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Le confort du logement rime avec bien-être.

Le confort du logement rime avec bien-être. | Sustainable Habitat | Scoop.it

Le confort du logement est indissociable du bien-être résume une enquête menée pour Saint-Gobain par un organisme spécialisé (OpinionWay).
Pour 90 % des Français, le bien-être rime avec confort de logement :
Pour une large majorité, leur habitat est confortable car il est équipé d’une bonne isolation thermique.

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Companies are moving faster than many governments on carbon pricing

Companies are moving faster than many governments on carbon pricing | Sustainable Habitat | Scoop.it
ECONOMISTS have long argued that the most efficient way to curb global warming is to put a price on the greenhouse-gas emissions that cause it. A total of 41 OECD and G20 governments have announced either a carbon tax or a cap-and-trade scheme, or both.
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"Besides assessing capital projects at €30 per ton of carbon dioxide, Saint-Gobain, a French maker of building materials, factors in a higher price of €100 per ton when choosing between long-term research-and-development projects."

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Le Confort de vie pour tous, un nouveau levier pour la rénovation de l'habitat

Le Confort de vie pour tous, un nouveau levier pour la rénovation de l'habitat | Sustainable Habitat | Scoop.it

Le Club de l’amélioration de l’habitat organise le 7 février ses premières assises autour du thème « Le confort de vie pour tous ». Il remettra un ouvrage issu de ses réflexions « les cahiers de l’innovation ».

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GABC - The Global Alliance for Building and Construction

GABC - The Global Alliance for Building and Construction | Sustainable Habitat | Scoop.it
GABC members acknowledge that the buildings and construction sector can contribute to achieving climate goals of limiting global warming to well-below 2°C.
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Une nouvelle tour pour Saint-Gobain dans le quartier de la Défense à Paris

Une nouvelle tour pour Saint-Gobain dans le quartier de la Défense à Paris | Sustainable Habitat | Scoop.it

L’immeuble de 165 mètres de haut à la Défense abritera le nouveau siège social du groupe. Il est présenté comme la vitrine du savoir faire du groupe.

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Saint-Gobain, une tour cristalline au cœur de La Défense - Chantiers

La pose de la première pierre de la Tour Saint-Gobain, le 19 avril, inscrit une nouvelle page dans l’histoire de La Défense. L’agence Valode & Pistre a imaginé un immeuble translucide, culminant à 165 m, semblant se jouer des lois de l’apesanteur. A sa livraison, mi-2019, il accueillera le siège social de Saint-Gobain.

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L'apport des surfaces vitrées en matière de confort des habitants

L'apport des surfaces vitrées en matière de confort des habitants | Sustainable Habitat | Scoop.it
Le rôle de la lumière et des surfaces vitrées est bien pris en compte dans la réglementation française (RT 2012) et des projets de directive et de norme européennes qui pourraient le conforter.
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5 Surprising Ways Buildings Can Improve Our Health

5 Surprising Ways Buildings Can Improve Our Health | Sustainable Habitat | Scoop.it
The latest trends in green design go far beyond energy and water efficiency to improve our daily lives.
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Edinburgh school benefits from Saint-Gobain solutions

Edinburgh school benefits from Saint-Gobain solutions | Sustainable Habitat | Scoop.it

With 22 brands operating overall in Scotland, seven of the businesses worked in close collaboration to support the school build; British Gypsum, Celotex, Frazer, International Timber, Ecophon, Jewson and Isover supplied a range of innovative products, from wall to floor solutions.

The solutions specified will provide key benefits, such as thermal efficiency and sound insulation to create a comfortable teaching environment for students, teachers and visitors.

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Living Architecture Cools Cities and Spreads Seeds

Living Architecture Cools Cities and Spreads Seeds | Sustainable Habitat | Scoop.it
Green building designs incorporate trees and plants into urban rooftops and even skyscraper walls.
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Green offices that keep staff healthy and happy are improving productivity & boosting businesses’ bottom line, finds report

Green offices that keep staff healthy and happy are improving productivity & boosting businesses’ bottom line, finds report | Sustainable Habitat | Scoop.it
Employers, building owners, designers and developers throughout the world are showing that it pays to invest in greener offices that keep their occupants healthy and happy, a report from the World Green Building Council reveals.
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New Harvard Study Finds Better Thinking and Better Health in Green-Certified Buildings | UK Green Building Council

New Harvard Study Finds Better Thinking and Better Health in Green-Certified Buildings | UK Green Building Council | Sustainable Habitat | Scoop.it

Employees who work in certified green buildings have been found to have higher cognitive function scores, fewer sick building symptoms and higher sleep quality scores than those working in non-certified buildings, according to a new report from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and SUNY Upstate Medical University.

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Multi-Comfort

Multi-Comfort | Sustainable Habitat | Scoop.it

Saint-Gobain Group’s MULTI COMFORT program has a new online website that has been launched specifically to explain the four main dimensions of comfort promoted by Saint-Gobain and to showcase the 22 MULTI COMFORT projects already completed around the world. https://www.saint-gobain.com/en/feel-see-hear-and-breathe

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New WorldGBC infographic outlines the pathways to net zero carbon buildings | World Green Building Council

New WorldGBC infographic outlines the pathways to net zero carbon buildings | World Green Building Council | Sustainable Habitat | Scoop.it
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Saint-Gobain Nordic businesses switch to 100% Green Electricity

Saint-Gobain Nordic businesses switch to 100% Green Electricity | Sustainable Habitat | Scoop.it

Sustainability is high on the agenda for Saint-Gobain, and from January 1st Saint-Gobain businesses in the Nordic region switch to green electricity.

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Le CAH veut renouveler l’approche de la rénovation de l’habitat en France

Le CAH veut renouveler l’approche de la rénovation de l’habitat en France | Sustainable Habitat | Scoop.it

Le Club de l’Amélioration de l’Habitat veut renouveler profondément l’approche de la rénovation de l’habitat en France.

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Maurice Manceau : les innovations de Saint-Gobain en faveur du bien vieillir

Maurice Manceau, Directeur général de Saint-Gobain Habitat présente les innovations de Saint Gobain en faveur du bien vieillir, et en particulier le concept Multiconfort sérénité, axé principalement sur le bien-être et la durabilité dans l’usage des biens occupés par les personnes d’âge avancé.

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Smart buildings are key to productivty, says Jade Lewis, Advocacy Director at Saint-Gobain

Smart buildings are key to productivty, says Jade Lewis, Advocacy Director at Saint-Gobain | Sustainable Habitat | Scoop.it
How smart methods of construction can boost productivity, reduce environmental impact, and benefit occupant wellbeing
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Sheerfill®, The Name Behind the Landmarks

SHEERFILL® Architectural Membranes from Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics have enabled the imagination and creation of the most stunning and energy-efficient sport facilities, transportation terminals and landmark buildings for more than forty years!

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Workplace Spotlight: Saint-Gobain’s Living Laboratory

Workplace Spotlight: Saint-Gobain’s Living Laboratory | Sustainable Habitat | Scoop.it
When one of the world’s leading building-product manufacturers sets out to build a state-of-the-art headquarters, it needn’t look further than its own portfolio of high-performance materials. And that’s just what Saint-Gobain did two years ago for its new North American headquarters in Malvern, Pennsylvania. But, convenience aside, the company’s use of its own products to build the new home was also an opportunity to put the products to the test.
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The Rise of Green Cities

The Rise of Green Cities | Sustainable Habitat | Scoop.it
Green cities are on the rise. Find out why investing in sustainable property design is becoming so popular, and where these vertical forests are growing.
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Pas de bâtiments 2020 sans amélioration du confort, en premier lieu, thermique

Pas de bâtiments 2020 sans amélioration du confort, en premier lieu, thermique | Sustainable Habitat | Scoop.it
Nous avons vu que la demande devait être prise en compte, respectée car nous devons nous appuyer sur elle pour que la génération 2020 des bâtiments soit attendue avec « gourmandise ».
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Quiet, sunny and views of the outdoors – is this America's most productive office?

Quiet, sunny and views of the outdoors – is this America's most productive office? | Sustainable Habitat | Scoop.it
Employees at Saint-Gobain’s North American headquarters say they feel healthier and more energetic in a new open-plan office focused on green design
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Green buildings deliver better thinking and better health, study finds

Green buildings deliver better thinking and better health, study finds | Sustainable Habitat | Scoop.it
Employees working in certified 'green' buildings are likely to have better cognitive abilities, fewer 'sick building' symptoms and higher sleep quality scores than those working in non-certified buildings, according to a new study conducted in the US. - edie news centre
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Glass for Green Buildings

Glass for Green Buildings | Sustainable Habitat | Scoop.it
Welcome to one of the greenest corporate campuses in the world. Welcome to Suzlon One Earth, Pune, a LEED Platinum and GRIHA 5 Star certified building.
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