Energy Renovations Benefit Communities, not Speculators

BRIEFING NOTE 3/2017:

Over 1.8m refurbished households in Europe received an average €724 a year cut in their energy bills over the first half of this decade, but more impressive is the growing body of evidence that their communities blossomed as a result. Around half a million jobs have been created by the €33bn of EU monies spent on social housing programme in areas of high social deprivation – that’s 15 jobs for every €1m invested. But the renovation projects have also left a legacy of friendlier communities and improvements to the quality of life…

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