LivingMalibu.com » Energy efficiency http://www.livingmalibu.com Malibu Real Estate-Malibu Homes For Sale Tue, 18 Jul 2017 20:51:46 +0000 en hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.3.2 Tips For Using The Landscape For Your Malibu Home Energy Efficiency Plan http://www.livingmalibu.com/tips-for-using-the-landscape-for-your-malibu-home-energy-efficiency-plan/ http://www.livingmalibu.com/tips-for-using-the-landscape-for-your-malibu-home-energy-efficiency-plan/#comments Tue, 06 Nov 2012 16:53:04 +0000 ritasimpson http://www.livingmalibu.com/?p=2485

Use these tips for your Malibu Home. While homeowners can take low-cost steps to make the inside of their homes better insulated and therefore more energy efficient, the landscape isn’t often seen as a part of the problem… or the solution. Basic green technologies like smart tree placement and green roofs and walls can be ...]]>

Use these tips for your Malibu Home. While homeowners can take low-cost steps to make the inside of their homes better insulated and therefore more energy efficient, the landscape isn’t often seen as a part of the problem… or the solution. Basic green technologies like smart tree placement and green roofs and walls can be used to dramatically reduce energy usage inside homes. If placed strategically, trees can reduce summertime cooling energy needs by 7-47 percent and wintertime heating needs by 2-8 percent.

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