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Why choose IDBD?

01. For his technical expertise and his experience in irrigation

The IDBD company is led by Elie Desrues. Returning from his training in irrigation techniques learned in the United States in the 1970s, he pioneered precision automatic sprinkler systems by promoting the technique of incorporated valve-in-head sprinklers and their associated individual head-control. the first computerized control systems installed in France. He was also a pioneer in promoting electro-hydraulic regulation systems for golf pumping stations and then energy-saving regulation obtained by generalizing the variable speed to all pumps.  

Responsible for several decades of the supervision of the integrated design office of the company Sadimato, he participated in the design of irrigation systems on golf courses, racetracks, parks and landscaped cemeteries.

Elie Desrues is an expert recognized by European authorities. Appointed by the CEN (European Committee for Standardization) coordinator of the Technical Committee CEN / TC334 "Irrigation Technics", he co-wrote the European standard NF EN 12484-1 / 5 "Automatic turf irrigation systems". He is also co-author of the professional rules of the SYNAA (National Syndicate of Automatic Irrigation), of the encyclopedia and of the technical specifications of the SFG (Société Française des Gazons).

02. For its working methods and technical resources

Thanks to the very long experience of its facilitator, IDBD has an extremely rich information library in all areas relating to automatic watering:

  • Technical knowledge of all manufacturers and products involved in the realization of a sprinkler installation

  • Knowledge of standards and regulations applicable to sprinkler systems  and the mobilization of irrigation water

IDBD's technical studies are carried out in accordance with European standard NF EN 12484.

IDBD has and masters the technical means required to carry out its servicessuch as calculation, training and CAD software, software for control systems, GPS topography equipment, electrical and hydraulic measuring devices to carry out the tests. 

03. For its commitment of obligation of result 

IDBD executes its engineering contracts with great rigor, an essential condition for committing to an obligation of result at all levels. The engineering contracts of IDBD are covered by a civil liability insurance corresponding to the activity of BET hydraulics and landscape.

04. For its skills in civil engineering and urban development

Design studies in civil engineering are carried out by Felipe Mendieta, civil engineer graduated from the National Institute of Applied Sciences of Toulouse (INSA Toulouse), and the National University of Colombia (UNAL).

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