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Undertaking to foster effective thermal renovations
moves into high gear!
The Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Regional Council, the Regional Chamber for Trades and Crafts and the Effinergie
association are jointly undertaking an ambitious project aimed at pinpointing, creating and putting into practice
effective action to make it easier to achieve the necessary match between supply and demand in the market for
thermal renovation in the home.
Targeting the private sector, homeowners and landowners, either in individual houses or in small apartment blocks,
the undertaking is also geared towards craft enterprises working in the building sector that are in the front line of
this market, as well as their partners such as wholesalers, dealers, manufacturers, etc.
• Renovate more
in Pays Dignois
• Development of
more in Pays Dignois
of companies and
at the ready
• In Focus this month:
The 'Renovate More in Pays
A tool for use by private
craft enterprises and
involved in the
'Renovate more in Pay
Dignois' website is now
operational. This tool will
involved in the undertaking to advertise their offers and publish their
• Keep up to date with
Renovate more in
LEARN ALL ABOUT
Download the press kit
Created in cooperation with the Club de l’Amélioration de l’Habitat (Home
Improvement Club), the site offers two kinds of information: specific local
information about the undertaking and general information about how to go about
renovating your home and the relevant national mechanisms (regulations,
Find out all you need to know at:
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of a network of companies and
professionals at the ready
Shake up the market, everyone
The main goal of this undertaking is to offer a space
suitable for all kinds of initiatives with a view to
fostering and developing home renovations and energy
efficiency. For some months now, 'Renovate more in
Pay Dignois' has been generating a great many
encounters where the goals and operating methods of
the undertaking can be presented. This is an
opportunity for prospective partners to make their
ambitions and constraints known and to take time to
reflect on offers that are coherent with the
undertaking's goals and their own strategies.
Some enterprises like to try things out first, taking
advantage of 'Renovate more in Pay Dignois' to test
the waters and launch new and innovative offers; for
example, they might suggest an all-inclusive service,
starting from the initial analysis all the way through to
To date, thirteen partners have already signed
the charter, offering specific services as part of
Renovate more in Pay Dignois undertaking.
And the list of partners is certainly not complete
because the undertaking is intended to continue
indefinitely. Any organisation, enterprise or
professional person interested in energy efficient
thermal renovation is invited to join the
undertaking at any time, proposing their
cooperation and putting forward offers.
• Private individuals: find all partner offers that
match the needs of your renovation projects
• Renovation professionals: find all partner
offers that match your enterprise's needs
Your contacts in the field
Renovate more in Pay Dignois needs someone who can really promote the undertaking in the field and act as a
contact for partners. We have two such people keen to make it easier for everyone to work together, creating
opportunities for cooperation and finding practical solutions to the problems encountered.
the Alpes de Haute-Provence Chamber for Trades and Crafts Alexandre
Montel is in daily contact with the craftspeople and their obvious business
partners: wholesalers, dealers, manufacturers, project managers, instructors,
professional organisations, etc.
► In Pays Dignois, Julie Esposito is in charge of taking action aimed at
informing, advising and encouraging owners and finding partners willing
to participate in these actions: advice bureaux, estate agencies, asset
managers, notaries, banks, etc.
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focus this month!
A challenge to recognise and reward the best renovation
practices: enter now!
In Pays Dignois, many professionals are at the
ready with offers of renovation adapted to meet
clients' needs, offering the energy 'plus' that also
brings with it greater well-being, more comfort
and bigger savings.
A challenge has been organised to highlight the
best ideas and practices.
It will reward:
► in the 'Excellence' category: ideal renovations
that have been able to combine the energy
efficiency 'plus', the quality service 'plus' and, of
course, the readiness and coordination 'plus' of
the people involved.
► in the 'Smart' category: renovations that have
found a way around constraints and difficulties
inherent to the rehabilitation project to achieve
the 'plus' in terms of comfort and energy
► in the 'Innovation' category: renovations that
have been able to invent new routes and
approaches to achieve better energy
performance, by shaking up the usual methods.
Renovate More building trades information day for young
people at the René Villeneuve Training Centre in Digne on 4
The challenge is open to all participants in the
'Renovate More in Pays Dignois' undertaking.
Between now and 30 November 2013, you can
nominate projects that you would like to see
highlighted and benefit from personalised
assistance in preparing your entry.
•Download the full rules of the
•Download your expression of interest here
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up to date with
Renovate More in Pays
Several actions are already ongoing as part of the
undertaking. These include:
the official launch evening of Renovate More
in Pays Dignois, which was held on 26 March at the
René Villeneuve Training Centre in Digne les Bains,
by around 100
architects, study bureaux), elected office-holders,
training centre staff and representatives of other
associated professions, such as banks, etc. The evening
afforded an opportunity to present the Renovate More
in Pay Dignois undertaking and to raise the awareness
of local players about the issues it represents. A large
number of meetings were also arranged during the
event, leading to the forming of partnerships. Read
18 and 27 June, four encounters were held
across Pays Dignois. Their purpose was to answer
questions raised by private individuals about their
projects, encourage them to consider renovation
aimed at energy efficiency and put them in touch with
professionals in the sector. Some sixty private
individuals made contact with around a dozen local
craftspeople thanks to the partnership promotion
undertaken by Pays Dignois Regional Council, the Asse
Bléone Verdon Intermunicipal Association, the Alpes de
Haute Provence Chamber of Trades and Crafts, the EIE
and the Digne-les-bains Town Hall.
answers to their
many now wish
to meet with the
EIE to pursue
renovation of their homes.
Encounters with private individuals from the Municipality of La Javie
on 27 June.
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GET INVOLVED IN RENOVATE MORE
• Private individuals: Julie Esposito
Pays Dignois – Tel: 04.92.30.54.27
• Professionals: Alexandre Montel
Alpes de Haute Provence Chamber of
Trades and Crafts, Tel: 04.92.30.90.63
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