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2021 - Week 43
Energy renovation survey: 53% of respondents do not plan to carry out work on their condominium
Study / Assessment / Report by Hellio
For the housing sector, responsible for 15% of greenhouse gas emissions, the challenges are numerous and complex to achieve the objective of carbon neutrality in 2050 set by the energy transition law of 2015. Even more for condominiums where collective decision-making is never easy. Read more
Green light from the Senate to a single statute for the self-employed, protector of personal heritage
The Senate dominated by the right-wing opposition adopted on Tuesday at first reading a bill carried by the Minister in charge of SMEs Alain Griset which provides for a new single status for self-employed workers, protector of their personal assets. Read more
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In short
Half of French people consider it necessary to carry out energy renovation work but regret the lack of support
Study / Review / Report
The 7th Barometer 2021 Monexpert-renovation-energie.fr carried out with OpinionWay shows that energy renovation is an increasingly strong concern for the French, overwhelmingly convinced that the issue must be part of the program of presidential candidates. Read more
A Senate committee denounces the government's lack of anticipation on energy
Study / Review / Report
While the surge in energy prices demonstrates, day after day, the need for a solid energy policy because it is rational and anticipated, the Senate Economic Affairs Committee has chosen to place energy at the heart of its control program. Read more
RTE's six scenarios for France's electricity future
Study / Review / Report
In its report on the future of electricity in France, the RTE network manager proposes several scenarios for production and the evolution of consumption, outlining the main possible "paths". Read more
The French stimulus plan, which is effective in the short term, must prove itself in the long term
Study / Review / Report
The French stimulus plan has helped to quickly restart the economy after the shock of Covid-19 but its effectiveness may have come at the expense of the quality of certain projects, according to an assessment report submitted to the government on Tuesday. Read more
The French economy has returned to its pre-crisis level
Driven by exceptional growth of 3% in the third quarter, almost never seen for more than 50 years, the French economy returned to its pre-crisis level at the end of the summer, a little ahead of the big ones European neighboring countries. Read more
French growth slowed down in the private sector in October
The growth of private sector activity in France fell again in October, still hampered by shortages, according to a provisional estimate released Friday by the IHS Markit cabinet. Read more
Housing construction returns to its pre-crisis level
Housing construction in France returned to its pre-crisis level in the third quarter. But if the effects of the health crisis are gradually dissipating for the sector, the figures are still "well below" the good years. Read more
The increase in public spending planned for 2022 intensifies
Public finances
Anxious to avoid social discontent in the face of inflation, the government plans to further open its portfolio in 2022, even if it means accentuating the sharp increase in spending already planned, by banking on the fact that the economic recovery, better than expected, will soften the shock. Read more
The government supports 500 housing projects in the heart of small towns
Public finances
The government announced on Monday the launch of a project for the creation by 2026 of 500 homes for the elderly in the heart of small towns, intended for those who do not wish to go to an nursing home or who can no longer live alone. Read more
The "new DPE" method is improved
After denouncing, as early as last May, the risks inherent in the publication on July 1, 2021 of an insufficiently tested version of the new DPE V3, FIDI and UNIS worked with the public authorities and other stakeholders to improve the system as quickly as possible. Read more
First "Observatory of innovation trends in the construction industry"
Prevention / Security by OPPBTP
The building and public works sector is impacted by deep and lasting transformations, linked in particular to the necessary ecological transition and the fundamental movement of digitization. To adapt to these major changes, innovation is at the heart of the challenges of the sector. Read more
The Voice of the Craftsmen in the elections to the Chambers of Trades and Crafts
Organization News
The “La Voix des Artisans” lists presented by the U2P and its member organizations representing crafts (CAPEB, CGAD, CNAMS, CNATP) won the elections to the Chambers of Trades and Crafts (CMA) which took place. taking place from October 1 to 14, 2021. Read more
Faced with the advancing ocean, small towns in the South-West ready to retreat
In mid-October, on the beach at Biscarrosse (Landes), the wooden restaurants and lifeguard lookouts, essential in summer, turn into piles of carefully stacked beams and planks, a compulsory annual general dismantling because here the dune is in danger. Read more
Three years in prison for extortion of real estate developers in Marseille
Justice decision
A Marseille company manager was sentenced on Tuesday to three years in prison for extortion and attempted extortion of real estate developers between 2010 and 2015 by increasing the number of appeals against building permits. Read more
Manufacturers and Distributors
Cheminées Poujoulat strengthens its support to professional distributors
News Manufacturer by Poujoulat
At a time when professional points of sale are increasingly seeking training, particularly online (webinars, e-training), human support remains essential for Cheminées Poujoulat. Guiding the choice of installers is a task that falls to traders as well as manufacturers. Read more
Rockwool supports individuals in their energy renovation work
News Manufacturer by Rockwool
With another 4,8 million thermal strainers, the building sector is the most energy-intensive in France. It represents 45% of total energy expenditure and a production of 25% of national CO2 emissions, thus becoming a priority area of ​​action for the Government and the French, who have seen their energy bills climb over the years. Read more
The French company Humidistop takes the turn of 100% digital and continues its development despite the crisis
News Manufacturer by Humidistop
While many French companies are struggling and economists fear an explosion of bankruptcies, others are showing insolent growth despite the crisis. Read more
Isover, Placo® and Isonat join forces to support the development of timber construction
News Manufacturer by Saint-Gobain
At a time when wood construction is positioned at the heart of building challenges, ISOVER, Placo® and Isonat are putting their business expertise and product solutions at the service of the players in this market: pre-fabricators, facadiers, carpenters, companies specializing in wood , architects, construction economists and design offices. Read more
The Berry Alloc Experience tour
News Manufacturer by BerryAlloc
For the start of the 2021 school year, the decorative flooring brand BerryAlloc offered its customers the opportunity to discover a whole new sales concept, via a road show rich in experiences and discoveries. Read more
The construction youtuber Taka Yaka goes to meet a Carpenter 2.0
Video by Elcia
TAKA YAKA, the famous Youtuber craftsman in the construction industry with 350.000 subscribers, has just uploaded his latest video! For the occasion, he went to meet a Carpenter 2.0 to introduce his community to his daily life. Read more
Linéo connected, the design and intelligent electric water heater
Video by Atlantic
Discover the new version of the Linéo electric water heater from Atlantic, for more comfort, more savings, more design. Connected via WiFi, remotely controllable with Cozytouch, intelligent and more economical thanks to its Absence and Eco + modes, Linéo is also a water heater with easy integration thanks to its flat or square design, depending on its capacities. Read more
Construction Summit - FFB's proposals for the next five-year term
Video by FFB
During the Construction Summit, many actors in the public debate, of all political sensitivities, came to discuss these proposals and shed light on the political projects in progress. The floor was given to the presidential candidates so that, from now on, the expectations of the building find the widest possible echo in this electoral campaign. Read more
Feedback on the 2021 PFE Challenge
Video by VINCI
The PFE Challenge (End of Studies Projects) annually rewards the most innovative end of studies projects of our trainees. True recognition of their work, this internal challenge honors our young talents. Read more
Energy rehabilitation with EnergieSprong
Video by Planer Dutilleul
One year after having installed the 1st French demonstrator of EnergieSprong in Hem in the Hauts de France, Rabot Dutilleul renews the E = 0 renovation process on 160 houses for the social landlord VILOGIA in Wattrelos. Read more
Realization - Project CIME, ORANO
Video by SPIE
The Tertiary division of SPIE Industrie & Tertiaire works alongside its customers by offering a high level of expertise dedicated to building intelligence and performance. Its teams carried out macro-batch work in climatic and electrical engineering at ORANO's new Extractive Metallurgy Innovation Center (CIME) in Bessines-sur-Gartempe (87). Read more
Visit of Pierrefonds castle, unique interpretation of the Middle Ages by Viollet-le-Duc
Do you know the thousand and one lives of the Château de Pierrefonds? Built in the XNUMXth century by Louis I, Duke of Orleans, it was dismantled in the XNUMXth century, then completely rebuilt under Napoleon III, the Château de Pierrefonds is a brilliant interpretation of the Middle Ages by the architect Viollet-le-Duc. Read more
Meeting with Christophe Rousseau, Development Engineer at Bodet Software
Video by Bodet Software
Development engineer, quèsaco? It is a person, a man or a woman, who writes lines of code that make it possible to design software or applications. Read more
Products and Materials
Oléofloor®: find the warmth of wood inside
Advertising-editorial by Durieu
Warm and authentic: when wood envelops you ... A natural material par excellence, it warms and magnifies interiors! Warning: beauty does not equal longevity! Appropriate care must be provided to guarantee good durability… What choices to protect? Owatrol®, a pioneer in wood protection, offers a complete, rich and efficient range dedicated to interior woods Read more
"With ProDevis START, I am reactive and I win a lot more projects"
Advertising-editorial by Elcia
Aziz BOULAKHRYF, manager of CONCEPT FERMETURES, was equipped with ProDevis START in June 2020. By saving time in its costing, it is more responsive to customer requests and thus increases its sales. Discover his feedback. Read more
Clean design and new colors for Oknoplast windows
Evolution produced by Oknoplast
The latest trends remain with nature and essential things, which has an impact on the design and colors of the joinery, which take advantage of this to bring them up to date. To this end, OKNOPLAST is responding by offering ever larger glass surfaces, letting in more and more light while opening the interior to the exterior. Read more
New VigieLink® GSM box: the DATI that shakes up your safety reflexes
New product by neovigie
The DATI VigieLink® is an alarm device entirely designed for securing and protecting the self-employed, teleworkers, lone workers, etc. Read more
Robimax, the kit to simplify the installation of valves
New product by Ram
Backed by its 70 years of expertise, RAM, a French manufacturer of fastening solutions for building tradesmen, pursues its innovations and launches ROBIMAX; the taps fixing kit for a solid, modular and easy-to-install connection. Read more
Projects and Achievements
Ôm2c launches "Art de ville", a program of 50 housing units in the heart of Villefranche-sur-Saône (69)
Ôm2c, the brand of the em2c Group dedicated to residential real estate, has launched the marketing of “City Art”. Located at the corner of Gantillon and Grenette streets in the heart of Villefranche-sur-Saône, the residence consists of 50 apartments ranging from studios to T5. Read more
Additional cost and delay for the eagerly awaited new coastal road in Réunion
Construction site
In Reunion, the new coastal road, pharaonic construction site supposed to relieve congestion on a vital road axis for the island, will be delivered 6 to 7 years late and an additional cost of 600 million euros, according to the regional council. Read more
Inauguration of the first building in France with a "depolluting" facade
A facade of a "depolluting" housing building, presented as the first in France and capable of absorbing the equivalent of the CO2 emissions of 20 cars per year, was inaugurated a few days ago in Saint-Louis (Haut -Rhine). Read more
In Oslo, Munch's treasure settles in a new setting
He called them his "children" and, like a good father, he balked at the idea of ​​this extremely large family being separated: more than 26.000 works by Munch, including gems universally known as "The Scream", have a new roof in Oslo. Read more
Three Milliken collections dress the Parisian headquarters of the company Perial Développement
Realization by Milliken
Carpet tiles from the Poise, Nordic Stories and Culture Canvas collections now cover 6.000 m² of offices in the 17th arrondissement of Paris. If the architects of the project chose Milliken, it is above all for the aesthetic and acoustic qualities of its products. These now shape a comfortable, calming and luxurious workspace. Read more
Products of the week

Facade paint that fights against the appearance of algae and fungi

Radar surveillance and structural control for soil improvement

Biodegradable disposable formwork panel in honeycomb cardboard for supported slabs

Concrete for the repair of maritime and river works


URETEK® France

Franki Foundation


Rock wool insulation board for the insulation of timber frame constructions

Double-flow ventilation unit

Tap water purification

Project management software composed of 4 modules


Brink Climate Systems France

Expertima Technologies


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