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Energy-Wise Landscape Design (PDF)
A New Approach for your Home and Garden
Combining general guidelines with tips, techniques and actions, this fully illustrated guide explains the many opportunities our landscapes provide for conserving energy. Readers will learn how to:
- lower a home's heating and cooling costs
- minimize fuel used in landscape construction, maintenance and everyday use
- choose landscape products and materials with lower embedded energy costs
- make a positive difference without a major investment or change in lifestyle.
Sue Reed is a registered landscape architect who has helped hundreds of homeowners create comfortable, livable and beautiful landscapes that save energy. She is also an experienced writer and teacher whose work focuses specifically on environmentally sound, energy efficient and sustainable landscape design.