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Weekly Building News
2021 - Week 40
Energy diagnostics for old housing will resume in November
The energy performance diagnostics (DPE) of housing built before 1975 will be able to resume on November 1 after correcting "anomalies" in the calculation method, the Ministry of Housing said on Monday. Read more
The gas sector in the building industry attacks the RE2020 before the Council of State
Organization News
The new environmental regulations (RE2020) aim to make new buildings more environmentally friendly. It has three main objectives: to give priority to energy sobriety and the decarbonisation of energy, to reduce the carbon impact of the construction of buildings and finally to guarantee comfort in the event of high heat. Read more
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Between climate and density, cities increasingly threatened by extreme heat
The increase in exposure to extreme heat in urban areas, caused by their density and global warming, risks depriving poor populations of a better life in these cities, according to a scientific study published on Monday. Read more
Housing: can we combine the sustainable with the pleasant?
Study / Review / Report
75% of French people are committed to having housing that is more respectful of the environment. Public opinion has grasped the importance of limiting energy consumption, and more broadly, of “living sustainably”. Read more
Household wealth increased in 2020 despite the crisis
Study / Review / Report
Household wealth continued to grow in 2020 despite the health crisis, thanks to the rise in property prices, according to a study by INSEE and the Banque de France. Read more
With 11.000 jobs in July 2021, employment in engineering is back to its pre-crisis level
Study / Review / Report
With 312.000 employees across the country, engineering is the leading recruiter of graduate engineers in France. Two weeks away from Meet'ingé, its recruitment forum dedicated to students and young graduates, Syntec-Ingénierie reveals the figures for the profession, according to the dynamic observatory of the OPIIEC professions. Read more
Slowdown on real estate sales with rising prices
The rise in real estate prices in France put a brake on transactions in the third quarter, the Century 21 agency network said in a statement on Monday, leading it to reconsider its projections. Read more
The building materials market returns to pre-crisis activity levels
Conjuncture by UNICEM
The rebound momentum in materials production, which started at the start of spring, confirms that it is slowing down at the end of summer. The landing of trends is therefore continuing in building materials and, over the first eight months of the year, activity levels now remain close to those observed over the same period of 2019 (-0,2% for aggregates and -1,2% for ready-mixed concrete, CVS-CJO data). Read more
The Building welcomes the extension of the zero-interest loan until the end of 2023, but is worried about the future tightening announced
Public finances
The zero-interest loan mechanism is extended for one year until the end of 2023, Housing Minister Emmanuelle Wargon announced on Wednesday, and the resource conditions to access it will be maintained. Read more
The Court of Auditors in favor of a financial takeover of Action Logement by the State
Public finances
The Court of Auditors says it is in favor of an in-depth reform of the Action Logement organization, with the State taking over its role of collecting the former 1% housing and its finances, in a published report. Monday. Read more
Wind power in France: measures to support "controlled" growth
Renewable energy
How to promote the deployment of wind power in France, struggling with regard to the country's energy and climate objectives? Government and industry on Tuesday proposed measures to reassure territories and residents, against the backdrop of a smear campaign between "disinformation and sincere concerns". Read more
Spie batignolles becomes a 3D solutions printer manufacturer
Company News
At the end of a successful first phase of experimentation, launched alongside XtreeE in 2020, Spie batignolles continued its partnership with the start-up and moved up a gear with the acquisition of its own cell. concrete 3D printing. Read more
Four feet, 10.000 tons, 1001 films: the Eiffel Tower, cinema superstar
It is the long love story of a couple of centenarians, born at the end of the 7th century. The idyll between the Eiffel Tower and the XNUMXth art has never wavered, and the film "Eiffel", in theaters Wednesday, adds a page. Read more
National awards ceremony for the 2020 Heritage Rubans competition and launch of the 2022 edition
Contest / Prize / Trophy by FFB
The national awards ceremony for the 26th edition of the “Heritage Ribbons” competition, postponed due to the health situation, was held on Tuesday, October 5 at the French Building Federation. Read more
"DTU" standards are not compulsory
Justice decision
We must not confuse the standards and the rules of the art and work carried out without respecting a DTU (Unified Technical Document) are not by nature deficient. Read more
DPE suspension: point of view of Thierry Marchand, president of the CDI-FNAIM
Expert opinion
On Friday September 24, for all housing and buildings before 1975, the Government decided to suspend all energy performance diagnostics (DPE) carried out with the new rules that came into force on July 1. The results obtained were not sufficiently reliable whereas this DPE is now opposable. An irremediable but wise decision in view of the stakes and which will make it possible to correct what deserves to be corrected. Read more
Manufacturers and Distributors
Julien Bagnard, Myral development manager: "Anticipating regulatory issues is essential for solutions adapted to all projects"
Advertising-editorial by Myral
Innovation is its engine. To ensure the feasibility of ITE projects, the Myral design office intervenes in support of the commercial and technical services to offer them a technical and regulatory nest of quality. An essential complementarity, where anticipation is the key. It guarantees serene and tailor-made support for project managers and clients for indisputable achievements. Meeting with Julien Bagnard, Myral development manager. Read more
Cheminées Poujoulat will be at Artibat hall 10A - stand F28 to talk about RE2020 and wood heating in individual houses
News Manufacturer by Poujoulat
The 17th edition of the ARTIBAT Fair, Construction and Public Works Fair is fast approaching! It will be held at Parc des Expositions de Rennes from October 13 to 15, 2021. Read more
Edilteco® France will be present at the Artibat trade fair, in the Major Work Pole
News Manufacturer by Edilteco France
EDILTECO® France will be exhibiting at the Artibat trade fair, within the Large Work Pole, Hall 10A - Stand D52. The manufacturer will notably present the new Politerm® R, an ideal insulating aggregate process for developing a multiplicity of formulas of thermo-acoustic screeds, mortars and lightweight concretes. Read more
Hoppe present at the Artibat fair
News Manufacturer by HOPPE France
The presence of HOPPE at the Artibat show (stand 11A11) from October 13 to 15 in Rennes, will be marked by the highlighting of new window and door handles that meet all the needs of the market, whether it be home automation, security, hygiene. , design and technique. Read more
Oknoplast offers its premium partners access to the “QB window installation service” Certification from CSTB
News Manufacturer by Oknoplast
Wishing more than anything to support its customers in the training component, OKNOPLAST has joined forces with CSTB - Scientific and Technical Center for Building - to offer its premium partners access to the "QB window installation service" Certification. . Read more
Cyber ​​Security of Photovoltaic Systems - From Awareness to Action
Video by SPIE
All the components of a Photovoltaic plant | PV Modules - Cooling Technology - Storage System | communicate and exchange data with each other and with systems such as remote monitoring and control portals. Read more
FIS V Zero, the 1st sealing resin without harmful substances
Video by fisherman
Thanks to its new patented chemical formula, the FIS V Zero is free of danger symbols. Without benzoyl peroxide, FIS V Zero resin is harmless to health and the environment. Read more
Intervention of the Prime Minister at the end of the Interministerial Committee for the City
Prime Minister Jean Castex speaks at the end of the Interministerial Committee for the City that he met this Friday, October 1 in the morning in Rennes. Read more
Ezsand, Polymeric Sand for Paver Joints
Video by Techniseal
Do it yourself with EZSAND from Techniseal! For beautiful paver installations that last a long time, trust our EZSAND Polymeric Sand. Read more
Reuse of construction land
Video by Wienerberger
Marie Martin (Geologist - Raw Materials & Environment Wienerberger) and Florent Tschupp (Socara Works Supervisor) explain to us the reuse of site land for the manufacture of Wienerberger bricks and their positive impacts in the preservation of natural resources. Read more
Riom (63) - The Ribbons of Heritage 2021
Video by FFB
National price 2021 for municipalities and inter-municipal authorities between 3.500 and 20.000 inhabitants. Conversion of the former convent of the Redemptoristines into a School of Art and Music Pierre PECOUL - Mayor of Riom. Read more
Presentation of the QSE project
Video by CSTB
Profeel, 9 challenges for energy renovation - Presentation of the QSE project: Evaluating the overall performance of energy renovation Read more
Algeco at the top of Pic de Bure
Video by Algeco
Unimaginable, incredible, unreal… there is no shortage of superlatives to qualify the performance which allowed the extension of the antennas of NOEMA, the most powerful millimeter radio telescope in the northern hemisphere. The 14 modules installed up there will participate in their own way in the discovery of the universe. Take a look behind the scenes of the feat. Read more
Products and Materials
Hygiene: SecuSan® antimicrobial door and window handles
Advertising-editorial by HOPPE France
To open a door, we instinctively grab the handle with full hands. But this gesture, however trivial it may be, has become a source of concern! Read more
Simple and short tutorials to install the best water drainage system
Guide / Advice / Tutorial by RHEINZINK
The world's leading zinc manufacturer, Rheinzink offers zinc rainwater drainage systems suitable for different types of buildings. Read more
ArmaProtect®: the new passive fire protection system from Armacell
New product by Armacell
Armacell, inventor of flexible foam for the equipment insulation market and leading supplier of technical foams, is expanding its range of passive fire protection products. With the new ArmaProtect range, it is possible to quickly and reliably create joints for fire-rated wall feedthroughs on pipes and cables. Read more
Siporex Easyfix, new ready-to-use vinyl glue
New product by Xella
To simplify the assembly of cellular concrete tiles, reduce the installation time of a partition, a bathroom or an outdoor kitchen, SIPOREX is launching its new vinyl adhesive: SIPOREX Easyfix. Read more
Proximus successfully tests a new AGC glass antenna in Brussels for better connectivity
Test / Trial / Certification by AGC Glass Europe
Proximus and AGC have successfully completed a test cycle of WAVEATTOCH, a new type of antenna for mobile networks, on the Proximus Tower in Brussels, Belgium. Read more
Projects and Achievements
Paris launches its massive greening project with a first "urban forest" in Montparnasse by 2024
Paris will have its first "urban forest" by 2024 Place de Catalogne, in Montparnasse, in the center of the French capital, said deputy for greening the town hall Christophe Najdovski on Tuesday. Read more
In Marseille, the Théâtre du Gymnase lowers the curtain for a better rebirth
Construction site
More than 35 years after its last major renovation, the Théâtre du Gymnase, in Marseille, will close for at least three years of work, depriving the city of one of its cultural highlights, after having realized almost by chance that it could collapse. Read more
More contemporary and efficient facades for a residence from the 60s
Realization by I'm
A social housing residence in Thiais (94) is dressed in thermal insulation coated with a neutral coating which brings out the colored spots on its windows. The halls are clad in ventilated cladding with concrete-look plaster. Read more
Dutch Pavilion opens at Expo Dubai, powered by Asca skylights
Realization by ASCA
On the occasion of the Dubai World Expo which opens its doors on October 1, 2021 for a period of 6 months, the Netherlands Pavilion unveils its biotope imagined by the firm V8 Architects. Elected "Sustainable Construction Project" of the year 2021, this unique concept covered with a solar roof designed by the design studio Marjan van Aubel in partnership with ASCA, a company of the ARMOR group, is to be discovered in the "Development" area. Sustainable ”of the Exhibition. Read more
Stellantis Sochaux builds one of the largest solar power plants in France
The Stellantis plant in Sochaux (Doubs) is in the process of equipping itself with one of the most powerful solar shaded plants in France, which is scheduled to come into service in 2022, announced the car manufacturer and Engie Green. Read more
Products of the week

Infiltration basin for rainwater

Zinc systems for characterful roofs

Lacquered aluminum underside

Cladding which combines shine and durability




Edilteco France

PVC entrance door, performance and modernity

Impermeable protection and primer for chipboard, plasterboard ...

Low-profile shower trays in lightweight resin

Combi stove with wood and / or pellets



Créazur France


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