Articles tagged with 'Research & Science' | VELUX Group

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2019
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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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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2018
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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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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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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19
March
2018
| 15:22 Europe/Copenhagen
The focus areas are: Energy and climate Zero-waste production Sustainable sourcing A safe and healthy workplace for all VELUX employees Our main achievements in 2017 include: 34.2% reduction in carbon footprint in all VELUX factorie...
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2017
03
July
2017
| 11:47 Europe/Copenhagen
VELUX researchers and architects shines light on the need for healthier buildings at two of Europe’s leading building science conferences opening today. ...
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31
May
2017
| 08:30 Europe/Copenhagen
Healthy homes? One in six Europeans lives in an “unhealthy” building, increasing the chance of illness by 66% Heat or Eat? One in ten Europeans suffers energy poverty, doubling the chance of poor health ...
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06
April
2017
| 01:04 Europe/Copenhagen
When the VELUX Group began donating Natural Light solar lamps to off-grid communities in Africa the aim was both to bring a sustainable light source to those living without access to electricity, and also to create a business model for local sales ag...
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23
January
2017
| 09:15 Europe/Copenhagen
The universe is dark – and mainly consists of dark matter and dark energy. Only 5% of the universe is composed of luminous matter from galaxies, planets and stars. Yet little is known about the rest of the universe. But according to Professor Jens Hj...
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2016
24
May
2016
| 10:00 Europe/Copenhagen
An extended analysis, based on a Europe-wide survey investigating the impact of school environments on children, has found that the quality of daylight conditions in classrooms have a significant effect on the pupils’ academic performance. Following ...
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2015
25
March
2015
| 13:00 Europe/Copenhagen
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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2014
22
October
2014
| 00:00 Europe/Copenhagen
According to a recently published study by leading expert Dr. Richard Hobday, infections caught in buildings are a major global cause of sickness and mortality. As we spend more than 90 percent of our time indoor, the importance of a good indoor clim...
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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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29
January
2014
| 00:00 Europe/Copenhagen
Antibiotic resistance is becoming a scary reality and we will have to do more to stop infection from spreading. In a recently published review, Dr Richard Hobday says that creating a healthier indoor climate with daylight and fresh air in our buildin...
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