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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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10
October
2019
| 09:56 Europe/Copenhagen
VELUX Healthy Buildings Day is now live in Paris. Follow the event on Twitter: @VELUX and #HealthyBuildingsDay! Get live photos of speakers and participants here (Copyright the VELUX Group): ...
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09
October
2019
| 10:04 Europe/Copenhagen
VELUX Daylight Symposium, the only forum in the world dedicated to explore the role of daylight in architecture and the importance of daylight in creating healthy and resilient buildings, is now live in Paris.  Follow the event on Twitter: @VELUX ...
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10
September
2019
| 19:12 Europe/Copenhagen
The VELUX Group officially opened a model house in Sala today, which is renovated according to seven principles that form the basis for the RenovActive concept. An online guide is also launched, explaining how to make healthy, energy-efficient and su...
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02
June
2019
| 20:37 Europe/Copenhagen
This weekend, the VELUX EHF FINAL4 at LANXESS arena in Cologne, Germany became a melting pot for handball fans from all over Europe. The venue holds 19,500 spectators and this year VELUX Group had 720 guests present. Millions of fans from more than 1...
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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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14
May
2019
| 13:37 Europe/Copenhagen
About the award to VELUX The jury made the following remarks about the award to VELUX: “Since 1941, the VELUX window has transformed architecture by enabling healthy and comfortable living under the roof. Every day, it brings daylight and fresh...
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04
April
2019
| 14:17 Europe/Copenhagen
Today, the VELUX Group published its 2018 Sustainability Report. The report shows that the VELUX Group reduced its carbon footprint by 43% in 2018 versus a 34% reduction in 2017. The Group’s target is a 50% reduction by the end of next year (compared...
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22
March
2019
| 12:53 Europe/Copenhagen
The best renovation ideas for your needs by Athina Bluff, Founder & Senior Designer, and Amy Brandhorst, Senior Designer, of Topology Interiors.    If your family is growing… A loft renovation  Extending up is a great way to make use of the...
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28
February
2019
| 15:44 Europe/Copenhagen
Both Danish and international tech startups are invited to apply to be part of the new programme. Applications can already now be submitted through the programme’s website. The ambition of the partnership between COWI, EWII, VKR Holding, The Danis...
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14
February
2019
| 10:12 Europe/Copenhagen
This Valentine’s Day why not spare a thought for the relationship you have with your home as well as your loved ones? We spend a huge amount of time in our homes, living, loving and laughing in them. Memories are made within their walls, giving these...
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22
January
2019
| 13:17 Europe/Copenhagen
With the acquisition of JET-Group, the VELUX Group became one of the leading players in the commercial market in Europe. Combined with its recent acquisitions of Wasco and Vitral, and the ongoing development of VELUX Modular Skylights, the VELUX Grou...
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21
January
2019
| 11:30 Europe/Copenhagen
The Christmas decorations have been packed away, the weather is dismal and many of us are feeling the financial pinch following the festive period. It’s little wonder then that we can feel slightly down here on what's been labelled as the ‘Blue Monda...
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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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03
December
2018
| 09:00 Europe/Copenhagen
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
| 09:29 Europe/Copenhagen
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
| 12:00 Europe/Copenhagen
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
| 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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15
October
2018
| 10:00 Europe/Copenhagen
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
| 11:00 Europe/Copenhagen
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
| 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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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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23
July
2018
| 14:08 Europe/Copenhagen
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
| 10:19 Europe/Copenhagen
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
| 07:00 Europe/Copenhagen
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
| 16:09 Europe/Copenhagen
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
| 15:11 Europe/Copenhagen
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
| 10:24 Europe/Copenhagen
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
| 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
April
2018
| 10:18 Europe/Copenhagen
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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