03 May '13, 11pm

Green News, Education and Current Green Trends - GreenBuilder:

Congresswoman Matsui Introduces TREES Act 5/1/2013 On April 26, 2013, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA) introduced The Residential Energy and Economic Savings (TREES) Act, which will help lower energy usage and utility bills through the targeted planting of residential shade trees. The legislation is being introduced on Friday, April 26 – National Arbor Day as well as the birthday of Frederick Law Olmsted, the founder of American landscape architecture. The Residential Energy and Economic Savings (TREES) Act explicitly cites the benefits of proper tree siting, including stormwater management, reduced energy load demand, and carbon sequestration. It would establish a grant program to assist electricity providers in planting shade trees to insulate residential buildings and minimize home heating and cooling demands. The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) worked cl...

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Congresswoman Matsui Introduces TREES Act.

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Have you ever wondered about the amount of energy hot water tanks use or waste? Only 43% of that energy heats up the water...

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