Landscaping for Energy-Efficient Homes

Understanding your climate zone can help you determine the best energy-saving landscaping strategies for your home. Learn more about landscaping for energy-efficient homes.

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A well-designed landscape provides more than just aesthetics for your home; it also can reduce your heating and cooling costs. For the greatest comfort and energy savings, consider your climate and watering needs, as well as your home's microclimate, wind, and shade when designing your landscape. 

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Energy Saver 101 Infographic: Landscaping
Our new infographic covers everything you need to know about energy-saving landscaping.
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Landscaping for Shade
Solar heat absorbed through windows and roofs can increase cooling costs. Using shade in landscaping elements can help reduce solar heat gain.
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Landscape Windbreaks and Efficiency
A well-designed landscape not only can add beauty to your home but it also can reduce your heating and cooling costs.
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Landscaping Water Conservation
You can design a landscape that conserves water as well as energy.
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#AskEnergySaver: Saving Energy During Summer

Answering your questions about saving energy during summer -- from ways to lower your energy bills without impacting your comfort to when to adjust...

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