To solve a building problem or a physical disorder, the Estia approach is to make an extended diagnosis using a wide range of sophisticated instruments (infrared camera, temperatures and humidity sensors, CO2 detector, Blower-Door, fish-eye camera, luminancemeter, reflectometer, luxmeter, etc.). The collected information are supplemented by the analysis of the construction details and are also validated by numerical simulation.

Our proximity with Solar Energy Labortory (LESO-PB) allows us to use the EPFL equipment when necessary (artificial sky, heliodon).

Technical expertises

Some emblematic projects

Condensation damages, mold Residential building, Chavornay
Visual comfort analysis Adminsitrative building, Geneva
Airtightness tests Minergie-P house in Sierre
Thermography Refurbishment Mercerie, Lausanne, arch. CBMM
Design of special indoor climates Training rink, Fribourg, arch. Lorenz-Musso

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... some other emblematic projects

  • Hygrothermal analysis of Saignelégier rink,

  • Thermographic analysis of municipal buildings,Orbe ,

  • Hygrothermal analysis of Bex church (arch. Nicole&Dubois),

  • Analysis of a movable blinds system (arch. Studio Albini, Milano),

  • Visual comfort analysis of the drivers position (Renault-Trucks / Volvo Trucks),

  • Sunshine analysis UEFA building, Nyon (arch. Bassi-Carella),

  • Sunshine analysis Home Rive-Neuve (arch. Brauen&Waelchli),

  • ..., etc.

 

We apologize for not being able to mention here all the projects we have had the privilege and the pleasure to work on.