UPEC and NF-UPEC standards are French systems of certification established by the CSTB (French Scientific and Technical Centre for Building) for the classification of floor coverings. With regard to carpets, only polyamide pile products are eligible to receive this certification. They are based on classification procedures defined under the NF EN 1307 standard, to which they add supplementary requirements. Moreover, specifications have been set up with regard to manufacturers’ quality assurance, which are checked by means of auditing by the CSTB. The conformity of certified products is checked regularly by means of annual inspections.
This certification is therefore absolutely necessary for Balsan:
Each letter of the classification is accompanied by an index, which indicates the covering’s performance levels. With regard to the following criteria:
Examples of room classifications:
How does one know is a carpet officially approved?
Balsan is CSTB-approved and the relevant documents can be consulted on request. The list of officially-approved products is available on the CSTB site at www.cstb.fr.
Balsan manufactures carpets for offices or homes and sells made-to-measure carpets and environmentally sound (HQE) carpets in a wide range of colours. Carpet
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