Bringing natural light and renewing the interior air, roof windows play an essential role in furnished attics. Designed in a sustainable approach, they contribute to our well-being and our health.
Consequence of, the of houses increasingly incorporates the concept of . Local materials, construction techniques, production of … L’ of new constructions is destined to be reduced in order to be more respectful of the environment. In old housing, this approach is often more complex to implement but it can also be initiated. Either it’s about , extensions, it is possible to choose “clean” materials.
Towards a bright and healthy home
The concept oftoday integrates the notions of space and . Two points in line with the needs of the French to live outside. In the house, fully meet these expectations. Indeed, they open the roof widely to the outside while allowing a maximum of . They also participate in the . An essential point since the inside homes is between five and ten times more polluted than outside!
Roof windows play the health and environmental card
In the converted attic, the roof windows play a decisive role both for the contribution of light and for the. By letting natural light in, they contribute to our health and well-being. In fact, natural light regulates our biological rhythm and plays on our mood … Roof windows also meet the need for indoor air renewal by allowing air circulation in the attic. Note that to limit this pollution, the roof windows of the VELUX Group display an A + in the classification of (the same for the polyurethane models).
A low carbon design
For 80 years, the VELUX Group has paid particular attention to. The company manufactures its roof windows only using PEFC / FSC certified. In order to reduce its footprint , the VELUX Group aims, by 2030, to reduce the carbon footprint of its products by 50% and to stop the in its packaging. A desire which has already been materialized by the creation of a partnership with the (World Wide Fund for Nature). In addition, the company commits by 2041 to capture all CO emissions2 generated by its activities and to sustainably preserve forests.
The planet is facing a serious climate crisis and this requires extraordinary action
As David Briggs, CEO of the VELUX Group explains: “ The planet is facing a serious climatic and natural crisis and this requires extraordinary action. In line with our values, we strive to do more than most, which is why we have developed the concept offor life. This is a new concept of innovative engagement involving a 20-year partnership with the to capture the equivalent of our historic carbon emissions by 2041. We will also significantly reduce our future CO emissions2 and ask our suppliers to do the same. We hope that other businesses will be inspired to become “Carbon Neutral for Life” to create a sustainable future for all. “
Durable roof windows
Designed with aDurable, the roof windows of the VELUX Group have an estimated longevity of between 25 and 30 years! To survive the decades, their roof windows have three qualities:
- easy to maintain;
- easy to repair;
- 100 % recyclable.
Arguments that anchor the roof windows of the VELUX Group in a real logic of, the exact opposite of which should no longer have their place.
The VELUX Group is committed to a sustainable lifestyle with roof windows designed to last. © VELUX
Article produced in partnership with the VELUX Group teams.
What you must remember
- In less than 10 years, the production of roof windows for the VELUX Group will generate half the CO2 than today.
- The VELUX Group undertakes to replant one tree for each tree used.
- Natural light and indoor air quality are two essential points for living well at home.