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Money from trees? Only if you plant them in the right place
A study found that shade trees planted on the south and west sides of a building lowered homeowners’ utility bills, while those planted on the east side had no effect and those on the north actually cost them money in the long run.
Happy Arbor Day!

Money from trees? Only if you plant them in the right place

A study found that shade trees planted on the south and west sides of a building lowered homeowners’ utility bills, while those planted on the east side had no effect and those on the north actually cost them money in the long run.

Happy Arbor Day!

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    I’m pretty sure you do understand how this works, right? Tree on the west side shades the house during the hot afternoon...
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    Hmm…
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