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2022 - Week 09
The IEIF provides an analysis of the first impacts of the war in Ukraine on the economy and real estate
Study / Review / Report
Two years ago, almost to the day, the world entered the Covid era. Since then, the financial and real estate markets have been largely under the influence of the economic and monetary policies put in place to stem the effects of health restrictions. Read more
The Senate Economic Affairs Committee proposes 5 emergency measures to end French and European dependence on Russian gas
Study / Review / Report
While an extraordinary council of European ministers responsible for energy is scheduled for March 1 in Brussels, the Senate's Economic Affairs Committee calls for a firm, global and coordinated response to end French and European dependence on Russian hydrocarbons. , starting with gas. Read more
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Property developers fear a major housing crisis if the state does not act quickly and strongly
Study / Review / Report
There is a shortage of 1 million housing units in France and yet the situation continues to deteriorate, month after month, giving rise to the prospect of a major crisis. Read more
A report on global warming points to the need to renovate and adapt buildings
Study / Assessment / Report by FFB
270 scientists from 67 countries published Monday, February 28 the second part of the sixth report of the IPCC, which details the consequences of global warming on human societies and ecosystems, as well as the means of adapting to it. Read more
IPCC report: France recalls the need to continue reducing carbon emissions and to accelerate the adaptation of vulnerable territories
Study / Review / Report
The new IPCC report paints a very alarming picture of the consequences of climate change, in particular the multiplication of extreme climatic events. Read more
+4% on the TRV since February 1, 2022: a much greater impact than announced on French energy bills
Study / Review / Report
Since February 1, the electricity bill of the French has increased, inflated by an increase in the regulated tariff. Limited to 4% by the "tariff shield" imposed by the government, this overall increase actually masks much more significant increases for many households, whether they have opted for a basic tariff offer or full-hour tariffs/ off-peak hours. Read more
Energy renovation: Hellio warns of the remainder payable by families in precarious situations
Housing by Hellio
In its 27th report on "The State of Poor Housing in France" published on February 2, 2022, the Abbé Pierre Foundation draws the portrait of a country marked by precariousness, accentuated by the health crisis, and whose direct consequences are visible on poor housing. Read more
Publication of the decree concerning RE2020 in the tertiary sector
The decree concerning environmental regulations in tertiary buildings from July 1, 2022 was published on Thursday March 3 in the Official Journal. Read more
First major investment in "green" hydrogen in Europe by the Hy24 fund
Sustainable Development
The investment fund Hy24, created in 2021 by Air Liquide, TotalEnergies and Vinci, announced a few days ago its first major investment in green hydrogen, with 200 million euros intended to develop six projects related in particular to fuels of synthesis for maritime transport or aviation, in Europe and Canada. Read more
Wargon launches two new CEE programs to support training and innovation in the building sector
Sustainable Development
Emmanuelle Wargon, Minister Delegate to the Minister for Ecological Transition, in charge of Housing, brought together the main players in the building industry to officially launch two energy savings certificate (EEC) programs for the training of craftsmen and companies to aid for energy renovation and for innovation in the building sector. Read more
EDF promises that the EPR of Flamanville will supply electricity in 2023 despite the problems of Taishan
Nuclear energy
The EPR under construction in Flamanville (Manche) must supply electricity to the network in 2023, said a few days ago the electricity group EDF, which is working to avoid the problems that have arisen on a similar reactor in Taishan, in China. Read more
The representatives of 5 candidates for the presidential election position themselves on the major issues in terms of climate change and housing
Policy by CNOA
The Order of Architects, which represents the 30.000 architects in France, organized a round table on Wednesday March 2, bringing together the representatives of 5 candidates for the presidential election next April. Read more
The OPPBTP updates the Guide to health safety recommendations
Prevention / Security by OPPBTP
Since February 28, the measures taken in the context of the fight against the Covid-19 epidemic have been reduced in a context of a sharp decline in contamination. The OPPBTP health safety recommendations guide has been updated accordingly. Read more
Eiffage's results in 2021 exceed those of 2019
Company News by Eiffage
The French construction giant Eiffage returned to its pre-Covid results levels in 2021, with turnover and net profit higher than those of 2019, according to a report published a few days ago. Read more
Korian responds to the Cash Investigation report
Company News
Following the broadcast of the program Cash Investigation: "EHPAD: l'heure des comptes", Tuesday March 1 on France 2, the Korian group would like to provide the following details. Read more
Balcony collapsed: the apologies of the defendants on the last day of the trial
The five defendants tried for the fatal collapse of a balcony in Angers in 2016 asked for forgiveness from the victims and their families on Friday March 4, on the last day of their trial before the Angers criminal court. Read more
Manufacturers and Distributors
Elcia is committed to the 42 Lyon Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes school and is mobilizing in the face of the shortage of developers
Developer News by Elcia
While 83% of French software publishers face difficulties in recruiting developer profiles, ELCIA is mobilizing by becoming a patron of the Lyon campus of the famous network of 42 IT developer schools. Read more
CAPEB and Rockwool renew their partnership to support artisans on energy efficiency issues
News Manufacturer by Rockwool
The Confederation of Crafts and Small Building Companies (CAPEB), via its subsidiary Béranger Développement, and ROCKWOOL, the world leader in rock wool insulation, are renewing their partnership in order to accelerate the rise of companies in the building on the challenges of energy renovation of buildings. Read more
The Bouyer Leroux Group has entered into exclusive negotiations for the acquisition of the Riaux Group
News Manufacturer by Bouyer-Leroux
As part of the deployment of its sustainable and balanced development strategy for its activities, the BOUYER LEROUX Group has initiated a project to acquire the RIAUX Group, leader in the market for made-to-measure staircases in France. Read more
Saint-Gobain announces record results in 2021 thanks to home insulation
News Manufacturer by Saint-Gobain
The Covid crisis and the climate emergency are benefiting manufacturers of building materials: the Saint-Gobain group achieved "growth, profit and margin records" in 2021, driven by the recovery that followed the health crisis and the wave of renovation and insulation of housing. Read more
TESC awarded by Yago for its contactless charging technology
Contest / Prize / Trophy by TESC Innovation
TESC Innovation wins the 3rd prize "Innovative Products and Services" of the Yago competition. The start-up joins the winners with its patented contactless electric charging technology. Read more
New modular building refurbishment plant
Video by Deltamod
Discover DELTAMOD's new modular building refurbishment plant based in Nort-sur-Erdre (44) near Nantes. With more than 3.000 m² of buildings and a 30.000 m² storage park, the Nantes-based company is the French leader in modular re-use in France. Read more
Recycling of renewable installations and circular economy: a priority for Engie
Video by Engi
For a more responsible future, ENGIE is committed to promoting circular economy models. 95% of their solar panels are recycled and reused. Read more
How to use a chainsaw?
Video by LOXAM
Loxam presents a guide to good practices when using a chainsaw. Read more
Cycling in Vannes new cycle paths built by Golfe du Morbihan Vannes agglomeration
#PlanVélo Axe1️: helping local authorities build safe and reliable cycle paths. The “Active Mobility” fund has already supported 533 projects. Since the end of 2017, cycle paths have increased by 30% in France. Read more
The Positive Relations Project seen by... Benjamin
Video by Poujoulat
How does the Positive Relations Project manifest itself within the Poujoulat Group? It is our employees who talk about it best. You may know Benjamin as a rugby player and captain of the Niort Rugby Club, but do you know him as a work-study trainee in the QSE department at Cheminées Poujoulat? Read more
Eclisse 40 Collection: Invisible and architectural frames
Video by Eclisse France
Innovate or look from another angle. For the first time, ECLISSE reveals the invisible and structural element of the door frame: the aluminum frame. Read more
Bonding of small rigid PVC elements, Sikaflex-141 PVC
Video by Sika France
Sikaflex®-141 PVC, the ideal product for bonding small rigid PVC elements. Read more
Discover the process of manufacturing recycled aluminum Hydro Circular 75R
Video by Wicona
Discover the manufacturing process of Hydro CIRCAL 75R recycled aluminium, made from post-consumer aluminium. WICONA, a brand of the Hydro group, offers you this revolutionary material, with the lowest carbon footprint in the world, i.e. 2,3 kg of CO2 per kg of aluminum produced. Read more
Products and Materials
Excel digs into your debts, discover 6 key points to choose the right business management solution
Advertising-editorial by Graneet
According to a study based on a sample of 500 companies achieving between €500K and €15M in annual turnover, 48% of construction companies carry out the administrative and financial monitoring of their construction sites in Excel. Read more
The Villeroy & Boch CERAMIC solution that meets the decree of September 11, 2020
Advertising-editorial by Villeroy & Boch
The decree of September 11, 2020, modifying that of December 4, 2015, makes the zero jump shower mandatory in all new housing located on the ground floor of residential buildings and in individual houses since January 1, 2021. Read more
Brink's Flair 225 dual-flow ventilation unit obtains NF
Test / Trial / Certification by Brink Climate Systems France
Specialist in comfort and expert in energy saving, Brink Climate Systems is one of the European leaders in the manufacture of complete high performance double flow comfort ventilation systems. Brink's Flair 225 double flow ventilation unit obtains the NF for these 4/0 R and L models. Read more
Plastor presents a new range: Hard floor and Parquet oil Bare wood effect
New range by Plastor
For all those who wish to preserve the raw appearance of wood, Plastor, specialist for more than 50 years in the manufacture of finishes for the protection of floors, has developed a new range with 2 products for parquet, completely invisible: the Hard bottom and Bare Wood Effect Oil. Read more
Insulation under Knauf paving: new possibilities in line with the revised DTU 13.3
Zoom produced by Knob
Following the revision of DTU 13.3, which came into force on December 13, Knauf highlights, through a dedicated guide, the impact of these developments on its wide range of insulation solutions under EPS (expanded polystyrene) paving. , PU (polyurethane) and XPS (extruded polystyrene), for all types of building. Read more
Projects and Achievements
Foncière Atland and PGGM announce the launch of restructuring works at 51 avenue Hoche in Paris
Construction site
Foncière ATLAND and the Dutch pension fund manager PGGM announce the launch of work on their office building located at 51 Avenue Hoche, in the 8th arrondissement of Paris) carried by their OPPCI vehicle. Read more
Postponement of RER B works in sight for the Champions League final
Construction site
The move by UEFA of the final of the Football Champions League to the Stade de France on Saturday May 28 should force SNCF Réseau to postpone again modernization work on the RER, a week after an initial postponement caused by a Indochina concert. Read more
Le Quadrilatère Beauvais: NSHEV, opacity and acoustics
Realization by Bluetek
The Beauvais tapestry factory was founded in 1664 by Jean-Baptiste Colbert, then minister to Louis XIV. Nearly 300 years after its foundation, the project for a national tapestry gallery emerged, inspired by André Malraux, then Minister of State for Cultural Affairs. Read more
Sochaux optimizes the energy consumption of 18 municipal buildings with ENGIE Solutions
Realization by Engi
In August 2020, ENGIE Solutions was chosen by the city of Sochaux for the design, implementation and operation of an Energy Performance Contract (EPC) in order to optimize the energy consumption of 18 of its municipal buildings, including the Cité Administrative Maurice Thiévent. Read more
Framery installs its “Q” acoustic cabin in the first coworking space integrating a micro-nursery in France
Realization by Framery
By partnering with Mother Work Community and a project dedicated to those who wish to undertake alongside their children, the Finnish brand affirms its commitment to equipping the workplaces of tomorrow: modern, flexible and attentive to personal needs. Read more
Products of the week

Insulation solution for sloped roofs

Balcony window

Expanded polystyrene insulation panel for exterior thermal insulation of buildings

Continuous gutter roll forming machine, directly on site

Unilin Insulation


Edilteco France



Parquet that reinterprets the shape and size of the planks

Design trend: new finishes for door handles

Fully automate your payroll process, from field data collection to payment

Millet Group

Margaritelli France



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