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2022 - Week 35
The many regulatory changes of the summer summarized
Regulation by hello
The month of August was rich in regulatory changes for the Energy Savings Certificates (ESC) system: between publication of the Booster Heating of collective residential and tertiary buildings, modification of the control decree and changes in the framework of the 46th decree, Hellio, a key player in energy management, takes stock to see things more clearly. Read more
French electricity production hit at all levels by the crisis
In 2021, France was the leading exporter of European electricity, in particular thanks to its nuclear fleet, which provided nearly 70% of its production. Reactor corrosion problems, the war in Ukraine and the energy crisis have changed the situation. Read more
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Banks want to contain the rise in mortgage rates for a more positive dynamic
Study / Review / Report
In this new school year, the banks are in battle order to preserve the production of mortgages despite the constraints on their financing and on the rate of wear. Read more
A busy back-to-school season for the energy renovation sector
Study / Assessment / Report by hello
In a context hit by rising energy prices, the start of the 2022 school year for the energy renovation and works sector promises to be busy. New developments in legislation and political decisions are expected to help reduce energy consumption. Read more
Results of the construction of housing and premises at the end of July 2022
Study / Assessment / Report by Ministry of Ecological Transition
From May to July 2022, authorized housing is down sharply (- 11,8%) compared to the previous three months, when it had experienced a very strong increase (+ 20,3%), in data adjusted for seasonal variations and working days (CVS-CJO). Read more
Soaring inflation is a symptom of our dependence on hydrocarbons, says climatologist Rockström
Study / Review / Report
"It's inflation due to hydrocarbons, due to supply. If 20 years ago, you invested in photovoltaics or took shares in a wind farm, then today you are not affected" by this crisis, notes Johan Rockström, director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) in an interview with AFP. Read more
Climate, energy: after the gloomy picture, the executive wants to reassure with first measures
Study / Review / Report
Make way for concrete decisions: after Emmanuel Macron's somber warnings about the coming autumn and winter, Elisabeth Borne announced on Saturday August 27 the first measures to respond to the energy and climate crises, before ringing the bell on Monday August 29 in front of the Medef the general mobilization in terms of energy savings. Read more
A total cut of Russian gas could cut French growth by one point, according to Le Maire
In the event of a total cut in gas supplies from Russia, French growth could lose “up to a point” in gross domestic product (GDP), estimated Thursday, September 1 in Paris the Minister of the Economy Bruno Le Mayor. Read more
Craftsmen worried about the economic situation, but still optimistic
Craftsmen are worried about the start of the new school year in the face of the war in Ukraine and inflation, but the majority say they are optimistic for the future, according to a survey published on Tuesday August 30 by CMA France, the national body of Chambers of trades and trades. craftsmanship. Read more
Renovating a condominium, hassle on all floors
Conservatism, blockages, complexity... While the most energy-intensive accommodation will gradually be excluded from the rental market, managing to renovate your condominium building is still a matter of the Way of the Cross. Read more
Unemployment insurance: the entry into force of the "bonus-malus" penalizes 6.500 companies
Last stone of the 2019 unemployment insurance reform, the "bonus-malus", intended to fight against the abuse of short contracts, will apply in September to employer contributions but it will only concern the first year 18.000 companies of which a large third will be penalised. Read more
France is accelerating wind power but without catching up in renewable energies
Renewable energy
France, lagging behind in renewable energies, accelerated their development in the first half of 2022, in particular thanks to the connection of an additional gigawatt of wind power, i.e. four times more than during the same period of 2021. Read more
The energy crisis leads to a rush on firewood pellets in France
Combustible energy
The "abnormally high" demand for wood pellets in anticipation of winter, against a backdrop of fears of energy shortages, could lead to a "supply deficit of 5 to 15%", warned Friday August 26 the French Federation of combustibles, fuels and heating (FF3C). Read more
The Bouygues family exceeds the threshold of 25% of the capital of Bouygues
Company News
The Bouygues brothers and their relatives have increased their shares in the Bouygues group to more than 25% of the capital of the French construction, telecoms and media giant, according to a statement to the AMF published a few days ago. Read more
Catherine Vautrin appointed head of the National Agency for Urban Renewal (ANRU)
Catherine Vautrin was appointed by decree of the President of the Republic on August 31, 2022 as President of the Board of Directors of the National Agency for Urban Renewal (ANRU). She succeeds Olivier Klein, Minister Delegate for Cities and Housing, to continue the revitalization of urban policy territories and improve the living conditions of their inhabitants. Read more
The Ecole Française du Béton Foundation rewards future experts in the construction industry
Contest / Prize / Trophy
On the occasion of the 40th Civil Engineering University Meetings 2022 in Villeneuve D'Ascq, the EFB Scientific Council awarded an EFB Research Prize with a CSR dimension to Amr Aboulela in order to highlight his skills as a future expert in the face of the challenges construction industry strategies. Read more
Manufacturers and Distributors
Interview with Jean-Gabriel Niel, co-director and CEO of Graneet
Interview by Graneet
Meeting with Jean-Gabriel Niel, co-director and CEO of Graneet to review the history of Graneet, the alternative to traditional management software and its future projects. Read more
The Millet Group at Batimat, a sustainable state of mind
News Manufacturer by Millet Group
From October 3 to 6, the MILLET Group will return to the BATIMAT Show in Hall 6 Stand G62. This edition will once again be an opportunity for the French joinery manufacturer group to exhibit all its know-how: from its most traditional products (Versailles joinery) to its most contemporary creations (simple joinery). Read more
Veka SAS announces the death of its President Jos Lenferink
News Manufacturer by CENTURY
It is with deep sadness and great emotion that VEKA announced the sudden disappearance of Jos Lenferink, on August 14, at the age of 59. The VEKA Group and all of its employees join in the pain of his family and loved ones and offer them their sincere condolences. Read more
Hunter Douglas, new owner of Derako International Architecture Bois
News Manufacturer by Hunter Douglas
After more than two decades of close collaboration in the European market, Hunter Douglas, world leader in blinds (Luxaflex®) and manufacturer of construction products, acquires 100% of the shares of Derako International, manufacturer and supplier of sustainable ceiling systems, solid wood wall coverings and fronts for the professional market. Read more
Air conditioning and open doors: Groupement Actibaie calls on the government to act in favor of the energy transition
Organization News
Last month, the Minister for Energy Transition Agnès Pannier-Rubacher announced that she wanted to generalize to all of France the measures taken in several cities, forcing traders to close the doors of their stores when the air conditioning is on, going as far as verbalize 150 euros the refractory. Read more
Heating well with wood with ADEME
Video by ADEME
Enjoy wood heating without consuming your health. Consider changing your old wood stove for a high-performance appliance and benefit from aid to equip yourself! Read more
The restoration of the abbey of Beaulieu-en-Rouergue (Tarn-et-Garonne)
The works began in February 2021 and included in particular the reinforcement of the structures of the church as well as the restoration of the roofs and the joinery, but also the development of the old cloister and the landscaped park with the planting of a garden. of roses, and the creation of a car park. Read more
A look back at the inauguration of the new Toulouse branch of Xylem
Video by xylem
Relive the highlights of the inauguration of this new agency located in Castelnau d'Estrétefonds. A new agency in the image of Xylem Water Solutions, modernized and entirely designed to receive you in the best conditions. This agency therefore becomes their nerve center. Read more
Meeting with Gael, assistant project manager of the Grand Charles
Video by Soprema
Meeting with Gael Jungbluth, assistant to the project owner, engineer and architect at the STP. Read more
Würth's cost center
Video by Wuerth France
The implementation of cost centers allows companies to choose the entity to which they wish to charge the invoice for an order. It can be a particular geographical site, a service, etc. Read more
The employees of SPIE Industrie & Tertiaire – Industry division talk about their daily lives
Video by SPIE
Discover the testimonials of Adrien, Damien, Valentin and others about their daily life in the Industry division of SPIE Industrie & Tertiaire as well as the values ​​they associate with their job. Read more
Bluetek smoke extraction and natural light for the Coca-Cola logistics platform at Socx
Video by Bluetek
In this short presentation video, discover the realization of the Coca-Cola logistics platform at Socx (FR-59). Natural light is largely provided by 74 Bluesteel DV Pneu 200/300 roof skylights, opening model for smoke extraction and fixed model, as well as by large Bluevoûte running skylights. Read more
Floating Corner Bench: DIY Instructions
Video by Bosch Australia
Want to finally design and improve that unused corner of the dining room? Then Bosch DIY has what you need. Their Floating Corner Bench is not only easy to build, it also creates lots of space and looks great. Read more
Products and Materials
Matterport revolutionizes digital twins with the Pro3 camera and its new cloud platform
Digital Tools by Matterport
With the latest breakthrough innovations in 3D capture technology and AI-powered digital twin software, businesses can access new ways to market and manage properties digitally. Read more
Geplast presents IrYs, the new half-lintel chest made with 98% recycled material
New product by Geplast
The new IrYs half-lintel chest wins the Bronze Award at the 2022 edition of the BATIMAT show in the Joinery and Closing category. It was designed by Geplast's R&D and Design Office departments. His particuliarity ? It is part of a sustainable construction approach. Read more
New Edmalevel Screw self-leveling and self-screwing system for laying tiles
New product by Edma
The new EDMALEVEL SCREW self-leveling system has been designed to eliminate level differences and maintain a constant joint width when laying tiles from 3 to 20 mm thick. Read more
Delta Light expands its collection with 3 new luminaires combining optical illusion and design
New range by Delta Light
Delta Light presents a subtle game of optical illusions through 3 new products: Superloop Oval, Superloop Slim and Lass-Oh! A. With designs that continually challenge our view of reality, Delta Light continues to challenge the world of light. Read more
AEG launches its range of laser measuring instruments for professionals
New range by AEG
The aim of the brand is to equip every craftsman with a reliable and fast laser level to work with precision. With a range of 15 to 30 m, for more versatility on the job site, precision, simplicity and reliability are now available at your fingertips. Read more
Projects and Achievements
Kedry Prime by KE for the Club terrace at Domaine des Ormes
Advertising-editorial by KE France
Set on a 200-hectare estate, the Ormes complex is 11 km from Combourg castle, dating from the 18th century, and at the intersection of the roads leading to Saint-Malo and Mont Saint-Michel. It has a hotel service, stables, tennis courts and an XNUMX-hole golf course. Read more
In the urban heart of Nice, the Kardham Group will renovate the historic Valrose university campus
The campus is attended by 3.500 students and 600 researchers and teacher-researchers. Between renovation and construction, the project plans to increase the attractiveness of this listed site called to be preserved while developing it to better meet new expectations in terms of energy efficiency. Read more
Partial opening in Reunion of the new coastal road built on the sea
Construction site
The President of the Réunion Region, Huguette Bello, announced a few days ago the partial opening of the new coastal road, a viaduct a few tens of meters from the coast, designed to relieve congestion on a vital road axis of this island of Indian Ocean. Read more
HomniPromotion announces the start of construction of an Oh Activ senior service residence in Valence (26)
Construction site
Real estate design subsidiary of the HomniCity Group, HomniPromotion announces the launch of a senior services residence (RSS) project in Valence. This future residence will be managed by Oh Activ, the operating subsidiary of the HomniCity Group, and will embody the vision proposed by HomniCity: real estate at the service of good living. Read more
An eye-catching facade in HIMACS
Realization by Hi-Macs
LongLife, a leading company in the food supplement sector, has chosen HIMACS for the extension of its headquarters in Peschiera Borromeo (Milan). The large white cube-shaped structure, entirely designed by architect Fernando Fantetti and clad in HIMACS Alpine White panels, blends harmoniously into the existing building. Read more
Products of the week

Attached pergola equipped with a roll-up canvas

Tank for storage and retention of rainwater

Draining coating for your outdoor spaces

Heat pump and air conditioning cover

KE France




Universal reusable protective cover

Exterior window and French window and interior pvc

Glass with effective invisible protection for showers

Construction management software



AGC Glass France


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