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Weekly Building News
2021 - Week 03
Aid for the renovation of buildings: the State temporarily eases the eligibility of small businesses
The state has relaxed the statute which allows companies to offer private individuals renovation work reimbursed by public aid, the government announced on Tuesday, specifying that it was only a temporary measure. Read more
Professionals call for more clarity on the future of oil-fired boilers
Organization News
For the French Federation of Combustibles, Fuels and Heating (FF3C), domestic fuel users are the target of too often contradictory information regarding the future of their fuel oil boiler. Read more
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Building craftsmanship accelerates its growth in Q4 2020 despite a chaotic year
Conjuncture by CAPEB
After a particularly difficult 1st semester (-12% in the 1st quarter then -24% in the 2nd quarter) marked by a shutdown of worksites of nearly 2 months, the building crafts activity gradually restarted in the second half of 2020 . Read more
How are BETs and consulting engineers adapting to the context of the health and economic crisis?
Study / Review / Report
The CINOV Federation, an employers' federation representing the professions of the provision of intellectual services, consulting, engineering and digital technology, reveals the results for the month of December of its monthly barometer carried out among its members, composed mainly of VSE SMEs . Read more
Tertiary decree: more than 2 out of 3 office buildings are still too energy intensive, according to a study
Study / Review / Report
The “absolute values” order of the tertiary decree has just been published, setting the energy consumption thresholds to be reached from 2030, in particular for office buildings. Deepki today delivers the conclusions of a simulation carried out on 3.000 offices to assess the impact of the decree on the sector. Read more
The HQE-GBC alliance publishes the results of the HQE Circular Economy Performance test
Study / Review / Report
Based on the study of 23 new and renovated building projects, the HQE Performance Circular Economy Test provides a solid base on which players in the building industry can rely to successfully transition to the circular economy. Read more
Luxury real estate resists the health crisis
Study / Review / Report
Are the richest still buying luxury homes, despite the coronavirus crisis? Rather, because despite a decline in Paris, the market remains stimulated by customers who can quickly give shape to their desires. Read more
Recruitment more than ever a major challenge for the building industry
Study / Assessment / Report by Rivalis
According to a survey carried out by Rivalis, 86% * of entrepreneurs seek to maintain their level of business following the drop in activity linked to the health crisis. This involves finding new customers, increasing results, generating cash flow and necessarily strengthening teams. Read more
The State offers to help local elected officials fight against empty housing
The State is appealing to local communities who would like to have advice and tools to avoid the accumulation of unoccupied housing, announced Wednesday the Ministry of Housing, a year after the launch of a plan on the subject. Read more
Life insurance is committed to recycling empty offices into housing
Investor capital Novaxia and four life insurers have pledged to raise one billion euros in investments over three years to transform empty offices, the number of which has increased with confinement, into housing. Read more
The Senate strengthens anti-squat devices
The right-wing majority Senate adopted Tuesday at first reading, in a stormy atmosphere, a LR bill aimed at strengthening the means to fight against squats, the left opposing it "the reality of poor housing". Read more
The government strengthens the control of posted work to fight unfair competition
The Ministry of Labor, Employment and Integration has published a circular on the rules applicable to the international posting of employees. Over the past 12 years, these have been considerably strengthened, in particular to combat fraud and unfair competition and to preserve the rights of the employees concerned. Read more
Signature of a charter with EDF to supervise the installations of solar panels on agricultural land
Renewable energy
Install solar panels on farmland? "Yes", but not just any old way, say the FNSEA union, the chambers of agriculture and the operator EDF Renouvelables in a charter signed on Tuesday. Read more
The ecological measures of the recovery plan must be extended to achieve the CO2030 reduction targets in XNUMX
France is in a position to achieve its greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets for 2030, but it must continue the investments planned in this direction in the recovery plan, according to a study published Wednesday by the Rexecode institute. Read more
Ademe launches the 5th edition of the Sustainable Energy call for projects
Sustainable development by ADEME
The call for research projects (APR) Production, Management and Efficient Uses launched by ADEME, aims to support public policies and make a significant contribution to the “Sustainable Production and Renewable Energy” and “Sustainable Cities and Territories” programs of ADEME's 1 - 2014 RDI [2020] strategy. Read more
La Banque Postale "victim" of the destruction of 30.000 borrower files for real estate loans
La Banque Postale announced Tuesday that it had been "a victim" a year ago of the destruction of more than 30.000 loan files "linked to a failure of its archiving service provider", confirming information from Le Canard Enchaîné. Read more
Manufacturers and Distributors
New brand image and new graphic identity for Unilin Insulation
News Manufacturer by Unilin Insulation
Effective insulation is a key element in meeting the objectives of the Recovery Plan and the new RE2020 environmental regulations. A leading European player in the construction industry, Unilin Insulation offers high-performance, ready-to-use solutions for all insulation applications, both for new constructions and for renovation projects. Read more
New strategy and new sales department in France for WND
News Manufacturer by WnD
The WnD brand has been on the market for 8 years and specializes in the production of windows, patio doors, roller shutters and exterior PVC doors. Read more
KE France & Gennius merger
News Manufacturer by KE France
The KE France company, based near Chartres, in Tremblay les Villages (28), merged with the Gennius France company located in Flassans-sur-Issole (83) on January 1. Read more
Stéphane Lambert is reappointed to the Presidency of SNBVI
Organization News
During the annual general meeting of the National Union of Insulated Cladding and Vêtures (SNBVI), all the participants voted in favor of the reappointment of Stéphane Lambert as President of the union for the year 2021. Read more
The Sekoya industrial club unveils the winners of the second call for solutions launched on its platform
Contest / Prize / Trophy by Eiffage
In June 2019, Eiffage and Impulse Partners, specialists in innovation in the construction sector, created the Sekoya platform dedicated to low-carbon materials and processes. In December 2020, they met with their partners to announce the results of the second call for solutions. Read more
Stéphane Rutard Marcellan from FNTP presents the RSE TP label
Video by FNTP
Stéphane RUTARD MARCELLAN, director of sustainable development within the FNTP, presents the CSR TP label. This new recognition of the sector makes it possible to promote the know-how of public works companies through a self-assessment in 18 files. Read more
Tutorial: how to grout plasterboard?
Video by Placo
Do you do work and need to grout plasterboard? Alain and Joaquim, our Placo® trainers show you step by step how to grout plasterboards and have an irreproachable finish. It is essential to follow the strike recommendations indicated on each product. Read more
Panoramic sliding window Artline XL
Video by Technal
The ARTLINE XL panoramic window stands out with its careful details. Its closing system and its handle on the discreet opening give it its refined style. Read more
Industrial and Territorial Ecology as a factor of economic development
Video by ADEME
The SYNAPSE network, a national network of players in Industrial and Territorial Ecology, brings together all the players involved in the EIT, whether they are networks of companies, communities, consular players, etc. Read more
Insulation, heating, ventilation ... Finance your work with Ma Prime Renov '
Insulation, heating, ventilation ... Ma Prime Renov 'allows all home owners, whatever their income, to finance energy renovation work. Read more
Preparation of the Florence tunnel boring machine for the Puits Flandres site
In February 2020, the Puits Flandres site welcomed the first parts of the Florence tunnel boring machine which will travel 3,4 km towards the Rolland structure (Le Bourget). This is the old Steffie - Orbival tunnel boring machine which was dismantled and then reassembled. It was assembled on the surface and lowered in three parts into the well. Relive in video all the important stages of the preparation of the first tunnel boring machine of line 17. Read more
PRB lightweight underlayment: the opinion of a Point.P craftsman
Video by PRB
Discover the opinion of a partner craftsman on the PRB lightweight underlayment. Read more
Meet the Cat® 315 and 315 GC hydraulic excavators
Video by Caterpillar
The Cat® 315 and 315 GC hydraulic excavators deliver superior performance in a compact design. Standard, easy-to-use Cat technologies improve operator efficiency and increase jobsite productivity while a large, ergonomic cab provides a comfortable working environment. Read more
Products and Materials
New 2021 catalog of Alkern Exterior Solutions
New catalog by Alkern
A new bible signed by the French leader in prefabricated concrete products, the ALKERN 2021 catalog offers material for all exterior landscaping projects. Read more
Sto innovates with StoArmat Classic HD, a new two-component ITE underlayment
New product by I'm
The goal? Provide a solution for ITE applicators to allow them to continue their facade work whatever the weather. It's done with the arrival of the new StoArmat Classic HD in the family of organic underlayments StoArmat Classic. Unique on the market, this two-component product makes it possible to shorten the through-drying time in order to be able to apply the finish more quickly and thus reduce the execution time of the work. Read more
Sunscape iNova PV: BMI Siplast partners with EPC Solaire to offer the best of photovoltaics on flat roofs
New product by Siplast
“Much more than a roof”, this sentence perfectly expresses the vocation of the BMI group and its BMI Siplast brand: to support project management, specifications and building owners to reveal the potential of each roof. Read more
BMI Monier's cladding collection source of inspiration for prescription
Zoom produced by Monier
The manufacturer of made in France terracotta and concrete tiles is positioned on the cladding market with an inspiring offer for architects, developers and contractors. Read more
Accademia Full Body, the collection that revives the tradition of antique Venetian floors
New range by Ariostea
Its universal style is ideal for contemporary minimalist contexts, but also for restructuring that respects historic environments. In public and commercial contexts, characterized by intense passage and trampling, full body porcelain stoneware is the ideal choice thanks to its characteristic uniformity between its surface and its internal structure. Read more
Projects and Achievements
The SACVL chooses Rockwool solutions for the rehabilitation of the Roger Poisson residence in Lyon
Project by Rockwool
The SACVL (Société Anonyme de Construction de la Ville de Lyon) continues to renovate and enhance its heritage while improving the comfort of residents. Very committed to sustainable development, notably through its energy rehabilitation plan, this lessor pays particular attention to the quality and recycling of materials. Read more
The residents of the Butte Rouge in Châtenay-Malabry opposed to its transformation
The public inquiry into the transformation of the Butte Rouge in Châtenay-Malabry (Hauts-de-Seine) ended with an overwhelming majority of opinions unfavorable to the project, according to the associations mobilized for this garden city, witness to the heritage worker in the Paris region. Read more
Manehome: a unique 22.400 m² site to bring together 180 Enedis agents in Blois
Construction site
Technical teams, tertiary activities, reception and connection service: all Enedis activities will be centralized on this new site from the end of January 2021. Read more
The Dragon Rouge agency lights up the "Lighthouse" of Nanterre
The design agency has just completed the reconfiguration of the spaces of an office building in Nanterre. With the LIGHTHOUSE, and its monumental and iconic lamp, it is a new light on the ways of working that the designers are highlighting. Read more
Ubbink, BL Energies partner for EDF Réno'Basse Consumption (RBC) renovation projects
Realization by Ubbink
Ubbink, a home ventilation specialist, is involved in an EDF Réno'Basse Consumption (RBC) renovation operation in the departments of Haute-Marne and Meuse. Read more
Products of the week

Glazing ensuring maximum natural light and optimal solar control

Zinc systems for characterful roofs

Simple and balanced natural slate ventilated facade

Mechanized parking for stacking 2 or 3 cars

AGC Glass Europe


Cupa Pizarras

Klaus Multiparking

Tripod turnstile for access control

Invisible access hatch

Wood stove for an existing fireplace, small dwellings or well insulated houses

Kitchen, bathroom, dressing room layout software


Eclisse France



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