VELUX Group reduces the temperature to save energy
From October 1st The VELUX Group will reduce the heating in all VELUX locations in Europe to a level between 19 – 21 degrees Celsius. This comes in connection with the current European energy crisis and is in line with the VELUX sustainability strategy and
From October 1st, office locations will be heated to 20-21 degrees Celsius and production facilities to 19 degrees Celcius. The specific temperature levels have been adjusted to match the job functions that are carried out in the given location as well as working environment rules in the different countries.
The normal temperature level during the heating season has until now been between 20-24 degrees Celsius in office locations and 19-23 degrees Celsius in production facilities. Reducing the heat in all European VELUX locations through the heating season will impact VELUX overall CO2 footprint by 2000 tonnes.
About the VELUX Group
For more than 80 years, the VELUX Group has created better living environments for people around the world; making the most of daylight and fresh air through the roof. Our product programme includes roof windows and modular skylights, decorative blinds, sun screening products and roller shutters, as well as installation and smart home solutions. These products help to ensure a healthy and sustainable indoor climate, for work and learning, for play and pleasure. We work globally – with sales and manufacturing operations in more than 36 countries and around 12,500 employees worldwide. The VELUX Group is owned by VKR Holding A/S, a limited company wholly owned by non-profit, charitable foundations (THE VELUX FOUNDATIONS) and family. In 2021, VKR Holding had total revenue of EUR 3.5 billion and THE VELUX FOUNDATIONS donated EUR 244 million in charitable grants.
For more information about VELUX Group, visit velux.com.