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Re: GSBN:emails and websites

>From:  m.ep@...(Coralie & Andre de Bouter)
>Dear GSBN members,
>Samuel Courgey, a French SB builder, visited us the other day and had some
>great news. Samuel has started on the long road to get SB 'approved'. Fire
>testing has been done recently, and interesting data (on SB in roof fire
>test) should be available in a few months.
>It looks like I will be helping Samuel Courgey to make a report, presenting
>the international SB data and sources available, for one of those big
>bureau's that 'make' the french voluntary (but without them no insurence)
>'Building Codes' (DTU's). The report should be finished before the end of
>the year.
>Is it OK if I give them a copy of the GSBN emails and websites, or is that
>'not done'? I ask this, because you all would be good contacts to sent them
>to, and it would give you the chance to brush up your french before bringing
>us a visit one day.
>Let me know what you think.

I don't know about the brushing up on my French part, but I'm fine with 
giving these officials the DCAT info. Hopefully, everyone else will be 
open to that as well.


David Eisenberg, Director
Development Center for Appropriate Technology
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