[Strawbale] European Tehnical Approval of strawbale as a construction product

Dave Howorth dave at howorth....uk
Sat Dec 17 22:39:05 CET 2011

On Sat, 2011-12-17 at 21:23 +0100, Jure Požar wrote:
> Does anyone know if strawbale has been applied for European Tehnical
> Approval for a construction product to European Organization for
> Technical Approvals (EOTA)?
> Here is the link which says more about ETA
> http://www.eota.be/en-GB/content/what-is-an-eta/4/
> Strawbale is not a standard construction product for which in most
> countries legacies lack Harmonised Standards.
> ETA for strawbale would help all EU countries a lot I think. I would
> appreciate any info on this.

Could you please explain what benefits you expect an ETA would bring?

Also, as it appears that an ETA is for a 'product' and is applied for by
the 'manufacturer', who exactly would apply for an ETA and for what
product exactly?

Regards, Dave

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