in 1953, China Academy of Building Research (CABR) is the largest
and most diverse research institution in building industry in China.
It used to be affiliated to the Ministry of Construction (MOC). Since
1 October 2000, it transferred from the public institution into a
technology-based enterprise, affiliated to the State-owned Assets
Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council (SASAC).
As the largest comprehensive research and development institute in
the building industry in China, CABR carries out its mission in catering
to the needs of building and construction industries nationwide, putting
forward solutions for the key technical problems met in engineering
based on applied research and development, providing technical development
and consulting services, and undertaking building design and construction
activities. It carries out common, basic and public technical researches
required in this industry. CABR is responsible for the development
and management of the major engineering construction and product standards
of China. It exercises quality supervisions and tests on engineering
construction, air conditioning equipment, solar water heater, elevator
and chemical building materials ......