Civic action and scientific research
CSTB Nantes, in association with ESAT Tournière Services (French organizations that help disabled people back into work) in Carquefou, France, has created a laundry service at AQUASIM, its major research facility for the sustainable management of water in buildings.
For an embedded Knowledge Management system
Securing knowledge capital and encouraging the sharing and appropriation of knowledge and know-how at the CSTB will benefit all construction stakeholders and improve both the performance of the CSTB and the conditions under which employees perform their tasks.
Projects focusing on renovation, innovation and reliability in the construction process
To expand renovation massively, it is essential, first, to have good knowledge of the existing building stock to know where we stand, measure the progress made, and determine the work still needed and to make renovation strategies more reliable at the level of a territory or building stock of a real estate company or housing operator.
RÉNOSTANDARD: integral and innovative solutions for renovating private homes
RénoStandard was created as part of the PROFEEL1 program and makes it possible to develop and test innovative methods and tools for guiding and optimizing the development of comprehensive renovation for “standardized” private homes.
A word with Sylvie Ravalet and Hervé Charrue
As part of the CSTB's CSR Report 2021, read the speeches of Sylvie Ravalet – Delegate General Director - Deputy CEO and Hervé Charrue – Deputy CEO in charge of Research and Development, who both discuss the transformations of the establishment in order to guide the construction sector in the face of the demands of the moment and in its long term challenges.