012
In recent years, hundreds of thousands of Europeans have found it difficult to sell their homes. But simple things can be done to give things a nudge in the right direction. An experiment conducted by the VELUX Group shows that new roof and facade wi...
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29
June
2012
The VELUX Group is capable of bringing daylight into dark rooms where it's not possible to have facade windows or roof windows. The solution is a Sun Tunnel that brings about 98% of the daylight into for example a bathroom, a corridor or a walk-in ...
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21
June
2012
The VELUX Group has released a number of stock videos with general views of the company's activities and top level management. The eight video sequences include general views of production of roof windows, logistics, quality tests, design processes...
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15
June
2012
The VELUX Group has recently launched a new generation of roof windows. They make the installation process of the roof window easier and smarter all the way from the improved unpacking procedure to the smart and easy click-on covers that replace th...
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23
March
2012
The VELUX Group - the global leader in roof windows and skylights - is launching a new generation of roof windows that take energy efficiency, daylight, and comfort to new and higher levels. The window sets new standards to the benefit of millions ...
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31
January
2012
​The VELUX Group - the global leader in roof windows and skylights - is launching a new generation of roof windows that take energy efficiency, daylight, and comfort to new and higher levels. ...
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2011
01
December
2011
In order to offer best-in-class solar thermal solutions and to reach a larger group of customers, the VELUX Group and Viessmann have initiated close cooperation.  ...
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15
June
2011
Today, the VELUX Group has issued a product warning to inform customers in 19 European countries about a minor risk of glass breakage in a specific type of small panes produced and sold between 1997 and 2003. The panes in question are 8 to 14 year...
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13
January
2011
World famous designer, Karim Rashid, has created a new collection of eye-catching blackout blinds for the VELUX Group. ...
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2010
17
December
2010
A year has passed since Green Lighthouse opened its doors for the first time. The CO2-neutral building has been visited by more than 2,000 groups from near and far, including several heads of state, and has received eight national and internatio...
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19
November
2010
Germany's first carbon-neutral renovated single-family homeLichtAktiv Haus is placed in the Wilhelmsburg district of Hamburg. After a five-month construction phase, the transformation is complete and this 50-year-old traditional semi-detached house...
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01
June
2010
The internationally acknowledged proponent of Green Design, Ross Lovegrove, and the VELUX Group present a remarkable new product that spreads natural light through the roof to otherwise electrically lit rooms. The name of the award-winning daylight...
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Jens Bekke
Director Global Media Relations, The VELUX Group
+45 21 55 07 89
Jim Daniell
Media Relations Manager, The VELUX Group
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Kathrine Westermann
Media Relations Manager, The VELUX Group
+45 23 81 55 95