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Retirement Village Sees the Light With Glass Roof Design

75_Wixam Retirement Village_Xtralite.JPG Wixams Retirement Village near Bedford, is owned and operated by Extracare the same company who’s Lark Hill Retirement Village was featured in the 2018 Channel 4 series of ‘Old People’s Homes for 4 year old’. The purpose built village will provide 230, one and two bedroom apartments for the over 55’s in its six acre green field setting.
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Tackling SAD: Avoiding Monday Blues in the Workplace

72_davide-cantelli-143765-unsplash.jpg We take a look at the 'Monday Blues' and how they can be avoided in the workplace.
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How Light Domes and Roof Lights Fit into The Modern Working Environment

71_25_arup.jpg Over recent years the importance of natural light and its positive impact on productivity, working conditions and overall morale has been recognised, meaning companies are being increasingly pushed towards providing welcoming office spaces and working environments. As roof lights and light domes provide solutions both as integrated design features, added at the initial planning stages of new office developments and as retrofit options for existing buildings, they have numerous benefits in the commercial workspace.
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The VELUX Group to acquire JET-Group from Egeria

VELUX A/S and Dutch investment firm Egeria have reached an agreement concerning the sale of JET-Group to the VELUX Group. The decision to acquire JET-Group, a European leader in industrial roof light systems, is in line with the VELUX Group’s growth strategy and specifically the desire to grow its business in the non-residential market for daylighting solutions. The acquisition of JET-Group is the second by the VELUX Group this year, with Wasco Products Inc., a US skylight manufacturer, announced in April.
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