Research & expertise
Fire testing a 9-meter reinforced concrete wall - Vulcain furnace test facility at CSTB
A world first! Understanding the behavior of high walls in fire, this was the objective of this exceptional test led in CSTB on the Vulcain furnace, at Marne-la-Vallée.
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...
The new Paris Courthouse wins two awards
The Paris Courthouse, opening in spring 2018, was awarded the Grand prix national de l'Ingénierie 2017 and the Équerre d’argent 2017 Prize.
The CSTB's expertise supporting the Montpellier Sud-de-France train station
Comprising a roof made of ultra-high performance fiber-reinforced concrete (UHPFRC), with an openwork pattern of 10,000 glazed openings, the new train station in Montpellier is a technical and architectural innovation designed by Marc Mimram.
Meet the CSTB at Equipbaie 2018
The CSTB guides industry stakeholders as they mobilize for the quality, sustainability and comfort of buildings. From November 20 th to 23 rd , experts from the CSTB's Windows & Glazing as well as Safety, Structures & Fire Performance departments will be...
QB ramps up in 2016
After its launch in November 2015 and a promotional event at Batimat, the CSTB's new certification mark is ramping up in 2016 with an intense communication campaign, supported by a new slogan: “QB: One mark, a thousand qualities”. Discover it right away...
Dissemination of knowledge
The CSTB Wins Prize in French Construction Awards (Trophées de la Construction) 2018
Online service of the CSTB: SED Express won a prize in the French Construction Awards 2018, organized on September 12, 2018 by Batiactu in partnership with the SMA Group.
EveBIM-TRNSYS: importing data from the digital model to the TRNSYS software program
Discover the new tool developed by the CSTB: eveBIM-TRNSYS, the module for importing data from digital models to the TRNSYS software program.