What’s happening in France regarding Regulation and construction products?


This event, highlighted by the Construction Products Association, looks useful –

UKTI France: CSTB Training Course, 23 January 2013, London

UKTI France are organising a one-day training course at the Building Centre in London, on standards, regulations and certification for the French market for the benefit of UK exporters. The course will be run by the leading French federation CSTB (Scientific and Technical Centre for the Building sector) and will identify laws, codes, technical texts and decrees, related to construction products, equipment and works. It will also cover the European directive for construction products and CE marking, certification with regards to the “Grenelle de l’Environment” (green building), quality labels, rules, sources of information. Place are limited to 15 companies and could greatly benefit any company considering entering the market. For further information contact christine.taylor-colas@fco.gov.uk

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Co-author Green Guide to Specification, expert in Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), EPDs and sustainability for the construction materials sector Researching Building LCA and how we can increase uptake at the Open University. Tweets as @constructionlca
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1 Response to What’s happening in France regarding Regulation and construction products?

  1. This is definitely an interesting course and it would be useful to learn from other countries too. More and more countries and private tools are implementing the TC350 standards in their ‘green’ requirements, but important details still may differ. The European ECO Platform is currently being founded and expected to run at the end of Q1. EPD program operators co-operate in this Platform with the aim of mutual recognition of EPD data. The ECO Platform and specific courses like this will certainly help to get a better understanding. Check my blog on http://safeandsustainablebuildings.com/ to find more information on the use of TC350 standards.

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