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Weekly Building News
2022 - Week 10
Construction materials crisis: building professionals demand emergency measures from the government
News Organization by FFB
While the health crisis has triggered a construction materials crisis, the war in Ukraine dramatically increases the risks of shortages and inflation of all production costs. Read more
Condominiums: what is the impact of the new regulations in terms of energy performance?
In recent years, new regulations have been put in place to fight against global warming and regulate energy consumption. In France, the building sector represents 44% of energy consumption and nearly 25% of CO2 emissions. The RE2020, or environmental regulation 2020, will therefore have a significant impact on it. Buildings, large energy consumers, are particularly affected. Read more
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What are the most used heating energies in new homes?
Study / Review / Report
Domexpo, the leader in exhibition house villages, presents the results of its annual Barometer dedicated to the heating energies most used in new homes, in France, with a focus on Île-de-France. Read more
Faced with global warming, solar protection should be the first solution to fight against the overheating of buildings
Study / Review / Report
According to the conclusions of a new study, it is time to make the installation of automated solar protection systems mandatory in the European directive on the energy performance of buildings (EPBD). Read more
Increase in energy prices and reduction in aid for energy renovation: where is France headed?
While the Government seeks to limit the impact of the war in Ukraine on household wallets, the Minister of the Economy called on all French people on Monday to "make an effort" on their energy consumption to cope with the rise in gas prices. Read more
The government is studying targeted aid to reduce the impact of the Ukrainian crisis
The government will study targeted aid for French people affected by rising fuel prices and sectors impacted by the Ukrainian crisis, as part of the "resilience plan", Labor Minister Elisabeth Borne said on LCI on Tuesday. Read more
Ukraine: The economic and social plan will be "scalable" and "in several stages" announces Matignon
The government will present "next week" a "resilience plan" for companies affected by the conflict in Ukraine, which will be "scalable" and "in several stages", indicated Matignon on Tuesday, after consultation meetings of the economic and social actors around Jean Castex. Read more
Build Europe urges EU Ministers to act to avert a major housing crisis
On the occasion of the meeting of European Ministers of Housing in Nice on March 8, Build Europe, the professional association representing European developers, builders and developers, alerts executives to the urgency of reviving affordable construction in the face of the threat of a housing crisis. Read more
First guide of the French Anti-Corruption Agency for the construction industry
Guide / Advice / Tutorial
The French Anti-Corruption Agency (AFA) published its first sector guide for the construction sector a few days ago. Developed with the French Building Federation and the National Federation of Public Works, this first guide aims to support construction companies in the design and deployment of a system for the prevention and detection of corruption and the trafficking of 'affecting. Read more
The off-grid energy sector denounces speculation on hydrocarbons and the sharp price increases it entails
Combustible energy
Supply prices, excluding VAT, on the French market increased by +35 to +54% for professional consumers of diesel and RNG, by +53% for heating oil between the beginning of January and the beginning of March 2022. Read more
The "Let's Renovate!" calls for an "Energy Shield" to protect the French economy
Organization News
While the French population is suffering from soaring energy prices, the effects of which on bills will be felt for several years, the presidential campaign is silent on the fundamental question of the energy renovation of our housing stock. Read more
Qualifelec sends its proposals to candidates for the 2022 presidential election
Organization News
The recent publication of the assessment report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) makes the following observation inevitable: we are entering a new era, which is that of the post-fossil energy era. Read more
Exceptional year 2021 for the Mikit network with historic performance
Company News
MIKIT draws a very positive assessment of the year 2021 and announces exceptional results with a 30% growth in its turnover. More than 2.150 houses were sold last year with an overall order intake of €264.000.000. Read more
Apave continues its development in line with the ambitions of its strategic plan
Company News by apave
Apave, a leading international group in the field of technical, environmental, human and digital risk management, looks back on the year 2021 and confirms the ambitions of its strategic plan. Read more
The OPPBTP Health Safety Recommendations Guide will no longer apply from March 14th.
Prevention / Security by OPPBTP
As part of the rapid decline in contamination and the lower virulence of the Omicron variant, the government announced on March 8 the end of the health protocol in companies from March 14. Read more
Mondial du Bâtiment 2022: an unprecedented international mobilization on the theme of low-carbon construction
Salon by RX France
With the ambition of attracting the greatest number of international visitors looking for solutions for low-carbon construction, the BATIMAT, IDÉOBAIN and INTERCLIMA exhibitions at the Mondial du Bâtiment are launching the Low Carbon Construction Tour, a tour of 12 European countries and Africans, between April and July 2022. Read more
Manufacturers and Distributors
Traxxeo raises 3 million euros and propels its resource management platform
Developer News by Traxxeo
In the construction, infrastructure or engineering sectors, personnel and equipment are constantly mobile, which poses real challenges in terms of resource management. This is what Traxxeo and its suite of dedicated software solves, with significant productivity gains as a result. Read more
The Elcia Group exhibits at Nordbat with novelties for all professionals in the sector
Developer News by Elcia
After its postponement in 2020, the ELCIA Group is present at the 12th edition of the Nordbat regional fair! The French leader in specialized software publishing for Joinery, Blinds and Closures will present new products responding to the changing problems of professionals in the sector, whether they are craftsmen, installers/dealers, manufacturers or occasional users. Read more
Cheminées Poujoulat goes on tour to meet its customers on board a semi-trailer
News Manufacturer by Poujoulat
From March 2 to April 13, 2022, Cheminées Poujoulat is taking a tour of France of the industrial steel and wood energy production sites of the group and its partners, aboard a semi-trailer bearing its image. A first for the manufacturer of heating solutions since 1950, which intends to meet its customers and prospects in the wood energy market. Read more
Decayeux consolidates its external growth strategy with the acquisition of Visorex
News Manufacturer by decayeux
The DECAYEUX group, European leader in the letterbox market, is accelerating its external growth strategy and announces the takeover of the activities of VISOREX, a specialist in entrance hall layout. Read more
Eco-mobilier's ambition for the recycling of building products and materials
News Organization by Eco furniture
Dominique Mignon, President of Eco-mobilier, presents the project of the eco-organization, candidate for approval for the PMCB sector (building construction products and materials) within the framework of the AGEC law (anti-waste for a circular economy). Read more
All committed to the Earth - Biodiversity and the LPO League for the Protection of Birds
Video by Wienerberger
Wienerberger and the LPO (Bird Protection League) have the common mission of preserving the site and the habitat of species within the Kesseldorf quarry. The LPO is also responsible for monitoring the life of wildlife during the nesting period. Rare species such as the small plovers or the European bee-eater have thus been observed and protected. Read more
High performance chemical anchor WIT-PE 1000
Video by Wuerth France
A pure epoxy mortar with long working time, ideal for deep anchoring and drilling holes as well as for high temperatures. For chemical anchor, concrete and rebar cast in mortar (REBAR). Read more
Protect your home from intruders with the Netatmo Smart and Connected Indoor Camera
Video by Legrand
In the event of an intrusion into your house or apartment, the Netatmo Smart and Connected Indoor Camera detects the intruder using facial recognition and sends you an immediate alert to your smartphone via the Home + Security app. Read more
Engie Home Services supports you in installing your Heat Pump
Video by Engi
Change your old heating system and save energy. Read more
Gain comfort in your home with Hellio and Stéphane Plaza
Video by Hellio
With Hellio, gaining comfort in your home and saving money on your energy bill is child's play! Insulation, change of heating system, installation of solar panels, going as far as global renovation, Hellio takes care of everything and even advances you the amount of aid to which you are entitled. Read more
Investing in ecological transition - contribution to an infrastructure investment plan
Video by FNTP
Carbone 4 and the OFCE have issued 2 scenarios in order to decarbonize France by exploiting the full potential of infrastructures in the ecological transition. The FNTP summarizes them in video for you. Read more
Certification is the assurance of additional quality for industrialized products
Video by CSTB
Julien Serri, National Delegate for Technical Affairs, Pôle Habitat FFB, explains the importance of certification for the quality of industrialized products such as partitions. Read more
Cat® grade control job aid for wheeled excavators
Video by Caterpillar
Do you want to increase productivity, efficiency and precision? Learn about the Cat® grade control job completion system. Read more
Products and Materials
Würth innovates with Préci'Force "evolution" for effortless tightening and loosening
New product by Wuerth France
No more chores of loosening formwork. With the Préci'Force, construction professionals will have the fastest and least noisy solution on the market. Read more
A wood-fired hot tub continues to push the boundaries of sustainable luxury
New product by Kebony
Sustainably sourced Kebony wood combines with stainless steel to compose the elegant Tubmarine hot tub. The Tubmarine is a heated spa made from ecological wood from the Kebony brand. With its innovative design that pushes the boundaries of sustainable luxury, this hot tub is poised to become one of the hottest backyard purchases of 2022. Read more
New exclusive range of "Lum'Up" PVC sashes from Wibaie
New range by Wibaie
WIBAIE is launching, from March 2022, its new exclusive range of PVC openings, windows and patio doors, called "Lum'Up", designed in collaboration with the teams of the Liébot Group and extruded by VEKA, the world leader in PVC profiles. . Read more
Meljac unveils a new brass finish: Antique Brass NA
Range evolution by Meljac
MELJAC, a player in high-end fittings, innovates with the Antique Brass NA shade. The rubbed brass reveals an alternation of dark and light areas that make all the subtlety of this finish. Read more
The “4/5/10”, the Isover solution to meet the requirements of RE 2020
Technical solutions by Isover
In order to support builders of individual houses and design offices in the appropriation and implementation of the RE 2020 environmental regulations, ISOVER has decoded the conditions and requirements imposed on new constructions to comply with energy performance objectives. . Read more
Projects and Achievements
"Horizon 2024" for the new Gare du Nord development project in Paris
SNCF presented on Thursday March 3 a new lightened development program for the Gare du Nord in Paris, intended to rationalize passenger flows and make the spaces more pleasant before the 2023 Rugby World Cup and the Olympic Games in 2024. Read more
Paris La Défense awards ILEX the mission of urban project management within the ZAC Seine Arche in Nanterre
At the end of the consultation, the consortium led by ILEX won the contract for urban project management launched by Paris La Défense. Lasting 8 years, this new framework agreement aims to complete the western part of the ZAC Seine Arche. Read more
During the pandemic, the setting of the New York Philharmonic gets a makeover
Construction site
The Covid-19 pandemic has been a heavy ordeal for the live performance industry, but the New York Philharmonic Orchestra has taken the opportunity to speed up the renovation of its setting and its acoustics, a project in progress at 550 million dollars. dollars. Read more
The new Center Parcs Les Landes de Gascogne will benefit from 90% carbon-free heat thanks to biomass
Construction site by Engi
In order to meet the societal and environmental challenges of Center Parcs for its new Landes de Gascogne area, the consortium made up of ENGIE Solutions, SEM Avergies and the forestry cooperative Alliance Forêts Bois has designed, built and will operate a biomass boiler that will deliver heat 90% carbon free. Read more
Made-to-measure facade moldings, on ITE, for an identical reconstruction
Realization by I'm
A century-old building in Strasbourg attacked by dry rot is demolished and then rebuilt by applying a StoTherm Vario exterior insulation system and reproducing its old facade ornaments using StoDeco bespoke elements. Read more
Products of the week

Regular natural slate in thickness and flatness for a perfect roof

Heat pump and air conditioning cover

Saturator "oiled look" for terraces, cladding

Solution for drainage of foundations and buildings

Cupa Pizarras




Roller blinds for roofs: minimalism for skylights

5 in 1 insulating garage partition solution

45 cm freestanding dishwasher

Layout design software


Unilin Insulation



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