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2022 - Week 41
PLF 2023: professional housing organizations denounce several dangerous amendments
Legislation by FFB
Already unambitious at the outset, the text debated at first reading in the National Assembly risks aggravating and accelerating, after amendments, the housing crisis already in the making. In fact, based on the work of the "task force [for] a thorough rethinking of public spending", led by the parliamentarian from Touraine, Daniel Labaronne, two amendments are proving to be fraught with threats. Read more
The Minister of Culture awarded Philippe Prost the National Grand Prize for Architecture 2022
Contest / Prize / Trophy
Rima Abdul Malak, Minister of Culture, visited the Cité de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine on October 13, 2022, where she presented, on the proposal of the jury, the National Grand Prize for Architecture 2022 to the Atelier of Architecture Philippe Prost. At the invitation of the jury, the Minister also awarded an honorary prize to Renée Gailhoustet to salute her career. Read more
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Energy renovation work planned by 76% of households to counter rising energy prices
Study / Assessment / Report by hello
Faced with soaring energy prices, many French people are wondering and becoming aware of the need to reduce their consumption. In this inflationary context, energy renovation work is increasingly being considered to avoid seeing bills soar. Read more
The market price of new real estate is holding up despite the context
Study / Review / Report
Against all odds and while the most pessimistic are predicting a forced decline given the geopolitical context, the soaring price of materials and the rise in interest rates, market prices for new real estate in France are registering positive development over the past two years. Read more
The French are better protected against rising energy prices in Europe according to Hello Watt
Study / Review / Report
Elisabeth Borne announced the maintenance of a price shield in 2023 after that in place in 2022. The increase in regulated prices will be limited to 15%, in January for gas and in February for electricity. In the other European countries, on the other hand, the price of energy has more than doubled over the past year. Read more
Fewer rental units: whose fault is it?
Housing for rent is increasingly rare, worry real estate professionals. The point on this trend which is likely to continue in the coming years. Read more
Nearly one in two Ile-de-France housing is energy-intensive, according to a study
About half of Ile-de-France housing is threatened by the future ban on renting energy-intensive properties, reveals a study by Insee and the Paris Region Institute published Thursday, October 13. Read more
PLF 2023: three Renaissance deputies risk accentuating the current housing crisis
Last July, Bruno Le Maire, Minister for the Economy, Finance and Industrial and Digital Sovereignty, announced the creation of a "task force [to] thoroughly rethink public spending", with, in its head, the parliamentarian from Touraine, Daniel Labaronne. Read more
Real estate credit: better access to borrower insurance... but more expensive!
Become an owner? An unthinkable idea a few months ago for Emma, ​​36, struck years ago by uterine cancer. But thanks to new legislation, she is about to sign the acquisition of an apartment. A welcome development but which drives up prices. Read more
The law of deputy Richard Ramos voted unanimously in the hemicycle puts an end to 30 years of fight against the engrillage
On October 6, Richard Ramos' bill aimed at limiting the entanglement of natural spaces and allowing wild animals to circulate freely was voted unanimously in the hemicycle by the deputies of all political stripes, a moment historical. Read more
The government ready to expand the hardship account in the pension reform
The Ministry of Labor has put on the table several "avenues for reflection" to expand the professional prevention account (C2P), according to a document presented Tuesday, October 11 to several organizations as part of the consultation on pension reform. Read more
Living on a Warming Planet: A Primer on Construction and Materials Transition
Faced with global warming and rampant urbanization, should we develop offices and homes with high energy efficiency and smart technologies, integrating air conditioning and vegetation, return to traditional materials such as earth, low-carbon and local, or both? ABC... Read more
Installing photovoltaic canopies in supermarket car parks would produce the equivalent of one EPR per year
Renewable energy
The installation of photovoltaic canopies on half of the car parks of shopping centers in France could make it possible to produce as much electricity as an EPR nuclear reactor, underlines Edouard Roblot, low carbon building director of Idex, a French company which offers energy solutions. for industry, distribution or hospitals. Read more
In Saint-Nazaire, the operation of the first French offshore wind farm has started
Renewable energy
This is the first time in France that the energy of the wind off the coast, near Saint-Nazaire, has made it possible to produce electricity. The equivalent of the annual consumption of 700.000 people is provided by 80 yellow and white wind turbines installed about fifteen kilometers from the shore. Read more
Faced with fuel shortage, the building asks the government for emergency measures
News Organization by FFB
In recent days, the blocking of several refineries and fuel depots is gradually penalizing the activity of construction companies. With their employees, they are taken hostage and have difficulty obtaining fuel. Read more
In Nice, faced with the explosion of its gas bill, a condominium cuts the heating
To avoid monthly gas bills sometimes exceeding 1.000 euros, around a hundred Nice co-owners from a rather well-off neighborhood decided on Tuesday, October 11 to cut off their central heating, some "simply not having the means to pay". Read more
Manufacturers and Distributors
Faced with the announced energy shortage, Rockwool recommends sustainable insulation of housing
News Manufacturer by Rockwool
The winter will be tough on the energy front. In its latest report, published on September 14, RTE alerts public opinion to the increased risk of voltage on the electricity network. Although such a risk of cuts cannot be completely excluded, it could however be mitigated by lowering national electricity consumption by 1 to 5% or even up to 15% in the most extreme weather situations. Read more
Rockwool partner of the CiDB at the Ninth National Conference on the Quality of the Sound Environment 2022
News Manufacturer by Rockwool
While the social cost of noise has been assessed at 147 billion euros per year, this nuisance has repercussions in particular on the well-being and health of occupants in housing and buildings in general. Read more
Geplast completes the acquisition of FMI Moules et Injection
News Manufacturer by Geplast
For nearly 20 years, Geplast, located in Sèvremoine (49), has experienced a remarkable rise and has become over the years an essential manufacturer in the field of profile extrusion. Today, the family business is taking a new turn and announces that on September 1, 2022 it has acquired the company FMI Moules et Injection, based in Bellevigny (85). Read more
Assa Abloy invests to promote French industrial know-how at its Longué-Jumelles site
News Manufacturer by ASSA ABLOY
World leader in access solutions, ASSA ABLOY has embarked on a project in France to relocate the production of its zamak components to its Longué-Jumelles site, in Maine et Loire. Read more
Cosentino presents its CSR report
News Manufacturer
The Cosentino Group, world leader in the production and distribution of innovative and sustainable surfaces for the world of architecture and design, publishes its 2021 CSR report. This document represents a significant and in-depth advance on its previous reports, adopting a global and cross-functional approach to Sustainable Development based on ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) criteria. Read more
Batimat 2022: Interview with Christophe Richard, Director of A.DOC
Video by A.Doc
On the occasion of the Batimat 2022 exhibition, we interviewed Christophe Richard, Director of A.DOC, CAD software publisher in the construction sector. Read more
Millet doors and windows: the "environmental" benefit
Video by Millet Group
Sustainable Development at Millet echoes family and artisanal practices and... common sense! Millet lives in the heart of the bocage, from where they know the value of natural resources: fighting against all forms of waste and abusive exploitation, in their mode of production as in their business life, is obvious to them. . Read more
Masterclass HomeByMe: Realize your 3D project step by step with Yvy Design interior decorator
Video by homebyme
Find the broadcast of the MasterClass "Build your first 3D interior step by step with HomeByMe" rebroadcast of the Masterclass of 22/09 with Yvy Design, interior decorator and HomeByMe ambassador! Read more
Welcome to progress with ABB
Video by FIG
ABB provides technologies and services for the transformation of industries, for a low-carbon society and to meet global energy challenges. Read more
Wicona highlights - Calcagni Métallerie
Video by Wicona
Discover the Calcagni Métallerie company specializing in aluminum metalwork and carpentry. Meet the teams of this innovative company. Read more
Batimat 2022: Interview with Dominique Rey, France Director of Solarlux
Video by Solarlux
Interview with Dominique Rey, France Director of Solarlux, manufacturer of concertina windows, verandas and glazing solutions for balconies and facades. A specialist in large-scale joinery, Dominique Rey invites us to discover his accordion bay, as well as his sliding bays, on his stand at BATIMAT 2022. Read more
Development of ecological transition scenarios for the aviation sector
Video by ADEME
ADEME has objectively and scientifically studied the decarbonization levers for air transport, and has developed three contrasting scenarios, representing three potential decarbonization strategies for this sector for the period 2020-2050. Read more
How do I create a weekly schedule for my air conditioning from the Cozytouch app?
Video by Atlantic
This video shows you in 5 steps how to make a weekly program from the cozytouch application and thus benefit from the best comfort at home. Read more
Products and Materials
Sunlight: the glass roof pergola that breaks down the boundaries between indoors and outdoors
Advertising-editorial by KE France
Discover the comfort of a protected but totally open space that communicates between the interior and the exterior. Sunlight is a real living room in total harmony with nature and which immerses you in the blue sky of the summer seasons. Read more
Underlays for laminate floors and engineered parquet Isorom
New product by Romus
In XPS extruded polystyrene, the best alternative to traditional polyethylene PE foam underlays which do not meet standards. The ISOROM innovation represents the best alternative to the classic underlays in polyethylene PE foam. Read more
New retractable glass wall: a sliding, pivoting and floor-standing panoramic closure
New product by Glass Systems
The Retractable Glass Wall is the new solution for closing terraces, balconies or even pergolas, offered by the Glass Systems teams. Eagerly awaited by the carpentry professionals in its network, this sliding and pivoting system makes it possible to integrate and adapt to the many structures present on the market because its weight is distributed over the low profile. Read more
JLG Announces X22SJP Straight Boom Compact Boom Lift
New product
JLG Industries, Inc, an Oshkosh Corporation [NYSE:OSK] company and one of the world's leading manufacturers of aerial work platforms and telehandlers, announces a new compact straight boom boom lift, the X22SJP. Read more
The painting robot developed by the start-up Les Companions receives the #Gold Award from the Mondial du Bâtiment Innovation Awards
Contest / Prize / Trophy by The Companions
#Gold winner at the Batimat 2022 Innovation Awards in the Construction Tech category, PACO received its award on Monday October 3, the first day of the Batimat show at Porte de Versailles. PACO is an assistance robot for painters. Read more
Projects and Achievements
Ambitious "Chelles-Foch" urban redevelopment program at the entrance to the city of Chelles
The municipality of Chelles has embarked on an ambitious urban requalification program at the entrance to the city, developed by Linkcity: “Chelles-Foch”. A mixed program which provides in particular for the construction of intermediate housing managed by in'li, in accordance with the commitments of the lessor to develop the supply of housing in the inner and outer suburbs, as close as possible to the needs of the territories. Read more
In the south of Niger, the largest oil pipeline in Africa takes shape
Construction site
Chinese and Nigerian workers, masked and helmeted, hoist giant steel pipes over mounds of earth. Further on, smoke rises from the torches. Camouflaged in the millet fields, heavily armed soldiers lie in wait. Read more
Colas is building a cycle path in the Oise with an innovative asphalt with a reduced carbon footprint
Realization by Drives
Colas teams laid 5.500m² of Vegecol asphalt, i.e. 2,2 km of track, as part of the development of a greenway linking Pierrefonds to Palesne following the route of the old track of iron. The work carried out on behalf of the community of communes of the Lisières de l'Oise was completed at the end of September 2022. Read more
SDIS Rhône-Alpes safer and more efficient thanks to the modernization of doors
Realization by Dynaco
A few months ago, the building of the Departmental Fire and Rescue Service (SDIS) of the Rhône-Alpes region received a major and beautiful renovation. Local partner Dynaco has installed no less than 17 Dynaco I-14P Panel sectional doors there. Read more
A panoramic Kebony wooden house
Realization by Kebony
This fascinating five-bedroom abode, clad and decorated in Kebony wood, offers breathtaking views of Century City, Downtown LA, the Hollywood Reservoir and the Pacific Ocean. Read more
Products of the week

Exceptional natural slate for the restoration of the roofs of Historic Monuments

Expanded polystyrene insulation panel for exterior thermal insulation of buildings

Sliding panoramic glazing

100% isocyanate-free multi-purpose expanding foam

Cupa Pizarras

Edilteco France

KE France

Wuerth France

Insulation solutions for converted attics

Retractable stairs with scissor ladder

Combined multifunction microwave oven

Universal reusable protective cover





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