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Weekly Building News
2024 - Week 25
Legislative: building craftsmen send 36 proposals to candidates
News Organization by CAPEB
On the occasion of the early legislative elections, CAPEB calls on candidates to place the issues of craft businesses at the heart of their future action in the Assembly and unveils, to do so, its priorities and its 36 concrete proposals. Read more
Legislative: 90% of craftsmen, independents and small business leaders will vote
Study / Review / Report
According to the latest SDI and VSE survey, the mobilization rate of artisans, traders, liberals and VSE leaders for the legislative elections on June 30 and July 7 should reach 90%(1). Read more
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Climate change & housing: the consequences of drought on housing, a source of concern for more than 6 out of 10 owners
Study / Review / Report
While the natural disaster regime could be reformed in the coming weeks by the Senate Finance Committee in the face of the multiplication of climatic events, housing is among the first victims of this disruption. Drought has been wreaking havoc on homes for several years. Read more
Air conditioners: 32% of French owners think this is the most economical system
Study / Assessment / Report by Airton
While the summer of 2024 promises to be particularly hot and may even be among the five hottest years ever recorded according to weather forecasts, the French will have to adapt to cool their interiors. Read more
Theft from construction sites: losses exceeding a billion euros
Study / Assessment / Report by BauWatch
BauWatch, the specialist in security and temporary video surveillance, has carried out a study* “Threats on construction sites”, based on the responses of 500 French construction professionals, which reveals that 60% of respondents noted an increase in crime on construction sites during 2023, thus highlighting the growing urgency of this issue. Read more
Legislative: large companies warn of a “major risk” of “sustainable decline” of the economy
Afep, which brings together the 117 largest French companies, warned on Monday June 17 of a "major risk" of a "sustainable stall" of the French and European economy depending on the outcome of the early legislative elections in France, calling for political parties to “budgetary responsibility”. Read more
Legislative: grand oral presentation of party representatives in front of worried bosses
The New Popular Front is asking billionaires to make an effort, the National Rally wants to reassure people about spending, and the majority praises its "pro-business" side: the representatives of the main parties in the legislative race gave their grand oral on Thursday in front of the bosses. Read more
A year after the riots, little or nothing has changed in the city's politics
A year after riots which highlighted the inadequacies of city policy, specialists and elected officials from priority neighborhoods do not see any change capable of resolving the basic problems. Read more
Housing renovation: economists recommend maintaining a budget of 8 billion per year until 2050
Sustainable Development
Economists from the Economic Analysis Council (CAE), attached to Matignon, recommend in a report published Wednesday to maintain aid for the energy renovation of housing at 8 billion euros per year until 2050. Read more
Offshore wind power is having its 2nd best year and foresees new markets, depending on the sector
Renewable energy
The global wind industry installed 16% additional offshore capacity in 2023, the 2nd best year in its history, despite a difficult macroeconomic context, according to the annual report of GWEC, the sector association which sees the market expand beyond its traditional countries. Read more
Legislative elections: UFC-Que Choisir presents its 20 priorities for the environment, purchasing power, and the reduction of territorial inequalities
Company News
Fully aware that the challenges of the campaign for the legislative elections, which are taking place in a particular context, go far beyond the consumerist sphere alone, the UFC-Que Choisir intends to advance the cause of more sober and responsible consumption, accessible to all. Read more
Christophe Millet is elected president of the National Council of the Order of Architects
Following the election of the 12 national councilors on June 3, the 24 ordinal councilors unanimously elected Christophe MILLET, president of the National Council, on June 13. Read more
Patrick Berger elected President of OPQIBI
Patrick BERGER, 55 years old, Territorial Engineer, currently Director of the Biodiversity Landscapes Agroecology and Food Cluster in Montpellier Méditerranée Métropole, was elected on June 6, 2024 as the new President of the OPQIBI. He thus succeeds François GUILLOT. Read more
Petition against the temporary closure of the Center Pompidou, “a serious fault”
In a petition, artists, politicians and intellectuals call on Emmanuel Macron and Rachida Dati not to completely close the Center Pompidou for work, "a serious fault" according to them. Read more
Death at 95 of Paul Chemetov, architect of the ministry in Bercy
The architect Paul Chemetov, who will remain famous for the headquarters of the Ministry of Finance in the Bercy district of Paris, died on June 16, we learned from his family. Read more
France Travaux sur Cordes is organizing the 11th edition of the French Ropes Championship on June 27 and 28 in Marseille
Contest / Prize / Trophy
The 11th edition of the French Rope Access Championship will take place at the Cité des arts de la rue, in Marseille, on Thursday June 27 and Friday June 28. This event, supported by France Travaux sur Cordes, the French professional union of companies specializing in rope work, will promote this dynamic profession of qualified “hyper-professionals”. Read more
Manufacturers and Distributors
Rehau, 75 years of innovation and commitment
News Manufacturer
REHAU is an international group of companies consisting of Meraxis, REHAU New Ventures, RAUMEDIC, REHAU Automotive and REHAU Industries. With 190 production sites and 20.000 employees, REHAU achieves an annual turnover of more than 4,7 billion euros. Read more
From individual houses to condominium housing, a good renovation involves above all good insulation
News Manufacturer by Rockwool
In an inflationary context and a slowdown in the real estate market, renovation work undertaken by the French is losing momentum: the number of MaPrimeRénov' files submitted in the 1st quarter of 2024 has fallen by 43% compared to the same period in 2023* . Read more
How Kebony developed a sustainable alternative to tropical hardwoods
Zoom Manufacturer by Kebony
Meeting with Professor Marc Schneider, inventor of Kebony’s “Doubly Modified” technology. As Kebony, the world's leading producer of ecological and sustainable alternatives to tropical hardwoods, confirms its global impact under the leadership of its new CEO Tom Paemeleire, the Norwegian company looks back on its origins and what inspired the creation of this successful technology, praised by so many users around the world. Read more
Spurgin: a French leader serving carbon-free off-site construction
Zoom Manufacturer by Spurgin
Since its creation in 1978, SPURGIN has revolutionized construction methods thanks to the development of solutions ensuring professionals (specifiers, developer-builders, companies, artisan masons), simplicity of implementation perfectly adapted to the constraints of each site, whether These include individual and collective housing, tertiary and health buildings, high-rise buildings, education and even industrial buildings… Read more
Joao's Tutorials, essential technical advice and tips for carpentry
Guide / Advice / Tutorial by Lorillard
Since 2020, the Lorillard Group has revolutionized access to technical advice for its professional clients with the launch of “Tutos de Joao”, an innovative series of video tutorials, available on its Lorillard Group YouTube channel. Read more
ITE-SHOP: the online merchant site
Video by ITE-SHOP
Video presentation of the different ranges of products available on the ITE Shop e-commerce site. Read more
Karma integrated sink
Video by Decotec
A combination of new materials, clean and taut lines, a suspended volume, Karma transports you; a moment of emotion, without concession. A DECOTEC bathroom furniture. Read more
Who lived at Rambouillet Castle?
Rambouillet Castle, surrounded by a forest rich in game, has attracted many sovereigns: François I, Louis XVI, Napoleon I... But not only that! Read more
EduRénov plan - 1 school = 1 project: renovation of the Bastide Haute school
Video by Rockwool
Today, the proportion of educational establishments having already benefited from an energy renovation is estimated at 20%. This is the case for all of the ROCKWOOL and Rockpanel Rockfon renovation projects that we are going to present to you in this new format which follows: 1 school = 1 construction site. Read more
Safety barriers Croso France
Video by France
Discover in video the installation of Croso France safety barriers at Strasbourg station. Read more
Thermal strainers: the rental ban schedule for EFG DPEs
Video by hello
The most energy-intensive accommodations are gradually being banned from rental! This measure of the Climate and Resilience law targets thousands of apartments and houses throughout France. Read more
[Innovation] New Prédalle Thermik KP1 - AIRB construction site in Rennes (35) with the Cimeo group
Video by KP1
Discover the new Prédalle THERMIK from KP1 on the AIRB construction site in Rennes (35) with the Cimeo Group. Read more
PDP, OD, PPF: I’m lost!
Video by EBP
The electronic invoicing reform brings about 3 new players: the Public Invoicing Portal, a state platform which allows electronic invoices to be sent and received; the Dematerialization Operator, invoicing or accounting solutions which make it possible to issue and receive electronic invoices; the Partner Dematerialization Platform, a private platform that allows you to send and receive electronic invoices. Read more
Products and Materials
“My wood cladding” campaign: everything you need to know about the varieties of wood, natural, autoclaved slats, with or without finishing…
Guide / Advice / Tutorial by CNDB
Wood cladding is a decorative element on the facades of houses and buildings, in particular for eco-designed buildings within the framework of RE2020. Aesthetic, it also helps to insulate and protect the building against variations in climate, bad weather and shocks. Read more
Pedestals for paving, wooden or composite terraces
Zoom produced by Jouplast®
The terrace on pedestals creates a functional, aesthetic and easy to install outdoor space. This jointless installation method, which does not require heavy earthworks, promotes the evacuation of rainwater which does not stagnate and allows easy access to the networks located under the terrace, such as the water pipes. water or electrical cables. Read more
Freelexo 500 cam, the first robot lawn mower from Einhell equipped with a camera and obstacle sensors
New product by Einhell
EINHELL, specialist in portable power tools for DIY and gardening work, presents its new FREELEXO 500 CAM robot lawn mower to manage the maintenance of all gardens up to 500 m². Read more
SFA signs innovative radar technology Made in France to equip its lifting stations
Evolution produced by SFA
Constantly enriching its offer of 130 Sanifos underground lifting stations, which meet all needs (black water, clear water, gray water, rainwater) with references combining as always ease of installation, performance, durability, SFA is innovating again, in 2024, with the launch of its own radar detection system. Read more
Hörmann expands its solutions for the garden
Range evolution by Hörmann France
Building on the success of its garden shed offering, launched on the French market in 2023, Hörmann is continuing its momentum and signing new variations, supplemented by offers in garden boxes and log sheds. Enough to cleverly and aesthetically store mower, barbecue, tools, but also to keep firewood and outdoor furniture cushions protected from bad weather, whether in the garden or on a balcony. Read more
Projects and Achievements
A Franco-Japanese duo appointed to imagine the Center Pompidou of 2030
A Franco-Japanese duo and a Mexican architect: the Center Pompidou revealed on Thursday the names of the winners of the architectural project of the cultural establishment, which must close for work in September 2025. Read more
Olympic Games-2024: in Paris, projects by budding architects around sport
Around twenty ephemeral constructions dedicated to sport are installed in Paris, along the canal which crosses the Parc de la Villette and within it, for the Olympic and Paralympic Games, a unique project bringing together architecture schools and sports federations. Read more
The town of Falck (57) successfully completed an exemplary renovation of the roof of its community hall for collective self-consumption
Realization by Edilians
Located 5 km from the German border, in the Moselle department, Falck suffered a storm in 2021 causing significant damage in the town. Among them, the roof of the village hall, already weakened by a design defect, collapsed almost completely. Read more
In Villeneuve-La-Garenne, a green pedestrian mall for the new Rive Nature district
Realization by Valode & Pistre
The Bongarde district where the project is located developed significantly at the beginning of the 20th century and is made up of heterogeneous urban fabrics in the process of being restructured. Read more
After extensive renovation, the “Trigone” in Angers begins its energy transition
The BMG Group, which places the sustainable and industrial dimension of corporate real estate at the heart of the territories, is finalizing the major rehabilitation of the “Trigone”, a 17.500 m² office building built in the early 70s and located in the heart of the district. Orgemont business center in Angers. Read more
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