News and press releases - VELUX Media Centre | VELUX Group (Healthy living)

2019
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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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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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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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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2017
06
September
2017
| 13:30 Europe/Copenhagen
The “Health in all EU Policies” event was held today at the European Parliament in Brussels, hosted by MEP Anneli Jätteenmäki (ALDE), rapporteur on the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive in the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and F...
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17
March
2017
| 10:54 Europe/Copenhagen
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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2016
09
May
2016
| 13:23 Europe/Copenhagen
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
| 10:00 Europe/Copenhagen
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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2015
27
May
2015
| 07:30 Europe/Copenhagen
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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2014
07
October
2014
| 00:00 Europe/Copenhagen
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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