Summer comfort in buildings and cities, featured in CONTACT
Because the health and wellbeing of people in buildings and cities are major challenges, the CSTB is taking a look at summer comfort in the July 2020 issue of CONTACT, presenting solutions to mitigate the impact and discomfort of bright sunlight and high temperatures in cities.
Electromagnetic Waves in Schools: Results of the Report Issued by the CSTB
The CSTB was commissioned by the Ministry of the Environment to carry out a campaign to measure electromagnetic waves in French schools. This investigation was part of a national program to monitor and measure people’s exposure to electromagnetic waves in public places.
Studying electromagnetic fields with the Phéline platform
On October 3, 2014, the CNRS, Joseph Fourier University, Institut National Polytechnique of Grenoble, University of Savoie and the CSTB signed a partnership agreement to pool their expertise in electromagnetism to form the Phéline platform. As more and more devices and equipment generating electromagnetic fields appear in our environment, the challenge is to fully understand the levels at which people are exposed in order to meet the expectations of state and the public.