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2018
12
December
2018
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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23
July
2018
The case was raised in 2012 by Fakro. The formal decision has now been published, stating that the European Commission has come to the conclusion “that there are insufficient grounds for conducting a further investigation into the alleged infringemen...
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09
July
2018
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
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
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
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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22
May
2018
More than 1,000 teams of youths aged 8 to 14 years have received new select handballs in connection with the VELUX Group’s title sponsorship of the EHF Champions League. The giveaways are part of the VELUX Group’s ‘Let’s Play’ campaign, initially lau...
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15
May
2018
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
April
2018
VELUX America LLC, the U.S. sales company of the VELUX Group, has acquired Wasco Products Inc., one of America’s oldest and largest skylight manufacturers. Wasco Products Inc, known as Wasco Skylights, has manufacturing facilities in Wells, Maine ...
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19
March
2018
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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27
February
2018
VELUX has been awarded the 2018 iF DESIGN AWARD in the Building Technology category for its Curved Glass Rooflight. This ground-breaking product convinced the 63-strong jury of independent, international experts for its visually attractive, functiona...
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06
February
2018
The new museum of antiquities in Narbonne, France, celebrates completion of the building envelope with VELUX Modular Skylights installed on the roof. ...
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29
January
2018
A must for anyone considering a home makeover or attic conversion, the VELUX Group's new MyDaylight app virtually brings your room to life. From today, you will be able to see how daylight can reinvigorate and benefit your home on your iPhone or A...
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02
January
2018
The change in leadership was first announced at the VELUX World Conference in September 2017. The VELUX World Conference takes place every four years and sets out the strategy for the coming period. At the Conference, Briggs laid out an ambitious gro...
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2017
13
December
2017
As Star Wars: The Last Jedi lands in movie theatres worldwide this winter, there is no better opportunity to bring the Star Wars galaxy straight to your bedroom roof windows. Designed for the modern room with comfort and individuality in mind, the St...
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28
November
2017
“We are thrilled and proud to present this esteemed jury to the works of engaged students from all over the world and we truly hope that all efforts will be made to showcase explorations and excitement in the two award categories `daylight in buildin...
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19
September
2017
VELUX ACTIVE with NETATMO has received a Special Jury Mention at the Batimat Innovation Awards in France. The special mention is for Combination of Expertise, and recognizes the partnership of two innovative companies who are leaders in their respect...
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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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06
September
2017
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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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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06
June
2017
On Sunday June 4 2017, HC Vardar was crowned winner of the VELUX EHF FINAL4 2017 after a weekend packed with handball, stars and enthusiastic fans.                 Each year, the VELUX EHF FINAL4 becomes a melting pot f...
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01
June
2017
Last year, fans at the VELUX EHF FINAL4 championship could enter a VELUX competition in front of the handball arena and donate a Natural Light solar lamp to Africa. For every goal scored by the fans a lamp was donated to off-grid regions of Africa. A...
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