How to Use Landscaping for Energy Savings

With temperatures rising, our energy bills may be making its way up as well. Finding new ways to save energy becomes more important during extreme weather conditions.


Have you ever considered landscaping for energy savings? Most of us use landscaping for aesthetics only. However, proper planting can make a difference on your energy costs too. While adding attraction to your home, you can lower the price of heating and cooling.

Properly placed trees and shrubs help shade your home in the summer and block wind during the winter months. This means that your HVAC system gets a little bit of a break and so does your wallet.

According to, “Proper placement of trees and shrubs can help you save up to 10-percent on your energy bill.”

Landscaping for Energy Savings


2 thoughts on “How to Use Landscaping for Energy Savings”

  1. Have you ever thought about creating an ebook or guest authoring on other blogs? I have a blog based on the same information you discuss and would love to have you share some stories/information. I know my viewers would enjoy your work. If you’re even remotely interested, feel free to shoot me an e mail.

    • Hi Katharyn. Thanks for your interest in our Blog! We definitely are interested in a guest blog relationship! I’ll shoot you an e-mail to follow-up. 🙂

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