VELUX Commercial Blog

The VELUX Commercial blog area is where you will find sources of information covering all aspects of daylight design and skylight installation within the commercial sector.

So that you can find information relevant to your needs, our blog posts, written using our knowledge and expertise, are split into the categories below. From sustainable building design to office ventilation strategies we will help guide you through the key aspects of bringing light to life within your commercial building.

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Regulations & Standards

What is EN 17037?

The new European Standard EN 17037 deals with daylight in buildings. Published at the end of 2018, it is the first Europe-wide standard to deal exclusively with the design for, and provision of, daylight.

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The new European Standard for daylight design covers four different areas: daylight provision, assessment of the view out of windows, access to sunlight, prevention of glare.

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The new European standard for daylight design in buildings, EN 17037, has been written so that it can be applied to any building.

eBook: Guide to Daylighting and EN 17037