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Home Maintenance & Improvement: Landscaping for Summer Cooling

Author: Mona Ellard, Patricia Miller

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Shade and summer breezes can make homes cooler and reduce air conditioning costs, but remember the tradeoff between summer cooling and winter heating from the sun.

Tags: cooling, energy, home maintenance, landscaping

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