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Weekly Building News
2023 - Week 29
Is buying a thermal colander in 2023 a good investment?
Study / Review / Report
In recent years, the government has taken measures to fight against energy-intensive housing. He thus announced the gradual implementation of a rental ban for housing with poor energy performance diagnostics. Read more
Reshuffle in Housing and the City: Olivier Klein replaced by a duo, shared sector professionals
A short tour and then leaves: a year after being invested as Minister of the City and Housing, Olivier Klein is already leaving, a symbol of the difficulties of his administration to weigh against Bercy, point out several actors in the middle. Read more
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Business insolvencies: 13.200 insolvencies in the 2nd quarter of 2023, up 35% over one year
Study / Review / Report
The Altares group - historical expert and reference for information on companies - unveils the figures for business insolvencies in France for the 2nd quarter of 2023. With 13.266 procedures opened between April 1 and June 30, 2023, the number of insolvencies increased by 35% compared to the 2nd quarter of 2022 and now clearly exceeds pre-crisis levels. Read more
The contraction in activity is confirmed in the second quarter for commercial real estate
Study / Review / Report
CBRE, the world leader in business real estate consulting, reacts to the Immostat figures for the 2nd quarter of 2023. A resumption of major transactions in this 2nd quarter but a wait-and-see attitude and still very marked user caution. Read more
Already millions of renewable energy jobs, but much bigger potential gains, report says
Study / Review / Report
Solar, wind... renewable energies already generate nearly 13 million jobs worldwide, calculated the think tank REN21, which deplores however that investment in these energies remains insufficient despite their social benefits. Read more
Installation of solar panels: Hellio takes stock of developments in 2023
Study / Assessment / Report by hello
In order to encourage the use of renewable energies, the State has set up a self-consumption premium to help individuals finance the installation and operation of photovoltaic panels. In 2023, its amount and payment conditions will change. Hellio, which supports individuals to gain energy autonomy thanks to its tailor-made solar offer, takes stock! Read more
Do-it-yourself, a French passion motivated by a concern for savings and the difficulty of finding craftsmen
Study / Review / Report
Changing a tap, transforming a room into a warm cocoon, giving a second life to a forgotten piece of furniture or fitting out an outdoor space to enjoy the summer... DIY has become for many French people a way of having fun while improving their habitat. . Read more
Interest rates still on the rise in July
This month, as since February 2022, the scales received are invariably on the rise: no stagnation, no fall. The increases are on average 25 basis points, but the range is wide, from 10 to 40 basis points, and nearly half of the scales received show an increase of at least 30 basis points. Read more
A complicated start to the summer for the building materials market
Conjuncture by UNICEM
The economic environment which conditions the demand for materials continues to deteriorate at the start of the summer: the new real estate market remains weighed down by the rise in interest rates, the tightening of conditions for granting credit, the high level of construction production costs (land included) and by a regulatory and political context that is not conducive to price relief and support for the residential sector. Read more
Financing the transition in construction: an effort to continue to reach the 2030 objective
News Organization by FFB
After the net increase in the budget of MaPrimeRénov' announced for 2024, the FFB is delighted with two other pieces of news which are in the same direction. Read more
The D card validated by a commission of inquiry in the Senate, the CDI Fnaim wishes the creation of a State diploma
Organization News
The professional real estate diagnosis card, defended by the Chamber of real estate diagnosticians of the FNAIM, finds a favorable echo among parliamentarians. Read more
The Order of Surveyors-Experts has submitted to the Government its proposals to support the municipalities under RNU towards the development of an urban planning document
Organization News
At a time when the entire territory is going through profound changes in terms of regional planning, the Ministry for Ecological Transition and Territorial Cohesion has requested the support of the Order of Surveyors-Experts to encourage small municipalities to adopt a territorial planning document and then to support them in their implementation. Read more
Vinci wins a 2,7 billion euro contract to build part of the Grand Paris metro
Company News by VINCI
A group of companies led by Vinci has won a contract worth 2,71 billion euros to build a 14-kilometer section of line 15 of the Grand Paris metro, west of the capital, announced Thursday July 13 the group and the Société du Grand Paris (SGP). Read more
Jean-Denis Combrexelle, labor code specialist, appointed director of cabinet for Elisabeth Borne
Jean-Denis Combrexelle, a labor code specialist, has been appointed director of cabinet to Elisabeth Borne, a position he currently holds with the Minister of Justice, we learned Monday, July 17 from ministerial sources. Read more
Company value-sharing schemes should not replace wages, warns the CAE
The value-sharing schemes in favor of employees in France are more effective for their beneficiaries and less costly for public finances if they do not replace wages, underlines Tuesday July 18 the Economic Analysis Council (CAE). Read more
Tourist cities will be able to better regulate furnished tourist accommodation
The government announced on Tuesday July 18 a series of measures aimed at promoting housing in tourist areas, to the detriment of second homes and Airbnb-type furnished tourist accommodation. Read more
Manufacturers and Distributors
Rector appoints Noel Le Floch to the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer
Appointment by Rector
To simplify processes and improve industrial and commercial performance, Rector appoints Noel LE FLOCH to the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer. Read more
Céline Tamaillon joins the DOM Security group as Director of the Industry Business Unit and General Manager of DOM-Ronis
Appointment by DOM-Metalux
Céline Tamaillon has been appointed Director of the Industry Business Unit of the French industrial group DOM Security and General Manager of DOM-Ronis, one of the main production sites dedicated to industrial locking solutions based in Sancoins (18). Read more
VitrA invests in renewable energies
News Manufacturer by Vitra
VitrA is committed to a sustainable future by investing in renewable energies. Eczacıbaşı Building Products (EBP) has installed a solar power plant on the roof of its factory in Bilecik, Turkey. EBP aims to install solar panels on the roofs of all its buildings by the end of 2025, in order to produce a total of 5,4 million kWh of energy in 2023 thanks to the solar plant. Read more
Faun plants 800 Syrah vines at its Guilherand-Granges site
News Manufacturer
European leader in waste collection and urban cleanliness vehicles, with two production sites, one in Guilherand-Granges (07), also headquartered, and the other in Lambesc (13), FAUN attaches great importance to environmental issues, in particular through the development of increasingly clean technological solutions. Read more
The 8th INOHA Trophies are launched
Contest / Prize / Trophy
Open to all INOHA members who can compete in one or more categories, this competition allows them to showcase their skills in innovation, communication and CSR / Corporate Social Responsibility and to benefit from a large visibility, media and commercial, in front of all the players in the New Housing sector. Read more
How to make low-carbon concrete with site earth?
It's possible to use GrandParisExpress rubble to produce low-carbon concrete! An experiment carried out using earth excavated from work sites on line 18 has made it possible to formulate concretes with up to 40% less CO² emissions. A promising solution made available to all players in the sector. Read more
The class of 2022 of the CQP Certified Team Leader
Video by Cerib
Under the eye of the CERIB cameras and only a few minutes after their appearance in front of the final jury, Dany, Nicolas, Rochi and Sébastien, interns from the 2022 promotion of the CQP Team Leader and now certified, shared their motivations, what the training brought them and the opportunities for professional development that presented themselves to them. Read more
Success Story: from Firefighter to Manager of a Plastering SME with Expert Siniat from BiM Partitions
Video by BIM Partitions
Discover the inspiring career of Fabien Grau, a former professional firefighter who became the director of SIAP, a family business specializing in plastering-insulation and based in Montpellier. For more than a year, Fabien has been using the Expert Siniat solution and has seen significant gains in terms of efficiency and productivity for his company. Best of all? No need for BIM projects to benefit from these advantages! Read more
Futuroscope: Legrand equips a futuristic hotel and a 7000 m2 Arena
Video by Legrand
Discover, in this site report, the futuristic hotel Station Cosmos and the new multi-purpose hall Arena, two exceptional facilities at Futuroscope in Poitiers equipped with Legrand. Read more
Energy renovation of schools: Pierre-Marie Perrin live from Mag Immo on Radio Immo
Video by hello
Pierre-Marie Perrin, director of public affairs at Hellio, was live from Fabrice Cousté's microphone on Radio Immo on May 11, 2023, in the Mag Immo program. At the heart of the matter: the major energy renovation plan for schools in France, announced on May 9, 2023 by the Government. Read more
Eco-Brick new colors
Video by Wienerberger
[News] Eco-brick? You already know! This is the Terca format for more ecology, more energy saving, more insulation and more living space. Today, new colors are available to cover ever more technical and aesthetic needs; new colors eagerly awaited by the market, from white to gray via anthracite and black without forgetting nuanced red and beige. Read more
How to insulate the finished attic of your house with Hybris from Actis Insulation?
Video by Actis
Do you want to insulate your finished attic? HYBRIS is a unique and innovative insulator intended for the thermal insulation of buildings and which offers unique, easy and quick installation comfort. 🏠HYBRIS is installed in two layers between and under trusses with lines. It offers very high performance thermal and sound insulation, while ensuring airtightness thanks to its integrated adhesive strip. Read more
The benefits of acoustic insulation on noise?
Video by Unilin Insulation
Noise is made up of air molecules colliding and vibrating. This is how noise travels from a specific source to your ear. To fully understand the difference between noise and acoustics, listen to the expert from Unilin Insulation! Read more
Products and Materials
The limit is no longer an obstacle with the console plot!
Advertising-editorial by Rector
For more than 10 years, Rector has offered an industrialized basement solution that adapts to any type of terrain, with low mechanical bearing, clayey or sloping. To cope with the constraints of setting up a house on the property line, networks and surrounding areas, Rector has developed a turnkey solution for you: the SIP on the property line. Read more
Qlima WDH 229 PTC monobloc reversible air conditioner without outdoor unit
New product by Qlima
With the proliferation of suffocating summers and relatively mild winters, reversible air conditioning (or air/air heat pump) is experiencing dynamic development in French homes, which are choosing an ecological and economical solution. However, installing an outdoor air conditioning unit is not always possible or allowed. This is why Qlima offers the WDH 229 PTC monobloc reversible air conditioner without an outdoor unit. Read more
Hörmann Habitat 2023 novelties for home and garden
New range by Hörmann France
The Hörmann Group unveiled, during the BAU show in Munich, a whole range of 2023 innovations dedicated to Habitat, available in France since June 1st. A major event which also confirmed Hörmann's exemplary environmental commitment since all garage doors, motorizations, entrance doors, interior doors, steel frames and steel doors are now, as standard, certified. carbon neutral. Read more
Ideal Standard launches a new sustainable shower column: Alu+
New range by Ideal Standard
Ideal Standard, a leading bathroom manufacturer, exclusively presents its latest range of showers, Alu+. The new collection stands out for its modern color palette, practical features and advancements in sustainability, providing customers with a contemporary showering solution suited to today's lifestyles. Read more
New Soprofen premium solar offer for shutters motorized by photovoltaic panel
Range evolution by Soprofen
With more than 4,6 million units installed in 2021*, i.e. 75% of the market estimated at more than 6 million, roller shutters remain essential for new construction and renovation. Synonymous with comfort, they are also mostly motorized (59%) or even connected (49%). Fully in line with this trend with the added ease of installation without degradation, motorized solar shutters are gaining ground in France. Read more
Projects and Achievements
The Center des Monuments Nationaux is speeding up the transformation of the Château de Rambouillet
Construction site
With three significant achievements that will allow visitors to take a fresh look at the monument, a unique example of a residence that was royal, imperial and then presidential, the Center des monuments nationaux unveils its ambitions for the Château de Rambouillet. Read more
Laying of the first stone of the Maloë residence in Dunkirk (59)
Construction site
On July 13, the Duval Group and Sogeprom-Projectim, represented by Christophe Bocquin, Director of Agence Nord of the Duval Group, and Philippe Depasse, Deputy Managing Director for the regions of Sogeprom, laid the first stone of the Maloë residence in Dunkirk in the presence of Patrice Vergriete, Mayor of Dunkirk and President of the Urban Community of Dunkirk. Read more
Capremib's low-carbon segments chosen for the construction of the SIAAP's VL8 collector on the sanitation network in the Paris region
Construction site
In order to strengthen the sewerage network and avoid spills of untreated water into the Seine, with a view to making it bathable during the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the SIAAP* has launched the construction of the VL8 collector between Athis-Mons and Valenton. Read more
The new teaching space at the Luiss Guido Carli University in Rome, a true lesson in sustainable design
Realization by Kebony
Alvisi Kirimoto and Studio Gemma are completing the construction of a new nature-inspired teaching space clad in eco-friendly Kebony wood cladding. Read more
Axima Sécurité Incendie winner of the WO2 call for tenders to protect the "Breizh" wooden structure building
Contest / Prize / Trophy
Equans France, via its Axima Sécurité Incendie entity, will ensure the protection of the Breizh building, located rue des Bretons in Saint-Denis, an emblematic building under construction by WO2, the French leader in low-carbon solid wood offices. Read more
Products of the week

Professional facade paint / D2 / D3

Canopy heat-resistant awning on rails for veranda

Aluminum railing

Profiling machine with aluminum coping in 1mm thickness





Autonomous battery-powered water tank

Aluminum multi-material wall sliding window

Lacquered glasses for exceptional wall coverings

3D graphic management of your sites


Millet Group

AGC Glass France


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