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2023 - Week 15
The end of the mortgage rush, a prelude to a crisis?
The number of mortgages granted in France fell sharply with the rise in interest rates, after a record year in 2021. This reversal in trend is worrying professionals and is giving rise to discussions on a relaxation of the rules to remove the obstacles to borrowing. Read more
Fears and questions about a possible ban on gas boilers despite government announcements
The government "has not to date the objective" of extending the ban on gas boilers to old homes while new buildings are gradually no longer entitled to install them, the minister said on Tuesday April 11. delegate in charge of the City and Housing Olivier Klein. Read more
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New housing crisis: 100.000 jobs at risk warns the FFB
Study / Assessment / Report by FFB
The French Building Federation (FFB) expressed concern on Wednesday about the “crisis” in new real estate, judging that it threatened 100.000 construction jobs by the end of 2024. “We are entering an additional crisis” , alerted the president of the FFB, Olivier Salleron. “The spring of new housing is broken, so employment is threatened in 2024; at the end of 2024, 100.000 employees are in danger”, he warned. Read more
Business interruptions and natural disasters, main risks in construction
Study / Review / Report
According to Allianz Risk Barometer respondents from the construction and civil engineering sector, top risks include business interruptions and supply chain disruptions, natural disasters, and the energy crisis, which enters the rankings in 3rd place. Read more
The Banque de France more optimistic for French growth in the first quarter
The French economy should prove more resilient than expected in the first quarter, with a growth forecast slightly raised to 0,2% thanks to the dynamism of industry and services at the start of the year, the Bank indicated on Tuesday April 11. of France. Read more
Demand for offices falls in Île-de-France
Demand for office real estate in Île-de-France fell to a historically low level in the first quarter of 2023, according to figures from the Immostat group, which are the reference, published on Friday April 7. Read more
The difficulties of access to MaPrimeRénov 'are "far from being resolved" according to the Defender of Rights
The technical difficulties in accessing MaPrimeRénov ', a flagship device for aid in the renovation of housing, are "far from being resolved", affirmed Thursday April 13 before a senatorial commission the Defender of Rights (DDD) Claire Hédon . Read more
How to better manage the maintenance of roads and bridges in France to preserve this common good?
White Book
France has 250.000 bridges and 1,1 million kilometers of roads, i.e. three times the distance from the earth to the moon! A poorly known, aging and often empirically managed heritage, as the Court of Auditors pointed out a year ago, in March 2022. Read more
A parliamentary report advises to apply the agreement on the sharing of value "from 2024"
A parliamentary report pleads Wednesday, April 12 for the entry into force "from 2024", instead of 2025, of an agreement concluded between employers and unions to generalize the sharing of company profits to employees, citing high inflation. Read more
Official recognition of carbon credits for low-carbon buildings
Sustainable Development
Published in the Official Journal on April 5, 2023, the "New biosourced building - Valorization of carbon storage" method now makes it possible to recover all the biosourced materials used in the construction of new buildings in carbon credits under the Low-Carbon Label. operated by the state. Read more
After wind, six months delay for solar due to administrative hiccups
Renewable energy
An administrative hiccup came to hamper the last call for tenders from the State for solar installations, delaying the launch of these new projects by six months, after a recent similar hiccup for wind turbines, we learned on Friday April 7. with the sector. Read more
Agreement on the left in Paris on the local urban plan with heights limited to 37 meters
Parisian environmentalists, difficult allies of PS mayor Anne Hidalgo, announced on Friday April 7 an agreement on the future local urban plan (PLU), including in particular a limitation to 37 meters in height for new buildings in the capital. Read more
Five times more requests for energy renovations in Paris
The number of registrations of Parisian condominiums on the CoachCopro platform, which supports energy renovation projects, has multiplied by five in one year, the town hall announced on Wednesday April 12, which is targeting 40.000 annual renovations of condominium housing in 2030. Read more
26 million trees in Île-de-France
The team of geomaticians from the Paris Region Institute has been engaged for several months in an ambitious work of listing trees throughout the Ile-de-France region. Read more
To compel the buyer or the seller to sign, there are conditions
Justice decision
It is not because the buyer or the seller does not appear before the notary on time to sign a real estate purchase or sale that the other can immediately seize the judge to compel him to do so or to have the sale. Read more
The seller may have to pay for a defect finally repaired
Justice decision
The seller of a good that turns out to be affected by a latent defect may have to assume a repair, a reduction in the price or a cancellation of the sale, even if the defect has finally been repaired. Read more
Manufacturers and Distributors
Elisabeth Bardet elected president of the FILMM Syndicate of Manufactured Mineral Wool Insulation Manufacturers
News Organization by FILM
The FILMM is pleased to announce that Elisabeth Bardet was elected president of the syndicate accompanied by Yann Ditsch as vice-president, during its General Assembly. A graduate of ESPCI in Paris, Elisabeth Bardet successively held strategic marketing and commercial functions, then management of subsidiaries in construction products and…  Read more
Meeting with Charles le Hodey, CEO of Traxxeo
Interview by Traxxeo
Since 2008, Traxxeo has been digitizing the management of construction vehicles and field personnel. Meeting with its CEO, Charles le Hodey, who tells us about the history of the company and its future projects. Read more
Graneet, the software for SMEs in the construction industry, strengthens with €8 million from its historical investors
Developer News by Graneet
The construction sector is the penultimate of the digital1 class. Graneet participates in the strong catch-up trend in the sector by giving SMEs access to business management solutions that were previously only available to large companies. The startup has the ambition to build an ERP for construction SMEs which represent more than 90% of the industry2. Read more
Würth France presents its 100% building catalog
News Manufacturer by Wuerth France
The building trades are both very diverse, but also very complementary. Building craftsmen tend to diversify their activities in the context of new works or renovations. So that customers do not forget any parts of their construction sites, Würth France brings together all building activities in a single ultimate part: the 100% building catalogue. Read more
Kone is committed to the reuse of components with its new circular economy offer
News Manufacturer by KONE
KONE, the world leader in mobility in cities, allows 90% of new elevator components to be recycled. By investing in the path of the circular economy, KONE goes further and is committed to giving a second life to certain components with the potential to be reused. Read more
Talking about TMS, what is it in the construction industry?
Video by OPPBTP
Repetitive gestures and the carrying of heavy loads can generate physical discomfort which may worsen if they are not taken into account. A key, MSDs if we are not careful. So how can we reduce this risk on our worksites? Follow these tips and take care of your joints, they will thank you! Read more
Algeco Notre Dame de Paris
Video by Algeco
Discover in video the work of the Algeco teams on the major reconstruction site of Notre Dame de Paris cathedral which began following the dramatic fire of April 2019. Read more
And you, what do you think of the Fabrique du métro?
And you, what did you think of the #Fabriquedumétro? 🤔 Because it is its visitors who talk about it best, we went to meet them to collect their feelings. Read more
Cybersecurity and you - Update regularly
Video by FFB
The FFB Fédération Française du Bâtiment makes you aware of cybersecurity. It is essential to update operating systems and software as soon as they are made available by the publisher. These often include essential security patches. It is highly recommended to enable automatic update features. Read more
REHAU Window.ID - The digital ID card for windows
Video by REHAU Window
REHAU Window.ID is the digital ID card for easy order tracking and clear identification of all windows. It includes all relevant documents and certificates, which can be stored digitally and consulted at any time. Read more
Explore the castle of Azay-le-Rideau in 3D!
Discover in pictures an overview of the 3D model of the Château d'Azay-le-Rideau produced in 2023 by IMA Solutions as part of the "CMN Numérique" project, winner of the PIA4. Read more
How to prepare for electronic invoicing?
Video by Legend
Sage customers answer this question and share their visions and experiences regarding the preparation, upstream, for all the changes related to this regulation. Read more
How does a Pumped Power Station (STEP) work?
Video by EDF
A pumped energy transfer station, or WWTP, is the only way to store electricity on a large scale. It can be compared to a large battery. This storage is strategic, because it contributes to the balance between the production and consumption of electricity at any time of the day. How it works ? Read more
Products and Materials
Are we hooking up?
Advertising-editorial by Wuerth France
The electric mobility market is growing! If a few years ago we were still talking about a simple bubble phenomenon, electric vehicles have gradually established themselves as "the" mobility solution of tomorrow. Read more
ToughBuilt, the benchmark for innovative tooling
Advertising-editorial by ToughBuilt
Since its inception, ToughBuilt has aimed to provide innovative tools and equipment at affordable prices for professionals. Since then, the American brand has continued to expand its product range... Overview! Read more
Spring cleaning with Owatrol!
Advertising-editorial by Durieu
Woods never die! Cleaning, revamping, renovating, bringing life back to life, it's all about care! Recycle, reuse, transform, maintain, beautify: essential requirements of the modern world, Find the right paths that lead to the maintenance and sustainability of wooden structures! Step 1: clean wood, successful maintenance goes hand in hand with effective and targeted cleaning. Read more
Résineo launches its new range of Minerall draining flooring for outdoor spaces
New range by Resin
Résinéo is launching a new permeable coating giving pride of place to minerality for a unique aesthetic result. Résineo® Drain, the flagship coating of the Résineo® brand, has a new range of 6 colors called Minerall. Read more
PlanRadar launches its GED, a new feature to facilitate the performance of site audits
Software update by MapRadar
PlanRadar, the first European platform for digitizing construction and real estate projects in the Cloud, is improving the efficiency of its solution by modernizing its document management tool. This new functionality is specially designed to meet the expectations of users who want a more agile solution for monitoring, planning and documenting the validation of tasks on construction sites. Read more
Projects and Achievements
Agreement between Bouygues and associations for a real estate project on Ile Seguin in Boulogne-Billancourt
Project by Bouygues
The Bouygues group's real estate development company announced on Thursday April 6 that it had signed a memorandum of understanding with six associations which puts an end to their appeal against a real estate project located on Ile Seguin in Boulogne-Billancourt (Hauts-de-Seine) . Read more
A wooden terrace without visible screws
Realization by Jouplast®
The owner of this contemporary house in Ain, in Simandre-sur-Suran, called on a landscaper to install a terrace and a swimming pool deck combining wooden slats and ceramic tiles. In order to make his project a success, he chose to use the FixeGo® JOUPLAST® concept, a system for assembling wooden deck boards without visible screws. Read more
Bavaria's most colorful sun shading products for the Betzigau municipal kindergarten
Realization by The honor
The municipality of Betzigau in Bavaria has a complex with a crèche and a kindergarten which welcomes children from the age of 12 months until they start school. Recently renovated, the complex, in connection with the old building of the primary school, has been provided with new buildings. Read more
Inauguration of Ilot Fertile, the first district aiming for zero carbon in operation in Paris
Anne HIDALGO, Mayor of Paris, François DAGNAUD, Mayor of the 19th arrondissement of Paris, Laurent MOUREY, Managing Director Linkcity, Antoine VIGER-KOHLER and Pierre Alain TREVELO, Founding Partners Agence TVK, Philippe COIGNET, Founder OLM Landscapers and Urban Planners inaugurated there a few days ago Îlot Fertile in the 19th arrondissement of Paris. Read more
Sogelink wins the "Special Jury Prize" for the 1st edition of the Digital Twins Trophies
Contest / Prize / Trophy by Sogelink
On April 5, the first edition of the Digital Twins Trophies was held at Porte de Versailles. Sogelink competed with a dyke reinforcement project carried out in the Netherlands, with its subsidiary LOCATIQS Group. On this occasion, the group won the “Special Jury Prize” and confirmed its new international dynamic. Read more
Products of the week

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Colored lacquered zinc for roofs, facades and rainwater drainage

Natural terracotta facing tiles

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Exterior window and French window and interior pvc

A la carte certified oak parquet

Modular, ecological and resistant design switch in brushed aluminum

Physical distancing aid device (Machine / Pedestrian, Machine / Machine, Companion / Companion)


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