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2023 - Week 01
Circular economy, energy, renovation, housing... changes and entry into force on January 1, 2023
Regulation by Ministry of Territorial Cohesion
As of January 1, 2023, changes are taking place in many areas: circular economy, energy, renovation and energy efficiency, housing, mobility, etc. These measures aim to meet the challenge of ecological transition in the daily lives of French people and will be supplemented by those government ecological planning “France Nation Verte”. Read more
The reliability of energy performance diagnostics (EPD) again called into question by a new study
Study / Review / Report
The first deadline of the Climate Law took effect this Sunday, January 1, 2023: G-class housing whose consumption exceeds 450 kWh/m²/year (i.e. approximately 90.000 housing units) is now prohibited from being rented. The precision of the calculation of the consumption and the energy label is therefore very important since it will determine the ability of an owner to rent his property, and this also has a significant impact on the value of the latter. Read more
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Faced with global warming, raw earth buildings are coming back into favor
Study / Review / Report
Earth construction is experiencing a resurgence of interest among architects: This ancestral material lowers the CO2 emissions of buildings while allowing them to better withstand rising temperatures. But its implementation turns out to be costly and tricky due to the lack of skilled labour. Read more
Energy and climate: what changed on January 1, 2023
Study / Review / Report
To cope with the rise in energy prices and its consequences on the purchasing power of the most modest, the Government will continue to protect the French, in particular the most vulnerable, but also local authorities and professionals. Overview of the main measures that entered into force on January 1, 2023. Read more
The world has huge untapped renewable energy potential, says new report
Study / Review / Report
Renewables are the backbone of the energy transition and a viable solution for the climate. Yet, of the 183 Parties to the Paris Agreement that include renewable energy components in their Nationally Determined Commitments (NDCs), only 143 have quantified targets, the vast majority of them focusing on the renewable energy sector. electricity. Read more
2022 review of steel construction activities
Study / Review / Report
Roger Briand, president of the SCMF, draws up, at the end of 2022, an initial assessment of the activities of French metal construction (20.000 people) which presents a sustained trend, at the same height as that observed for 2021. Read more
Starting salaries in Construction/BTP up 9% since the start of the year
Study / Review / Report
Talent.com, specialist in the employment market and recruitment in the world (present in 78 countries), analyzed the salaries displayed in the advertisements broadcast since the beginning of the year. Objective: to know the evolution of salaries offered by recruiters for each sector, in order to see if they were following the economic and social situation in France. Read more
Macron asks energy suppliers to "renegotiate" the "excessive contracts" of all VSEs in January
Emmanuel Macron announced Thursday, January 5 that all artisans and very small businesses hit by rising energy prices would be able to renegotiate "excessive contracts" with their electricity supplier in January. Read more
Decrease in view of real estate loans in 2022, according to the Banque de France
The production of real estate loans should fall by 3% in 2022 compared to 2021, the Banque de France announced on Thursday, January 5, even if a sharper drop in loan creations is to be expected due to the rise in rates. Read more
In 2022, the real estate market began to decline
"Landing" or downright "turnaround"? Old property prices have started to slow in 2022, according to the latest barometers from professionals, as the desire for green and houses born from confinement begins to fade. Read more
The Ministry of Housing publishes its rent map in France
In order to build homogeneous and comparable rent indicators throughout the national territory, the ministry launched the “rent map” project in 2018. A first map was put online in December 2020 on the ministry's website, which publishes an updated version produced by the National Agency for Housing Information (ANIL). Read more
Hellio launches a web series to decipher the "Global renovation in co-ownership"
Company News by hello
Initiating a global renovation within a condominium can be like a path strewn with pitfalls as the steps to be taken are legion and tedious. Read more
In Austria, a pioneer of "returning to the earth" to build sustainably
Company News
Building in raw earth: an environmental defender as well as an artist and entrepreneur, the Austrian Martin Rauch works to rehabilitate and revive this age-old know-how, in his eyes an obvious solution for the future. Read more
How does the new housing "health book" work?
Since January 1, each new or renovated dwelling must have its characteristics recorded in an information book. AFP takes stock of its operation. Read more
Elisabeth Borne delays retirement at age 65 before the last consultations
Elisabeth Borne delayed again on Tuesday January 3 on the postponement of the retirement age to 65, which she does not want to make "a totem" before her final talks with the social partners on the controversial pension reform. Read more
Illegal subletting on Airbnb: the responsibility of the platform confirmed on appeal
Justice decision
The Paris Court of Appeal confirmed on Tuesday January 3 the conviction of the Airbnb tourist rental platform for having, as publisher of its website and not a simple host, "largely contributed" to the offense committed by a tenant. Parisian who had illegally sublet her accommodation. Read more
Manufacturers and Distributors
ATE deploys its general catalog
News Manufacturer by ATE
For many years, ATE has been creating and launching new water management solutions on the market. In order to provide a global and comfortable experience for its professional customers, as well as for any user concerned about the choice of construction materials, ATE now offers all its products through a new interactive general catalogue. Read more
Terreal is investing in its Lahera site in Mazamet (81) to increase its production capacity for closures
News Manufacturer by Terreal
TERREAL, the leading manufacturer of roof components on the French market, is investing in a second production line for shutters on the Lahera site in the Tarn at Mazamet. Essential elements of the waterproofing and ventilation of roofs, the closures today replace the mortar, formerly used to seal the ridges and hips. Read more
Liebot Group donates 15 generators to the Ukrainian people
News Manufacturer
To support the Ukrainian people who are preparing for a winter without energy, the LIEBOT Group is taking part in the “Light and heat for Ukraine this winter” operation, by supplying 15 generators which will be sent to the Kharkiv region, a few kilometers from the Russian border. Read more
Brico Fenêtre doubles its turnover in 18 months and announces its launch in Spain
News Manufacturer by DIY Window
After a rich year, marked in particular by the investment of €10 million in its new factory, Brico Fenêtre draws a very positive conclusion from its last months of activity. The Bordeaux pure player has thus achieved the objective it set itself in June 2021: to double its turnover in 18 months. Backed by a sustainable development strategy in France, Brico Fenêtre now sees beyond its borders and sets out to conquer the European market. Read more
Semin launches "Les talented" the first trophy dedicated to women in construction
Contest / Prize / Trophy by Semin
French industrialist specializing in the manufacture of building materials, SEMIN is a family business created in 1838 led by Caroline SEMIN the 6th generation. Read more
Repairability index: what is it for?
Video by ADEME
You may have noticed a rating out of 10 appearing in stores on certain electrical and electronic devices. This is the repairability index. Anne-Charlotte Bonjean, engineer at ADEME explains what it is used for. Read more
Butagaz Group Foundation: two houses and the town hall-school of Flers renovated
Video by Butagaz
Playing an active role in local energy transition is central to the purpose of the Butagaz group. This is why the group decided to create its own Foundation. The Foundation aims to launch various environmental and societal projects. Read more
Novipro bestsellers: presentation in one minute flat
Jean, salesman-storekeeper of POINT.P Beaufort presents the best NOVIPRO sales. Read more
Order a truck for your move on Supervan
Video by Supervan
Order a truck in less than a minute for your move? It is possible with Supervan. Read more
2 minutes pro with Julien, Warehouse Receptionist at Poujoulat
Video by Poujoulat
In this 2 Minutes PRO, Julien talks about his arrival at Poujoulat in 2010, his professional development and his missions within the Logistics Department. Encounter. Read more
Iveco Topcare at the service of your well-being and your mobility
Video by Iveco
Iveco Topcare is a premium assistance service provided by connectivity, with priority support during unplanned immobilization throughout the network and support for hotel costs, meals, transfers, medical care, parking to accompany you depending on the duration of the immobilization of the vehicle. Read more
How to use a Loxam concrete groover?
Video by LOXAM
Find out how to use a Loxam wall chaser in this video. Read more
The Champigny operations center: construction of the PCC and the SMR
It's time to take stock of the construction site of the Line 15 South Operations Center in Champigny! Nearly 30 companies that work together on a daily basis to advance the work have come together to take stock of the year and set the objectives for 2023. Read more
Products and Materials
The combination of surfaces and light for unique atmospheres with REHAU
Zoom produced by REHAU
Thanks to REHAU products such as RAUVISIO crystal panels, RAUKANTEX lite, lumina and light up edgebanding, the range of possibilities is endless for combining aesthetics, functionality and playing with light. Read more
New Arko'z Assa Abloy cylinder to respond to organization chart issues in tertiary buildings
New product by ASSA ABLOY
Specialist in securing access to buildings, ASSA ABLOY with its JPM brand is enriching its offer with a new generation mechanical cylinder with 6 pins: Arko'z. This modern and affordable all-purpose solution allows the creation of a complex and secure organizational chart that helps maintain control of the security of premises in the private tertiary sector. Read more
Moso® by Minco hybrid bamboo window
New product by minco
Minco© offers a HYBRID bamboo window. This new exclusive resource has the fastest growth in the world and is inexhaustible. Read more
New Préfal allure minimal slider for maximum performance and comfort
Range evolution by Prefal
With Allure, Préfal is launching a range of very modern windows and patio doors in 2021. A minimalist design and maximum daylight immediately place this new range at the heart of the major trends in contemporary living. Today, the Allure range has been enriched with Minimal Allure, a discreet and elegant slider with multiple advantages... Read more
Two new oiled Natural Wood and Almond finishes for the Diva parquet collection by Panaget
Range evolution by Panaget
Maison Panaget never ceases to renew itself, always, drawing its inspiration from the spontaneous and inexhaustible beauty of nature... It proves it to us, this time again, by offering its Diva Collection, single-strip engineered parquet with wide slats, in two new finishes: Natural Wood Oil & Almond. Read more
Projects and Achievements
Laying of the first stone of the project "Le 8ème Chemin" in Bron
Construction site
The first stone of the “Le 8ème Chemin” project in Bron, carried out by Léon Grosse’s teams, was laid in the presence of Jérémie Bréaud, Mayor of Bron, Stéphanie Pernod, Vice-President of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region and Lionel Christolomme, Chairman of the Management Board of Léon Grosse. Read more
Reopening of Villa Savoye
The Center des Monuments Nationaux is pleased to reopen the doors of the Villa Savoye on Tuesday December 27, 2022 after 4 months of work for the conservation and preservation of Le Corbusier's work. Read more
Prello transforms a Norman farmhouse into a traditional luxury residence
Prello, a French pioneer in the purchase of secondary residence co-ownership, unveils its brand new achievement: the transformation of a Norman half-timbered farmhouse into a luxurious country villa, with a heritage spirit but clearly contemporary style, in Saint-Ouen -de-Thouberville, in the heart of the Eure department. A carefully thought-out renovation that has restored clarity, elegance and harmony to the living spaces while preserving their original atmosphere. Read more
Trapezoidal curtain walls of the Arena Futuroscope in Poitiers: a project highlighting Louineau's expertise in the dimensioning of anchoring parts
Realization by Louineau
The Arena Futuroscope is the major sporting and cultural project initiated by the Department of Vienne. With a capacity of 6.000 seats, it is designed on the model of an amphitheater and offers flexible layout depending on the events it has hosted since its opening in the spring of 2022 (concerts, shows, sporting events, company conventions ...). Read more
Nearly 80 acoustic panels installed in the tertiary offices of Nantes station
Realization by digitex
Two years after the opening of the Nantes station-mezzanine overlooking the platforms, the metamorphosis of the Gare Sud forecourt is nearing completion. At the end of the year, Digitex gives you an appointment, not far from the main staircase of the South entrance, to go to the tertiary offices. Read more
Products of the week

Lifting and stabilization of slabs by expanding resin injection

Exceptional natural slate for the renovation of roofs in protected areas

Exterior thermal insulation system with thin coating on EPS or Rockwool

Energy Performance Contract: why and how to set it up?

URETEK® France

Cupa Pizarras

Edilteco France


Sliding window

Customizable acoustic ceiling tiles

Design and contemporary wood stove

Tower Crane / Mobile Crane Anti-Collision Assistance System


Knauf Danoline


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