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2024
31
January
2024
| 09:34 Europe/Copenhagen
Living Places Copenhagen, developed by the VELUX Group, EFFEKT architects, Artelia engineers, and Enemærke & Petersen contractors, has been shortlisted for the internationally renowned MIPIM Awards 2024 in the category “Best Residential project”. The...
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2023
08
December
2023
| 13:00 Europe/Copenhagen
The VELUX Group inaugurates today a brand new high-tech warehouse in Kolding, Denmark. Pallet cranes and picker robots will be powered by energy from solar panels to pack roof windows for distribution to customers across the Nordic region. VELUX has ...
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14
November
2023
| 09:00 Europe/Copenhagen
The groundbreaking housing project, Living Places Copenhagen, wins two international architecture awards from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) thereby confirming the importance of the project on the international architecture scene....
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09
October
2023
| 06:00 Europe/Copenhagen
The VELUX Group has entered a partner agreement with the Dutch house builder Bouwgroep Dijkstra Draisma on building more sustainable housing in the Northern part of the Netherlands. With this partner agreement, Bouwgroep Dijkstra Draisma is the first...
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28
September
2023
| 08:00 Europe/Copenhagen
The VELUX Group appoints Aliëtte van der Wal-van Dijk as new Executive Vice President for VELUX Global Marketing as of 1 December. As EVP for global marketing, Aliëtte will join the Executive Group Management in VELUX....
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27
September
2023
| 11:03 Europe/Copenhagen
VELUX A/S has progressed from a bronze to gold medal in the latest assessment by the rating body EcoVadis, which assesses companies’ environmental, social and governance (ESG) management and progress....
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15
September
2023
| 08:00 Europe/Copenhagen
Thursday night,  the VELUX Group was awarded EY’s Sustainability Award in the Innovation category at an event hosted by EY and the Danish Chamber of Commerce in Copenhagen, Denmark. The group received the prestigious award for Living Places – a housi...
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03
July
2023
| 08:00 Europe/Copenhagen
As part of the VELUX Group’s commitment to accelerate sustainable development, expressed in the Group`s Sustainability strategy 2030, the group has taken the role of Impact Partner to the UIA World Congress of Architects 2023 in Copenhagen....
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30
June
2023
| 10:45 Europe/Copenhagen
The winning flexible seating arrangement made from discarded pallets was one of 10 finalist solutions competing to become part of future festivals. The students involved in the second annual sustainability challenge used recyclable materials to devel...
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23
June
2023
| 09:30 Europe/Copenhagen
Could future festival equipment be made from coffee bags, mushrooms or ropes? 
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19
June
2023
| 10:00 Europe/Copenhagen
All of the entries in the product design category were assessed according to their design quality and degree of innovation by a Red Dot jury, consisting of 50 international experts. The award was announced and celebrated at a Red Dot award ceremony i...
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13
June
2023
| 08:00 Europe/Copenhagen
As part of the VELUX Group’s target to capture the historical emissions from operations, the group will finance two additional forest conservation and restoration projects in tropical landscapes. Together with the first project in Uganda, the new pro...
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15
May
2023
| 09:00 Europe/Copenhagen
A new roof window shutter production facility will be built in Marnay, Haute-Saône to meet the growing demand from customers in Europe for energy savings and thermal comfort in both winter and summer. ...
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04
May
2023
| 09:00 Europe/Copenhagen
A fault detected in VELUX new generation mains-powered glass rooflight CVU could in rare instances cause electric shock.The risk is considered low and no one has been injured. It is safe to use the affected flat roof windows with a remote control, bu...
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19
April
2023
| 11:00 Europe/Copenhagen
The companies will now work together to lower the carbon footprint of the steels used in VELUX roof windows, aiming to reduce embedded CO2 by up to 70 percent (depending on the type of steel product used) compared with conventionally produced steel. ...
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14
April
2023
| 08:00 Europe/Copenhagen
The VELUX Group and partners open the doors to Living Places Copenhagen – seven prototypes that show how we can develop sustainable buildings with a three times lower CO2 footprint and a first-class indoor climate. Living Places concept holds the low...
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11
April
2023
| 13:00 Europe/Copenhagen
Emissions from operations (scope 1 and 2) decreased to 27,371 tCO2e in 2022 from 37,105 tCO2e in 2021. This decline was driven by an increase in the purchase of renewable electricity (in 2022 representing 98% of electricity consumption), energy effic...
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16
March
2023
| 09:00 Europe/Copenhagen
Called Nature Collection, the blinds are primarily made from recycled materials, which significantly reduces their embodied carbon footprint compared to standard VELUX blinds.
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27
February
2023
| 13:00 Europe/Copenhagen
Today marks the beginning of the creation of one central location for future VELUX product innovation.
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2022
07
December
2022
| 15:09 Europe/Copenhagen
The winning projects of the 2022 International VELUX Award were created by students from architecture schools in Poland and Iran.
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15
November
2022
| 08:30 Europe/Copenhagen
First ever solar plant symbiosis in Spain, integrating agriculture, biodiversity, and community with renewable energy generation. The electricity generated will address 100% of the VELUX Group’s European operations and up to 90% of global consumption...
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11
November
2022
| 09:00 Europe/Copenhagen
The VELUX Group has entered into a partnership agreement with Novelis, the world’s largest aluminium recycler, for Novelis to provide high-recycled-content, flat-rolled aluminium for use in VELUX roof windows. ...
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08
November
2022
| 13:15 Europe/Copenhagen
VELUX is at COP27 with the purpose to keep the momentum and focus on the built environment. VELUX will contribute to key discussions on how the construction sector can adapt to and mitigate climate change, and how the sector can meet the Paris agreem...
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07
November
2022
| 14:30 Europe/Copenhagen
Declining roof window sales has resulted in overstocking and a need to scale back production in European factories. 
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29
September
2022
| 11:00 Europe/Copenhagen
VELUX Group and Hydro have agreed to a joint target to reduce CO2  emitted per kilo of aluminium, contributing to the VELUX Group goal to halve value chain emissions by 2030.
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14
September
2022
| 09:00 Europe/Copenhagen
The VELUX Group has won Sustainability Award in the climate strategy category hosted by EY and the Danish Chamber of Commerce in Copenhagen, Denmark.
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31
August
2022
| 13:05 Europe/Copenhagen
Lars Petersson comes from a position as President and CEO in Hempel, a Danish-based global company in the coating industry. Prior to Hempel, Lars Petersson has held top management positions in Inwido, a Swedish windows and doors manufacturer, and Fre...
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06
July
2022
| 16:13 Europe/Copenhagen
The International VELUX Award jury has selected ten regional winners out of 507 projects, submitted from 211 schools of architecture around the world.
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05
July
2022
| 09:00 Europe/Copenhagen
The judgement conclusively ends more than a decade of unfounded complaints by Fakro to EU authorities concerning the VELUX Group.
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01
July
2022
| 16:20 Europe/Copenhagen
The VELUX Group has won the 2021 IMD-Pictet Sustainability in Family Business Award, with the award jury praising its approach to climate and nature action and its commitment to becoming ‘Lifetime Carbon Neutral’....
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