How to Plant Trees to Conserve Energy Around Your Home

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Whether you plant trees around your home and property, in your community, or in our national forests, they help fight climate change. Through the natural process of photosynthesis, trees absorb CO2 and other pollutant particulates, then store the carbon and emit pure oxygen.

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Planting the right trees in the right places conserves energy and reduces your energy bills, while helping to fight climate change.

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Large deciduous trees planted on the east, west, and northwest sides of your home create soothing shade from the hot summer sun and reduce summer air conditioning costs by up to 35%

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– You use less energy
– The utility company uses less energy
– Less fossil fuel is consumed by the utility to create the energy
– Less fossil fuel consumption means less carbon dioxide emissions

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Plant trees to shade your air conditioner to help keep it cooler and running more efficiently.

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And trees that shade patios, sidewalks, and driveways, cool the concrete, the entire yard, and even the neighbourhood.

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After the leaves fall, the sun pours through tree branches to warm your home in winter.

The sun travels lower on the southern horizon in winter, so you’ll want to avoid planting evergreen trees on the south side of your home where they’ll block winter sunshine.

Instead, plant an evergreen conifer windbreak on the north and northwest of your home to block cold winter winds.