How to Plant Trees to Conserve Energy for Summer Shade
Planting the right trees in the right places conserves energy and reduces your energy bills, while helping to fight climate change. See how properly placed trees save energy by providing summer shade, winter warmth, and winter windbreaks.
- Use less energy for yourself and your utility company.
- Less fossil fuel is consumed by the utility to create the energy, which means less carbon dioxide emissions.
- Trees shade patios, sidewalks, and driveways, cool the concrete, the entire yard, and even the neighborhood.