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Weekly Building News
2022 - Week 17
New reduction in CEE aid for insulation work in the residential sector from May 1, 2022
Regulation by Hellio
The thermal insulation of housing, an essential first step in reducing your energy bill, will once again be less funded for all works signed from May 1, 2022. Read more
The HQE-GBC France Alliance publishes a guide to good practices in sustainable building and public procurement
Guide / Advice / Tutorial
The Alliance HQE-GBC France presents a guide bringing together examples of good practices from European Union countries. This one which integrates the life cycle approach to assess the performance of buildings on health and the environment, thus contributing effectively to the fight against climate change. Read more
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The building welcomes the re-election of Emmanuel Macron but expects more measures for the sector during this second five-year term
With 58,7% of the votes cast, Emmanuel Macron won the second round of elections and signed for a second term as president. Several construction organizations send him their congratulations and also remind him that much progress remains to be made for the sector. Read more
Annual study on real estate investments: "40 years of comparative performance - 1981-2021"
Study / Review / Report
The objective of this study by the IEIF on the comparative performance of investments over a long period is to put real estate into perspective with its ecosystem from the angle of performance and risk levels. Read more
Logistics real estate: a 1st quarter of 2022 in the momentum of 2021
Study / Review / Report
CBRE, the world leader in business real estate consulting, reacts to the Immostat figures for the 1st quarter of 2022. This start to the year 2022 is part of a very positive dynamic, in line with 2021, but the current context leaves uncertainties hanging over the end of the year. Pierre-Louis Dumont, Executive Director Agence I&L France and François-Régis de Causans, Investment Director I&L take stock of this 1st quarter and plan for the next 9 months. Read more
RE2020: the Council of State rejects the appeal for unconstitutionality filed by the concrete and terracotta sectors
The Council of State rejected in a decision dated March 29 the appeal against the RE2020 brought by the Filière du Béton, the French Federation of Tiles and Bricks (FFTB), the National Union of Ornamental Rock Industries and of construction and the Syndicate of the metal construction of France. Read more
UFC-Que Choisir defends before the Council of State the right to a reasonable price of electricity
To contain the rise in electricity bills, the government has implemented a market regulation measure allowing consumers to benefit more from the competitiveness of the French nuclear fleet. Read more
Potential of renewable gases: the French Gas Association presents its vision for 2050
Renewable energy
After several months of consultations and work, the French Gas Association (AFG) presented during two participatory workshops held between the end of March and mid-April, its vision on the potential of renewable gases by 2050. Read more
The Government wants to accelerate the development of biomethane production
Renewable energy by Ministry of Ecological Transition
Reducing dependence on fossil fuels, securing supplies and developing renewable energies are pillars of the Government's energy and climate roadmap. Read more
The State grants an endowment of 10 million euros to the Monnaie de Paris
Public finances
The State has granted an endowment of 10 million euros to the Monnaie de Paris, the establishment manufacturing French coins, which should enable it to finance the diversification of its activities, according to a decree published on Saturday April 23 in the Official Journal. Read more
As the legislative elections approach, the building sends 85 proposals to candidates for a “France, land of builders”
News Organization by FFB
On the occasion of the legislative elections on June 12 and 19, the FFB is publishing 85 proposals for a "France, land of builders", resulting from a consultation carried out with member entrepreneurs and craftsmen. Read more
CAPEB adopts a strategic transformation plan and a roadmap
News Organization by CAPEB
The CAPEB network adopts a Strategic Transformation Plan, to be even more efficient in supporting craft construction companies, and clearly defines its orientations in economic, social, technical and skills matters through 4 resolutions. Read more
British architect Norman Foster proposes to rebuild the city of Kharkiv in Ukraine
Company News
British architect Norman Foster, known for restoring the Reichstag Palace in Germany and for designing the Millennium Bridge in London, has offered to help rebuild the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv, partly destroyed after the Russian invasion. Read more
BYSprong, Bouygues Construction's innovation for massive energy renovation of buildings
Company News by Bouygues
Bouygues Construction BYSprong's offer meets the challenges of renovating the building stock as part of the European EnergieSprong initiative. Its priority target: social housing, before expanding to educational buildings, tertiary buildings and private housing. Read more
In Rennes, welcoming more inhabitants is a balancing act
An example of a "city-archipelago" which has managed to preserve its green belt, Rennes is building more and more in height to accommodate its new arrivals. But the pace of the construction sites arouses the opposition of collectives of inhabitants who denounce a "frantic urbanization" to the detriment of the living environment. Read more
Stratégie'Réno, a free digital tool to better advise its customers during renovation work
Digital Tools
PROFEEL provides building companies and craftsmen with a new digital tool to help them guide their customers in their energy renovation process. Read more
Manufacturers and Distributors
On the strength of 30 years of action, UNICEM asks the public authorities for recognition of its sectoral CSR Label
News Organization by UNICEM
On the occasion of its 30th anniversary, UNICEM Entreprises Committed (UEE) looks back on 3 decades of actions undertaken in the field of sustainable development by quarry and building materials manufacturers, the progress made, the results obtained and considers the prospects for the next years. Read more
The HPG Group increases its aluminum joinery production capacities
News Manufacturer
Present on the French market since 1989, the HPG Group brings together four brands: Préfal, Préfalu, Alu Préférence and Bieber. To be able to support its customers, HPG is modifying the organization of its aluminum production sites. Read more
Autodesk acquires Spacemaker, specialist in AI for urban planning
Developer News by Autodesk
Autodesk acquires Spacemaker and provides architects with generative design based on artificial intelligence to explore the best urban design options. This acquisition gives architects and developers the power of automation to test design ideas in minutes, and create more sustainable spaces and cities. Read more
Matterport Releases BIM File and Autodesk Revit Plugin for Building Industry
Developer News by Matterport
An unprecedented solution to increase efficiency, boost productivity and reduce building modeling costs by 70%. Read more
The startup Waste Marketplace raises 2 million euros to finance its commercial development and its digital solution
Developer News
Waste Marketplace, the startup that offers a unique solution to simplify the management of construction and industrial waste, announces that it has completed a fundraising of 2 million euros with SMABTP, a leading insurer in the construction sector. Read more
Handmaids of legend by Würth
Video by Wuerth France
On the occasion of the 55th anniversary of Würth France, quickly discover these 3 new trolleys inspired by models of cars as iconic as the R8 Gordini, the Beetle Rallye or the Mini and its checkerboard. Read more
A Ticket for the Earth - The Rosières-en-Haye solar power plant
Video by EDF
Rather than thinking about going into space, EDF offers solutions to stay on Earth. Because there is no planet B, visit facilities producing low-carbon energy with the experts. Read more
Conference data at the heart of BIM: from LOD to FAR
Video by Man and machine
Presentation of developments in BIM data processing from LOD to FAR by Sihem Amokrane, Customer Success Manager at Man and Machine. Read more
Building Innovation Event 2022
Video by FFB
The opportunity to break with preconceived ideas and prove that the Building innovates, whether in terms of services provided to users, digital transformation, ecological transition, organization or evolution of construction materials and processes. Read more
Prevention Minutes: Disposable earplugs
Video by OPPBTP
The prevention minutes are short videos produced by the OPPBTP for CSEs in the construction industry. The objective is to allow them to talk about prevention in their company in a concise and effective way. Read more
Humidistop: Designer and manufacturer of devices against damp walls, limestone and waves
Video by Humidistop
Discover the solutions of geomagnetic polarity inverters IPG GEOSTOP and electromagnetic IPE STOP ONE against humidity. IPE STOP ONE and IPG GEOSTOP polarity inverters are Made In France. Read more
Extension of line 14 in Île de France - Fieldwire x Semeru
Video by Fieldwire
Find out how SEMERU is building the extension of metro line 14 in Île de France, with the help of Fieldwire. Read more
Air quality: a major issue for communities
Video by ADEME
Pollutants in the air are harmful to health. They are emitted by multiple sources such as transport, domestic heating, agriculture, or even industry. Local authorities are at the heart of the mobilization to improve air quality in their territory. They can benefit from the support of ADEME in their approach. Read more
Products and Materials
A unique solution to protect colored wood
Advertising-editorial by Durieu
Colors and Wood, Deco and Wood: color protection, everything is possible. The wood has not said its last word, cladding, terrace, color happens everywhere. Spring parade, pre-summer: how to put the woods in tune with the season... Always protect the woods to last: such is the unchanged axiom; in color, there is the originality. Owatrol offers a unique solution... Read more
Airina, a new autonomous and silent professional air purifier 100% Made in France
New product by NEU-JKF Delta Neu
The COVID-19 pandemic will have raised awareness: the importance of the quality of the air we breathe. However, today, it contains worrying levels of mold, volatile organic compounds, mites, bacteria, fine particles... but also a high level of CO2. Read more
The Inspirio range from Argeton: a source of creativity for original terracotta facades
New range by Wienerberger
Specialist in terracotta cladding systems, Argeton de Wienerberger innovates with the Inspirio range. This is based on digital engobing technology in order to offer an unrivaled source of creativity for all architectural projects. Read more
The Usystem Roof range expands with two new wood fiber roof panels for eco-responsible insulation
Range evolution by Unilin Insulation
While the building sector is a major consumer of raw materials and energy and at the time of its decarbonization imposed by the RE2020, wood fiber, a renewable material, is acclaimed by professionals for eco-insulation sites. responsible. Read more
RealWear improves its augmented reality headsets for industry and construction
The company, which has more than 3.000 customers worldwide, is launching firmware version 12 which brings video stabilization, enhanced cloud dictation and the upgrade to Android 10. Read more
Projects and Achievements
Architect Jean-Michel Wilmotte designs the Virtual House of Ukraine
In solidarity with the Ukrainian people, the Cité internationale universitaire de Paris wishes to welcome and support, from the start of the 2022 academic year, up to 500 students, researchers and academics affected by the war in Ukraine. Read more
A greener and less dense Bercy-Charenton project in Paris
The project for a new district of Bercy-Charenton, one of the last wastelands to be developed in Paris, will include a park and will be half as dense as initially planned, without high-rise buildings, the first socialist deputy announced a few days ago. Emmanuel Gregoire. Read more
JO2024: start of work on the Marville Aquatic Center in Seine-Saint-Denis
Construction site
Training site for water polo during the next Olympic Games in 2024, the Marville Aquatic Center will be one of the main sports legacies of the Games for Seine-Saint-Denis and its inhabitants. Read more
Arcadis spans the tracks of Gare d'Austerlitz
Construction site
The Easter weekend saw the second launching of the new Salpêtrière bridge over the railway lines of Gare d'Austerlitz, which will connect Boulevard de l'Hôpital to Avenue Pierre Mendès-France. . Read more
On the future line 18 of the Grand Paris Express, the Caroline tunnel boring machine enters the station
Construction site
A sensational entry for Caroline: one of the two tunnel boring machines responsible for digging the future line 18 of the Grand Paris Express reached a first station on Monday April 25 in Antony (Hauts-de-Seine), an important stage in this titanic project. Read more
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