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Weekly Building News
2021 - Week 29
The Climate & Resilience Bill passed in the National Assembly and the Senate: ecology in our lives
After several months of review and a conclusive joint committee, the deputies and senators definitively adopted the Climate & Resilience bill. Read more
Employees without a health pass will be able to take RTT or leave, according to Borne
Labor Minister Élisabeth Borne said on Tuesday that employees who find themselves without a health pass in positions where it will be compulsory from the end of August will be able to "take RTT or days off". Read more
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In short
Mortgage rates at the lowest ever
The average interest rate on mortgage loans in France stood at 1,06% in the second quarter of 2021, a level that has never been so low, according to the benchmark quarterly study published on Tuesday. Read more
Social cost of noise: The acoustic quality of the housing in question
Study / Review / Report
The National Noise Council and ADEME have just unveiled the results of a study on the social cost of noise in France. This reveals that this cost is estimated at 156 billion euros per year and identifies 3 main sources: transport, the workplace, and the neighborhood. Read more
A quarter of French people equipped with an air conditioner in 2020 according to a study by Ademe
Study / Review / Report
ADEME published at the end of June a study on the use of air conditioning in France and its environmental impact. Due to the increase in heat waves, the rate of air conditioning equipment in households is increasing from 14% in 2016 to 25% in 2020. Read more
An unprecedented gap in the real estate market continues to widen between Paris and the inner suburbs
Study / Review / Report
The impact of the health crisis on the real estate market in Ile-de-France continues to be felt in an unprecedented way and its effects do not slow down with the summer season. Read more
Several building and energy sectors still disagree with the government on the real carbon impact of electricity
Sustainable Development
The recent update in the Carbon Base of the carbon content of electric heating at 132gCO2 / kWh (year 2020) challenges the regulatory value of 79gCO2 / kWh retained by the Public Authorities and confirms the government's desire to promote electricity as the only way decarbonization. Read more
The Climate-Resilience law facilitates the charging of electric vehicles in apartment buildings
Sustainable Development
Voted on July 12 by parliamentarians in a joint committee, the Climate-Resilience bill aims to accelerate the fight against global warming. As such, the bill tackled one of the main blind spots in the deployment of electric vehicles: the installation of charging stations in buildings. Read more
Barbara Pompili signs a decree to facilitate access to renewable energies via public electricity networks
Renewable energy by Ministry of Ecological Transition
The Ministry of Ecological Transition has published an order which offers renewable energy producers the possibility of asking electricity network operators (mainly Enedis and RTE) for a so-called “alternative” connection offer, which would be less expensive and more expensive. faster than the benchmark offer. Read more
Despite the shortage, wood remains a priority for the construction industry to reduce carbon emissions
Soaring prices, shutdowns and extended deadlines: the French timber industry, supposed to help reduce the huge carbon footprint of the building, has struggled to meet the explosion in demand in the construction sector since the last year. Read more
Lyon launches a full-scale one-year experiment to fight against urban heat islands
Since Tuesday, June 29, 2021, La Métropole de Lyon has been experimenting with anti-heat paint on a 100 m² public space located rue Bechevelin in the 7th arrondissement. Read more
"Small Towns of Tomorrow": A partnership between the ministry, ANCT and CMA France
City by Ministry of Territorial Cohesion
Joël Giraud, Secretary of State to the Minister of Territorial Cohesion and Relations with Local Authorities, in charge of rurality, welcomes the conclusion, on Tuesday July 20, of a partnership between the Ministry of Cohesion territories and relations with local authorities, the national agency for territorial cohesion (ANCT) and CMA France as part of the implementation of the “small towns of tomorrow” program. Read more
Paris La Défense is experimenting with two “Oases of freshness” during the summer period
Paris La Défense is launching the experimentation of two new solutions for refreshing public spaces. The fruit of several months of research in partnership with Efficacity, the French R&D institute dedicated to the energy and ecological transition of cities, these innovations will improve the thermal comfort of users of the district, more particularly during the hot summer months. These two oases of freshness have just been installed, on an experimental basis, until the end of September. Read more
The Court of Auditors urges to quickly renovate the Cupola of the French Academy
The Institut de France, which houses the French Academy and other comparable institutions, urgently needs major renovation work in the face of the risk of fire, notes the Court of Auditors in a report. Read more
The Senate will adopt an enriched text of the decentralization bill
The Senate dominated by the right-wing opposition is preparing to adopt the draft law on decentralization at first reading on Wednesday, which grants new powers to communities and was considerably expanded during the two weeks of debates. Read more
Five regional BPCE banks acquire the start-up Cozynergy specializing in energy renovation
Company News
Five regional banks have announced the acquisition of the start-up Cozynergy, specializing in energy renovation, with a view to taking advantage of a market boosted by state subsidies. Read more
Manufacturers and Distributors
Oknoplast supports its premium partners with a new and unprecedented service
News Manufacturer by Oknoplast
Since mid-May 2021 OKNOPLAST has been supported by a large consulting firm Grant Thornton and offers its partners a service to help build MaPrimeRénov 'files. Read more
Wilo is SMART ... with its eco-pasture
News Manufacturer by Wilo France
Wilo France is continuing its ecological approach at its Laval site (53) with eco-grazing, around its recycling center, which is self-sufficient in energy. From February to November, Wilo promotes biodiversity and the preservation of two endangered breeds: the Ouessant sheep and the Fossés goat. Read more
Humidistop takes the turn of 100% digital and continues to grow despite the crisis
News Manufacturer by Humidistop
While many French companies are struggling and economists fear an explosion of bankruptcies in 2021, others are showing insolent growth despite the crisis. Their secret? Have demonstrated agility by adapting to current challenges and investing to accelerate their digital transition. A bet which at the beginning could seem daring but which finally turned out to be largely profitable. Read more
Prysmian Group honored for its major role in France
News Manufacturer by Prysmian Group
Prysmian Group recognized in France on June 28 through “Choose France” for its leading commitment in the energy transition for which the group is investing heavily in France, and for its optical cables presented at the Great Made in France exhibition which was held on July 3 and 4. Read more
Matterport passes the milestone of five million managed spaces
Developer News by Matterport
More and more users are bringing buildings and spaces online to access, manage and use them more efficiently than ever through the platform. Read more
Château d'Angers: visit the fortress of the Apocalypse
In the heart of Maine-Et-Loire in the west of France, the Château d'Angers is an exceptional site of French heritage. Read more
Save time for your plasters with the Prestonett G RAPIDE
Video by Beissier
G RAPIDE is the professional 2 in 1 renovation plaster for roughing and finishing up to 5 mm thick. Read more
Everything you always wanted to know about ... next-generation concrete
Between stations, tunnels and service structures, the construction of the Grand Paris Express will require more than 17 million tonnes of concrete. Today, 4 years after the start of civil engineering work and to meet technical underground constraints, more than 70% of the new metro is built with so-called “low carbon” concrete. Read more
Rolling shutter box from Terreal - The opinion of a Point.P craftsman
Video by Terreal
Discover the opinion of a craftsman on the roller shutter box from Terreal Read more
How do I slide the flange gasket around the duct?
Video by Poujoulat
Here are two quick tips for sliding the flange gasket around the duct easily and without risking damage. Read more
Renovation of a Parisian roof with Triso-Toiture
Video by Actis
How to improve the thermal performance of a building without damaging its magnificent zinc roof? Read more
What are rare earths? What's the point ? Why are they called that?
Video by ADEME
You have surely heard of "rare earths" before, but do you really know what it is? In fact, rare earths are not really earths, and they are not really rare either… This is a list of 17 chemical elements, more precisely metals, which are in Mendeleev's table, you know. , the famous periodic table of the elements. Read more
Discover the men and women who make up the Volvo CE France network
Video by Volvo CE
Discover the roles of the men and women who make up the Volvo CE France network. See you on September 1, 2021 to find out more. Read more
Products and Materials
Aluminum and mixed doors: the aluminum inspiration
Advertising-editorial by Millet Group
Manufacturer of custom joinery since 1946, the MILLET Group is one of the French leaders in industrial joinery with eight production sites. Recognition that the company owes to the quality of its production, but also to its innovation strategy. In order to meet the needs of its customers, the group is launching a range of aluminum entrance doors. Read more
Résineo Drain, the first coating based on high performance resin and natural aggregates to obtain a technical opinion from CSTB
Test / Trial / Certification by Resin
LRVision, the only French manufacturer on the market, announces that it has obtained a technical opinion from CSTB for the flagship product of its Résineo range: Résineo Drain. Read more
Rockwool unveils Rockacier C nu Energy for the insulation of photovoltaic roof terraces
Range evolution by Rockwool
ROCKWOOL, manufacturer of rock wool insulation, continues to innovate by offering its new solution for photovoltaic roof terraces. Rockacier C nu Energy joins Rockacier C nu in the ROCKWOOL range for photovoltaic roofs. Read more
ThermaCote®, an avant-garde paint for the thermal insulation of roofs, facades and floors
Zoom produced by ThermaCote
Limit the rise in temperature of materials and buildings, prevent heat loss: when an insulating paint provides a simple and ultra-technical solution. Durieu chooses to register with ThermaCote® in the future by working on insulation and helping to limit energy consumption. Read more
SimonsVoss launches new generation AX without key
New product by SimonsVoss
SimonsVoss, one of the experts in wireless and autonomous electronic locking, presents its new electronic platform AX. Read more
Projects and Achievements
The architectural firm Valode & Pistre unveils Urban Garden in Lyon
Project by Valode & Pistre
This project is located in the southern part of the 7th arrondissement of Lyon. It enjoys an exceptional location between town and nature. With on one side the presence of the Rhône and its banks and the Gerland park and on the other a structured urban district along Avenue Tony Garnier. Read more
1.400 m² of obsolete offices give way to 49 high-end housing in Puteaux
L&P Immobilier is carrying out a demolition-construction operation in Puteaux (92), where an office building dating from the 70s, which has become obsolete, will be demolished to make way for a high-end residence with 49 apartments. Read more
The Maison du Peuple de Clichy sold to the Ducasse group for its restoration
The city of Clichy (Hauts-de-Seine), directed by Rémi Muzeau (DVD) will cede the Maison du Peuple, emblematic of the architecture of the 1930s, to the Ducasse group (restaurants, hotels), sparking an outcry from opposition from the left and local associations. Read more
Higher Roch in Montpellier reaches the top
Construction site by VINCI
The cranes have disappeared on the site of the City Roch islet, we can now see the only top of the Higher Roch signal tower. Read more
New Southbank Parkway opens along the Chicago River
Realization by Kebony
A new 400-meter public trail was recently opened along the Chicago River as part of the first phase of Southbank development, which is currently under construction. Read more
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Fiber cement facade panel

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Frame for curved sliding door

Mechanized parking for 3 or 6 cars

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