Research & expertise
RE2020: the CSTB takes the floor at the Coriolis Seminars for Environment watch live
On January 13, 2022, at 6 pm, meet Sylvie Ravalet, Deputy CEO of the CSTB, and Alexandra Lebert, Head of the “Buildings and Cities Facing Climate Change” Strategic Research Action, as they talk about the challenges and opportunities of RE2020, the new...
Recycled materials for sustainable sanitary piping systems
The use of polymer sanitary piping systems incorporating recycled materials is encouraged by the regulations.
Sanitary tapware: clearer ECAU classification
The new ECAU classification label for sanitary tapware allows you to choose the right product for each use at a glance. It assists specifiers and the public in selecting products with performance tailored to their needs.
Technical Appraisals are changing to better guide innovation
The path of Technical Appraisal applicants for innovative products has been streamlined and opened to dialog with the experts reviewing the applications, and the documents are clearer for product users.
Read the editorial by Etienne Crépon – Chief executive officer of the CSTB
The health crisis that has affected the entire planet since the end of 2019 may transform our environment. It is possible that there may be a "post-Covid world", but it is objectively too early to tell, and if there is one, we do not yet know what it will...
Burglar resistance: your doors and windows tested at the CSTB
Several hundred thousand house burglaries are reported every year, and in 25% of cases, the burglars get in through a door or window.
Dissemination of knowledge
The CSTB is participating in the Paris Games
In response to the urgency of organizing the 2024 Paris Summer Games, the CSTB and its partners have put together a multidisciplinary team in project-mode organisation to provide concrete answers to project owners.
The Directors Strategic Area of Research of the CSTB
"Living well together" is an ambitious goal that involves all of us and requires initiative in the broader community.