Passive House Institute
The Passive House Institute (PHI) is an independent research institute and can be described as the center of research and development of the passive home idea. Since 1996, when it was established, it maintains a collaborative character and assists in building certification according to the only internationally recognized energy performance standard.
An institute that does not restrict its operation to the obligatory field of European directions, but extends its activity by offering quality and performance measurements and certification under national law. In addition to its basic function, Istituto Giordano carries out research activities and takes over the design and training of the test system itself to the stakeholders. Its certificates are recognized and respected internationally.
For over 70 years, the Building Research Institute (ITB) has been conducting laboratory research for the construction industry and is managing the implementation and practical application of its results. With the official supervision of the Polish Ministry of Investments and Economic Development, it uses state-of-the-art research methodologies and specialized measurement equipment, supporting construction development both in the country and abroad.
Element Materials Technology
Element Materials Technology is a global provider of Testing, Inspection and Certification services for a diverse range of materials and products in sectors where failure in service is not an option. The objective is to certify both the materials and the products for complying with all the relevant requirements and safety demands during their final application. Also, aims to prove that there are consistency and marketable quality, compliance with all the relevant industry standards and regulations, and finally materials and products are suitable for the intended purpose that is made for.
Thomas Bell-Wright International
Riverbank Acoustical Laboratories is an NVLAP-acclaimed soundproof testing service founded by Wallace Clement Sabine in 1918. The current organization remains a highly respected source of independent processes regarding testing the soundproof specifications of a product. RAL specializes in STC (sound transmission loss by ASTM E90), NRC (sound absorption per ASTM C423), IIC (impact sound transmission by ASTM E492) and sound power test (ISO 6926).
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki is one of the largest university institutes in Greece, was founded in 1925 and its main activity is in the field of education. Apart from this, AUTH “exploits” its technical knowledge and the specialized staff, in order to provide certifications and soundproof tests of aluminium systems.
National Technical University of Athens
Headquartered in Athens and founded in 1836, NTUA is the oldest technological university in Greece, contributing to the scientific, technical, social and economic development of the country. By providing soundproof and fire safety researches and certifications, it is linked to the market by offering a strong competitive advantage to companies in the aluminium industry.