Made in the shade: Trees save energy costs
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DAVE FAIRES (RIGHT), forestry supervisor for the city, says that well-placed trees that are the correct species can save 10 to 15 percent on a energy bill during the summer months.
PHOTO BY JARED DORTYUMA SUN
Made in the shade: Trees save energy costs.
A recent study shows the average Arizona Public Service customer can save on electricity by planting more trees around their home.
According to the study "Phoenix Green," a home with three mature trees on the sunstruck side could save 642 kilowatt hours of electricity, said David Berry, r. Read Made in the shade: Trees save energy costs...