Energy savings as lovely as a tree

Did you know a well-planned landscape can reduce a home's summer air conditioning costs by 15 to 50 percent? On top of that, according to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, a well-designed landscape will:

Strategically placed trees can be as effective as other energy saving home improvements.

These techniques may not be possible in rural forested areas due to fire safety and concerns. To be safe, remember to always call 811 at least two working days before doing any digging and select utility friendly trees.

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