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BSE-145NP

Authors as Published

P. Eric Wiseman, Urban Forestry Specialist, Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation, Virginia Tech; Robert "Bobby" Grisso, Extension Engineer, Biological Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech; and Martha A. Walker, Community Viability Specialist, Central District

Cover, ENERGY SERIES: What about Landscaping and Energy Efficiency?

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Landscaping has always played an important role in modifying the home environment for thermal comfort. Throughout the history of civilization, housing has been designed to offer protection from the most severe conditions imaginable. Until the invention of mechanical cooling and heating systems, people relied heavily on their ability to modify their surroundings to deal with extreme climates.


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Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Edwin J. Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; M. Ray McKinnie, Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State University, Petersburg.

Publication Date

July 7, 2014