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2023 - Week 46
Implementation of the REP sector: anger rises in the building and raises serious concerns from the FFB
Sorting / Recycling by FFB
The establishment of the REP (Extended Producer Responsibility) sector in the sector has caused strong discontent among craftsmen and building contractors, which is gradually transforming into a massive rejection of the system. Read more
DPE: discover the ranking of average prices for thermal strainers
Study / Review / Report
Faced with the decline in real estate purchasing power, some buyers are hesitant to turn to purchasing thermal strainers. While the government plans to increase the amounts of Ma Prime Renov aid, this type of real estate investment can prove strategic for French households. Read more
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In short
How is the purchasing power of the French in new real estate evolving in this second half of 2023?
Study / Review / Report
Empruntis, a specialist in credit brokerage, publishes its biannual barometer of the new real estate market in 10 cities in France in partnership with Find-un-logement-neuf.com, an Internet portal specializing in new real estate. Read more
What heating energies are most installed in new homes?
Study / Review / Report
Like every year, Domexpo, leader in exhibition house villages, analyzes the types of heating energy placed in new individual houses, in France and Île-de-France. The heat pump, now installed in 8 out of 10 homes, dominates the market. Read more
Survey of start-up managers: where will French Tech be in 10 years?
Study / Review / Report
As part of the 10th anniversary of French Tech, the French Tech Mission conducted a prospective survey with the CSA survey institute among more than 200 start-up managers in France. This survey aims to highlight the ambitions held by entrepreneurs in the territory and beyond our borders in the next 10 years, but also the challenges they identify in the pursuit of their development. Read more
The growth of employment in green energies threatened by the lack of candidates (AIE)
Study / Review / Report
Job creation in clean energies surpassed those in fossil fuels in 2022 and this dynamic should increase, provided that the labor supply follows, warns the International Energy Agency (IEA). ) in a report published Wednesday, November 15. Read more
Banks must not slow down on real estate loans, warns Villeroy de Galhau
The French financial sector, strengthened by the rise in rates, must “ensure healthy financing of the French economy” and particularly continue to grant real estate loans, said Friday, November 17, the governor of the Bank of France, François. Villeroy de Galhau. Read more
Electricity market: UFC-Que Choisir denounces a carpet merchants' agreement negotiated in the shadows
While the UFC-Que Choisir has been calling for many years to involve consumer associations in the development of the new regulatory framework for the electricity market, the government has remained faithful to its tradition of not taking into account demands formulated by civil society while negotiating in the shadows both the contours of the next regulation of this market and the price of nuclear power. Read more
Reservations for new housing continue to decline in the 3rd quarter and fall by 40% year-on-year
Reservations of new housing by individuals with real estate developers continued their decline in the third quarter of 2023, with a fall of 39,7% year-on-year, according to provisional statistics from the Ministry of Ecological Transition published Wednesday, November 15. Read more
To get out of the housing crisis, the government is proposing solutions far from the sector's expectations
The Prime Minister, Elisabeth Borne, announced Thursday, November 16 in Dunkirk a boost to the construction of housing, including students, far however from the expectations of a sector in crisis, already disappointed by technical announcements in June. Read more
Final adoption in view of the controversial bill for “full employment”
A positive vote by the National Assembly on Tuesday, November 14 would sign the final adoption of the bill "for full employment", with its new requirements criticized for RSA beneficiaries, strongly supported by the right in the face of an indignant left. Read more
Deputies-senators agreement on the “value sharing” bill in business
Deputies and senators agreed on Wednesday, November 15, on the bill on “value sharing” within companies, paving the way for definitive adoption of this reform of profit-sharing and participation. Read more
The Build & Connect Cluster launches the Digital Institute in Construction
Organization News
On October 11, 2023 in Strasbourg, the Institute of Digital in Construction was launched by the Build & Connect competitiveness cluster. This new player in construction will have the mission of inspiring, incubating, training and promoting the use of digital technology in the sector. Read more
Altarea lowers its 2023 dividend forecast
Company News by Altarea
Altarea, France's second-largest real estate developer, announced a few days ago that it expected a "very sharp decline" in economic performance in 2023, lowering its dividend forecasts for the year. Read more
Quebec is looking for thousands of construction professionals by 2026
Quebec is facing a labor shortage phenomenon, which concerns most sectors of activity and regions. By 2026, the Quebec Government has set itself the objective of attracting and training 60.000 construction and engineering professionals. Already more than a thousand jobs are open immediately. French candidates have until November 19 to apply. Read more
17 people tried for a vast thermal renovation scam at the expense of elderly people
From Monday, November 13, the Limoges Criminal Court will judge 17 people for a vast fraud involving insulation and renovation work estimated at two million euros, to the detriment of more than 200 people, often elderly, in seven departments. Read more
Manufacturers and Distributors
Myral on the road to Net Zero Carbon
News Manufacturer by Myral
Myral is getting closer to its ambitious objective: to become the least carbon-intensive facade system on the market by 2025 by reducing the carbon impact of its exterior thermal insulation solution by 70%. Halfway through this Neutral.ITE approach, the French manufacturer is on schedule and is already planning for 2025. Read more
Legrand expects “a beautiful vintage” in 2023
News Manufacturer by Legrand
The electrical equipment manufacturer Legrand published on Wednesday November 8 a net profit up 15,5% over the first nine months of 2023, with sales up slightly, a "very solid" performance according to it in a building market in withdrawal. Read more
ArcelorMittal revises downward its forecasts for steel consumption in Europe for the year 2023
News Manufacturer by ArcelorMittal
Steel consumption in Europe will have fallen in 2023 compared to 2022, due to the "weakness" of the construction sector, the world's number two steel maker ArcelorMittal indicated a few days ago. , which has revised downwards its annual consumption forecasts for the Old Continent. Read more
France Matériaux consolidates its network with three buyouts between members
Distributor News by France Materials
Within France Matériaux, buyouts between members are increasing, proof of the success of LA FINANCIERE, a legal structure launched in early 2022 by the group of independent traders to encourage, thanks to the preference clause, the transfer of businesses and development by external growth. Read more
Stéphane Le Guirriec, appointed general director of CERIB, Center for Studies and Research in the Concrete Industry
Appointment by Cerib
Stéphane Le Guirriec, 57, has been appointed general director of CERIB, Center for Studies and Research in the Concrete Industry. He succeeds Gilles Bernardeau, general director since 2016. Read more
The REP: you will (finally) understand everything!
Video by Do everything
"What is EPR? It is Extended Producer Responsibility and above all, it concerns everyone on a construction site, from your materials supplier to your workers responsible for waste. So not to be caught off guard during a discussion (or worse, during a check), you are told everything. Read more
[Reference project] Professional offices, Lille - France Air
Video by France Air
Discover France Air’s new benchmark site. Professional offices located in Lille. The objective of this project was to improve indoor air quality while reducing energy bills. A successful bet for France Air and its partners! Read more
How to maintain an Air-Air & Air-Water heat pump?
Video by De Dietrich
Maintaining a heat pump is mandatory. In addition to complying with legislation, maintaining your device offers numerous benefits for the consumer. Read more
Were all medieval fortresses the same?
Were medieval fortresses all built on the same model, with a keep, high walls, drawbridges, machicolations and battlements? To find out, head to the Salses fortress, between Narbonne and Perpignan. Read more
The creation of a 3D model serving the surroundings of Notre-Dame de Paris
Video by Autodesk
Last April 15 marked the 4th anniversary of the fire at Notre-Dame de Paris. Since then, Autodesk has contributed to the restoration of this historic monument. Did you know that the surroundings of Notre-Dame de Paris will also be redesigned from the end of 2024? Read more
Calm and relaxation thanks to acoustic insulation
Video by Schoeck
The solution for your home to be a place of rest, relaxation, to work productively, to sleep in complete peace, without being disturbed by impact noise: Schöck Tronsole®, a reliable acoustic insulation system against impact noises. Read more
Summer comfort: Impact factors for staying cool in summer
Video by Isover
Avoid overheating in summer and maintain a pleasant temperature in all rooms of the house thanks to good insulation: Isover solutions to spend a cool summer. Read more
Technology at the service of more sustainable design.
Video by Autodesk
#BIMWORLD2023 highlighted all Autodesk solutions in the construction sector. Autodesk helps construction companies deliver projects even more efficiently and sustainably. Read more
Products and Materials
Proplak Snow, powder coatings co-developed by Knauf and expert applicators/jointers
New product by Knauf Danoline
Proplak Snow was born from privileged exchanges between Knauf and users of powder coatings, relying, among others, on the members of the “Cercle du Plaster”, a network of plastering partners who are experts and passionate about plaster. Read more
Testo unveils its new testo 883-2 thermal camera, for energy renovation and thermography of buildings
New product by Text
In order to offer design offices and energy renovation advisors a thermal camera allowing them to obtain a better overview of the buildings on which they are looking for thermal bridges or construction defects, Testo is enriching its testo 883 range with a new camera with a wide-angle lens: testo 883-2. Read more
Condtrol presents the new Smart 3D 3-line green laser
New product
The manufacturer of laser measuring devices Condtrol, whose products are distributed in France by EDMA, is launching a new 3-line green laser: Smart 3D, an evolution of the GFX-360-3. Read more
The Oscilocut Edma vibrating wire cutting table now available in an XL version
Evolution produced by Edma
Following the success of the OSCILOCUT, EDMA is offering its innovative vibrating wire cutting table in an XL version for cutting very large panels of mineral insulating materials. Read more
New Saugnac application to simplify monitoring the evolution of cracks
Mobile Application by Saugnac Gauges
After more than a year of development, the Saugnac company is officially launching its application. Supplied with Saugnac gauges, the application, accessible free of charge on smartphones and PCs, has been designed to help experts collect, store and share measurements. Read more
Projects and Achievements
Plurial Novilia successfully prints the prototype walls of its Viliasprint² project
Construction site
Plurial Novilia, a subsidiary of the Action Logement group, manager of more than 37.000 housing units in the Champagne-Ardenne and Ile-de-France region (Seine-et-Marne and Essonne), unveils the 3D printed prototype walls of ViliaSprint². A key step in the realization of this ambitious project which intends to push the limits of large-scale additive manufacturing for construction. Read more
The Notre-Dame-d'Auffay collegiate church enters the last phase of its renovation with the restoration of its spire to a height of 72 meters
Construction site by Tubesca Comabi
After six years of work, the Notre-Dame-d'Auffay collegiate church (76) has entered its sixth and final phase of renovation with the removal and restoration of the spire. A crucial step which requires the installation of a self-stable scaffolding 25 meters high, for which Tubesca-Comabi is responsible for supplying, assembling and dismantling. Read more
Varso Tower, the tallest tower in Europe, was inaugurated in Warsaw, Poland
Realization by MapRadar
PlanRadar, a platform for digitalizing construction and real estate projects in the Cloud, supported for two years the construction of the tallest building ever built in the European Union. With a height of 310 meters, this skyscraper has 53 floors and offers a surface area of ​​70.000 m². Read more
A natural slate facade enhanced thanks to the Cupaclad Design Waterfall concept and its dynamic vertical installation
Realization by Cupa Pizarras
Cupa Pizarras, world leader in natural slate, develops innovative ventilated facade concepts. For the first time, the Cupaclad Design Waterfall system was implemented on a private house, in Cantenay-Épinard, near Angers. Read more
Q-Park renews the lighting of the Paris La Défense car parks with LED lighting from Sylvania
Realization by Sylvania
Accessible over large hours, car parks must ensure safety and comfort for users thanks to suitable lighting, sometimes 24/24, despite exorbitant energy bills linked to soaring electricity prices. Read more
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