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2018
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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31
May
2017
The VELUX Group today announces that its RenovActive concept will be used by Belgian Social Housing Association, “Le Foyer Anderlechtois” to renovate 86 of their properties in the Anderlecht area of Brussels. VELUX’s RenovActive project took a pro...
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31
May
2017
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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11
May
2017
Above quote by French architect Anne Lacaton from the award winning practice Lacaton and Vassal was one of many important statements from the 7th Daylight Symposium, held in Berlin on 3-4 May 2017. Under the theme, “HEALTHY & CLIMATE-FRIENDLY ARCHITE...
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06
April
2017
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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24
March
2017
Daylight is vital to our long-term health and wellbeing. Yet, our modern way of living challenges our daily access to daylight and connection to nature, ultimately leading to a daylight deficit. So what role is left for architects and planners whe...
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17
March
2017
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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15
March
2017
Vienna, 10 March 2017. Title sponsor of the VELUX EHF Champions League, the VELUX Group, has officially launched its ‘Let’s Play’ campaign, offering youth teams between the ages of 8 and 14 the chance to win a set of handballs completely free of char...
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2016
16
November
2016
New research from the German research institute Fraunhofer Institut für Bauphysik IBP reveals that 84 million Europeans live in homes that are too damp, causing respiratory illnesses such as asthma and COPD. European governments’ expenditures on asth...
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20
September
2016
LONDON, 19TH SETEMBER 2016. The VELUX Group today announces its collaboration with engineering firm Arup, along with Frener & Reifer, BAM and further partners to create the “Circular Building”. The aim is to demonstrate how the circular economy ca...
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