The VELUX Group
For more than 70 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 as well as a range of decoration and sun screenings, roller shutters, installation solutions and intelligent home controls.
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 40 countries and around 10,000 employees worldwide.
The VELUX Group is owned by VKR Holding A/S, a limited company wholly owned by foundations and family.
For more information, visit www.velux.com.
The VELUX Group commits to reduce its future carbon emissions and capture its historical carbon footprint since it was founded in 1941 – totalling 5.6 million tonnes of CO2. This will be achieved in collaboration with WWF and through forest projects that will tackle climate change and halt habitat loss, preserving biodiversity and improving local livelihoods.
The sustainable home of the future: excellent indoor climate – even in summer The home of the future, with an excellent indoor climate and unique daylight influx and energy consumption that meets the demands of 2020 is already possible today. The latest measurements from Home for Life, an experimental demo house near Århus in northern […]
For the next year the Pastour family will stay in the Maison Air et Lumière house testing how well the designs perform in terms of both energy and living comfort so that the projections of the house can be compared with the real-life experiment. Fabrice (35), Samantha (33) and their two children, Rayan (7) […]
Green Lighthouse is Denmark’s first carbon-neutral public building and an example of a successful public-private partnership. Two years after Green Lighthouse at the University of Copenhagen opened the doors of Denmark’s first carbon-neutral public building as an example of a successful public-private partnership, it has now also become the first building in the country to […]
Model Home 2020, created by the VELUX Group, has been acclaimed for its contribution to sustainable buildings of the future. The project has just been included in the newly-created list, Sustainia100, of the world’s 100 most sustainable projects.
Whilst worn-out cultural centres all over Europe are struggling to attract users, a local culture centre in the Nørrebro district of Copenhagen has tripled its user activity. Its success lies in focussing on daylight and fresh air in the renovation plan. Today the Centre has become a source of inspiration to visitors from all over the world.
Model Home 2020 is a part of the VELUX Group strategy to take an active part in developing sustainable buildings for the future. It is the VELUX vision of how future buildings can be both climate-neutral, comfortable and attractive places to live in through daylight and fresh air. This approach is also consistent with VELUX […]
After a five-month construction phase, the transformation is complete and this 50-year-old traditional semi-detached house in the Wilhelmsburg district of Hamburg has been fully modernised and expanded to include a light and generously-proportioned extension. The goal is for the occupants to be self-sufficient in terms of energy. The LichtAktiv Haus will be open to the […]
Kobari is an example of a traditional Japanese eco house. Daylight from VELUX roof windows embraces the whole space beneath them with soft light that reaches deeper into the rooms. This enhances the beauty of the colours and shapes of the architecture and interior. By installing roof windows, the living room is given a wide […]
New all-in-one solar powered roof windows GGL Solar and GGU Solar The VELUX Group is first to market with an all-in-one solar powered electrical roof window. No other manufacturers and no competitors are currently offering a comparable product. By being cable-free and independent of any power supply, the unique construction of the VELUX Solar window sets […]
The VELUX Group has launched the project Model Home 2020. It is our vision for climate-neutral buildings with a high living factor. This is part of a VELUX strategy to take active part in developing sustainable buildings – the buildings of the future. The vision and principles behind Model Home 2020 need to be developed and […]
In 2015, the City of Copenhagen finished an extensive renovation of the Culture Centre situated at Valhalsgade 4 in a collaboration with 8 Danish producers of cutting edge energy solutions for buildings. The building was a demonstration project of the City and the private partners up to COP 15. The Culture Centre is now open for […]
Power efficiency improvenents is one of the most important means to reduce CO2 emissions in the Municipality of Copenhagen.We offer guided tours on selected Power efficiency projects in combination with general information on the strategies on energy efficiency improvements in existing public buildings. The tour will end in Valhalsgade Cultural Centre, that show examples of […]
Buildings account for up to 40% of society’s energy demand and thereby play a key role in the green transition. This White Paper can be used as a tool for inspiration to spot the potential or implement building automation and energy-efficient measures in new and existing buildings globally.
To achieve the global ambitions for a green transition, large sums of finance are needed. This white paper features ideas and solutions for how to achieve the goals and it is meant to serve as an inspiration for everyone involved in the green economy.