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Daylighting a historic building: How to illuminate a listed building without work ?

Daylighting a historic building seems a far cry from home automation. The launch of the Intelligent Reflector gives us the opportunity to bring these two approaches together. In this article, discover our collaboration with Mathieu Carlier, author of the Home Automation Blog. The Espaciel Window Reflector can even be adapted to the windows of listed...

How to gain more light in a room with the window reflector? Example in the office of Montiel-Laborde, chartered accountant and auditor

Natural light plays an essential role in the quality of life at work. A parameter that the Montiel-Laborde firm has well integrated during the renovation of its premises. Discover how the Window Reflector allows to gain more light in a room of the office dedicated to the common life of the team. Project sheet :...

How to light a room in depth with the Motorized Reflector? Discover our collaboration with the Youtubeur Comme un pingouin dans le désert.

As a penguin in the desert is a passionate DIYer, he created his YouTube channel to showcase the work he does and share his tips, ideas and findings. Fond of innovation and ecology, he tested the Motorized Reflector during a recent video demo in partnership with Espaciel. Like a penguin in the desert riding the...
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Haussmannian building – How to gain more natural light on the second floor?

François and Ivan want to move to a new apartment in Paris. They find their happiness in a charming Haussmannian building. However, it is located on the second floor on the street. It is cruelly lacking in natural light despite its south-west exposure. Emblematic of Parisian architecture and lifestyle, Haussmannian buildings constitute a true urban...

How to illuminate an apartment on a courtyard in Paris?

Virginie lives in an apartment in Paris with her family. It is located on the second floor, with her children’s bedrooms overlooking an interior courtyard. She wanted to light these two rooms, darkened by their environment and exposed to the northwest. Virginie handling the Espaciel Reflector Project sheet : Owner : VirginieHousing type: 1st floor...

Smart reflector : Experience the Loft Before and After!

Hugo lives in Roubaix (59), in a loft on the first floor, he has a garden and several rooms upstairs that lack natural light. His wish is to bring more sunlight into his loft. Hugo being of a reserved nature, Camille and Tom are the ones who gladly lent themselves to the acting game. They...

Paravalanche Gallery – Natural light at the service of road safety for mountain bikers

Avalanche road tunnels are dark passages that are potentially dangerous for cyclists. At the initiative of the CETU and Nature et Confort, Espaciel has implemented an original solution for the department of Haute Savoie, in partnership with Alpes Ecologie. Tour de France cycling peloton on a mountain road – Photo Rob Wingate Pproject:  Contracting authority:...

How do you bring the sun into an old square courtyard farmhouse facing north?

The configuration of a farm in a square courtyard does not favor the entry of the sun. The different buildings shade each other. How to bring in the sun, so pleasant to illuminate the living rooms? Project sheet: Owner : Marie and JuanType of housing : HouseVillage : Urçay (03)Openings : WindowsSpace to light :...

How do you get the sun into a mountain house with thick stone walls?

The traditional stone house has the particularity of very thick walls and small windows. This type of mountain house is often dark which limits the possibilities of reconversion for new uses of housing or tourist accommodation. In this testimonial from Nicole and Steve, discover how to bring the sun into an 1889 Auvergne house using...

How do you keep natural light all day long with a spinning balcony? – Testimony of Sylvie in Paris

Sylvie lives in an apartment in Paris. The residence has 8 floors, on one side you can see a street and on the other side a green plot with a building in front of it. She wishes to light her stay. With its eastern exposure, she receives the sun only in the morning around 11...
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