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2019
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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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
| 09:30 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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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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21
May
2019
| 08:00 Europe/Copenhagen
The survey of 16,853 adults across 15 countries, across Europe and North America, found that despite 90% of respondents stating that they would enjoy spending more time in nature, over half (52%) said that in the last month they had on average only s...
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14
May
2019
| 13:37 Europe/Copenhagen
About the award to VELUX The jury made the following remarks about the award to VELUX: “Since 1941, the VELUX window has transformed architecture by enabling healthy and comfortable living under the roof. Every day, it brings daylight and fresh...
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04
April
2019
| 14:17 Europe/Copenhagen
Today, the VELUX Group published its 2018 Sustainability Report. The report shows that the VELUX Group reduced its carbon footprint by 43% in 2018 versus a 34% reduction in 2017. The Group’s target is a 50% reduction by the end of next year (compared...
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22
March
2019
| 12:53 Europe/Copenhagen
The best renovation ideas for your needs by Athina Bluff, Founder & Senior Designer, and Amy Brandhorst, Senior Designer, of Topology Interiors.    If your family is growing… A loft renovation  Extending up is a great way to make use of the...
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14
February
2019
| 10:12 Europe/Copenhagen
This Valentine’s Day why not spare a thought for the relationship you have with your home as well as your loved ones? We spend a huge amount of time in our homes, living, loving and laughing in them. Memories are made within their walls, giving these...
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22
January
2019
| 13:17 Europe/Copenhagen
With the acquisition of JET-Group, the VELUX Group became one of the leading players in the commercial market in Europe. Combined with its recent acquisitions of Wasco and Vitral, and the ongoing development of VELUX Modular Skylights, the VELUX Grou...
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21
January
2019
| 11:30 Europe/Copenhagen
The Christmas decorations have been packed away, the weather is dismal and many of us are feeling the financial pinch following the festive period. It’s little wonder then that we can feel slightly down here on what's been labelled as the ‘Blue Monda...
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2018
12
December
2018
| 09:00 Europe/Copenhagen
In conjunction with the World Climate Summit at COP24, the World Green Building Council launches Healthier Homes, Healthier Planet guide ...
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03
December
2018
| 09:00 Europe/Copenhagen
The VELUX Group is proud to announce that “Light Forms Juggler” by Anastasia Maslova and “Road to Light” by Yuhan Lou, Di Lan, Yuan Liu, Yusong Liu are the global winners of the International VELUX Award 2018 for Students of Architecture. A jury of i...
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26
November
2018
| 09:29 Europe/Copenhagen
Investing in the renovation of offices, schools and hospitals would greatly improve the health, well-being and productivity of European citizens, according to a new study launched today by Buildings 2030 and conducted by the Buildings Performance Ins...
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20
November
2018
| 12:00 Europe/Copenhagen
Competition authorities in Germany and Austria approved the acquisition and plans are being made for the integration of JET-Group into the VELUX Group.   ...
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28
October
2018
| 13:27 Europe/Copenhagen
A survey by YouGov amongst 16,000 people worldwide reveals that more than half (53%) believe that daylight influences their sleep and nearly two thirds (63%) believe that daylight affects their productivity.  The global survey was commissioned as ...
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15
October
2018
| 10:00 Europe/Copenhagen
The VELUX Group acquires Vitral, which sells skylight and glass-roof systems in Denmark and England. The company has 60 employees with sales offices in Denmark and England and production in Lithuania. With the recent acquisition of JET-Group and now ...
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11
October
2018
| 11:00 Europe/Copenhagen
VELUX A/S and Dutch investment firm Egeria have reached an agreement concerning the sale of JET-Group to the VELUX Group. The decision to acquire JET-Group, a European leader in industrial roof light systems, is in line with the VELUX Group’s growth ...
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26
September
2018
| 13:00 Europe/Copenhagen
The Healthy Homes Barometer 2018 is the 4th edition of this pan-European study, which takes the pulse of Europe’s buildings and examines the effects of housing on inhabitants’ health. This year’s report sheds light on some stark realities, especially...
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11
September
2018
| 14:59 Europe/Copenhagen
This unique product innovation showcases the willingness of the Group to listen to customer needs and to try new things. It is a kind of ‘VELUX experiment’ that’s in the spirit of VELUX founder Villum Kann Rasmussen, who once said (and which is now a...
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09
July
2018
| 10:19 Europe/Copenhagen
The winners were elected from projects submitted by students from 250 different schools of architecture in 58 countries. The jury, consisting of internationally respected architects Carme Pigem Barceló founding partner of RCR Architects (ES), Li H...
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03
July
2018
| 07:00 Europe/Copenhagen
The VELUX Group, the globally leading roof window manufacturer, has released the world’s first ‘plug-and-play’ system for smart sensor-based operation of roof windows, blinds and shutters for use in homes worldwide. VELUX ACTIVE with NETATMO - an ...
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19
June
2018
| 16:09 Europe/Copenhagen
The European Commission rejected the complaint that Polish FAKRO made against VELUX in 2012. Commission spokesperson Ricardo Cardoso confirmed to Polish and international media that the Commission made comprehensive investigations into the accusation...
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30
May
2018
| 15:11 Europe/Copenhagen
Every year the VELUX EHF FINAL4 at LANXESS arena in Cologne, Germany becomes a melting pot for handball fans. The venue holds 19,500 spectators and this year VELUX Group had 700 guests present. Millions of fans from more than 120 countries around the...
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15
May
2018
| 10:05 Europe/Copenhagen
New Indoor Generation spends 90% of time the indoors Indoor air can be up to five times more polluted than outside but 77% are unaware according to global YouGov survey Children’s bedrooms are often among the most polluted rooms in th...
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