Co-founder & Associate at Effinart
Pierre Jaboyedoff is Co-founder and Associate at Effinart, a consulting company in Lausanne, Switzerland that aims to create buildings that offer optimal comfort to occupants while minimizing impacts on the environment. He has been active in R&D and consulting in high performance buildings since 1984, and has worked on several International Energy Agency research projects on solar energy and buildings. He has been visiting India regularly since 1981 and since 1992 has been a consultant for the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation in India in its energy and environment program. He has a master's degree in mechanical engineering from the Swiss Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL) with special focus on energy and thermal engineering. His main field of expertise is simulation-assisted integrated design of buildings, including passive design strategies, HVAC, and renewable technologies.