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2021 - Week 46
The criteria of the future "Pinel +" system unveiled, with an emphasis on the comfort of the accommodation
The "Pinel plus" tax benefit scheme for owners of new homes will come into force in 2023 with new quality criteria such as access to outdoor space, the Housing Ministry announced on Monday. Read more
Heat pump, roof insulation ... what are the most effective works to reduce CO2 emissions
Study / Review / Report
On the occasion of COP 26, Effy, a specialist in energy renovation in France, measures the carbon emissions avoided thanks to energy renovation work. These results are taken from an in-depth study on the group's carbon footprint, carried out with Sami, a specialist in carbon accounting, and published shortly. Read more
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The Assembly consolidates the zero-interest eco-loan to finance energy renovation works
The National Assembly voted on Friday a device to extend and strengthen the zero-rate eco-loan, intended to help households finance energy renovation work on their homes. Read more
Faced with the climate emergency, 73% of French people ready to support mandatory energy efficiency measures
Study / Assessment / Report by Rockwool
While buildings are responsible for 36% of greenhouse gas emissions in the EU (40% in the US and 42% in the UK), ROCKWOOL, the world leader in rock wool insulation solutions , and Cambridge Econometrics unveil the results of an international report “Unlocking the Benefits of Building Renovation” which sets out a clear roadmap for greener buildings, while demonstrating the need for governments to develop suitable renovation programs. Read more
Collective housing remains isolated from the economic recovery according to developers
Study / Assessment / Report by REIT France
The FPI, bringing together real estate developers in France in housing and commercial real estate, publishes the figures for the 3rd quarter of 2021 from its National Statistical Observatory, a barometer of leading housing indicators in all regions of France, launched in 2010. Read more
Still no recovery for new housing in France
The new housing market, whose sales have been falling for several years, is still not succeeding in overcoming the effects of the health crisis, particularly due to the drop in building permits granted, the Federation of real estate developers reported on Thursday. Read more
After a decline in Q3, building materials activity remains around 2019 levels
Conjuncture by UNICEM
After a fairly dynamic first half, materials production slowed down somewhat during the summer. The slowdown in activity rates continues at the beginning of autumn without however forcing the line. Read more
Limited takeover in the public works sector, according to their federation
Public works groups recovered in 2021 without returning to their pre-crisis level and concerns persist because of recruitment problems, price increases and tensions on materials, according to their federation. Read more
PLF 2022: Building professionals ask the government for an additional effort
Public finances by FFB
At the end of its first reading in the National Assembly, the finance bill for 2022 shows undeniable progress for housing and the revival of construction, but for building professionals, efforts remain to be made on the requirements of the new "Pinel" and support from the treasury of companies in the sector. Read more
Emmanuelle Wargon announces the strengthening of the "affordable rental" system
To encourage owners of vacant housing to put their property on the rental market, the Minister for Housing, Emmanuelle Wargon, wants to "simplify" and strengthen the "affordable rent" device, she announced Monday on BFM Business. Read more
The State announces a postponement of the launch of the REP material recycling sector "at the latest" at the beginning of 2023
Sorting / Recycling
The new REP sector for recycling waste from building products and materials will be launched "no later than January 1, 2023," the Ministry of Ecological Transition announced on Wednesday, a year later than initially planned. Read more
Barbara Pompili and Bérangère Abba launch the Low-Carbon Label seed fund
Sustainable development by Ministry of Ecological Transition
Created in 2018 by the Ministry of Ecological Transition, the Low-Carbon Label rewards those involved in the fight against climate change and encourages the reduction of national greenhouse gas emissions. Read more
Adoption of the Glasgow climate pact at COP26: a dynamic to be continued
Climate by Ministry of Ecological Transition
The 26th Conference of the Parties, or COP26, held in Glasgow, UK, brought together nearly 200 world leaders, as well as tens of thousands of representatives from governments, cities, regions and stakeholders non-state (companies, investors, NGOs, etc.) during two weeks of negotiations, from October 31 to November 13, 2021. Read more
The development tax for garden greenhouses made optional by the deputies
A helping hand for the French who have a green thumb: the deputies voted a few days ago for the possibility for local communities to exempt garden greenhouses from the development tax for individuals. Read more
Borne confirms that a retirement by points is no longer considered by Macron
The system of a retirement by points "could create concern" and it is "perhaps preferable" to make the reform differently, admitted Sunday Élisabeth Borne, thus indirectly confirming that Emmanuel Macron no longer considered it for a second five-year term. Read more
Two energy renovation companies sanctioned for telephone canvassing
Justice decision
The energy renovation companies Almatys and Nrgie Conseil were fined 460.000 and 65.000 euros respectively for canvassing, announced Wednesday the Directorate General for Competition, Consumption and Fraud Control (DGCCRF). Read more
Manufacturers and Distributors
Kebony raises 30 million euros on the occasion of a fundraising campaign led by Jolt Capital and Lightrock
News Manufacturer by Kebony
Kebony, a player in environmentally friendly wood modification technologies, announces that it has raised 30 million euros during a fundraising campaign led by Jolt Capital and Lightrock. Kebony's mission is to reduce CO2 emissions and tropical deforestation through its patented wood modification techniques, which make it possible to produce high-quality wood while respecting the environment. Read more
GCC and Knauf sign agreement for the management of expanded polystyrene insulation demolition waste
News Manufacturer by Knauf Danoline
GCC, through its agency GCC Réhabitat, and KNAUF Ile-de-France Ouest, have signed an unprecedented partnership agreement for the management of expanded polystyrene (EPS) insulation waste from rehabilitated buildings. It provides for the collection, sorting, compaction and transport of waste before their pre-treatment in a demonstration plant. Read more
"No question" of definitively relocating Ascoval's activity to Germany, warns Le Maire
News Manufacturer
The Minister of the Economy, Bruno Le Maire, warned Thursday that there was "no question" that the Ascoval steelworks in Saint-Saulve (North), owned by the German Saarstahl, see its activity relocated "definitively " in Germany. Read more
Hilti acquires Fieldwire startup to create construction site management platform
Developer News by Fieldwire
The Hilti Group, a global player in power tools and services for construction, construction and industrial professionals, has entered into an agreement to acquire Fieldwire, a San Francisco-based construction technology company, for a approximately $ 300 million. Read more
The Edouard Denis Group digitizes its calls for tenders with AOS
Developer News
Since April 2020, AOS has signed a framework contract with the Edouard Denis Group to help it manage its calls for tenders. The scale-up is the leader in France on the private markets for real estate and construction professionals. Read more
Innovation according to Saint-Gobain
Video by Saint-Gobain
Innovation at Saint-Gobain is an opening horizon, sustainable, infinite ... Read more
How do steel projects adapt to environmental requirements?
Video by Build Steel
Recyclability, material savings, lengthening of the useful life, reuse… The qualities of steel are in line with the new logics of a construction economy which is preparing to adopt circular logics. Inventing a constructive and architectural style compatible with this new situation is an exciting challenge for the steel construction of tomorrow. Read more
New formulas for fiber-reinforced repair mortars
Video by Weaver
Discover in video express weberep and fast weberep, the new fiber repair mortar formulas from Weber. Read more
The new corporate site of the Colas Group is online
Video by Drives
Find all the key information on the Colas Group: its DNA, activities, news, CSR commitments, innovations, etc. Read more
The challenges of reuse
Video by CSTB Training
Interview with Sylvain LAURENCEAU, CSTB circular economy manager. Read more
Reinforcement of river docks at the port of Suffren in Paris
Video by URETEK® France
URETEK® was called upon on this river project to resolve disjointments and stone loosening disorders on 15 submerged vaults in the port of Suffren in Paris. The intervention team came to inject the exclusive URETEK® expansive resin to regenerate and reinforce the masonry of the quay, thus restoring it to its initial qualities and perpetuating the structure. Read more
Würth participates in the Solutrans Lyon 2021 trade fair
Video by Wuerth France
The Würth 3.5T Experts are waiting for you on stand B080 Hall 2. Come and discover the many new products, systems and solutions that will make your daily life easier in your workshops. Read more
With Eternit, love is in the meadow
Eternit, a partner of farmers for over 100 years, invites you to discover its new TV campaign 'Eternit, the love of the profession'. Eternit stages agricultural buildings: place of work but also place of life. Read more
Products and Materials
M-CUBE machines: the winning trio
New product by Wuerth France
Würth France offers a set of 3 Li-Ion 18 V M-CUBE® machines: the compact ABS 18 screwdriver, the Ø 125 mm AWS 18-125-P compact angle grinder and the compact ABH 18 hammer drill, accompanied by 3 4 Ah batteries and a charger. Read more
I-ROAD®: the novelty ready-to-install in self-supporting reinforced concrete in 3m in one piece
New product by Haauraton
Recognized for its expertise in tailor-made design and its solutions suitable for all types of construction site, Hauraton France is launching a real alternative to the solutions currently available for road construction sites. Read more
Sika launches SikaFiber®-200 Végétal, a 100% biobased fiber
New product by Sika France
For several years now, Sika has been investing in the development of products with advantages in terms of sustainability and having a positive effect on the entire value creation process, from the sourcing of materials to the recycling of the materials used, through the formulation and manufacture of products. Read more
Franciaflex presents its solutions for controlling house openings
New product by Franciaflex
Franciaflex has developed Well'com® technology to bring more comfort and security to the home. This house, which wants to be connected, is based on daily automation: from the opening of shutters and gates, to the adjustment of the blinds according to recorded scenarios, through the triggering of the alarm ... All controllable locally or at distance. Read more
Repairs and waterproofing of flat roofs
Roof damage? Here's how to find qualified experts in the repair and waterproofing of flat roofs. Read more
Projects and Achievements
The financing of the Bordeaux-Toulouse LGV must be completed before the end of 2021
The financing of the high-speed line (LGV) Bordeaux-Toulouse, which in 2030 will put the 4th largest city in France three hours from Paris, against four currently, is on track, but remains suspended from the commitment of local authorities. New Aquitaine. Read more
Paris-2024, Grand Paris metro: Seine-Saint-Denis under construction
Construction site
Stations, metro, Olympic infrastructures and motorway interchange are starting to emerge in Seine-Saint-Denis and will offer in the coming years a partial "catching up" as well as an urban metamorphosis to the poorest department of the metropolis. Read more
In Egypt, a pharaonic "new capital" emerges from the sands of the desert
Construction site
Rococo convention center, huge towers on the model of Dubai skyscrapers, majestic opera house: the "new capital" of Egypt emerges from the sands 50 km from the center of Cairo, a pharaonic project wanted by President Abdel Fattah al -Sissi. Read more
Milliken provides flooring for the various Otterbox meeting rooms
Realization by Milliken
Otterbox is an American company that innovates in the field of accessories for smartphones and other electronic devices. As part of its ambitious program of global expansion, the company plans to set up a new European headquarters in the heart of Cork's business district, on the South Mall, known locally as “Silicon Mall”. Read more
Deltamod delivers 1.700 m² of refurbished modular offices in Ile de France
Realization by Deltamod
A benchmark player in the circular economy, DELTAMOD has just delivered 1.700 m² of refurbished modular buildings for a public building located in Ile de France for tertiary use (offices, meeting rooms and dining rooms). Read more
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