Sustainable Energy: Landscape Design
Landscaping is an easy and inexpensive way to improve energy efficiency. Strategically placed, specifically selected plants, can provide protection from harsh winds in the winter and direct sun exposure in the summer. This landscaping will help reduce the need for supplementary heating and cooling. Download this fact sheet to learn how landscape design can be intergrated with housing design to help modify summer and winter temperatures, improve comfort, and save energy.
- Intergrating landscape
- Sun control-proper shading
- Wind control