Thursday, April 24, 2008

How-to and Where-to plant guidelines

Planting trees around your home will conserve energy and lower the cost of utility bills. Three well-placed deciduous (leaf-losing) trees on the east, south, and west sides of a home will shade it from summer sun and lower air conditioning costs by 10 to 50 percent. In addition to saving money, conserving energy directly translates to less carbon dioxide produced at the power plants.. .Read more on how to plant in American Forests website.

1 comment:

Anil Kumar A S said...

This is a good article, need to show it to my mom, who was asking for an air cooler.
The problem people see is the delay in growing trees and as people in India are getting ready pay a little more for electricity and lack of space in urban India,they will choose coolers our trees.