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Jun 05, 2019, 10:00 ET New Global Survey Finds We're Lacking Fresh Air and Natural Light, as We Spend Less Time in Nature

VELUX Skylights, the global leader in skylights and roof windows, today released findings that depict modern society's vanishing relationship with...


Jul 10, 2018, 11:25 ET New, Smartphone App-Controlled Skylight Automation System Designed to Improve Indoor Air Quality and Temperature

With rising use of smart-home technology to improve the way we live and increasing demand for products that improve home health, VELUX Skylights...


Sep 28, 2017, 09:01 ET VELUX® Skylight Blinds Add Style and Function to the Fifth Wall

For many homeowners, the capability to customize their space to fit personal style is paramount. VELUX, the world leader in skylights and roof...


Aug 18, 2017, 09:01 ET VELUX® America Transforms Bonus Room from Man Cave to Family Room

Creating a functional bonus room is the bane of many homeowner's dream homes. These spaces can often have unconventional floor plans and inadequate...


Jun 08, 2017, 10:01 ET New VELUX® Energy Performance Model Skylights Combine Energy Efficiency With Cost Savings For Homeowners

Homeowners can maximize energy efficiency and take advantage of a 30 percent federal tax credit with the new VELUX Energy Performance Model skylight...


Sep 09, 2015, 10:40 ET Homeowners Save Now And Later With VELUX Solar Powered Skylights And Blinds

FORT MILL, S.C., Sept. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ – The opportunity to save 30 percent up-front on the cost of attractive and functional home improvement...


Aug 27, 2015, 10:40 ET Educational And Informational Resources For Architects From VELUX

VELUX® America offers a number of educational and informational resources for architects and designers that address skylight and window issues...


Jun 17, 2015, 10:00 ET Reduce Your Chances Of Hail Storm Damage

Wikipedia says that hail is a form of solid precipitation consisting of balls or irregular lumps of ice, each of which is called a hailstone....


Jun 03, 2015, 10:21 ET Money Saving Reroofing Ideas From VELUX America

According to Remodeling Magazine's 2015 Cost Vs. Value Report, a roof replacement returns nearly 72 percent of its cost when a home is sold. More...


Sep 03, 2014, 10:40 ET First USA "Active House" Home Serves as National Model For Comfortable and Sustainable Family Living

Active House USA, a custom sustainable home in the St. Louis suburb of Webster Groves, MO combines leading sustainability and high performance...


Jul 30, 2014, 10:40 ET VELUX Skylights Brighten O'More College of Design Alumni Show House

A ca. 1904 Queen Anne Victorian home in the Franklin, TN historic district has been restored to splendor as a high-style residence and serves as the...


Jul 15, 2014, 10:40 ET Velux Offers Homeowners Three Money Saving Tips For Skylight Replacement When Reroofing

According to Remodeling Magazine's Cost vs. Value Report, a roof replacement returns nearly 68 percent of its cost when you sell your home. If you...


Jul 02, 2014, 10:40 ET VELUX Solar Powered Skylights Bring Daylight And Fresh Air Into Homes For Less

Daylight and fresh air aren't really all that costly. And getting these healthy attributes into our homes efficiently may be simpler than it seems....


Jun 19, 2014, 10:40 ET With VELUX Solar Powered Fresh Air Skylights, More Costs Less

It's not often a top-of-the-line home improvement product is less expensive than the entry-level model but once in a while homeowners have an...


Jun 02, 2014, 10:40 ET VELUX Announces Summer Rebate Program For Solar Powered Skylights

With a first-ever cash rebate offer to consumers, VELUX America has launched a program that can make its top-of-the-line venting fresh air skylights...


Jul 31, 2012, 05:20 ET Reduce Your Chances For Hail Storm Damage

Hail, according to Wikipedia, is a form of solid precipitation consisting of balls or irregular lumps of ice, each of which is referred to as a...


May 15, 2012, 11:45 ET "Active House USA" Incorporates Best of American and European Green Home Building Practices

Active House USA, a custom sustainable home under construction in the St. Louis suburb of Webster Groves, MO is bringing together leading green,...


Jun 06, 2011, 10:17 ET VELUX Skylight Planner Apps Available for iPhones, iPods, iPads, & Android Phones

VELUX® America now offers free apps for smart phones and other personal electronic devices that allow uses to easily visualize rooms bathed in...


Nov 18, 2010, 02:34 ET VELUX Brings Light to Life

Where there is light there is life. Natural light is fundamental to the quality of our lives and living environment. More than any other element,...


Nov 11, 2010, 11:23 ET VELUX Takes on the Elements - This Time at Sea

In mid-October five skippers from the UK, Poland, Canada and Belgium, along with Brad Van Liew of the United States, departed La Rochelle, France for ...


Oct 22, 2010, 04:26 ET The VELUX 'No Leak Skylight'

The VELUX America No Leak Skylight is part of a redesigned skylight line with major upgrades including advanced energy efficient glass and added...