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2023 - Week 13
Energy renovation, MaPrimeRénov': what changes on April 1st
On April 1, 2023, the obligation to carry out an energy audit for thermal sieves will come into force, aid for energy renovation will decrease and the system for combating CEE fraud will tighten. The point in this article. Read more
Reliability of the DPE: the professionals of the Real Estate Diagnosis call on the Government to go further
Organization News
After 9 months of work meetings to make the Energy Performance Diagnosis (DPE) more reliable, in which SIDIANE has actively participated, the Government and the DHUP are only proposing a single and unique solution: strengthening the training of diagnosticians by creating a costly and inapplicable device for companies in the sector. Read more
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What are the prospects for renovation and interior design companies in 2023?
Study / Review / Report
Based on data provided by professionals in its community, the latest Houzz UK Industry Barometer provides forecasts for 2023 and a review of the year 2022 for the renovation and fit-out sectors. interior. Read more
Housing construction still struggling at the end of February 2023
Study / Review / Report
In February 2023, housing approvals increased slightly after the sharp increase in January and stood at 34.500. However, they remain below their average level for the twelve months preceding the first confinement (- 11%), in data adjusted for seasonal variations and working days (CVS-CJO). Read more
The 10 departments with the most G+ housing in France
Study / Assessment / Report by Hello Watt
On Saturday 1 April, it will now be compulsory to carry out an energy audit when selling a thermal sieve (housing classified F or G). It is therefore interesting to know where these colanders are located, in order to have an idea of ​​the regions most affected by this measure. Read more
CCI France denounces the impact of violent demonstrations against the pension reform on business activity
The Chambers of Commerce and Industry (CCI France) deplore on Friday March 24 the economic impact of the "violent" demonstrations and "blockages" on the activity of shops, the deterioration of which is also "unacceptable", the day after a day of mobilization against the pension reform marked by renewed violence. Read more
Concerns remain strong in the 1st quarter of 2023 for New Housing Industrialists
Organization News
Energy crisis, inflation, declining purchasing power, overstocks at distributors, increase in business failures in 2022, the economic context is not favorable to the New Housing sector. The study conducted by Inoha among its members at the end of 2022 and the market data collected at the end of January 2023 on INODATA, the association's new Business Intelligence platform, prove this. Read more
Urban planning and construction stakeholders unveil a guide to adapting streets to climate change
Sustainable Development
A guide "The common street", designed as a method to adapt city streets to climate change by reducing the place of the car, was unveiled on Wednesday March 29 by a group of urban planning and construction actors. Read more
Renovating lighting and public buildings to drastically reduce the energy bill of communities
Sustainable Development
The Syndicat de l'Éclairage enthusiastically celebrates the efforts undertaken by local authorities within the framework of the Green Fund for the energy renovation of public buildings and the renewal of public lighting. The projects submitted demonstrate a strong commitment to ecological transition and an awareness of energy issues. Read more
Off the coast of Normandy, the largest French wind farm awarded to EDF
Renewable energy
A consortium led by EDF will be responsible for building the largest offshore wind farm planned to date in France, expected off Normandy by 2031, the Ministry of Energy Transition announced on Monday March 27. Read more
The boss of Vinci Autoroutes wants solar panels along the infrastructure
Renewable energy by VINCI
The installation of solar panels along the railways and highways operated by Vinci could produce the equivalent of five nuclear power plants for around 5 billion euros, estimated Wednesday March 29 the president of Vinci Autoroutes Pierre Coppey in front of senators. Read more
The "Sages" validate the prefectural power to evacuate squatters
The Constitutional Council validated Friday, March 24 the power given to the prefects to evacuate by force, without going through a judge, an illegally squatted dwelling. Read more
Traders ask for the generalization of the cap on the increase in commercial rents
Six trade federations on Tuesday March 28 asked the government and parliamentarians to "generalize" to large companies and "extend" for VSEs and SMEs the cap on the increase in commercial rents at 3,5% granted last August, in a context of high inflation. Read more
The Bois de France label: 3 years of commitment to the service of the French wood industry
Launched in January 2020 on the initiative of professionals from the National Federation of Wood, the BOIS DE FRANCE label has just celebrated its 3rd anniversary. Committed to contributing to the development and sustainability of the French wood industry, it now brings together more than 160 companies. The opportunity to take stock of its development and its prospects for 2023. Read more
A co-owner is supposed to be mandated by his spouse
Justice decision
When a spouse takes over the management of the apartment in co-ownership, he is generally deemed to have received a tacit mandate from the other. The other spouse cannot therefore maintain that all the decisions taken at the general meetings which he did not attend would be null, ruled the Court of Cassation. Read more
Renodays, the new event to accelerate the overall and efficient renovation of housing
Salon by RX France
The RENODAYS forum will take place at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles (Pavilion 6) on September 12 and 13, 2023. This brand new event, created by the organizers of the Batimat-Equipbaie-Métalexpo and Interclima trade shows, is positioned as an accelerator for global renovation and efficient housing. Read more
Manufacturers and Distributors
Norman Willemsen leaves Kebony
News Manufacturer by Kebony
Kebony, a leading company in the field of wood modification technologies and environmentally friendly practices, announces on March 24 the departure of Norman Willemsen towards new challenges, after four years of service. The Board of Directors wished him all the best for the future. Read more
The Unilin Insulation production unit in Sury-le-Comtal obtains ISO 14001 certification
News Manufacturer by Unilin Insulation
As part of its "One Home" sustainability strategy, Unilin Insulation, a specialist for 50 years in polyurethane insulation (roofing panels and sheets), has just obtained ISO 14001 certification for its French production site in Sury-leComtal. (42). Thus, all of the manufacturer's factories (Desselgem and Feluy, in Belgium) follow the same environmental management approach. Read more
Picard Serrures relies on training to create vocations and recruit new Approved Installers
News Manufacturer by Picard Locks
Created in 2017, the Picard Serrures training center aims to develop the technical and commercial skills of its Picard Approved Installers. Qualiopi certified since 2022, it now opens its doors to all professional craftsmen wishing to extend their field of activity to the locksmith profession. An effective lever to encourage vocations, overcome the shortage of labor in a booming market and thus expand its network. Read more
The Malvaux group continues its growth in prestige fittings
News Manufacturer by Malvaux
The Malvaux group, the leading French manufacturer of decorative and technical wood panels for fittings and a leading player in prestigious interior fittings in the nautical, rail and hotel sectors, has announced the takeover of the company Ganter France whose activity is mainly focused on the interiors of cruise ships as well as on furniture and fixtures. Read more
The mineral wool insulation sector welcomes the EU's desire to accelerate the energy renovation of buildings
News Organization by FILM
The French union of manufactured mineral wool insulation manufacturers (FILMM) welcomes the adoption by the European Parliament, with a clear majority, of the revised EPBD directive. This ambitious proposal is structuring to accelerate the energy renovation of residential and non-residential stock in Europe. Read more
Insulation products
Video by CSTB
Meeting with Yves HUSTACHE, General Delegate, Association of Biosourced Construction Manufacturers. The floor for professionals Solutions & Performances - Number 11: “Insulation products” March 2023 Read more
Lebatiment.fr, the reference platform for building trades
Video by FFB
Discover your ideal training and learn more about building trades thanks to the 35 detailed job descriptions. You will also find the best job offers classified by region and updated in real time. Read more
The Viaduc des Arts showroom reinvented
Video by Rairies Montrieux
To support you, Rairies Montrieux is reinventing its mythical Parisian showroom just for YOU! Listening to you to discuss your architectural projects, answer your technical questions, present their wide range of terracotta products and advise you, these are the services they offer in their showroom on the Viaduc des Arts located in Paris. Read more
The 1st profiles made from 100% post-consumer recycled aluminum
Video by Wicona
Today WICONA goes beyond low-carbon aluminum and provides its first aluminum profiles with a near-zero carbon footprint, made from 100% post-consumer waste, from fully dismantled and recycled building facades. . Read more
Xella builds a sustainable world
Video by xella
Today Xella not only builds homes but real living spaces. Xella creates works with a strong architectural signature, not just buildings. Read more
Air handling unit - Aldes - CX3000
Video by Aldes
For all your air handling projects in tertiary premises, discover this new range of air handling units: easy to install, easy to maintain, silent and adapted to the new expectations of tertiary buildings. Read more
Photovoltaics, soil and biodiversity: challenges and best practices
Video by ADEME
This video of less than 4 minutes summarizes what you will find in the Ademe guide "Photovoltaics, soil and biodiversity: challenges and good practices". The deployment of renewable energies is one of the major means of achieving carbon neutrality and reducing our energy dependence, in particular thanks to photovoltaic solar power plants. Read more
POINT.P - Obtain your RGE qualification!
Obtain your RGE qualification using the OBJECTIF RGE application provided by POINT.P. This application allows you to practice whenever and wherever you want to pass the RGE exam. Then, the application tells you itself if you are ready to pass the final MCQ. Finally, choose a date in a POINT.P to take the final exam and obtain your RGE qualification. Read more
Products and Materials
Discover the new Villeroy & Boch faucets for easy, safe and quick furnishing of your bathroom.
Advertising-editorial by Villeroy & Boch
If you choose Villeroy & Boch, you have good reasons: first-class materials and workmanship, trendy design and optimal functionality. These values ​​are now also embodied in the new Villeroy & Boch fittings. These faucets are perfectly suited for bathroom collections, they are easy to install and offer uncompromising high quality. Read more
The EDIL-PSE® Gray panel from Edilteco® France receives Acermi certification
Test / Trial / Certification by Edilteco France
EDIL-PSE® Gray is an insulating panel based on graphite expanded polystyrene. Compliant for ETICS applications, the EDIL-PSE® Gray panel is also fireproof and in particular meets the requirements of fire regulations. It is CE marked in accordance with the NF EN 13163 product standard and reports a Euroclass E. Read more
Air X18 module, the 1st triangular clip-on tile for exceptional outdoor spaces
New range by Square module
MODULE CARRÉ presents MODULE AIR X18, its new exclusive collection of decorative floor coverings for the layout of outdoor spaces such as terraces, patios, courtyards, pool decks, pedestrian and driveways. A question of style and originality, this innovative offer of clip-on tiles is not lacking. Read more
Usystem Roof DS FR 30 HD and Usystem Roof DS Acoustic HD, two new ranges of all-in-one roof panels for public buildings
New range by Unilin Insulation
Office buildings, schools, sports halls… all establishments open to the public are subject to regulatory requirements in terms of fire safety and acoustics. Read more
High in colour, the new Extra faucet collection combines simplicity and elegance
New range by Ideal Standard
With its straight lines, well-defined edges, smooth surfaces and refined finishes, the EXTRA range of taps from Ideal Standard brings a modern style to the bathroom. Its clean geometric aesthetic offers an alternative to the softer designs of Atelier Collections' already existing models. Read more
Projects and Achievements
Vinci uses AI for Bournemouth hospital construction project with Buildots
Construction site
For the first time, England's public health system is using AI innovation and technology to build a hospital. University Hospitals Dorset (UHD) has announced that the new Royal Bournemouth Hospital is the first hospital in the UK to be built using breakthrough AI technology, which is increasing efficiency and reducing costs . Read more
Lorillard participates in the bioclimatic design of the new Voltaire college in Remoulins (30)
Construction site by Lorillard
Built in the 1960s, the Voltaire college in Remoulins needed reconstruction. The establishment, logically, was aging and showed many signs of dilapidation, but was also becoming too small for the 700 students who attend it every day. Read more
David Granata signs the decoration of the Café de l'Ormeau in Ramatuelle
Perched on the heights, in the heart of the typical village of Ramatuelle, the institution is getting a makeover under the leadership of David Granata and his studio OREKA. The Café de l'Ormeau is the favorite brasserie of locals and epicureans passing through, a historic address that retains the codes of Provençal gastronomy to this day through iconic dishes. Read more
HIMACS changes gear for the L27 bike shop café
Located in a renovated late 19th century building, the L27 Bike Shop and Cafe features a striking aesthetic that catches the eye of all passers-by and customers. From the outside, one can see how the boutique's interior radiates light and luxury thanks to the high-quality materials and finishes it uses, such as HIMACS. Read more
Hager equips the Gentilly polyclinic: an electrical installation for continuity of service in complete safety
Realization by Hager
Known to all Nancy residents, the Gentilly hospital center is changing and expanding. This is a large-scale electrical installation project, designed and carried out by Sodel, a Vosges company founded in 1948. Read more
Products of the week

Outdoor fire pit

Real wood made to last

Organic finish plaster for a modern and aesthetic facade

Ventilated ridges and sewer bands for zinc roofing

JC Bordelet


Edilteco France


Electric table saw for masons

Roof window heat shield

Extra thin laminated safety glass

3D graphic management of your sites



AGC Glass France


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