Energy Efficient Landscaping

Energy efficient landscaping can reduce home utility bills by as much as 30 percent.



146 energy efficient landscaping - wind break diagram 1
Despite what you may think, a solid wind barrier is not the most effective way to shield an area.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS STAFF
146 energy efficient landscaping - painting
Not only can it lower your utility bills, energy efficient landscaping can raise your property values.
ILLUSTRATION: MOTHER EARTH NEWS STAFF
146 energy efficient landscaping - wind break diagram 2
A penetrable barrier will create a substantially larger wind shadow.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS STAFF
146 energy efficient landscaping - wind break - tree layout
Evergreens provide the best protection from winter wind, while deciduous trees can funnel a summer breeze.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS STAFF











Subscribe Today - Pay Now & Save 66% Off the Cover Price

First Name: *
Last Name: *
Address: *
City: *
State/Province: *
Zip/Postal Code:*
Country:
Email:*
(* indicates a required item)
Canadian subs: 1 year, (includes postage & GST). Foreign subs: 1 year, . U.S. funds.
Canadian Subscribers - Click Here
Non US and Canadian Subscribers - Click Here

Lighten the Strain on the Earth and Your Budget

MOTHER EARTH NEWS is the guide to living — as one reader stated — “with little money and abundant happiness.” Every issue is an invaluable guide to leading a more sustainable life, covering ideas from fighting rising energy costs and protecting the environment to avoiding unnecessary spending on processed food. You’ll find tips for slashing heating bills; growing fresh, natural produce at home; and more. MOTHER EARTH NEWS helps you cut costs without sacrificing modern luxuries.

At MOTHER EARTH NEWS, we are dedicated to conserving our planet’s natural resources while helping you conserve your financial resources. That’s why we want you to save money and trees by subscribing through our earth-friendly automatic renewal savings plan. By paying with a credit card, you save an additional $5 and get 6 issues of MOTHER EARTH NEWS for only $12.00 (USA only).

You may also use the Bill Me option and pay $17.00 for 6 issues.