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2023 - Week 34
Reliability of the DPE: let's remain vigilant and committed to the professionalization of the diagnostic sector
Organization News
After several months of working meetings to make the Energy Performance Diagnosis (DPE) more reliable, the Government and the Department of Housing, Town Planning and Landscapes (DHUP) published in the Official Journal on August 3 the decree defining the certification criteria for Energy Performance Diagnosis (DPE) operators and training and certification bodies. Read more
Heat wave: a researcher points to France's "very slow" adaptation to urban heat islands
With an exceptional heat wave in August, France is suffocating in cities because of heat islands and is slow to adapt, despite existing solutions, explains Cécile de Munck, researcher in urban climatology at the National Meteorological Research Center in Toulouse. Read more
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In short
Sharp increase in self-consumption of electricity by individuals in France
Study / Review / Report
Repeated summer heat waves and soaring electricity prices last winter led the French to install more and more solar panels on their roofs: the number of installations for individual self-consumption has more than doubled in two years, indicate figures released by Enedis. Read more
The Minister of Housing wants to promote renovations against heat waves
The Minister Delegate for Housing, Patrice Vergriete, said Thursday, August 24 in favor of aid for the renovation of housing also taking into account their protection against heat waves. Read more
Patios rather than air conditioning: will the city of tomorrow be Mediterranean?
Sustainable Development
In terms of urban planning, the past could be our best ally in adapting to global warming, provided there is real political will, underlines the architect Matthieu Poitevin, initiator in Marseille of a festival to think about the city of the future. . Read more
Largest floating wind farm inaugurated in the North Sea
Renewable energy
Norway inaugurated on Wednesday August 23 in its waters of the North Sea the largest field of floating wind turbines in the world, a technology still emerging but considered promising for the energy transition. Read more
Employers denounce a possible new spread of the abolition of a production tax
Medef and CPME officials denounced on Tuesday August 22 a possible further staggering over time of the abolition of a production tax, the Medef being concerned about the "reliability of the word of the State". Read more
Datacraft recognizes the most promising AI projects
Contest / Prize / Trophy
A learning and coworking club for data science experts, datacraft awarded its datacraft awards for the first time on Monday, June 26. They honor specialists who work in the field of data and Artificial Intelligence and reward the best initiatives of the year. Read more
3 questions to... Mathieu Suzineau, National Sales Director of Millet Doors and Windows
Millet Portes et Fenêtres, French manufacturer of windows and doors, will be present on September 12 and 13 at Renodays. The opportunity to understand what the overall and efficient renovation of housing means for the company and why it is committed to this new event. Read more
In Toulouse, unprecedented move of an imposing monument to build a metro
A monument to the dead of some 950 tons must be moved 35 meters Thursday, August 24, as part of the construction of the third metro line in Toulouse, an unprecedented operation in France, according to the company in charge of the site. Read more
Ukraine: to rebuild or not, a dilemma in the midst of war
Lit by the lamp of her telephone, Tetiana Bezatosna makes her way through the charred ruins. This Ukrainian revisits her apartment destroyed by Russian bombs, with little hope that it will ever be rebuilt. Read more
At least 18 dead in train bridge collapse in India
At least 18 workers have died and "many others" are missing after a railway bridge under construction collapsed over a ravine in northeast India on Wednesday (August 23), authorities said. local. Read more
Data, the new fuel for the energy sector
Expert opinion
The energy transition has a significant impact on the production and distribution of energy. The effective use of data will be essential to improving the competitiveness and productivity of assets, whether in the production of traditional energy or renewable energy. Read more
Industrial companies: what are the advantages of a water metering plan?
Expert opinion
Very well known in energy, the metering plan is a major element for better knowing one's consumption and defining an energy optimization strategy. In particular, it is a central element of ISO 50001 certification. Read more
Manufacturers and Distributors
Saint-Gobain will finalize the acquisition of BPC on September 1
News Manufacturer by Saint-Gobain
The French building materials giant Saint-Gobain announced on Monday August 21 that it will finalize on September 1 the acquisition of Building Products of Canada (BPC), a non-listed producer of roofing shingles for the residential sector and roofing panels. fiberboard insulation in Canada. Read more
V33/Plastor Group CSR approach: strong commitments and more responsible formulas
News Manufacturer by Plaster
French manufacturer of wood products and interior and exterior paints, the V33 Group structures its CSR approach to limit its environmental footprint while preserving its family values ​​and the local economic fabric that make up its DNA. This committed manufacturer places innovation at the heart of its development strategy. Read more
The PlanRadar platform chosen to coordinate the construction of the new Croatian stadium of NK Osijek, the most modern in the country
Developer News by MapRadar
PlanRadar, the European platform for digitizing construction and real estate projects in the Cloud, supported the construction site of the stadium in the city of Osijek, in Croatia. Read more
Cyrille, Group Technical Manager - Kiloutou Group
Video by Kiloutou
Discover the professions available at Kiloutou, in this video meet Cyrille, Group Technical Manager. Read more
[Webinar] OFG certification: how to promote products made in France?
Video by Cerib
During this webinar, Cyrille Jung, Certification & Assessment Manager at CERIB, and Anne-Marie Barre, OFG Certification Manager at CERIB, answer all your questions about the Origine France Garantie certification: 1/ Why OFG certification? 2/ How to get certified? 3/ How to promote this certification? Read more
La REP - Worksite meeting - S02E04: Free collection of waste
Video by FFB
Decryption of REP Building! In this 4th episode of this web series launched by the FFB - Fédération Française du Bâtiment to support building professionals in the implementation of REP Bâtiment which will come into force in 2023, you will know everything about the free recovery of waste. Read more
Innovate to Build 2023 - Digitization Reportage Largier Technologie
Video by FFB
Committed for a long time to the use of digital within the company, Largier Technologie has been able to establish digital continuity throughout the company. Use of digital models, augmented reality, interoperability of all the tools with each other: the company has been able to deploy and use the contributions of digital technology throughout its value chain by involving all employees. Read more
The reuse of textile floors
Video by CSTB
Meeting with Nicolas LOHÉAC, founder and manager of the ORAK company. The floor for professionals, Solutions & Performances - Number 12: "Circular economy" May 2023. Read more
Intermat Paris – Words from the Pros with Bruno Cavagné
Video by Intermat
The National Federation of Public Works will be present at INTERMAT from April 24 to 27, 2024 in Paris Nord Villepinte to present its latest innovations and discuss with the entire construction industry ecosystem around the current challenges of decarbonization, the use of new technologies and energies in the sector and solutions to build better tomorrow. Discover his testimonial in pictures. Read more
Tutorial Ultracare Fuga Fresca
Video by MAPEI
In this tutorial, find out how to apply the FUGA FRESCA product. FUGA FRESCA is a polymer-based varnish for renewing the color of cement-based joints. It allows you to quickly renovate or change the color of the cement joints of the tiles indoors. Thanks to its technical performance, it eliminates color irregularities in the joints and facilitates cleaning. Read more
Elastic concrete protection coating: Sikagard®-5500
Video by Sika
Sikagard-5500 is the 1st protective coating for compensated biomass concrete. Highly elastic and compliant with the European concrete protection standard (EN 1504-2), it bridges static and dynamic cracks, thus greatly reducing water infiltration and reinforcement corrosion. It is easily applied by roller or airless and integrates perfectly into the environment with color on demand. This product ensures the protection and longevity of works without neglecting aesthetics. Read more
Products and Materials
Decoclim® optimizes its range of air conditioning covers
Range evolution by Decoclimate
DECOCLIM®, specialist and leader in aesthetic and technical solutions for concealing heat pumps and outdoor air conditioners, is optimizing its range of air conditioning covers to meet a dual need: simplifying the work of professionals in the sector and improving user comfort. . Read more
cPURE, De Dietrich's high-efficiency mobile air purifier
New product by De Dietrich
Indoor air quality (IAQ) is a major public health issue: its monitoring has been mandatory since January 1, 2018 for nursery schools, elementary schools and establishments welcoming young people. Since January 1, 2023, this monitoring has been extended to all sensitive establishments open to the public (ERP) and sports activity centres. Read more
Alterna unveils its 2023 catalog for professionals
New catalog
Alterna, a CEDEO brand, a Saint-Gobain Building Distribution France brand, is launching the new 2023 edition of its catalogue: “The bathroom with complete peace of mind”. Constructed as a veritable design guide to accompany professionals on all their worksites, it brings together more than 3.000 product references, numerous pages of inspiration, comparative tables and a great source of technical information. Read more
Projects and Achievements
GA Smart Building will build the green tertiary campus of Stellantis in Poissy
The group of promoters - investors made up of GA Smart Building, Crédit Agricole Immobilier Corporate and Promotion, Equinox and Progama, won the consultation launched by JLL on behalf of Stellantis, a major player in mobility resulting from the merger in 2021 of the PSA group. and FCA (FIAT Chrysler Automobiles). Read more
Redman and Icade Promotion winners for the transformation of the Tour Guillot-Bourdeix (EX Tour du CIRC) in Lyon (69)
The Redman Group and Icade Promotion associated with the New AOM (Franklin Azzi Architecture, ChartierDalix Architectes and Hardel Le Bihan Architectes) and the heritage architect Charlotte Vergely, unveil the rehabilitation project of the Guillot-Bourdeix Tower which will develop nearly 13.500 m2 housing, offices, shops, business premises dedicated to SSE and health services. Read more
Edilians under-roof tiles and screens contribute to the aesthetics and performance of one of the islands of the ZAC Bastide Niel in Bordeaux
Realization by Edilians
Created on the remains of the Niel barracks and on the railway wasteland to strengthen the city center of Bordeaux, the ZAC Bastide Niel extends over a plot of approximately 35 ha on the right bank of the Garonne. With the aim of obtaining the “eco-district” label, this urban project comprising 128 blocks combines energy performance, low environmental impact and respect for the site's architectural identity. Read more
Products of the week

MOBILE intelligent video analysis device

Used modular building for storage

Crystalline enamel terracotta facing plaque

Heating network: save energy by connecting your building



Rairies Montrieux



Frame for flush hinged door

The bathroom collection inspired by nature

The simple estimate and invoice software for construction tradesmen and VSEs

Millet Group

Eclisse France

Villeroy & Boch


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