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2023 - Week 39
Housing building permits fall further, housing starts follow
Study / Review / Report
Housing building permits issued over the past year continued their dizzying fall in August, according to statistics revealed Thursday September 28 by the Ministry of Ecological Transition, figures now followed by those for projects started. Read more
Finance bill 2024: the Building has not been heard
News Organization by FFB
The finance bill for 2024 shows that the sector has not been heard. Certainly, it confirms the addition of 500 million euros from the green fund to finance the school renovation plan, the maintenance of VAT at 10% on non-energy works and the increase of 1,6 billion euros of the MaPrimeRénov' budget. Read more
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France's 2050 energy futures: what if a path other than all-electric was desirable?
Study / Review / Report
RTE (Electricity Transmission Network) has just published the update of its Forecast Assessment of France's “Energy Futures 2050” with a specific focus on the crossing points in 2030 and 2035. Coénove would like to salute the quality of the studies carried out and the consultation process which was implemented, even if the association regrets the very electro-centric nature of this work. Read more
France becomes the 2nd most innovative country in Europe in 3D printing and ranks 4th in the world
Study / Review / Report
A study published today by the European Patent Office (EPO) shows that innovation in additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing, has surged over the past decade. Read more
The rules for granting real estate loans maintained to the despair of brokers
It is a decision which risks disappointing many real estate players, and in particular brokers: the authorities have refused to relax the rules governing real estate credit despite the fall in activity, arguing that the existing flexibilities do not 'were not completely used by the banks. Read more
Budget 2024: the government increases credits for the renovation of housing to the detriment of new construction
Public finances
With funding increasing by 1,6 billion euros, home renovation, crucial to achieving France's climate objectives, is one of the main areas of effort in the government's 2024 budget. Read more
Ecological planning: France will phase out coal in 2027, Macron announces
Combustible energy
France will exit coal by 2027, by converting its last two power stations, declared Sunday September 24 President Emmanuel Macron, who on the other hand does not wish to ban gas boilers as part of ecological planning. Read more
Craftsmen welcome a 2024 finance bill which takes into account the challenge of energy renovation of housing
News Organization by CAPEB
Presented to the Council of Ministers this Wednesday, September 27, the 2024 finance bill confirms provisions that CAPEB expected: an increase in the budget of MaPrimeRénov' (MPR) by 1,6 billion euros with a target of 200.000 renovations global measures from 2024 as well as the release of 500 million euros from the green fund for the energy renovation of educational establishments. Read more
Isabel Talaia, elected president of the FFB Artisans
Appointment by FFB
The FFB Grand Paris Ile-de-France is strongly committed, thanks to its FFB Artisans division, to supporting building craftsmen, who represent 85% of its members. Isabel Talaia, manager of a craft business, was elected on September 19, 2023, president of the FFB Artisans for 3 years. Read more
Eric Coignoux, new Operational Director Editions – Training at CSTB
Appointment by CSTB
Etienne Crépon, president of the Center Scientifique et Technique du Bâtiment (CSTB), entrusts operational management of Editions–Formations to Eric Coignoux, who has been its deputy director since 2016. The Editions–Formations department manages one of the key activities of the CSTB : contribute to the sharing of scientific and technical knowledge and its appropriation by building and city stakeholders. Read more
CAPEB offers a sustainable house to the Habitat and Humanism association
News Organization by CAPEB
After having succeeded in the crazy challenge of building a sustainable house in two days during the 47th Worldskills competitions, and because the craftsmen are fully involved in the city and urban solidarity, CAPEB has chosen to offer this house to the Habitat and Humanism association to create or recreate social bonds and help those who need it. Read more
Budget: Bruno Le Maire gets tangled in thermal sieves
Criticized by the majority for having opened the door to a postponement of the ban on renting the most energy-intensive housing, Bruno Le Maire backpedaled on Wednesday September 27, assuring that there was "no question of it". Read more
Nuclear safety, climate and electricity prices: two energy laws in preparation, says Agnès Pannier-Runacher
The government intends to present two laws on energy by the end of 2023: one on nuclear safety, and the other supposed to resolve the question of the price of electricity and adapt energy production to the country's climate commitments. . Read more
MoDem deputies want to remove tax reductions on second homes
The head of MoDem deputies, Jean-Paul Mattei, calls for the elimination of tax reductions on long-term real estate capital gains on second homes, in order to put an end to “land retention”, he declared on Wednesday 27 September to the National Assembly. Read more
Paris takes stock of rent control
Three owners have already received the maximum fine of 5.000 euros, four others have been financially sanctioned: the Paris town hall took stock on Tuesday September 26 of its action to control rent control, for which it has had the skills since nine months. Read more
In Sweden, a highway collapses for more than a hundred meters
A highway collapsed on Saturday September 23 over more than a hundred meters near Gothenburg in south-west Sweden, overturning vehicles and causing three minor injuries, emergency services and police said. Read more
Manufacturers and Distributors
Villeroy & Boch acquires Ideal Standard and becomes one of Europe's largest manufacturers of bathroom products
News Manufacturer by Villeroy & Boch
Villeroy & Boch AG has signed binding agreements to acquire the operating companies of the Ideal Standard Group. Perfectly complementary in terms of regional presence, distribution strategy and portfolio of products and brands, the two companies intend to strengthen their competitive position and generate further growth. Read more
The Alkern group confirms its CSR ambition by setting up a loan linked to sustainable objectives
News Manufacturer by Alkern
Alkern continues its expansion in line with its strategic plan, continuing to transform itself in order to further reduce its impact on the environment, while offering the construction sector solutions with a low carbon footprint. Read more
Bonna Sabla is betting on CEM II and CEM IV cements for its decarbonization strategy
News Manufacturer by Bonna Sabla
A major French player in precast concrete, Bonna Sabla has for several months adopted CEM II cements to decarbonize its activity. This strategy, a precursor in the field of prefabricated products, is now deployed across the 17 factories in Bonna Sabla. Read more
CAPEB and Edilians sign a partnership to support craftsmen in roof renovation and energy autonomy
News Manufacturer by Edilians
The Confederation of Crafts and Small Building Companies (CAPEB), via its subsidiary Béranger Développement, has entered into a partnership with Edilians, a player in photovoltaic solar and energy renovation. Edilians is engaged in the search for services adapted to the needs of craft construction companies. Read more
Béoplast joins the Estémi group
News Manufacturer
At the beginning of July, the ESTÉMI Group acquired the French joinery manufacturer Béoplast. Specialist in custom aluminum and PVC joinery in the Burgundy-Franche Comté/Auvergne-Rhône Alpes/South PACA region for building professionals, Béoplast has now become Ouvêo Rhône-Alpes. Read more
Kineline - the Breton-inspired shower tray
Video by Kinedo
Bring elegance into your bathroom with the Kineline shower tray. Designed in Biolex, a robust composite material based on 80% mineral filler, Kineline benefits from a very contemporary design, with an original granite appearance. Read more
Better beautify a monument with Placo® | Placo® Testimonials
Video by placo
The Château de La Lorie dates from 1632. It has a majestic gallery but which has been suffering from infiltration problems for some time. It was difficult to intervene to restore it, because it presents a lot of complicated technical details and there is a real challenge in preserving its authenticity. Read more
Profalux Neosol Reliability - Solar motorization
Video by Profalux
Discover why NeosoL low consumption motorization really makes the difference and allows you to experience High Tranquility solar comfort. Read more
How to install a Drivia with Netatmo connected load shedding?
Video by Legrand
The Drivia with Netatmo connected load shedding from Legrand allows you to measure the total electricity consumption of the home in real time and to load energy-consuming non-priority devices so as not to overconsume. In order to avoid signing up for a high electricity supply contract, the load shedding will automatically manage the devices to be temporarily turned off to avoid untimely outages. Read more
Millet Group Family Day 2023
Video by Millet Group
At the beginning of June, the first family day of the Millet group was organized at their head office in La Faye. The opportunity for all their employees to come accompanied by their loved ones to spend a moment of discovery and conviviality. Read more
Les Clés de la Ville - Angers ➡️ what impacts for the city of tomorrow?
Video by hello
Les Clés de la Ville - City of Angers ➡️ What impacts for the city of tomorrow?🎤 Pierre-Marie Perrin, Hellio public affairs director, is on the set of the show "Les Clés de la #Ville", produced by radio.immo and Le Figaro Immobilier. Read more
Be a Buddy at Altarea
Video by Altarea
The Buddy program is part of the Altarea group's approach to supporting young talents. It promotes the integration of work-study students and interns while allowing them to build a solid network! Read more
Installation of the Equatio Floor Box & Roof Terrace on the Equatio Floor Floor
Video by Rector
Composed of RS beams with props, Rectosten Coffrant interjoists, Rectolight interjoists and a Floor Box and Roof Terrace, the Equatio Etage floor offers better thermal performance and makes it easier to reach the new Bbio thresholds ! With this installation tutorial, learn, step by step, how the installation of Equatio Etage flooring with cold sealing is carried out. The example here is with Rectolight interjoists, but the process is the same with Rectosten interjoists. Read more
Products and Materials
A single library to encrypt and simulate
Advertising-editorial by HerculesPro
Simuléo is a product which is intended to carry out 2D simulation of joinery and closure products (entrance doors, windows, PG, swing shutters, gates etc.) requiring a simulation in the sales circuit. Read more
Graphit, a wood surface project that combines research and commercial development to the rhythm of the circular economy
New product by Margaritelli France
Since its origins, Design Week and the furniture world in general have placed the theme of “beautiful” and “well made” at the center of the event. This result which has “never been taken for granted” is generally the result of a long and silent industrial process. Read more
New Fis RC II resin from fischer
New product by fisherman
Fischer, a specialist in the field of fixing solutions, has developed a new vinyl ester hybrid resin: FIS RC II. High-performance and safe, this resin is perfectly suited for concrete bars with diameters of 8 to 32 mm. In addition, it combines a lifespan of 100 years and installation temperatures ranging from -10°C to +40°C. Read more
Bjelin presents its new products
New range by Bjelin
Bjelin has launched a new range of densified wood flooring, with updated and improved shades, formats and technologies. The company has entered a promising growth phase and has expanded into new markets with the added bonus of more products being launched throughout the year. Read more
Alsic, specialist in thermal insulation products, offers solutions in accordance with decree no. 2023-444
Technical solutions
This company specializing in insulation offers the essential products to comply with decree no. 2023-444 of June 7, 2023. The decree of June 7, 2023 concerns temperature regulation systems for heating and cooling systems, as well as insulation. heat and cold distribution networks. Read more
Projects and Achievements
Two wooden buildings will see the light of day in La Défense
Two wooden buildings housing 220 housing units will be built in La Défense, the establishment managing the business district to the west of Paris, which wants to open up more to the outside world, announced in a press release on Friday September 22. Read more
Twelve new artistic tandems for the Grand Paris Express stations
Construction site
Twelve new monumental artistic creations designed in tandem by artists and architects including JR, Daniel Buren and Sophie Calle, were revealed a few days ago for the 68 stations of the new Grand Paris Express metro, by the Société du Grand Paris (SGP). Read more
In the PPRI zone, the La Reynarde 2 residence in Marseille is equipped with Lorillard wood joinery
Realization by Lorillard
The construction of the new La Reynarde 2 residence located not far from Château La Reynarde, consists of 24 housing units. Carried out in a Fire Risk Prevention Plan (PPRI) area, the construction required specific arrangements. Read more
The new OL Vallée hall will be inaugurated by the ASVEL-Bayern basketball match
The basketball match between ASVEL and Bayern Munich on November 23, on the occasion of the 10th day of the Euroleague, will be the first event organized in the new OL Vallée hall in Décines-Charpieu, announced a few days ago the president of the Rhone club, Tony Parker. Read more
Soprofen's XXL screen blinds are suitable for non-standard openings in a Gironde house
Realization by Soprofen
A house bathed in light, controlled thermal comfort and a refined design: in this sumptuous Girondine residence, the owners chose to install the range of ultra compact and extra large SCREENAMAX ZIP screens from SOPROFEN. Read more
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