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2023 - Week 51
Energy renovation: what changes on January 1, 2024 for households?
Regulation by hello
The start of 2024 is, as always, full of changes and new measures for the energy renovation sector! Large-scale renovations, Mon Accompagnateur Rénov’, regulatory audit, MaPrimeRénov’ aid and energy savings certificates, Hellio deciphers what will change on January 1, 2024 for households who wish to carry out energy renovation work. Read more
The Council on compulsory levies calls for more coherent real estate taxation
Tax benefits not sufficiently evaluated, disincentivizing notary fees: the Council for compulsory deductions called on Monday December 18 in a report to reform real estate taxation, which it accuses of "rigidifying" the market, of lacking "coherence" and being unsuitable for environmental issues. Read more
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30 major players in energy renovation call on Élisabeth Borne to revise MaPrimeRénov' in an open letter
News Organization by CAPEB
In an open letter dated December 20, the major players in the energy renovation of buildings asked the Prime Minister to hear "the call from the profession in favor of the immediate review" of MaPrimeRénov' as it is envisaged for on January 1, 2024. They also put forward solutions to help achieve the objectives set by the Government. Read more
Buy or rent in 2024: in big cities, the balance tilts in favor of rental
Study / Review / Report
Is it still wise to buy your home today, despite high financing costs? Or is renting ultimately more advantageous? For households who have the financial means to acquire an apartment or a house, the question arises. Answering it is not easy. Read more
France unambitious on the development of renewables, judges a report
Study / Review / Report
France, often singled out for its delay in the development of renewable energies, is also "lagging behind" compared to its European neighbors in terms of ambition for the years to come, estimates Tuesday, December 19, Greenpeace in a report. Read more
2023 barometer of the energy and environmental performance of buildings
Study / Review / Report
In a context of sobriety promoted by public authorities and while the European Union has increased the ambition of decarbonization to 2030, how is the real energy consumption of French buildings evolving? To answer this, the OID is publishing the 2023 results of its Barometer of the energy and environmental performance of buildings. Read more
French economic activity less dynamic than expected in 2023 before accelerating
An exit from inflation "without recession": the Bank of France said on Tuesday December 19 to expect an economy slightly less dynamic than expected in 2023, before a gradual acceleration until 2026 as prices continue to rise. calm down. Read more
The PEL rate set at 2,25% on January 1, 2024
The remuneration rate for new housing savings plans (PEL) signed from the start of next year will be 2,25%, compared to 2% currently, according to a notice published Friday December 15 in the Official Journal. Read more
Towards a third year of decline and historically low levels for the materials and construction sectors
Conjuncture by UNICEM
The volumes of BPE and aggregates activity in October were at levels much lower than those of last year. The housing crisis, which began a year ago and which is reflected in the marked decline in construction starts, sales and permits, is gradually spreading to all downstream and upstream sectors of the sector, with materials not escaping for this purpose “domino”. Read more
The rate hike is over
The rates are finally stabilizing... The scales received over the past month tend to no longer move or only marginally. Thus within each region, the evolution is of the order of 1 base point, or even 2. Suffice to say that it is the thickness of the line. However, if we go into detail, we see movements in rates 15 years and over. Read more
Relaxed, “ZAN” still does not make elected officials zen
Despite Parliament's demining operation last summer and then that of the government in the fall, the terms of application of the law against concreteization, to achieve "zero net artificialization" (ZAN) of soils in 2050, do not has not extinguished the fire of criticism among elected officials. Read more
Transforming shopping centers into offices or housing, possible but not easy
Sustainable development by Nexity
The supermarket giant Carrefour and the developer Nexity promised in July to “revalorize” several dozen sites. While the time is less for land artificialization, transforming commercial space into housing seems promising, but the challenges are numerous. Read more
Wind, solar... the breakdown of renewable energies on the stock market
Renewable energy
The world leader in offshore wind turbines knows it: when the wind blows too strong, the wind turbines must be stopped. But in 2023, it was the stock market storm that damaged Ørsted's share price, like that of other renewable energy companies. Read more
FED Experts offers the energy pass to promote the massification of energy renovation and limit excesses
Organization News
As part of the Climate and Resilience Law, the government aims to meet the decarbonization objectives of the French real estate stock set for 2050. This law stipulates that housing with a final energy consumption greater than 450 kWh ( kilowatt hour) per square meter of living space and per year, are no longer eligible for rental since January 1, 2023. Read more
Eiffage wins a 2,54 billion euro contract to build part of the Greater Paris metro
Company News by Eiffage
A group of companies led by Eiffage has won a contract worth 2,54 billion euros to build a section of line 15 of the Grand Paris metro, east of the capital, the group and the Société du Grand Paris (SGP). Read more
Publication of the CSTB Éditions practical guide “Rolling shutters – 3rd edition”
Delivered by CSTB Editions
This new edition in the “practical sustainable development guide” collection insists on respecting the recommendations of RE2020 and on summer comfort. Read more
Manufacturers and Distributors
Oknoplast joins the Valdelia eco-organization
News Manufacturer by Oknoplast
Provided for by the anti-waste law for a circular economy (AGEC), which aims to accelerate the change in production and consumption models in order to limit waste and preserve natural resources, extended producer responsibility (EPR) allows the collection, recycling and recovery of construction and building products and materials (PMCB). Read more
ISEO strengthens its position in the access control market and announces the total merger with Locken which becomes a product brand of the Group
News Manufacturer by France
ISEO, a specialist in access control and manufacturer of locking solutions, operates in numerous markets (Industries, ERP, communities, schools, healthcare establishments, etc.) and offers its customers global electronic, mechanical and software solutions in of security. Read more
Rhône-Alpin industrialist Malerba publishes its first CSR report
News Manufacturer by Weed
Rich in numerous CSR initiatives, MALERBA has just published its first CSR report established on the basis of 2022 data. An exhaustive document of 56 pages, a true 360° inventory, which clearly displays, in addition to concrete initiatives already operational, its areas of work and improvement for the years to come. Read more
Ripolin celebrates its 135th anniversary
Birthday by PPG Industries
It all began in 1888, under the leadership of the Dutch chemist, Carl Julius Ferdinand Riep, with the invention of a linseed oil paint which dries quickly, called Riepolin (combination of the first name of his wife, Pauline with the suffix ' 'olin'' derived from ''olie'', oil). Read more
UNICEM launches its new website and those of its unions
Website update by UNICEM
The National Union of Quarrying and Construction Materials Industries (UNICEM) and its unions aim, through this overhaul, to offer their members and the general public comprehensive information platforms on the mineral materials and ready-made concrete sectors. to work. Read more
Crescendo [re]integration seminar - Bobigny Cœur de Ville
Video by Altarea
As part of Altarea's (re)integration process, around fifty Group employees had the chance to visit the "Bobigny Coeur de Ville" construction site, a large-scale project led by the Cogedim brand. Read more
Behind the scenes of steel, Candice
Video by ArcelorMittal
Meet Candice, Quality Health Environment Support Manager (QSE) at the Florange site of ArcelorMittal. No day is the same! Its missions evolve throughout the day and throughout the year. At ArcelorMittal, the diversity of know-how makes it possible to deal with the problems encountered in the field. Read more
Emilie Norelli, Connection Engineering Project Manager
Video by Enedis
Enedis employees present to us their daily challenges to bring the company into the New Electric France. Meet Emilie Norelli, Connection Engineering Project Manager. Read more
Collect rainwater for what uses?
Video by Sebico
Solutions for storing, using or infiltrating rainwater. Eco-friendly ways to save rainwater. Read more
The 10 steps to follow to create your business in 2023
Video by legal start
Do you dream of starting a business, but you don't know where to start? We will give you the 10 essential steps to create your box! Each aspect is addressed, from the definition of your project to the launch of your activity. Read more
Transition(s) 2050, Acting for the living: the foundations of the bioeconomy in Burgundy-Franche-Comté
Video by ADEME
The decarbonization of our activities requires an increased mobilization of plant resources, to sustainably meet the needs of our society... food, materials or energy needs. Read more
A new modular and scalable station for the Valenton Paris Fire Brigade
Video by Algeco
Exceptional speed of execution, a spectacular and flamboyant double building... Read more
Next stop... my job - Vincent
What does the job of Risk manager consist of? To find out, the Société du Grand Paris interviewed its collaborator Vincent BENOIT. The opportunity to review your missions, to discover your career path but also the challenges to face through your profession. Read more
Products and Materials
New Prédalle Thermik KP1: The ultimate barrier to thermal bridges
New product by KP1
Faced with the requirements of RE2020 and the ever-increasing price of energy, construction stakeholders must “track down” all heat losses when they design their buildings. Read more
Porcher presents its new Okyris pro PMR suspended bowl
New product by Pigsty
No less than 90% of French people would prefer to age at home. However, to ensure that a senior with loss of autonomy or a disabled person can be kept at home, certain arrangements are necessary, particularly in the bathroom and toilet area. Read more
Gymnasium and energy efficiency: more than 55% savings with Zehnder radiant panels
Zoom produced by Zehnder
82% of energy consumption in metropolitan municipalities is generated by buildings. Sports equipment, 75% of which is over 30 years old, is the second largest consumer of energy after educational establishments according to ANDES. Read more
Concord Solstice, the new decorative downlight that combines quality of light and eco-responsibility
Range evolution by Sylvania
Concord, one of the Sylvania Group brands, already offers architects and lighting designers a wide range of LED luminaires appreciated for their accomplished design which combines visual comfort, elegance and optimal quality of light. Read more
Wicona expands its range of low-carbon aluminum systems for fire protection in buildings
Range evolution by Wicona
Every two minutes, a fire breaks out in France. This is why WICONA participates in the passive protection of buildings with a range of certified low-carbon recycled aluminum doors, windows, partitions and facades. Read more
Projects and Achievements
The new call for tenders for Nantes airport is launched
The Ministry of Transport announced on Friday December 15 that it had launched the new call for tenders for the redevelopment of Nantes airport after the cancellation of a previous procedure. Read more
Agreement reached between the European Community of Alsace and environmentalists on a road project
An amicable agreement was reached between the European Community of Alsace, the State and Alsace Nature allowing the continuation of a road project started in 2019 and suspended by the courts in May following an appeal by the environmental association . Read more
The Olympic projects for the Paris Olympics are almost finished, assures Solideo
Construction site
The general director of the Olympic works delivery company (Solideo), Nicolas Ferrand, assured Tuesday December 19 that they were "well on schedule", apart from certain accommodation in the Olympic village delayed by a few weeks but which will be available for the Olympics (July 26-August 11). Read more
The difficult coexistence of the metro and biodiversity on the Saclay plateau
Construction site
Passages for toads, tunnels for small mammals, protection panels for bats... line 18 of the Grand Paris metro traces its route on the Saclay plateau, rich in numerous protected species, trying to reduce its impacts on biodiversity. Read more
Lhyfe inaugurates one of the two largest green and renewable hydrogen production sites in France in Brittany
Lhyfe (EURONEXT: LHYFE), one of the world pioneers in the production of green and renewable hydrogen for industry and mobility, today inaugurated its Lhyfe Bretagne green and renewable hydrogen production site in Buléon, the first site of this type to emerge in this region and one of the two largest in France, with the Lhyfe Occitanie site. Read more
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