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Weekly Building News
2023 - Week 10
Energy renovation of housing: Cerema deciphers the decision-making support systems for the work to be carried out
Sustainable Development
DPE, DTG, PPT, RT Existing... Cerema offers a breakdown of the systems used to renovate individual or collective housing: their scope, their period of validity, their legal scope, the information contained... Read more
Stop misconceptions: No, it's not the great sale of real estate prices and thermal sieves
Study / Review / Report
In the extension of the 2022 report highlighted by the barometer Guy Hoquet l'Immobilier, the start of the year 2023 looks rather reassuring for the moment. Stop misconceptions: there has not (yet?) been any significant drop in prices on the old real estate market, nor any noticeable impact on trading margins. Read more
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New barometer on the morale and confidence of real estate and city players
Study / Review / Report
First industrial sector in France, weighing 10,8% of GDP in 2022 and employing more than 2,3 million French people[1] in 8 major sectors of activity*, real estate and the city is one of the major challenges of general interest of the 21st century. By implementing the "fabrication of cities, territories and places to live", it deserves our attention. Read more
International Women's Rights Day: CAPEB recalls that the building trades are also a women's affair
Study / Assessment / Report by CAPEB
The feminization of building trades is of paramount importance. With 13% of women among business leaders and employees, the various construction trades are still today largely occupied by men, even though they would have their place there. Read more
The government launches a consultation on the future of working-class neighborhoods
In the spring, the government will launch a consultation of the inhabitants of urban districts classified as priorities, to adapt the city's policy to their needs, the Ministry of Towns and Housing announced on Friday March 3. Read more
In the cities, rich and poor do not have the same address
Search for a "segregation" for the richest populations, spatial relegation for the poorest... The big cities are the object of a growing segregation of habitat according to income, despite forty years of policy of the city in favor of social diversity. Read more
The State prosecuted for "inaction" in favor of renewable energies
Renewable energy
A design office specializing in wind and photovoltaic projects has filed an appeal with the Council of State against the State for its "refusal" to concretely accelerate the development of renewable energies, we learned on Monday March 6. from consistent sources. Read more
The renewables sector challenges the profit sharing set by the State
Renewable energy
The professional unions of renewable energies have decided to contest before the Council of State the conditions imposed by the government for the transfer of their profits, we learned Thursday, March 2 from concordant sources, confirming information from Les Echos. Read more
Nuclear safety: the unions denounce a reform that is too sudden and harmful
Nuclear energy
The unions of the two nuclear safety organizations in France, whose executive announced the surprise merger project, denounced on Wednesday March 8 a "destabilize" harmful to the entire sector. Read more
Real estate developers call for exceptional tax assistance
News Organization by REIT France
The Federation of Real Estate Developers (FPI) called on the government on Thursday March 9 to put in place an “exceptional, short-term” tax measure to deal with the fall in activity in new real estate. Read more
Energy renovation of condominiums: Architects are testing the future Feebat DynaMOE Copro training course
Organization News
In a few weeks, FEEBAT, the national training program for Energy Savings in Buildings, will launch DynaMOE COPRO, a training course dedicated to architects, contractors and design offices, adapted to the specific context of co-ownership. Read more
Old housing may not meet current standards
Justice decision
The tenant of an old dwelling cannot demand that everything be up to current standards. Read more
No Airbnb in social housing
Justice decision
Subletting a room in your social housing for short periods using a specialized platform is a case of termination of the lease. Read more
Death of Roland Castro, very political architect and figure of May 68
From Emmanuel Macron to Anne Hidalgo, the political world has paid tribute to the architect and left-wing activist Roland Castro, who wanted to "remodel" the concrete cities of large cities, who died on Thursday March 9 at the age of 82. Read more
Death of Uruguayan architect Rafael Vinoly, designer of iconic skyscrapers
New York-based Uruguayan architect Rafael Vinoly, designer of iconic contemporary skyscrapers like London's "Walkie-Talkie" tower, has died aged 78, his family announced on Friday (March 3). Read more
Pritzker Prize awarded to Briton David Chipperfield
Contest / Prize / Trophy
The Pritzker Prize, the highest honor in the world of architecture, was awarded on Tuesday to Briton David Chipperfield, 69, known for the minimalism and elegance of his designs. Read more
Manufacturers and Distributors
For its centenary, the Durieu Group sponsors the "masterpiece" of a Compagnon Charpentier
Advertising-editorial by Durieu
Durieu Group, 100 years already! Since 1923, this family company has transmitted its commitment to the sustainability of materials. And each product range integrates: efficiency, technicality, performance and durability, combined with cutting-edge know-how. Read more
Robotization at Rairies Montrieux
News Manufacturer by Rairies Montrieux
The Rairies Montrieux company, a manufacturer of terracotta building materials, began making bricks using the traditional method of the time: extracting the clay with the strength of the arms, molding the tiles by hand and firing them in a wood oven. Read more
Séverine Fouilleul, new Communications Manager at Soprofen
Appointment by Soprofen
SOPROFEN, a major player in the closures market belonging to the Bouyer Leroux Group, has just appointed Séverine Fouilleul as Communication Manager. Read more
Sandy Hurel-Le Corre, new Communication & CSR Director of Edilians
Appointment by Edilians
On January 2, 2023, EDILIANS, the French leader in clay tiles and creator of innovative roofing solutions, appointed Sandy Hurel-Le Corre as Communication & CSR Director. Read more
Xella France announces 3 appointments for a redesigned sales management organization
Appointment by xella
Cellular concrete is an answer to the constructions of tomorrow in terms of durability, thermal efficiency, and reduction of the carbon footprint. Present for more than 30 years in France, Xella covers all market needs, in new construction, renovation and rehabilitation, through its 5 brands: Ytong, Siporex, Silka, Multipor and Hebel. Read more
75% recycled, 95% recyclable: discover Wicona joinery
Video by Wicona
As a global industry leader and part of the Hydro Group, Wicona takes responsibility to cut its CO2 emissions in half by 2025. Using materials that are 75% recycled and 95% recyclable maximizes opportunities and minimizes the carbon footprint of its new products. Read more
How to subscribe to ProDevis Start?
Video by Elcia
Software editor, ELCIA aims to provide a simple and user-friendly response to a complex job that is too often reserved for technicians: carpentry. Read more
International Women's Day
Video by Saint-Gobain
To celebrate March 8, Saint-Gobain reaffirms its commitment to equity and inclusion. Training, mentoring, networking... The Group invests every day in promoting gender equality. Read more
The CSTB updates its CONTACT letter
Video by CSTB
Find the interview with Hervé Charrue, Deputy Managing Director in charge of Research and Development, who presents the new positioning of the letter dedicated to research and scientific issues related to the major societal challenges of the building and construction sector. urban planning, addressed in a global and cross-cutting approach. Read more
The future begins with Xylem Vue digital solutions
Video by xylem
Xylem Vue, Xylem's digital solutions platform that brings together industry-leading technology innovations and over 100 years of problem-solving expertise to accelerate customers' digital journeys and achieve transformative results. Read more
Sikalastic - 260 Stop Aqua
Video by Sika France
Looking for a fast-drying liquid membrane for under-tile installation? We have the solution: Sikalastic-260 Stop Aqua, a flexible, one-component, ready-to-use dispersion waterproofing membrane. Read more
Assembly of the transport trolley MW-TOOLS SH50101
Video by Torros
Discover in video how to assemble the transport trolley MW-TOOLS SH50101, equipped with a loading surface of 1000 x 700 mm and a capacity of 500kg. Read more
Project manager in the source substation engineering office
Video by Enedis
The source substation project manager manages construction sites and adaptation of high and medium voltage source substations of the electrical network. It plans, organizes and supervises the actions of the various stakeholders (civil engineering, electrical works, etc.) in compliance with safety rules, allocated budgets, fixed deadlines and technical compliance of the works. Read more
Products and Materials
PlanRadar adds QR code functionality, aiming to simplify collaboration on construction sites
Software update by MapRadar
PlanRadar, the first European platform for digitizing construction and real estate projects in the Cloud, improves the efficiency of its solution by integrating data flow management tools via QR code and NFC tag functionalities. These tools aim to simplify the sharing of information between all the stakeholders of a construction site, task by task, in real time. Read more
ZéPAC, the dual service heat pump for the collective market
New product by Muller Group
The Intuis Group, in collaboration with the promoter Arcole Développement, participated in the 2022 edition of the innovation challenge of the FFB Pôle Habitat, in Malta. From this collaboration was born a common ambition: to respond to the problems generated during the transition from RT2012 to the requirements of RE2020/25. Read more
Diametro35 E-flow: touch-free taps to meet the demands of modern living
New product by Rhythm
The evolution of the culture of living requires modern solutions also in the field of designer taps: it is essential to be able to offer products that can guarantee hygiene at the highest level, while ensuring a reduction in consumption for the benefit of the environment. Read more
Meljac personalizes its buttons with engravings
New product by Meljac
MELJAC, a French manufacturer of high-end electrical equipment, offers to personalize its switches by directly engraving the push buttons. This solution preserves the sleek design of the brass plate and its finish. Customers can thus combine several functions (lighting, blinds, sound, home automation scenarios, etc.) on a single plate while easily identifying the role of each command. Read more
New range of Bosch Professional hand tools: Robustness, ergonomics and flexibility
New range by Bosch Australia
For their daily work, plumbers, electricians, heating engineers, fitters or even locksmiths may need at any time a hammer, pliers, screwdriver... Also, in addition to their power tools, Bosch offers a range of ergonomic hand tools that offer great comfort of use. Benefiting from resistant materials… Read more
Projects and Achievements
Fos-sur-Mer will host a giga-factory of photovoltaic products
More than 3.000 direct jobs and a solar electricity production capacity of 5 GW: the port of Marseille-Fos should host a giga-factory of photovoltaic panels by 2025, the largest so far in Europe, announced Friday the company Carbon, carrier of the project. Read more
Rehabilitation of the Gabriel Baron residence in Angers, an exemplary environmental and societal project
Construction site by Spie batignolles
Located in the Angevin Monplaisir district, the Gabriel Baron residence is currently undergoing renovation work, to undergo a real makeover. Spie batignolles construction regions has been awarded major works involving several buildings, following a Design/Build competition organized by Podeliha. Read more
Strasbourg airport closed for a month due to works on the runway
Construction site
Strasbourg-Entzheim airport, one of the main airports in eastern France, will close its doors from March 14 to April 14 inclusive due to renovation work on its only runway, we learned Tuesday, March 7 with the platform. Read more
The reception area of ​​a major German health insurer made with Himacs
Realization by Hi-Macs
As one of Germany's largest health insurers, AOK needed to project a professional yet welcoming image in its reception area. That's why they called on a cooperative group of carpenters - Bezold GmbH & Co. KG, Bodenschlägel GmbH & Co. KG, and Bert Lenz Möbelmanufaktur GmbH - to make this imposing reception desk, in HIMACS. Read more
Rairies Montrieux terracotta tiles showcased at Galeries Lafayette Paris Haussmann
Realization by Rairies Montrieux
It is with pleasure that Rairies Montrieux collaborated on the Wellness Gallery project, an entire floor of 3.000 square meters dedicated to the world of care, beauty and sport. Read more
Products of the week

Colored lacquered zinc for roofs, facades and rainwater drainage

Regeneration of masonry by injection of expansive resin

Ventilated facade in dynamic and creative natural slate

Aluminum exterior and window and interior wood window


URETEK® France

Cupa Pizarras

Millet Group

Canopy heat-resistant awning on rails for veranda

Parquet with the appearance of a fabric, birch fiber

The collection of washbasins and bathtubs with a unique design

60 cm ceramic hob


Margaritelli France

Villeroy & Boch


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