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Labinsight: the metallurgy laboratory

The Metallurgy laboratory deals with the study of the chemical, physical and technological characteristics of metal alloys. To find out more about the section, we asked the manager, Paolo Orioli, for details.

Labinsight: Building Science Laboratory

The Department of Construction Science is one of the 'oldest'. The main activities of the Institute are laboratory tests and site investigations for civil engineering and geotechnical road construction.

Labinsight: Heat Transfer - Calculations Laboratory

The October edition of Labinsight looks at the Heat Transfer - Calculations Laboratory, this department deals mainly with thermal characterisation of building envelope elements and studying the hygrothermal performance of facade elements, see the article for full details ...

Revised edition of Istituto Giordano Regulation for Construction Products Certification

Publication of revised edition of the regulation for the assessment and verification of constancy of performance of construction products and issue of the respective documents pursuant to regulation (eu) no 305/2011 laying down harmonised conditions for the marketing of construction products (CPR)


Labinsight: materials chemistry and environmental chemistry

The September edition of Labinsight features the Chemical Laboratory. Founded about thirty years ago, it has continued to expand over time and offers a range of services performed with the aid of state-of-the-art equipment. Full details are provided in our article.

Labinsight looks at the Thermodynamics Lab

The Thermodynamics Lab was the first section to be established at Istituto Giordano. In this Labinsight article we asked section manager, Eugenio Berlini, to tell us about the laboratory in a little more detail.

Our Metrology Laboratory is the new stage on the Labinsight tour

We will stop by the Metrology lab this month, and our guide will be Pierluigi Latte, whom we asked a few questions, read the interview!

Istituto Giordano obtains the Accreditation of Tests on Construction Products - AVCP 3: initial type tests

Istituto Giordano, Notified Body No. 0407 for a large number of product families, has worked for this goal with a significant effort in terms of both economic and human resources dedicated and maintained to support the accreditation of these activities.

Discovering the Special Equipment laboratory

The Special Equipment laboratory is the protagonist of the new stage of our Labinsight...

Test SRI

Istituto Giordano makes the SRI test for the purposes of the obtaining of LEED credit. How does it work this certification? Which are the parameters that are considered for the final score? How is the SRI calculated?


A new appointment with Labinsight in the Safety lab

We will stop by the Safety lab this month, and our guide will be Dott. Andrea Bruschi, whom we asked a few questions, read the interview!

Labinsight stops off in L'Aquila at the Electromagnetic Compatibility Laboratory

Labinsight’s sixth stage brings us to the Electromagnetic Compatibility Laboratory in L’Aquila. Manager Alfredo Bonfiglio will talk to us about the laboratory.

Optics Lab, discover the new Labinsight stop

With the fifth stop of the Labinsight series, we enter the Optics laboratory located in the new headquarters in Gatteo.


We'll be closed from December 31st 2022 to January 8th 2023

LABINSIGHT: discovering Security's laboratory

The fourth stop in Labinsight took us to the Security laboratory, where we witnessed tests requiring great physical strength and skill.

LABINSIGHT: getting to know the Fire Reaction Laboratory

Dr. Giambattista Traina, director of the Fire Reaction section of the Giordano Institute, tells us about the execution of the tests and the instruments in his laboratory


LABINSIGHT: exploring the Low Voltage Laboratory

Dr. Giuseppe Arcaro, technical manager of the Low Voltage section of Istituto Giordano, tells us the execution of tests and tools of his laboratory.

LABINSIGHT: a glimpse inside the Acoustics and Vibrations Laboratory

We tall with Dr. Andrea Cucchi, head of the section, who illustrates the tests and equipment that engage him every day together with his staff.



Changes to the transition from the CE mark to the new UKCA mark

For products under AVCP system 3 pursuant to Regulation (EU) No 305/2011, existing tests from EU Notified Bodies will be accepted (where testing was carried out before 31 December 2022).

Orizon Training & Consulting, the new company of the Giordano Group

With the aim of giving independence to training and consultancy activities, we are pleased to introduce you ORIZON Training & Consulting, a new society of Giordano Group.

New XXL temperature and humidity chamber for conditioning and heat stress tests

Our specialist engineers have designed and constructed a new state-of-the-art temperature and humidity chamber at our laboratory in Bellaria. Its size and specifications make it one of the finest in the country and it is designed for conditioning and heat stress testing linked to climate change of various product types from a range of sectors.

First UKCA certifications thanks to the agreement between Istituto Giordano and BBA

Many of our clients, including Chinese wood-based panels manufacturers (EN 13986 - VVCP 2+), have obtained the UKCA certification.

The factory production control (FPC) was assessed by our qualified auditors operating in Europe and China and, thanks to the agreement with BBA, no additional audits were necessary for obtaining the equivalent UKCA certification.

UKCA marking: agreement between Istituto Giordano and BBA (UK approved bodies)

BBA recognises the CPR AVCP 1 and 2+ audits/inspections performed by Istituto Giordano for the purposes of obtaining and maintaining the corresponding UKCA certification.