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Woodside Way

Glenrothes
Fife
KY7 4ND
www.velux.co.uk
Danielle Jackson
Tel +44 (0)7391 867233
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VELUX Company Ltd

Overview

VELUX® have been bringing daylight and fresh air into homes, schools and places of work for over 75 years and have led the way in designing innovative roof windows, blinds and accessories all of which help create bright and welcoming spaces. The VELUX range also includes many other daylight solutions such as sun tunnels, flat roof windows and Modular Skylights to help create better living, learning and working environments. As well as offering the best products on the market we also understand the importance of helping you choose the best solution for your project. We provide expert technical support and specification advice, as well as our nationwide service technicians and field sales teams who are happy to offer hands-on support.

CPD Material (7)


Seminar
The Daylight Economy: Improving Health, Comfort and Productivity with Daylight
This seminar looks at why daylight and ventilation is important in education, healthcare and commercial sectors and how buildings optimised for well-being have a positive impact on occupants. It will help you to understand the following topics:
- Understand the psychological and physiological benefits of daylight and ventilation
- Understand how to design building optimised for well-being
- Understand daylight and fresh air’s role in healthcare, education and commercial sectors
- Understand designing daylighting strategies that answer both biological and activity needs
- Understand considerations for the right type of light in the right space
- Understand ventilation strategies and smart automation technology
- Understand the importance of maximising phycological and economic value through effective daylight design
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
The Case for Better Daylight and Ventilation Design in Homes
This CPD will cover the importance of daylight and ventilation in the design of a healthy home and will look at the evidence to support architectural philosophies and translate your experience into strong, rational, pertinent reasoning to use with your clients. It will help you to understand the following topics:
- Understand the basics of daylight and human response to it
- Understand what makes a healthy home and the importance of daylight and ventilation when homeowners budget for a project
- Understand the active house principles of comfort, environment and energy
- Understand circadian lighting, a more holistic measure of daylight’s impact
- Understand indoor climate and how to combat indoor pollution
- Understand research around daylight control and case studies of roof windows in residential projects
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
Under the Rooflight: Spotlight on Education
The purpose of this CPD is to offer a review of the latest regulatory changes in the design and construction of education buildings specifically relating to rooflights. The regulatory changes include the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) Facilities Output Specification (FOS) 2017, BREEAM 2018 and the New European Standard Daylight of Buildings EN 17037. This CPD will help you to understand the following topics:
- Understand the ESFA Facilities Output Specification relating to rooflights
- Understand the changes in BREEAM 2018 relating to rooflights
- Understand the new European Standard EN 17037 relating to rooflights
- Understand how to specify rooflights for education buildings and meet the requirements of the above documents
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
Daylight and Ventilation in Healthy Homes
This seminar looks at the basics of human response to daylight and why daylight and ventilation is important in renovation designs. Enquiries about this CPD should be sent to marketing@velux.co.uk
This CPD will help you to understand the following topics:
- Understand indoor climate and what makes a healthy home
- Understand the physiological effects of daylight and ventilation
- Understand the philosophy of renovation based on the Active House framework, specifically the UK version RenovActive
- Understand research project around daylight control
- Understand the use of roof windows in residential settings and the residential specification process
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
Offsite Fabrication for Smarter Construction
This seminar looks at offsite construction processes. It will help you to understand the following topics:
- Understand the development of offsite fabrication in architectural design
- Understand the history of modularity and the development of off-site manufacturing in construction
- Understand the benefits of off-site construction and why modular skylights are an efficient, sustainable option
- Understand off-site construction in relation to skylights in educational and other spaces
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
Modular Systems: The Future of Construction
This seminar is concerned with modular construction especially in relation to modular rooflights. It will help you to understand the following topics:
- Understand the history of standardised measurements and how it developed into modular systems
- Understand why modularity is important in modern construction
- Understand modular construction in the education sector and other spaces
- Understand the benefits of modular skylights, including efficiency and sustainability issues
- Understand modularity in relation to skylights with case studies of modular skylights in education
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
Daylight and the Human Response
This seminar looks at the human response to daylight and the specification and installation of modular skylights to engineer and control daylight in buildings. It will help you to understand the following topics:
- Understand why daylight, and ventilation, is important to the human condition and the negative impact that a lack of daylight can cause
- Understand the history of how skylights have helped to deliver light within buildings
- Understand how to specify and install modular skylights to deliver light in an efficient and sustainable way
- Understand how to engineer daylight for use in educational and other spaces
- Understand how we measure daylight and how this is changing
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar

Classifications


VELUX Company Ltd has CPD Materials in the following areas: -

Subject/Product Areas (CI/SfB)
RIBA Core Curriculum areas