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Bio-based materials. Low energy consumption and low carbon


Exclusive distributor of walls and floors from the ECOSTRAUV® process.


An innovative and affordable constructive solution,
using biosourced materials in local production.

ACTIV HOME has developed a process to manufacture wood walls and floors with straw insulation. It is a patented industrial process, using biosourced materials with a local production. Thanks to ACTIV HOME you won't have to choose between ecology and economy.
ACTIV HOME is an innovative and affordable constructive solution : positive energy AND low carbon buildings.
The buildings with our modules combine energy, environmental and economic performance.


Qui sommes-nous
Who we are

ACTIV HOME has a team of professionals to assist you in all phases of your project construction or deployment process in your area.

The team

Performance et environnement
Performance and environment

The constructive modules (walls and floors) proposed by ACTIV HOME will make it possible to meet the requirements of the future RE2020 French environmental regulation.

Our performances

Le produit
The product

A range for professionals in the construction of new homes for residential or professional use (offices, public buildings ..): developers, builders of individual houses.

The product


Plant Based Summit
15 to 18 august 2019 : The European Straw Bale Gathering (ESBG 2019)

The European Straw Bale Gathering (ESBG 2019) will be held in Todmorden this year.  

ESBG 2019 is all about…

  • Exploring healthy public buildings made from straw
  • Raising awareness of the benefits of constructing public buildings from straw
  • Highlighting features & benefits of straw bale buildings
  • Understanding public procurement, building regulations, green mortgages and insurance
  • Inspirational case studies
  • Networking for professionals and students in the sector


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Salon de l'habitat sain et du bien-être
ACTIV HOME labelled by Solar Impulse Foundation !

We are very proud that our project has been labelled by the Solar Impulse Foundation. This international recognition is proof that our process using straw bales, could provide a responsible solution to the ecological transition in the construction sector worldwide. Thank you so much to Bertrand Piccard and all his team!!

To address environmental challenges while enabling economic growth, Bertrand Piccard has launched, through the Solar Impulse Foundation, the challenge to select 1000 solutions, that can protect the environment in a profitable way and present them to decision-makers to fast-track their implementation. A way to take the success of the solar-powered flight around the world further

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Forum national
ACTIV HOME laureate of the French innovation contest

We are proud to be winners of the National Innovation Contest of the Grand Plan d'Investissement. Only winner in the Environmental Performance category of the building to have proposed bio-sourced materials. Award ceremony in the presence of Ministers Frédérique Vidal, Emmanuelle Wargon and Agnès Pannier-Runacher.


Interview FJFM
Interview RJFM

Une innovation made in Val de Cher labellisée par l’Etat.L’entreprise Activ Home installée à Reugny fait partie des 65 lauréats de la 2e vague du concours innovation.Concours réservé aux PME et start-ups françaises aux projets d’avenir dans le cadre du Grand plan d’investissement.

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Semaine Reugny
La Montagne

A french guy is reinventing the straw construction!. His name: Erick Rigaudie, who has been doing studies and experiments on the subject for years since Maillet, in Allier.

He has just invented a machine that nobody had yet developed, able to squeeze bales of straw before including them in wooden modules.


IA Ecostrauv 2019
French Award

Labeling of the ECOSTRAUV® project at the French Innovation Competition of the Future Investment Plan (PIA). Only one laureate in the category Environmental Performance of Buildings that offers biosourced building modules.

IA Ecostrauv 2019

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