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Energy Efficient Trees: More Information
March, 2017

Want to look further into upgrading the energy efficiency of your landscaping? has some accessible general info and a few pointers on sprucing up your home, as well as tips on creating shade and windbreaks. There are also helpful energy-efficiency landscaping how-tos from South Carolina Living and Rappahannock Electric Cooperative’s member newsletter.

Deciduous trees on the south and west sides of your home can deflect hot summer sun. Photo Credit: Alan Davey