Centre Scientifique & Technique du Bâtiment (CSTB)

CSTB logoCSTB is a public research establishment in the construction sector, employing about 850 staff including 450 engineers, researchers and experts in building science and building technologies and advanced ICT. CSTB core business covers four main fields: research, technical consultancy, quality assessment and knowledge dissemination. Following a multidiscipline approach, it contributes to innovation and problem solving for the industry, and to transfer knowledge and technology to the wider community, in France and beyond. It provides expertise to the industry at large, and disseminates RTD results through various scientific media to practitioners and social and public authorities. CSTB develops consultancy activities in various scientific and technical fields, and contributes to the definition of reference (‘standardised’) solutions & services for products, processes and services in the Construction sector. Since 2008, CSTB has strengthened its support to the public authorities in the introduction of policies to evaluate health and environmental risks, to control energy and combat the Greenhouse Effect. It also helps the building profession to deal with environmental issues (e.g. the evaluation of the environmental quality of buildings and construction products) and the control of energy. It is helping to develop the use of solar energy in buildings and the deployment of an HQE (High Environmental Quality) certification for the tertiary sector.

The team involved in the REVISITE project is from the "Innovation and Services Engineering" (I2S) Division within the "Information Technologies and Knowledge Dissemination" department. This team has a relevant experience in applied RTD in the field of:

For more information, please visit: http://www.cstb.fr

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