Software

Tools developed at or in collaboration with LESO-PB

Several software tools have been developed or co-developed in the framework of LESO-PB research projects.


logo geronimo softwareGERONIMO
Software for the visualisation of the impact of Complex Fenestration Systems (CFS) in office buildings for different sky types (overcast and clear skies)
Target public: lighting designers, architects
(language: English)
>> details and free download: leso.epfl.ch/geronimo


CITYSIM
The software CitySim is a decision support tool for urban energy planners and stakeholders to minimize the net use of non-renewable energy sources as well as the associated emissions of greenhouse gases.
>> details : leso.epfl.ch/citysim
Graphical User Interface – newest version
>> details:  www.citysim.pro   >> distributed by  kaemco LLC


logo lesosai software distributed by e4tech software saLESOSAI
Building Certification and Energy Analysis Software
(languages: French, German, Italian and English; regular updates)
>> details: www.lesosai.com   >> distributed by  E4tech Software SA


CD cover DIAL EuropeDIAL+

European Daylighting Design Tool
(languages: French, English)
distributed by Estia SA


Desktop Radiance

RADIANCE
Synthetic imaging system
Unix freeware for lighting design and rendering

radsite.lbl.gov/radiance/

distributed by Lawrence Berkely National Laboratory


EPIQR software graphics - software distributed by EPIQR EPIQR
Energy Performance and Indoor Environmental Quality Retrofit software
distributed by
Epiqr Sàrl


lesocool
LESOCOOL
Natural ventilation –
Thermal movements
(1996, latest Windows
operating systems not
supported – we now recommend the DIAL+ cooling module instead).

ACOUSALLE
Acoustics planning and analysis tool
(1997, latest Windows
operating systems not
supported)
lesokai visuel
LESOKAI
Calcul hygrothermique d’éléments
de construction
(French and German only, no longer distributed)
Replaced by U-Sai
Leso Dial image
LESO-DIAL
Daylighting Design Tool  (2000)
Replaced by DIAL+

  • PCSC-LOCKIN: data acquisition on acoustic chopping frequency using a computer sound card.
  • INVESTIMMO: a decision-making tool for long-term investment strategies in housing maintenance and refurbishment, distributed by ESTIA SA
  • RADIACONF: planning and design tool which shows thermal comfort in a room (French only), distributed by E4Tech Sàrl
  • TOBUS: a decision-making tool for office building upgrading solutions, now integrated in EPIQR+, distributed by Epiqr Sàrl
  • ADELINE Integrated Lighting Design: Computer Tool until recently maintained distributed by Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics
  • ARCHITECTURE ET DEVELOPPEMENT DURABLE: CD-ROM that taught basic concepts of sustainable architecture in French – no longer available

Other tools are under development.