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Weekly Building News
2022 - Week 52
Top 10 most read news on Batinfo in 2022
This year again, you have been able to follow daily on Batinfo the news of the building: construction, housing, regulations, environment ... We invite you to discover the list of the 10 most read news in 2022 out of the 2.800 published. Read more
Housing building permits down over the last three months but up slightly over one year
Conjuncture by Ministry of Territorial Cohesion
The number of building permits issued between September and November 2022 fell by 34,9% compared to the previous three months, despite a 5,6% increase over one year, according to estimates published Thursday, December 29 by the Ministry of Health. Ecological transition. Read more
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In short
The maximum mortgage rate for a 20-year loan will exceed 3,5% on January 1
The maximum legal mortgage rate, also known as the usury rate, will increase on January 1 from 3,05% to 3,57% for a loan of 20 years or more, according to the notice published on Wednesday December 28 in the Official newspaper. Read more
The AMF calls for "the greatest vigilance" regarding fundraising to finance rental real estate
Investing in real estate via a fundraiser in order to receive a share of the rents: the offer seems attractive but the Financial Markets Authority (AMF) calls on Friday, December 23 investors "to be extremely vigilant" due to "risks involved". Read more
In office real estate, the hunt for waste is on
Down jackets, reduced working hours... Soaring energy prices are forcing energy sobriety in offices, professionals testified at the Business Real Estate Show (SIMI), which was held in Paris there a few days ago. Read more
The Government announces an investment of 145 million euros in 9 new energy saving programs
Sustainable development by Ministry of Ecological Transition
Christophe Béchu, Minister for Ecological Transition and Territorial Cohesion and Agnès Pannier-Runacher, Minister for Energy Transition, Clément Beaune, Minister Delegate in charge of Transport, and Olivier Klein, Minister Delegate in charge of Cities and Housing, announce their support for 9 new innovative programs as part of the Energy Savings Certificates (ESC) scheme. Read more
With the energy crisis, the Spaniards rush to solar panels
Renewable energy
Excavations and demand "never seen": in Spain, individual photovoltaic installations are booming, boosted by soaring energy prices. The opportunity for the country to catch up in a sector with high potential. Read more
Unified premium at 6.000 euros: the CMA network alerts the government to the risks of this "false good news"
Organization News
Once again, at a time when the Government is nevertheless displaying the objective of training 1 million apprentices, the right measures have not been taken to achieve the objective! Read more
A new kind of construction school is settling in Lille
Company News
The Gustave school, specializing in construction trades which recruits according to personality, is opening its 2nd campus in Lille for the start of the new school year in January. Read more
The University of Strasbourg adopts an energy sobriety plan
The University of Strasbourg, faced with the explosion of energy prices and which has just adopted a deficit budget for the first time, announced a few days ago the adoption of an ecological transition plan which should allow it to reduce its energy bill in the years to come. Read more
Unions are up against a new provision concerning unemployment insurance
Unveiled on the eve of Christmas, a provision of the unemployment insurance reform – a possible reduction in the duration of compensation by 40% if unemployment drops below 6% – arouses the anger of the unions against the executive. Read more
The expropriated party is not entitled to part of the future profit
Justice decision
The profit that will be made with certainty on an expropriated property does not have to be shared by the expropriating party with its former owner, repeated the Court of Cassation. Read more
In the "winter cycling capital", snow does not slow down cyclists
Cycling 365 days a year: in Oulu, a Finnish city in the north-east of the Gulf of Bothnia, neither freezing temperatures nor the first snowfalls stop cyclists in this municipality which defines itself as "the capital cycling in winter. Read more
Japanese architect Arata Isozaki dies at 91
Arata Isozaki, a world-renowned Japanese architect who was belatedly awarded the prestigious Pritzker Prize in 2019, died Wednesday at the age of 91, his agency announced on Friday December 30, confirming information from several media. Read more
Manufacturers and Distributors
Blanchon Group announces the acquisition of Bigler Lacke und Leime, a Swiss family business
News Manufacturer by Blanchon
Blanchon, a leading European player in wood finishing and protection products and specialty paints for home improvement, is accelerating its European growth with the acquisition of BIGLER Lacke in Switzerland. Read more
Wienerberger makes an offer for the acquisition of Terreal
News Manufacturer by Wienerberger
The Wienerberger Group, a leader in the supply of sustainable building materials and infrastructure solutions, announces that it has made an offer to acquire major activities of Terreal from its shareholders. Read more
CSR: An approach at the heart of the fischer group's strategy
News Manufacturer by fisherman
Respect for the environment, employee well-being and even financial sustainability are daily challenges for companies. CSR guides investments as it encourages economic development to be part of an environmental and social approach. Read more
Top 10 most viewed videos on Batinfo in 2022
Every day we present you on Batinfo videos to follow in pictures the news of the building: new products, installation tutorials, achievements, training, regulations, environment ... We invite you to discover the list of the 10 most viewed videos in 2021 out of the 400 published. Read more
Discovering the profession of reinforced concrete builder
Video by FFB
Discover in video the zoom on the job of Reinforced concrete builder. Read more
Amélie's opinion on Sika Sanisil
Video by Sika France
Find in this video Amélie's opinion on Sika Sanisil. This sanitary silicone sealant is used to create caulking joints. It has excellent resistance to fungus and mildew over the long term. Its good adhesion to most substrates guarantees a long life. Read more
Clipper Extrême Sandstone Silencio diamond blade from Norton Clipper - The opinion of a Point.P craftsman
Stevie, POINT.P partner craftsman in Le Cannet des Maures presents the advantages of the Clipper Extrême Sandstone Silencio diamond blade. This diamond disc is a grinder disc intended for cutting work on materials such as porcelain stoneware, ceramics, vitrified ceramics, marble, terracotta, granite, slate, reconstituted stone and tiles. Read more
Products and Materials
Griffon launches IPS-300® invisible waterproofing
New product by Griffon France
GRIFFON offers IPS-300 invisible waterproofing, a beading effect that durably protects porous, absorbent and mineral surfaces against humidity and optimizes their performance. Read more
Scavolini bathroom novelties
Range evolution by Scavolini
The complete JEOMETRICA furnishing system (kitchen, bathroom, living room) is inspired by the creations of Ellsworth Kelly, Gio Ponti and Donald Judd by reinterpreting their morphologies in a contemporary spirit. Libra is the new complete and versatile furnishing solution, designed to apply the same stylistic language to all areas of the home: from the kitchen to the living room to the bathroom. Read more
New LED floodlights with motion sensor theLeda S
Range evolution by Thebes
Theben completes its offer of LED projectors with motion detector "theLeda" by launching the new S series. It includes the model theLeda S8-100 equipped with an 8,5 W LED projector (900 lumens) and the model theLeda S17-100 equipped with two 17 W LED projectors (2 x 900 lumens). Read more
Projects and Achievements
"Catuche's dream": transforming a dangerous sewer into a river in a "barrio" of Caracas
"We must transform the sewer into a river", repeats tirelessly Florinda Amaya, one of the leaders of the "Dream of Catuche" project, a small "barrio" or shantytown of 5.000 inhabitants in the center of Caracas. Read more
Carré Amiot, a new conservatory in the heart of Bourg-en-Bresse
Realization by Forster
Located in Bourg-en-Bresse, the Carré Amiot program consisted of creating a conservatory in the heart of the city. With the objective of redeveloping the city centre, this project has made it possible to requalify a vast space at the junction between the hyper-centre town and the main square which regularly hosts the market. Read more
Interior designer Marion d'Antonio of IMAO Design chooses the GRAFF brand for her Black Door project in Paris
Graff, the American manufacturer of faucets and accessories for the bathroom and kitchen, is recognized throughout the world for the exceptional designs of its collections and their unequaled quality. Widely acclaimed by interior designers, the brand was notably chosen by the IMAO Design agency for the realization of the Black Door project in Paris. Focus. Read more
Products of the week

Infiltration basin for rainwater

Aluminum and wood life extension

Cladding which combines shine and durability

Lacquered aluminum rainwater down pipe



Edilteco France


Aluminum and mixed entry door

HCS®, the all-in-one door handle!

Low-profile shower trays in lightweight resin

Layout design software

Millet Group


Creazur France


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