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The Effect of Vegetation on Residential Energy Use in Ann Arbor, Michigan

Computer models have shown that proper placement of trees around climate-controlled building can significantly contribute to energy conservation by lowering cooling requirements in summer months and heating requirements in the winter.

A study conducted in a residential neighborhood of Ann Arbor, Michigan, uses electric and natural gas utility company records to examine energy demand for homes in three areas with different levels of tree stocking...

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