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2017
18
September
2017
On the last day of the VELUX Group’s strategy conference, held every four years, Chairman Søren Bjerre-Nielsen announced to the 120 members of the company’s global management that, after 17 years as CEO for VELUX A/S, Jørgen Tang-Jensen is to retire ...
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16
June
2017
At the VELUX A/S annual general meeting on 6 March 2017, Kim Fausing was elected new chairman of the board. He replaced Søren Bjerre-Nielsen, member of the VELUX A/S board for a number of years, in recent years in the capacity of chairman. ...
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17
March
2017
VELUX today publishes its 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility report, which details the company’s ongoing commitments and progress in the area of CSR. Highlights of 2016 report include: • 98% of wood used in manufacturing sourced from certifie...
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15
March
2017
Vienna, 10 March 2017. Title sponsor of the VELUX EHF Champions League, the VELUX Group, has officially launched its ‘Let’s Play’ campaign, offering youth teams between the ages of 8 and 14 the chance to win a set of handballs completely free of char...
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2016
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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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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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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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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2015
13
November
2015
The VELUX Group launches the International VELUX Award 2016 to inspire students of architecture all over the world to work with daylight in architecture. Students must register before 1 April 2016 to be able to participate. ...
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04
November
2015
Production in Russia will be ceased and the plan is to consolidate plastics production at fewer factories. ...
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21
September
2015
A new European association, EuroWindoor AISBL, representing the interests of the European window, door and facade industry has been founded. ...
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10
September
2015
The Prime Minister of Slovakia, Robert Fico, opened on the 9th September two new production halls at the VELUX Group’s factory in Partizánske in Slovakia. ...
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15
July
2015
The International VELUX Award 2016 will open for registration in October 2015, launching the seventh International VELUX Award for Students of Architecture. ...
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23
June
2015
The VELUX Group is restructuring its product development in a move to sharpen the focus on innovation and new technology, which must ensure the efficient development of new quality products.  ...
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18
June
2015
As part of the EU Sustainable Energy Week High-Level Policy Conference, EuroACE organises on Wednesday 17th June 2015 an interactive event in cooperation with its member company The VELUX Group, entitled “Quizzing the Stakeholders: Renovating Buildin...
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31
May
2015
The VELUX Group has extended its contract as title sponsor of Europe’s premier club handball competition for a further five years. The long-term commitment is based on the positive results of the partnership with EHF Marketing GmbH, the marketing arm...
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20
May
2015
The VELUX Group has just published its CR Report for 2014. Among the key results are a historically low number of accidents at work and a continued fall in the company’s CO2 emissions. But the report also documents that the Group’s products contribut...
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28
April
2015
On 2-3 September 2015, researchers, architects and other building professionals will meet in London for the 6th VELUX Daylight Symposium. The Symposium will explore the potential of daylight to drive change in the way we think and design living envir...
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23
April
2015
Today, the VELUX Group will participate in the official opening of Green Solution House - one of the world’s most sustainable buildings. Green Solution House is a Danish hotel and conference centre that is inspired by the Active House principles.  ...
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21
April
2015
The Daylight/Architecture Magazine, published by the VELUX Group, is nominated for the European Best of Corporate Publishing Award 2015 and for the Swedish Golden Egg 2015.  ...
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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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24
March
2015
No healthy home, no healthy life. Fresh air and plenty of daylight in the home are two surprising top scorers when Europeans are asked about what is important for their health. This is the conclusion of a new study, the Healthy Homes Barometer by the...
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24
March
2015
The VELUX Group’s long-term investment strategy bore fruit in 2014 with increased turnover and considerably higher earnings. ...
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16
March
2015
Daylight has always been an important factor in the way we interact with design and decoration. We choose light for the ambience it lends to a home, where different rooms need different light settings. Whether the light comes from lamps, candles or d...
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10
March
2015
A new white paper from the German research institute Fraunhofer documents serious health problems related to damp and unhealthy indoor climate affecting 80 million Europeans. The VELUX Group believes this calls for political action at European level....
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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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