Energy-efficient and Environmental Landscaping: Cut Your Utility Bills by Up to 30 Percent and Create a Natural, Healthy Yard

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Appropriate Solutions Press, 1993 - Gardening - 230 pages
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If you've ever relaxed under a tree on a hot day or hurried across an open field in a biting wind, you've experienced how the features of a landscape can dramatically affect your comfort. Studies have shown that on the same day, at the same time, at only slightly different locations, landscaping can change the temperature by 20 to 25degreeF.

Energy-Efficient and Environmental Landscaping will show you how to save up to 30% on heating bills and 75% on air-conditioning, cut outdoor water costs by 80%, reduce yard maintenance for a lush lawn with less effort and no toxic chemicals, and create a yard that's inviting to wildlife and pest-free.

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Contents

Why EnergyEfficient Landscaping Makes Sense
7
The Basic Principles
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EnergyEfficient Landscaping for Cool Climates
33
Copyright

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Marc received a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and a MBA from Benedictine University. Marc has had a long and diversified career both as a professional and entrepreneur. His professional career has spanned the U.S. as well as internationally. On an entrepreneurial level, Marc Schiller has launched several successful businesses including two accounting practices both in Miami and Houston, a delicatessen in Miami and an options and stock trading company. Marc Schiller currently works as an accounting and tax resolution specialist for a national tax resolution company. 'Pain and Gain - The Untold Story' is Marc Schiller's first literary publication. A fictionalized version of Marc Schiller, Victor Krenshaw played by Tony Tony Shaloub, will be featured in the new Paramount and Michael Bay movie Pain and Gain. Marc has appeared and featured on ABC's 20/20, CBS's 48 HRS, The Miami New Times, London Sun, Las Vegas Examiner and The Miami Herald.

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