The acquisition is final, following approval by competition authorities.
VELUX acquisition of JET-Group was approved on 19th November last year. Since then, the two companies have taken the first steps to build a new division under the VELUX brand. Now they are launching a new logo and visual identity.
Using natural daylight has often been preferred to artificial lighting within the workplace, unfortunately at the cost of energy efficiency. However, technological advances in glazing and manufacturing means that rooflights are now a viable option for a low carbon footprint building design. In this article we take a look at how rooflights can help reduce carbon footprint, including the changes implemented in recent years.
Following the Grenfell tower disaster almost two years ago, cause by cost cutting and improper use of hazardous cladding, there have been several changes implemented to reduce risk in design. Since then, a conscious shift towards architects specifying materials over contractors has emerged, to minimise future problems.
This article examines how architects can reduce risk in design.