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2020
23
September
2020
| 19:31 Europe/Copenhagen
The winners of C40’s second Women4Climate Tech Challenge 2020, their innovations, and where they will be implemented are: Lorena Gordillo Dagallier from Cambridge (UK), whose innovation called “Open-Seneca”, a mobile air quality sensor network p...
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23
September
2020
| 15:05 Europe/Copenhagen
The VELUX Group is the latest new member of a collaborative initiative, bringing together the world’s most influential businesses committed to 100% renewable power. The corporate clean energy ambition is growing in spite of COVID-19, as more globa...
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21
September
2020
| 11:49 Europe/Copenhagen
This united commitment comes on the same day as the UN General Assembly adopts its 75th Declaration that recognises the urgent need for Member States to act to protect our planet and build back better. Alongside Walmart, Citigroup, Microsoft, JD.com,...
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15
September
2020
| 08:00 Europe/Copenhagen
The esteemed international jury, comprising Odile Decq, Studio Odile Decq (FR), Nora Demeter, Demeter Design Studio (HU), Sebastian Adamo, Adamo-Faiden Architects (AR), Juri Troy, Juri Troy Architects (AT) and Martin Pors Jepsen from VELUX A/S (DK), ...
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01
September
2020
| 09:00 Europe/Copenhagen
The VELUX Group commits to reduce its future carbon emissions and capture its historical carbon footprint since it was founded in 1941 – totalling 5.6 million tonnes of CO2. This will be achieved in collaboration with WWF and through forest projects ...
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31
August
2020
| 12:32 Europe/Copenhagen
Eight of the world's most promising, newly started and innovative technology companies have just been selected for the Nordic accelerator programme Urbantech. After last year's successful programme, a new cohort of start-ups will help to accelerate t...
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11
June
2020
| 08:00 Europe/Copenhagen
The international Red Dot Jury awarded this sought-after seal of quality to the latest product in the range of VELUX Modular Skylights, the Step Solution. Hereby is VELUX one of the winners in the world’s most renowned design competition.   ...
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19
May
2020
| 11:50 Europe/Copenhagen
Copenhagen, 16 May, 2020. On the UNESCO International Day of Light, The Daylight Award announces the 2020 Laureates: Juhai Leiviskä for his architecture, Russell Foster for his research, and as an exception this year, The Daylight Award is also given...
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22
April
2020
| 18:18 Europe/Copenhagen
More than 3,000 student teams from 783 schools of architecture around the globe registered for the award. The teams from 120 countries have until June 15 to finalise their daylight in architecture project submissions. ...
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03
April
2020
| 17:04 Europe/Copenhagen
Facilities in Germany, Poland, Hungary, Slovakia, Denmark closed on March 29 for two weeks, due to declining European demand and mounting stock across Europe, as well as component supply shortages caused by the Corona (COVID-19) virus situation. Four...
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30
March
2020
| 08:55 Europe/Copenhagen
In 2019, the VELUX Group reduced its global carbon footprint by 47% from the baseline year 2007. This brings us even closer to reaching our goal of a 50% reduction in carbon emissions in 2020 and demonstrates our continued contribution to a more sust...
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20
March
2020
| 21:31 Europe/Copenhagen
Declining European demand and mounting stock across Europe, as well as component supply shortages, due to the Corona (COVID-19) virus situation means that roof window production will be suspended as of March 29 for a minimum two-week period. The foll...
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18
March
2020
| 15:22 Europe/Copenhagen
The Corona crisis is still evolving and more measures are being initiated by local authorities in France to stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus and protect citizens, business life and industries there. It goes without saying that it is imperative t...
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16
March
2020
| 15:00 Europe/Copenhagen
The VELUX Group constantly monitors the risk situation in adherence with authorities' guidelines and takes measures accordingly. Our focus is on keeping our employees safe, on keeping our business partners’ employees safe, on our societal duty to ass...
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05
March
2020
| 17:39 Europe/Copenhagen
Four winners will then be selected during Entrepreneurship Week on May 4-8, 2020 in Lisbon. Financial and technical support will be provided so the winners’ solutions to climate change can be brought to life in Lisbon, Los Angeles, Stockholm or Tel A...
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20
January
2020
| 10:21 Europe/Copenhagen
The 20th of January is said to be the most depressing day of the year, occurring at a time when the Christmas festivities have become a distant memory, our bank accounts scraped bare and the days dark and cold. ...
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2019
09
December
2019
| 22:05 Europe/Copenhagen
The VELUX Group is proud to announce that the transformation of the Smith Campus Center at Harvard University, by Hopkins Architects, London, is the global winner of the ‘Best Use of Natural Light’ prize. Sponsored by VELUX, the prize was granted at ...
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06
December
2019
| 09:00 Europe/Copenhagen
For some time, Søren Bjerre-Nielsen has wanted to step down from the Board of Directors of VELUX A /S. He has been a member of the board since 1997 and has been chairman for the last six years. During Søren Bjerre-Nielsen's term of office, the VEL...
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04
December
2019
| 07:07 Europe/Copenhagen
The ‘Step’ solution, the latest product in the range of VELUX Modular Skylight systems, won this year’s Archiproducts Design Award. In addition, VELUX won this year’s Architects’ Darling Award, plus also a prize for the best company image film. Th...
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20
November
2019
| 08:30 Europe/Copenhagen
Nicolas Limbach will join the VELUX Group as Senior Vice President for VELUX Commercial as of December 1. As SVP, he will have the overall responsibility for the full scope of activities of the Commercial Division and also be part of VELUX Management...
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12
November
2019
| 06:27 Europe/Copenhagen
With winter coming and the days getting shorter we are spending increasingly more time indoors, meaning we need to make our spaces work for us. We still want access to daylight and fresh air via our roof windows, but we want our homes to be warm an...
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11
November
2019
| 07:09 Europe/Copenhagen
We are proud to present the prestigious jury for the International VELUX Award 2020 for Students of Architecture. The jury consists of the internationally acclaimed architects Odile Decq (FR), Sebastián Adamo (AR), Nóra Demeter (US), Juri Troy (AT) a...
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12
October
2019
| 03:49 Europe/Copenhagen
The second round of this international challenge - open only to women designing innovative, climate-focused tech solutions to improve cities - is launched at the C40 Mayors Summit in Copenhagen today. The challenge is called ‘Innovation in Climate Ac...
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10
October
2019
| 16:00 Europe/Copenhagen
These were the questions more than 500 architects, researchers and building professionals discussed in Paris, France, at VELUX Daylight Symposium and Healthy Buildings Day, which is the only forum in the world, dedicated to explore the role of daylig...
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10
October
2019
| 09:56 Europe/Copenhagen
VELUX Healthy Buildings Day is now live in Paris. Follow the event on Twitter: @VELUX and #HealthyBuildingsDay! Get live photos of speakers and participants here (Copyright the VELUX Group): ...
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10
October
2019
| 09:30 Europe/Copenhagen
An alarming 26 million – or 1 out of 3 - children in Europe live in unhealthy homes, with deficiencies like dampness or mould, darkness, excess noise and cold. If exposed to all four factors, children are four times more likely to suffer from poor he...
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09
October
2019
| 10:04 Europe/Copenhagen
VELUX Daylight Symposium, the only forum in the world dedicated to explore the role of daylight in architecture and the importance of daylight in creating healthy and resilient buildings, is now live in Paris.  Follow the event on Twitter: @VELUX ...
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10
September
2019
| 19:12 Europe/Copenhagen
The VELUX Group officially opened a model house in Sala today, which is renovated according to seven principles that form the basis for the RenovActive concept. An online guide is also launched, explaining how to make healthy, energy-efficient and su...
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12
June
2019
| 14:00 Europe/Copenhagen
The new Vario by VELUX range is completely bespoke, offering a variety of shapes and sizes to fit any design space. In addition, this new range allows design-conscious homeowners to become more involved in the design process, creating a unique soluti...
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05
June
2019
| 09:07 Europe/Copenhagen
The new roof window flashing system, VELUX Solar Integrator, allows seamless integration between VELUX roof windows and building-integrated solar panels. It’s the perfect fit to ensure that natural solar energy generation and a healthy indoor climate...
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