Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Saving energy with plants

by Kaila Thieman

Here are some natural ways to save energy using things that help the earth in more than one way. When you use plants it makes your house look better but if you follow some guidlines it can also save you money. Studies have shown that using plants can save you up to 15% in the winter and 50% in the summer. There are three basic elements in this idea that include

1) Trees


3)The use of Foundation plants

When you use these in the right way it can save you lots of money!

For more info go to: http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/depts/hort/hil/hil-631.html

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