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2022 - Week 42
MaPrimeRénov': serious technical malfunctions and hundreds of complaints according to the Defender of Rights
Public finances
Money not paid, address impossible to modify, interminable delays... the Defender of Rights points out, in a decision published Monday, October 17, "serious recurring technical malfunctions" of the public energy renovation aid scheme MaPrimeRénov'. Read more
Collapse of the new housing market: towards an inevitable crisis?
Housing by FFB Housing Unit
Since the beginning of 2022, the market for new homes in the diffuse sector has experienced a sharp drop, with sales collapsing by 26,8% year-on-year over the first eight months of 2022. Read more
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Housing, Conso, Energy: composite portrait of the worst thermal strainers classified G+
Study / Review / Report
Effy, a specialist in online energy renovation, paints a composite portrait of the most energy-consuming homes rated G+ on the Energy Performance Diagnosis (EPD). The study* reveals that these thermal colanders, considered indecent, are mostly old houses heated with gas. 37% of them belong to the rental stock: they will be the first to be affected by the rental ban which will take effect from January 2023. Read more
Energy transition: European consumers could save 71 billion euros in 2030
Study / Assessment / Report by Eaton
According to a new DNV study published by smartEn - Smart Energy Europe and sponsored by Eaton, Enel X, EDF and Voltalis, European consumers could save 71 billion euros in 2030, and similar savings in the following years if the flexibility of the request was fully deployed. Read more
When to turn on the heating? In the condominiums, the cold tends the debates
Study / Review / Report
Need to heat up or "useless expense"? With soaring energy prices, switching on collective heating can become a point of contention in condominiums, where not all occupants have the same needs. Read more
With 8.950 failures recorded in the third quarter of 2022, the bar of 38.000 failures over 12 months has been crossed
Study / Review / Report
The Altares group, historical expert and benchmark in corporate data, has unveiled the figures for business failures in France in the 3rd quarter of 2022. Read more
In France, no link can be established between offshore extraction and the evolution of the coastline
Study / Review / Report
Marine aggregates are a local resource meeting the needs of coastal departments for construction, agriculture and certain coastal protection developments, according to the logic of “the right material, in the right place and for the right use”. Read more
New record month for Livret A in September
The Livret A book continues its momentum with a record month of September, with however a slowdown compared to August, according to figures published Friday, October 21 by the Caisse des dépôts (CDC). Read more
The expatriations of the wealthiest have fallen since the abolition of the ISF
Since the 2018 reform on capital taxation, which notably abolished the solidarity tax on wealth (ISF), there have been more wealthy households returning to France each year than expatriations, according to the latest figures. of the reform assessment committee published on Thursday 20 October. Read more
Construction materials in the turmoil of uncertainties at the start of autumn
Conjuncture by UNICEM
The economic outlook for the French economy has darkened over the months: supply difficulties, initially linked to post-COVID recovery tensions on supplies and recruitment, have been compounded by the Russian-Ukrainian conflict and a crisis major energy sector which, by fueling inflation, is gradually eroding incomes and demand prospects. Read more
Renewable energies: the Senate launches the debate on agrivoltaism
Renewable energy
The Senate adopted Thursday, October 20, in first reading, a bill aimed at regulating the development of agrivoltaism, a promising sector combining agricultural activity and production of solar energy, but which raises questions, even concerns. Read more
Energy renovation: the Assembly votes a tax credit against the government's opinion
Public finances
The National Assembly adopted Friday, October 14 in first reading two new amendments to the 2023 budget against the opinion of the government, including one to "correct the failures" of the "MaPrimeRenov'" device for energy renovation of housing via a credit of 'tax. Read more
12 building stakeholders ask the State to act to fight against the overheating of buildings
Organization News
In a letter addressed to Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne, 12 professional organizations from the building sector propose concrete solutions aimed at dealing effectively and sustainably with thermal comfort in buildings. Read more
ZFE-m: the necessary support for craft building companies to successfully implement it in the territories
News Organization by CAPEB
Following the announcement by the President of the Republic at the opening of the Motor Show of the signposting of 150 million euros from the green fund on support for Low Emission Zones (ZFE-m), CAPEB welcomes the will of the President to further support companies in the transition of their fleet from polluting commercial vehicles to cleaner vehicles. Read more
Evolution of musculoskeletal disorders among construction workers in France
Prevention / Security
Public Health France publishes the results of the Sumer study on the evolution of risk factors for musculoskeletal disorders among construction and public works employees between 2010 and 2017 and encourages preventive actions with these populations particularly affected by these occupational diseases. Read more
PAP.fr launches a new free real estate valuation tool that aims to be the most reliable on the French market
Digital Tools
This new tool, accessible free of charge from the “Price immo” tab on the PAP.fr website, aims to be the most reliable on the French market, but also the most transparent. Read more
Manufacturers and Distributors
Meeting with Rémy Montrieux, CEO of Rairies Montrieux, at Batimat 2022
Interview by Rairies Montrieux
It was during the last Batimat 2022 in Paris that we met Rémy Montrieux, CEO of Rairies Montrieux, to learn more about the multigenerational history of the company and discover the latest innovations presented during the show. . Read more
Würth France supports the league against cancer with MASTERfleet
News Manufacturer by Wuerth France
On the occasion of Pink October, Würth France wanted to commit once again to supporting its customers, its employees and all women in their fight against the disease. During the month of October, for each MASTERfleet contract signed, €20 will be donated to the League Against Cancer. A way for Würth France to support all researchers working in the fight against cancer. Read more
SWAO, multi-material joinery, the freedom to choose everything
Zoom Manufacturer by SWAO
Since 2013, SWAO has offered a complete range of windows, entrance and garage doors, accessible, efficient and available in all sizes. Thanks to the variety of materials and models, the brand manages to respond to all configurations. Attentive to market developments, the SWAO offer is constantly evolving. In particular, it offers solutions for the connected home directly integrated into its joinery. Read more
Grohe Blue: a unique 3D animation in France at Paris Saint-Lazarre station
News Manufacturer by Grohe
The Grohe Blue system is a revolution in the kitchen. Connected to the installation of the house, a simple press of a button on the left of the mixer allows you to enjoy filtered, chilled and, if desired, sparkling water, directly from the tap. Read more
André Dot, new President of Promotoit
During its Board of Directors on September 27, the Promotoit Association had the pleasure of welcoming its new President, André Dot, President of VELUX France. Elected at the Annual General Meeting last spring, André DOT succeeds Pascal CASANOVA, Chairman of Edilians, whose term of office was coming to an end. Read more
IPM: Your technical memory in 2 clicks
With IPM (Insight Proposal Management), automate and digitize the writing of your technical briefs in 2 clicks. Simple and fast, IPM allows you to increase your sales force tenfold, save 40% time, and win more tenders. Read more
Batimat 2022: Interview with Olivier Bernard, Marketing & Sales Manager at Hercule Pro
Video by HerculesPro
Discover the interview with Olivier Bernard, Marketing & Sales Manager at Hercule Pro, software publisher in the carpentry and closing sector. Olivier Bernard invites us to discover Hercule Pro, as well as its existing and future software, on his stand at BATIMAT 2022. Read more
Batimat 2022: Interview with Jan Chronowski, Fakro France Representative
Video by fakro
Discover the interview with Jan Chronowski, Representative of Fakro France, manufacturer of roof windows, skylights, skylights and retractable stairs. Jan Chronowski invites us to discover his latest products, from roof windows to retractable stairs that can be controlled remotely, on his stand at BATIMAT 2022. Read more
Planet cement from Lafarge - The opinion of a Point.P craftsman
Discover in video the opinion of Emilien Couvert, of the company Emilien Couvert, artisan partner on PLANET® cement from Lafarge. Read more
Batimat 2022: Interview with Jean Marie Trouillet, Director at GIT
Video by GiT
Discover the interview of Jean Marie Trouillet, Director at GIT, software publisher for project management and project management on construction sites made at the Batimat 2022 show. Read more
Batimat 2022: Interview with Jean-Gabriel Niel, CEO of Graneet and Franck Sousa, CEO of Alobees
Video by Graneet
Discover the interview with Jean-Gabriel Niel, CEO of Graneet and Franck Sousa, CEO of Alobees, both publishers of site management software in the construction sector. Jean-Gabriel Niel invites us to discover Graneet, as well as his collaboration with Franck Sousa, CEO of Alobees, on his stand at BATIMAT 2022. Read more
Batimat 2022: Interview with Stéphane Bernard, President of ATTIC+
Video by ATTIC +
Discover the interview with Stéphane Bernard, President of ATTIC+, software publisher in the field of building economics. Stéphane Bernard invites us to discover ATTIC+, as well as its existing and future functionalities, on his stand at BATIMAT 2022. Read more
An exceptional villa equipped with Legrand connected home automation solutions
Video by Legrand
Discover Villa Océan Zen in Combrit Sainte-Marine in southern Finistère, equipped with the MyHOME home automation system from Legrand. Exceptional villa serving as a showcase for the house builder JDPSO and available for seasonal rental, the Villa Océan Zen has been designed to present an entire top-of-the-range service. Read more
Products and Materials
Würth launches wireless machine configurator M-CUBE
Online tools by Wuerth France
M-CUBE is a complete range of cordless machines designed by Würth which takes into account the experience of its professional customers in the building, automotive and industry sectors. Read more
Raukantex scratch.protect, the new edgebanding in matt design from Rehau
Range evolution by REHAU
For REHAU, quality and design are the basis of all its solutions, and the RAUKANTEX scratch.protect edgebanding range is a clear example of this. Read more
Giacomini GE550 energy metering modules with control and dynamic balancing valve ready to mount in landing shafts
New product by Giacomini
Specialist in the production of hydraulic components and systems, GIACOMINI is the key player in elements dedicated to heating solutions and low temperature and/or cooling underfloor heating. Read more
KSB launches Calio Pro, energy-efficient circulator for large buildings
New product by KSB
To complete its range of energy-efficient, self-regulated wet-rotor circulators, the KSB Group, world leader in pumps and industrial valves, announces the launch of Calio Pro. These are new pumps, available with threaded or flanged ports, for large building circulation systems, such as heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems. Read more
Soprofen's One cabinet unit certified NF CSTB for an additional guarantee of quality
Test / Trial / Certification by Soprofen
Launched just a year ago, SOPROFEN's Chrono One bay unit had already obtained the CSTB's Technical Approval last spring. Today, its manufacturing quality and its excellent performance are once again recognized thanks to the obtaining of NF CSTB certification, on the two Soprofen production sites in Froideconche (70) and Lassay les Châteaux (53). Read more
Projects and Achievements
Natural light study and Bluevoûte Therm: a case study
Advertising-editorial by Bluetek
“Compliance with the EN 17037 standard, by providing natural light of 300 lux over 95% of the space, and this for 50% of the working time. Upstream, during the reflection on the construction of the new Tellier Brise-Soleil buildings in Chemillé-en-Anjou (FR-49), the recommendations instilled by the EN 17037 standard were followed. Read more
Schindler will install escalators and elevators in nine stations of the future line 18 of the Grand Paris Express
Project by schindler
Schindler, leader in vertical mobility, will ensure the transit of travelers in 9 stations of the future line 18 which will connect 13 municipalities in 3 departments of the Ile-de-France region from Paris-Orly airport to Versailles. Read more
In London, the new life of the emblematic Battersea power station
With its four towering white chimneys, Battersea Power Station has dominated the London sky for decades. Stopped for almost 40 years, it is about to experience a new life, transformed into a luxurious complex of offices, housing, restaurants and shops. Read more
Himacs brings a luxurious and functional finish to the interior of the new Brooklyn Hotel in Leicester
Realization by Hi-Macs
Inspired by the New York neighborhood of the same name, Hotel Brooklyn first saw success in 2020 with its Manchester location. Two years later, interior design firm Squid.inc has once again created a lavish, luxurious and relaxed interior for the hotel's new location in Leicester, with HIMACS Dark Night for the bar counters and reception and the emblematic color Alpine White for the countertops of the 191 rooms. Read more
Real energy savings for the Cémoi site in Perpignan
In 2018 and 2019, energy efficiency work was carried out on the Cémoi site in Perpignan. In partnership with CertiNergy & Solutions, the objectives of this project were to sustain the refrigeration installation, reduce the site's energy consumption and anticipate regulatory constraints. Read more
Products of the week

Used modular building for storage

ITE roofing panels

Simple and balanced natural slate ventilated facade

Comfort and cleanliness with self-cleaning glass


Unilin Insulation

Cupa Pizarras

AGC Glass France

Fiber-bonded adhesive mortar and base layer for exterior thermal insulation systems

Hot air recovery and distribution

Modular, ecological and resistant design switch in brushed aluminum

Wireless radio and BLUETOOTH® speaker

Edilteco France


Light material

Wuerth France

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