September 26 - Brussels, Belgium





September 26 - Brussels, Belgium

We are delighted to invite you to join the Healthy Buildings Day 2018

Since 2015 the VELUX Group has been putting healthy buildings on the agenda. The theme for this year is Healthy Buildings as Value Drivers: Why healthy buildings make sense economically for builders, owners, occupants and society in general. Presentations and discussions on the day will highlight the latest research, consumer trends, user experiences and business cases. Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to meet and discuss these issues with key building industry stakeholders.

  • Programme

    Healthy Buildings Day, September 26, 2018 

    9.00 - 10.00
    Breakfast & Networking
    10.00 - 12.30
    Keynote Presentations on:
    • What are the foundations for healthy buildings, and what can we expect of future trends and demands?
    • What is the value of health and comfort in architecture, and how do we realise this potential?
    • How does health and comfort contribute to business development in the building industry?
    12.30 - 13:00
    Presentation of the Healthy Homes Barometer 2018
    13.00 - 14.00 
    Lunch & Networking
    14.00 - 16.00
    Break-out sessions: discuss with practitioners, users and other experts:
    • Session 1: Healthy Family Homes – Health and Comfort as the New Business Drivers in Single Family Houses
    • Session 2: Healthy Social Housing – Innovative Approaches to Value Creation in Social Housing
    • Session 3: Healthy Learning & Working – How to Shape Human Performance and Behaviour with Optimal Indoor Environments

    16.00 - 17:00
    Closing Session
    • Why are healthy buildings important and why is a change needed in the way we build?

    17.00 - 18.00
    Drinks & Networking 
  • Speakers
    David Briggs, CEO, VELUX Group
    Kolja Nielsen, CEO, CEBRA Architects (DK)
    Robin Guenther, Principal, Perkins + Will (CA)
    John Sommer, Director of Strategy & Business Development, MT Højgaard (DK)
    Ingrid Reumert, VP, VELUX Group (DK)
    Johannes Schwörer, CEO, Schwörer Haus (DE)
    NN, Copenhagen Economics
    Frank Vierkötter, CEO, Interhomes (DE)
    Mette Mogensen, Head of Project Development, DOMEA (DK)
    Agnès Mathieu, Economist, Iris Consult, (BE)
    Peter Barrett, Emeritus Professor, Oxford University (UK)

Healthy Homes Barometer

Healthy Homes Barometer 2018, a study of suburban homes, social housing and workplaces in Europe, will be launched at Healthy Buildings Day 2018.

See previous Healthy Homes Barometers:


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