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2023 - Week 49
Bercy and the Banque de France adjust the rules to revive real estate credit
The Ministry of the Economy and the Bank of France, brought together in the High Financial Stability Council (HCSF), decided on Monday, December 4 to marginally adjust the rules governing real estate credit in order to get the market moving again. Read more
The diagnostic sector denounces the unfounded accusations against the DPE
Organization News
The DPE hunting season is reopened! For several weeks, ministers and former ministers, deputies and senators have renewed their group attacks against the DPE, sometimes fueled by a pack of professionals who defend their sectoral interests. Housing crisis, lack of reliability, inability to direct towards efficient, sustainable, reasonable energy renovation, for all these ills, there is only one culprit: the DPE. Read more
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Monthly production of real estate loans stagnates in October according to the Banque de France
Study / Review / Report
Has the decline in real estate loan volumes reached its lowest point? The production recorded by the Bank of France in October, at 9,2 billion euros, is in any case identical to that of September, it indicated on Tuesday December 5. Read more
Accelerating the energy transition could create 40 million jobs in the energy sector by 2050
Study / Review / Report
A new report released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) on the eve of the United Nations Climate Conference (COP28) in Dubai highlights that implementing progressive policies is essential to maximize social benefits. economics of the energy transition and spread them on a large scale around the world. Read more
Further delaying the energy transition would have a “considerable” cost, warns Ademe
Study / Assessment / Report by ADEME
At least tens of billions of euros per year lost for France: further delaying the energy transition will destroy part of the country's economic wealth, figures an Ademe report, which underlines Wednesday December 6 "the urgency of act now to preserve the economy" in the face of global warming. Read more
Some 300.000 social housing units are thermal sieves
Study / Review / Report
Some 300.000 social housing units, or 6% of the social housing stock, had an F or G energy label on January 1, 2022, corresponding to thermal strainers, according to a study by the National Social Housing Control Agency (Ancols) published Tuesday, December 5. Read more
Small towns in France facing the challenge of energy renovation of their buildings
Study / Review / Report
In December 2023, Agence France Locale (AFL), in partnership with the Association of Small Towns of France (APVF), is publishing a study devoted to the multiple challenges that Small towns must overcome to successfully carry out renovation. energy of their buildings. Read more
The Mayor pleads for a relaxation of the conditions for granting real estate loans
The Minister of the Economy Bruno Le Maire pleaded for a relaxation of the conditions for granting real estate loans, in an interview with Le Parisien posted online on Saturday evening, two days before a meeting of the High Financial Stability Council (HCSF). Read more
Construction materials: “all lights flashing red” for concrete and aggregates in 2024
Conjuncture by UNICEM
With the real estate and new construction crisis, aggregates and concrete professionals are preparing for a year 2024 "which pushes all historic lows downward" in France, after an already difficult year 2023. Read more
The State details its battle plan to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions
Sustainable Development
Reduced consumption, rationalized transport and real estate: in a circular consulted on Wednesday December 6 by AFP, the State details its plan to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 5% per year by 2027, and divide them by five by 2050. Read more
Steel, aluminum, concrete: how to make them without CO2?
Sustainable Development
Between them, the basic materials of steel, aluminum and concrete-cement contribute significantly to global warming, which requires an “industrial revolution” to reduce their climate impact. Read more
The battle rages behind the scenes around agrivoltaism
Renewable energy
The rise of agrivoltaism, enshrined in the law in the spring, remains suspended from the publication of an implementing decree, the subject of bitter negotiations which drag on in particular on the quantity of solar panels which will be authorized per agricultural plot , we learned Thursday, November 30 from consistent sources. Read more
The Mayor wants to reduce the time limit for appealing a dismissal from one year to two months
The Minister of the Economy Bruno Le Maire indicated on Saturday December 2 in Le Parisien that he wanted to reduce to two months, compared to one year currently, the deadline for filing an appeal against a company in the event of dismissal, within the framework of the Pacte II law. . Read more
Nexity launches into solar energy
Company News by Nexity
Nexity, the leading French real estate developer, which is banking on the diversification of its activities to alleviate the new construction crisis, announced on Tuesday December 5 the creation of a new entity specializing in the deployment of solar panels. Read more
The Association of Independent Recyclers warns of the consequences of EPR in the building waste sector
Sorting / Recycling
While a mission to assess the impact of the law of February 10, 2020, better known as the AGEC law, is underway, the Association of Independent Recyclers (ARI), which brings together 170 companies and 2.000 independent professionals specialized in the collection, treatment and transformation of waste in France, alerts public authorities to the consequences of extended producer responsibility (EPR) for the building waste sector, implemented since January 1. Read more
ADP subsidiary pays 14,6 million euros fine in foreign corruption case
Justice decision
A subsidiary of Aéroports de Paris (ADP) agreed on Monday December 4 to pay a fine of 14,6 million euros to stop proceedings in a case of corruption of a foreign public official in Libya and the United Arab Emirates. Read more
Manufacturers and Distributors
Würth France demonstrates its technical expertise in schools
News Manufacturer by Wuerth France
For more than 55 years, Würth France has acquired strong expertise in the field of assembly engineering in civil engineering and construction. The Würth France Engineering Center has established itself as an expert in its areas of expertise and strives to guide the next generation of designers. Würth France engineers work in schools to pass on their technical skills. Read more
Actis is committed alongside Constructions du Belon and Alternative Sailing
News Manufacturer by Actis
Actis, manufacturer of reflective insulation, announces its sponsorship partnership with Constructions du Belon, builder of individual houses, and Alternative Sailing, sailboat rental company, and is launching into offshore racing on a Class 40. Read more
Lorenove network, the success story of growing dealerships
Birthday by Lorillard
The year 2023 will certainly remain engraved in the memory of the Lorenove network because it marks a significant milestone: the 40 years of existence of a brand that embodies success and sustainability. This year is therefore the year in which the brand celebrates four decades of an extraordinary adventure, a “success story” shaped by a solid network. Read more
Arnaud Tractère, new Managing Director of Saint-Gobain Weber France
Appointment by Weaver
Weber, world leader in industrial mortars, announces the appointment of Arnaud TRACTERE, Managing Director of Saint-Gobain Weber France. He took office on November 1, 2023, succeeding Marine CHARLES. Arnaud TRACTERE will be in charge of the continuation and development of the Weber strategy in terms of innovation, performance and more sustainable construction/renovation. Read more
Jean-Marie Modica, elected president of the National Union of Ready-to-Employ Concrete
The members of the National Union of Ready-Mixed Concrete (SNBPE), meeting in a General Assembly, elected Jean-Marie Modica, 61, as president of the union. He succeeds Jean-Marc Golberg who hands over after 2 consecutive mandates. Read more
Cybersecurity and you - Adopt good reflexes outside the company
Video by FFB
The FFB Fédération Française du Bâtiment raises your awareness about cybersecurity. During your business trips, your equipment and associated data present specific risks. Read more
Everything you always wanted to know about... Saint-Denis – Pleyel
In Saint-Denis – Pleyel, the structural work is finished. From next year, the future station will welcome its first users with the extension of line 14. What if we went to see this emblematic #GrandParisExpress station up close? Find everything you always wanted to know about Saint-Denis – Pleyel, in this video. Read more
Somfy connected video intercoms: welcome your visitors, wherever you are!
Video by Somfy
Somfy connected videophones allow you to welcome your visitors and open the gate or gate for them, whether you are at home or not! Thanks to the Somfy Protect application, you receive calls on your smartphone and access the history of events and missed visits. Read more
Silicate binder mineral facing coating grain 1.6
Video by Parexlanko
SILICANE TG 1.6 is a mineral facing coating based on a silicate binder intended for the facades of buildings (new or existing) and for ITE systems in the PARISO range. It is available in a color chart of 200 shades and provides a troweled, felted finish appearance. Read more
Passion for insulation: Unilin Insulation for 50 years
Video by Unilin Insulation
At Unilin Insulation, they have been providing insulation solutions for 50 years! This documentary is an opportunity to look back in images on these years which marked Unilin. Summarizing 50 years in 1 video is the challenge their Brand Storyteller took on. Read more
AGC Glass Distribution in Nantes
Video by AGC Glass France
This Glass Distribution Center for buildings in Nantes has a dynamic and responsive team which delivers to the entire Atlantic coast. Supplied every week from production factories, the Nantes Distribution Center has more than 200 references in stock: clear, tinted, laminated, translucent or opaque glass, decorative lacquered glass Lacobel and Matelac as well as all glass intended for interior design interior and layout. Read more
What's new in ZW3D 2024: New Structure module
Video by ZW France
Discover in just a few minutes the new structure design module, a major new feature in ZW3D 2024! This new module integrates a completely new library of profiles, available with the possibility of inserting a library element per batch for all members of the structure in a single step. Read more
Season 2 Fast and Curious: production operator and his tutor
Video by Millet Group
Discover Lucas alternating line operator and Emmanuel his tutor, production site manager on our PVC site in Saint Pair (50). Two different mentalities, two different experiences but the same vision of work and work-study. Read more
Products and Materials
With its new biosourced Rlite range, Rector strengthens its leadership in the decarbonization of buildings
New range by Rector
With innovation as its driving force, RECTOR, a specialist in the prefabrication of structural elements in prestressed concrete and reinforced concrete, is an industrial company committed to reducing the environmental footprint of its activities and systems, a priority axis of its CSR strategy. . Read more
Permeabilization of urban areas: Jouplast draining products provide the solution
Zoom produced by Jouplast®
The waterproofing of urban areas causes numerous disruptions to the water cycle: increased runoff, and therefore risk of flooding, pollution of natural environments, etc. It also promotes heat islands, to which city dwellers are increasingly exposed. . Read more
Watco introduces Concrex Carbon Fiber, the ultimate repair mortar for degraded concrete floors
New product by watco
WATCO presents Concrex Carbon Fiber, a concrete repair mortar, based on epoxy resin, ceramic and carbon fiber particles. A best-seller for the brand, this new version is an improved reformulation, consistent with WATCO's commitment to constantly offering its customers the most efficient products. Read more
Prestonett MJ Light: the multifunctional coating with great ease of use that meets all construction site needs
New product by beissier
Leader in painter's coatings in Europe, Beissier is further innovating with its Prestonett brand and the launch of Prestonett MJ Light. If this new paste coating claims great comfort of use, it also allows for 4 functions: treatment of joint strips, filling of cracks and shallow holes, roughing of irregular supports and, finally, smoothing of funds. Read more
RHEA secure glass doors from Picard Class A2P CR3 and Class A2P CR4 certified locks
Test / Trial / Certification by Picard Locks
In a context of inflation and decline in purchasing power, businesses and commercial premises have become a favored target for criminals. At the same time, after a lull linked to confinement, the number of residential burglaries is starting to rise again (+11% in 2022)*. Read more
Projects and Achievements
The Grand Rex unveils its premium room project
A legendary establishment in the Parisian cultural landscape created in 1932 by Jacques Haïk, the Grand Rex celebrated its 90th anniversary last December by unveiling a new art deco facade in cream and gold tones, after twenty months of work. In December, the Grand Rex will inaugurate a new premium room, called “INFINITE”, designed by the ABP Architectes agency. Read more
In Bordeaux, the vast Euratlantique urban development project extended until 2040
The major Euratlantique urban development project, underway in Bordeaux, will be extended by ten years until 2040 and financed by an additional envelope of 150 million euros, representatives of this public establishment announced on Friday, December 1. Read more
One year before reopening, Emmanuel Macron on the Notre-Dame de Paris construction site
Construction site
Emmanuel Macron announced Friday that contemporary stained glass windows would be produced to bring "the mark of the 2019st century" to Notre-Dame de Paris after the XNUMX fire, one year to the day before the planned reopening of the cathedral to which he intends to invite Pope. Read more
Olympic Games-2024: metro line 14 closed almost every weekend at least until the end of March
Construction site
Line 14 of the Paris metro will be closed almost every weekend until March 28, and almost every evening after 22 p.m., to carry out connection work before the start of the Paris Olympic Games, RATP announced on Monday December 4. Read more
Awards ceremony for the 20th edition of the Architecture Aluminum Technal awards
Contest / Prize / Trophy by Technal
The 20th edition of the Architecture Aluminum Technal Awards is a great vintage! Seven projects received awards and a distinguished mention by a jury of independent experts across seven categories: Living Individual Housing Prize, Living Collective Housing Prize, Rehabilitating Prize, Studying Prize, Discovering Prize, Working Prize, Prize 4114, in reference to the Club Technal of the same name, who voted for his favorite project. Read more
Products of the week

Prefabricated infrastructure system at the property line

Aluminum railing

Copanel Fiber Cement Facade Panel Surface Finishes

Training adapted to the actors of the energy transition to develop your activity





2 in 1 stair lift

Invisible and acoustic swing door 30 & 34 dB

PVC interior and exterior aluminum carpentry

Universal reusable protective cover

ABC Lift

Eclisse France

Millet Group


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