Posts Tagged: landscaping for energy efficiency

Shining Light on LEDs: Outdoor Solutions

Posted by kbanks & filed under LEDs, Outdoor Living, energy efficiency.

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Last week we detailed ways to use LED sources inside your home. From decorative wall mounts to recessed ambient lights, there are dozens of ways to incorporate these energy efficient fixtures into your interior design. To close out our “Shining Light on LEDs” series, we will take a look at the benefits and ways to [...]

Landscaping for energy efficiency

Posted by kbanks & filed under Landscape Lighting.

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A well-landscaped yard can beautify a home’s exterior. But did you know it can also reduce heating and cooling costs? Consider these four elements of an energy-efficient landscape design: Climate Each climate zone requires a different landscaping strategy. In temperate climates like California you want to shade against the summer sun, allow for solar gain [...]