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How to light a room in the basement ?

Discover in this new testimony, how Julian and his girlfriend were able to light a room in the basement. The main living rooms are located in a south-facing position. Living room, bedrooms and kitchens are well lit, but the  basement remains very dark. They decided to look for a solution to make  this room brighter. Discover how Espaciel has made this room a naturally brighter place.  Can you tell us about your home ? Not long ago my girlfriend and I had a twin house built in Lausanne, in the city. We have paid attention to the natural light inside  our rooms.  That’s why we decided to build the house on a southern orientation.  During construction, we were advised to...

In the office, how to protect yourself from sun glare while enjoying natural light ?

Specialist in office ergonomics. Burod’oc uses Espaciel for the natural lighting of its offices. In this article, discover how Espaciel allowed the Burod’oc team to protect itself from sun glare while maintaining quality natural lighting.  Marc Mercier, Director of Burod’oc  Owner: Burod’oc Activity: Sale of office furniture and expertise in professional space  design Type of space: Office and showroom City: Rouen Type of reflector installed: Upstore Reflector  Les locaux de Burod’oc à Danétal, à proximité de Rouen Burod’oc is an office furniture retailer and expert in professional space design. Its customers are located in Rouen and its region. The Burod’oc’s offices are facing south. Employees located next to the windows are directly exposed to the sun. For them, direct radiation is a source of discomfort that disrupts their work. As soon as there is sunshine, they close the shutters to protect themselves from the sun’s glare.  Colleagues further away from the windows appreciate the presence of sunshine. They are not directly exposed to it and are not subject to the risk of glare. Closing the shutters deprives them of natural light. They must ...

How to light a town house in natural light, without doing any construction work ?

Émilie lives in a town house in Ménilmontant. This district of Paris is known for its relaxed and bohemian atmosphere. A piece of town that looks like a village on a hillside. The only shadow on the picture, the relief is hilly and the nearby presence of large buildings deprives Emilie of natural light. In the morning, the sun reverberates at home from a nearby building, but on grey days, her home remains dark.  Discover how Emily brought daylight into her home without doing any construction work.  A walk in Ménilmontant  Owner : ÉmilieType of accommodation : Maison de villeCity : ParisOpening : WindowRoom : Living...

North-facing house, How to bring the sun’s rays into your home ?

When you live in a house facing north, seeing the sun’s rays flooding the garden without ever returning home can be frustrating. This is what Sophie experienced until she equipped herself with Espaciel Reflectors. In this article, discover how Sophie managed to bring the sun’s rays into her home while her house faces north.  The sun’s rays passing through the interior of Sophie’s house  Owner : SophieType of accommodation : House facing North City : Orchies (French Flanders)Opening : WindowsRoom : Living roomEspaciel model installed : Motorized Garden Reflector Situation of Sophie’s house and research for a solution Children going to high school, a busy professional activity, travelling all over the region, Sophie was looking for a home that would make her life easier. Hence a demanding search and precise criteria. Sophie wanted to...

How to make your stay brighter despite the balcony above ?

Gabrielle lives in a ground floor apartment in a 1960s residence in Bourg la Reine. His living room is connected to the garden by a balcony above which is repeated on each floor of the building. The presence of the balcony above creates a cap effect. Gabrielle found her apartment dark. It has installed Espaciel Reflectors. Discover how Gabrielle made her living room facing the garden naturally pleasant and bright despite the shade cast from the balcony of the neighbour above.  Owner : GabrielleType of accommodation : Apartment on the ground floorCity : Bourg la Reine (Ile-de-France)Opening : French windows Pièces : Living roomEspaciel model installed : Balcony Reflector and Garden Reflector Configuration and solutions...

How to naturally light a haussmann apartment in Paris ?

Espaciel continues its collaborations with influencers, today we will talk about Victoria, a Parisian blogger.  Haussmannien Apartment in Paris – Photo Victoria Duclos  Victoria, influencer in Paris Victoria Duclos Victoria is 27 years old, she has been living in the capital for 7 years with her lover and her big cat in the 20th arrondissement of Paris.  On her Instagram account, Victoria shares photos  of her friends,  her meals, her decoration and more simply her daily life.  She got into the game  a while ago by following bloggers and now it has become a real passion for her. It was a hobby for Victoria but it finally made her want to work on these issues...

How to brighten up the terrace of a restaurant surrounded by buildings ?

Aurélien was looking to illuminate the terrace of his restaurant with the sun’s rays. This was a real challenge in the context of the place. The  restaurant’s courtyard is surrounded by tall buildings that hide the sun.  In this article, you will discover how Aurélien  managed to send  the  sun’s  rays back to the terrace of his restaurant, which was in the shade before  this change.  The common wall equipped with 6 Solar Patio Reflectors – Paul Kozlowski   Owner : La DémocratieType of activity : RestaurantCity : ParisLocation : Garden surrounded by buildings Lighting area : Restaurant terrace Installed Espaciel product : Solar Patio Reflector Context of the project to create a restaurant “La Démocratie” La Démocratie is a unique place in...

Lack of light in a ground floor on inner courtyard – Testimony of Christian in Paris

When Christian contacted us, he was skeptical concerning the advantages of window reflectors. Today he attests to the unexpected natural light potential that has literally transformed his ground floor apartment.  « I live in a ground floor apartment in Paris. My windows are fitted with window boxes and the living room gives onto the terrace, so...

Winter Sun & Balcony Cap: How to light a dark room? – Testimony of Thomas in Montreal

Thomas and Sophie have just moved into their new home in Montreal, Canada; their apartment is located on the first floor of a small apartment building and their terrace is at the rear of the building. Unfortunately, the balcony above acts as an awning, stopping the light from reaching their terrace and the interior of...

How do you light your interior when you have buildings opposite each other? – Testimony of Karine in Paris

Discover in this new first-hand account how Karine managed to naturally illuminate her living room. As a teleworker she spends a great deal of time at home. Her apartment is south-east facing, and in theory all the criteria are met for her to take full advantage of her living room. Tall buildings opposite, however, block...
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