The expertise

of a benchmark laboratory

The CERIC's acronym meaning is testing and research center for chimneys industries, it was founded in 1991. But the CERIC is really a brand of scientific, technical and regulations ecosystem, a major actor in the energy transition for more than 30 years. The CERIC is today the leading European laboratory in the fi elds of chimneys and renewable energies.

What makes it a key element ? A capacity to elaborate protocol for testing adapted to the subject fi elds and implement them by using high-tech equipments unique in Europe. It is the only laboratory which develops, tests and validates all the elements taking part into combustion (combustibles, chimneys and appliances) through its three main activities : applied research, development and improvement of products, continuous quality checking with the CERIC Label, which guarantees high effectiveness in terms of energy efficiency and security, well above the national and European requirements.

At the service of its partners to innovate in security.

 

 

CÉRIC Label

a well-known and recognised brand

A product with the CÉRIC Label is securing a product with highlevel qualities, having performance far above the requirements of current rules and standards.

CÉRIC Label relies on the the values that CERIC stands up for:

  • quality at its highest level, research and development based on market's knowledge
  • training of the actors of the branch (prescriber, installors, distributors and consumers)
  • prevention and security of the installations and the users


CÉRIC Label is present on all the products that are regularly tested in the CERIC Laboratory: chimneys and combustibles. It can be seen both on the labels and on the packagings of the tested products.

 
CE marking

logo-CE

notation un sur quatre

The CE marking is a regulatory requirement before a company can put a product on the market in the European Union.
The manufacturer takes exclusive responsibility for using the CE marking.

NF brand

logo NF

notation deux sur quatre

The NF brand guarantees that the product concerned complies with national standards in France.
The NF brand is an optional requirement for the manufacturer.
CERTITA is the organisation approved by AFNOR to award the NF brand for single and multi-layer metal flues.

CERIC Label

logo CERIC Label

notation quatre sur quatre

The CERIC Label certifies that the products that bear it have been checked by the CERIC laboratory to higher levels than the regulations in force:

  • Before they are put on the market, products are subjected to initial type tests in accordance with the latest European benchmarks to confirm performance levels
  • As long as they are marketed, according to schedule predetermined with production sites, they are subjected to regular tests to ensure consistent quality
  • If they are modified, the type tests are renewed to make sure performance has been maintained or improved
CE marking

logo-CE

1 initial test
before a product
is put on the market

Level of quality

notation un sur quatre

Benchmark for manufacturers

Guarantee

notation zÉro sur quatre

A passport to travel freely throughout the European Union

NF brand

logo NF

1 test
and 1 audit per year

Level of quality

notation deux sur quatre

Respect for performance standards

Guarantee

notation un sur quatre

Assures the first level
of quality

CERIC Label

logo CERIC Label

1 sample per week
and 1 audit per year

Level of quality

notation quatre sur quatre

Additional requirements over and above the standards in force

Guarantee

notation quatre sur quatre

Guarantees a higher level of demands

product family
and display:

The CERIC Label is displayed on all products that undergo regular tests at the CERIC laboratory:

  • Chimney flues
  • Fuels
  • Photovoltaics

It appears on the labels for tested products
as well as on their packaging

Étiquette Poujoulatétiquette Poujoulat

Poujoulat®étiquette Poujoulat label

Exemple d\'emballage PoujoulatExemple d\'emballage Poujoulat

Poujoulat®Exemple d\'emballage Poujoulat packaging label

Bois �nergie : WoodstockBois �nergie : Woodstock

Woodstock®Bois �nergie : Woodstock wood fuel

Bois �nergie : Cr�pitoBois �nergie : Cr�pito

Crépito®Bois �nergie : Cr�pito wood fuel

Panneaux photovoltaïque VoltayaPanneaux photovoltaïque Voltaya

Voltaya®Panneaux photovoltaïque Voltaya photovoltaics

Contact

CERIC Laboratory
Experts in chimneys and sustainable energy

CS 500 16
79270 Saint-Symphorien

Tel 05 49 09 53 92
Fax 05 49 09 50 05

info@laboratoire-ceric.com

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