ERIC Number: ED356956
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Dec
How Trees Can Save Energy.
Fazio, James R., Ed.
Tree City USA Bulletin, n21 Dec 1991
This document might easily have been called "How To Use Trees To Save Energy". It presents the energy saving advantages of landscaping the home and community with trees. The discussion includes: (1) landscaping advice to obtain the benefits of tree shade; (2) the heat island phenomenon in cities; (3) how and where to properly plant trees for desired outcomes; (4) the winter benefits of trees; and (5) environmental and energy benefits of utilizing tree trimmings for fuel. Additional sources of information about trees and conservation are described on the back cover of the bulletin. (MCO)
Descriptors: Climate Control, Energy, Energy Conservation, Energy Management, Environmental Influences, Horticulture, Landscaping, Site Development, Trees, Urban Environment
National Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Avenue, Nebraska City, NE 68410 (25 copies for $6.25, 500 copies for $100.)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Arbor Day Foundation, Nebraska City, NE.