Ask Danny Videos
Using Shade to Reduce Energy Bills
By: Danny Lipford
Homeowners are always looking for easy, economical ways to reduce their monthly heating and cooling costs. If your home heats up in the summertime the solution may be as simple as a little shade.
Rooms with windows that get direct sunlight will heat up quickly in warm weather putting a strain on your cooling system but there are some things you can do to help ease that load.
- Shade Tree: If you’re not crazy about the look of an awning you might consider a strategically planted shade tree to get similar benefits.