Speed meetings with innovative VSEs and SMEs
“I have a new product, what should I do to have it certified?” Although the same question is asked by all construction professionals, it reflects many different needs. In particular, it was heard frequently during discussions between innovative VSEs and SMEs and experts during the speed meetings of the CSTB and its partners on November 5 at the BATIMAT trade show.
Going places with QB
Ready to go with your QB bag? Proudly displaying the new certification mark of the CSTB, the QB bag has been seen on the CSTB stand and all over Batimat 2015. This launch event, combined with a digital campaign, will promote the mark that is gradually replacing the following marks: CSTBat, CSTBat Service, Certifié CSTB Certified, CSTB Competence and UPEC CSTB.
Sylvia Pinel at the CSTB stand at Batimat 2015
Tuesday, November 3, Sylvia Pinel, Minister for Housing, Regional Equality and Rural Affairs, inaugurated the Mondial du Bâtiment exhibition and visited the CSTB stand in the presence of Etienne Crépon, President of the CSTB, Bruno Léchevin, President of the ADEME (French Environment and Energy Management Agency), Patrick Liébus, President of the Confederation of Craftsmen and Small Builders (CAPEB), Jacques Chanut, President of the French Building Federation (FFB) and President of three national plans: PACTE (construction quality), PTNB (digital transition) and PRDA (asbestos).
VSEs and SMEs: key players in the performance of buildings and the city of the future
Building-contractor and manufacturer VSEs/SMEs: what is their perception of innovation? The results of the survey conducted by the French Public Opinion Institute (IFOP) for the CSTB reveal that innovation plays a crucial role for 61% of VSEs and SMEs in the construction industry.
CSTB at Batimat, November 2 to 6, 2015
Experience the world of construction with the CSTB. Come and meet the experts to organize your research, assessment and certification steps. Come and see innovative CSTB projects that advance energy and digital transitions, and improve the health and comfort of building users. Events, demonstrations and activities are on the program at this exhibition: a new stage in the evolution of CSTB services for construction professionals.
NF-certified windows are the focus of a communication campaign starting on September 21 with three ads on French TV
The CSTB, the French Technology Institute for Forestry, Cellulose, Wood Construction and Furniture (FCBA) and the Union of Exterior Carpentry Manufacturers (UFME) are launching the second wave of a communication campaign on NF-certified windows.
Technical seminar on windows, doors and closures on May 28
Updates on certifications, testing standards and training for the manufacture and installation of glazed products: topics of the next CSTB technical seminar, which is open to all industry professionals. There will be talks by experts and a tour of facilities and laboratories. Program available and registration open.
NF-certified windows on TV
The CSTB, the French Technology Institute for Forestry, Cellulose, Wood Construction and Furniture (FCBA) and the Union of Exterior Carpentry Manufacturers (UFME) is launching a new communication campaign devoted to NF-certified windows as part of the continuing 2014 “Fenêtres NF” radio communication campaign.