Research & expertise
A framework for safe reuse of demolition waste
A research workshop of the Fondation Bâtiment Énergie, coordinated by the CSTB and involving the MECD Institute for the management of a project on reuse, has developed eight guides to increase the reliability of residual performance of eight product...
R2S-4GRIDS label: improved control of energy consumption thanks to digital technology
As the tools for measuring and managing buildings constantly evolve, it is essential to ensure the adaptability of the digital base to be able to connect sensors, devices and services as they emerge.
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.