By Albert Cuchi and Peter Sweatman
This report – the second collaborative work from the Rehabilitation Working Group (GTR – El Grupo de Trabajo sobre Rehabilitación) - uses the same methodology and structure GTR developed for Spain in 2011, with two significant improvements:
In 2012, GTR was also able to more confidently detail the key components of a new legislative, operational and financing framework for a New Housing Sector (“NHS”):
In addition, GTR estimates the opportunity cost for Spain by maintaining the high levels of unemployment and inactivity associated with the current inefficient energy model is approximately double the annual investment required to generate the new retrofit jobs described in its proposed Action Plan The report was launched at Conama 12 in Madrid on November 28th 2012. It was coordinated by GBCe and Fundación Conama.