New Green Reward: Free Trees to Cool Homes
Trees provide natural cooling and consume carbon dioxide.
Applications are now completed for 2017.
- Two trees per LELWD residential customer
- Trees available on first-come, first-served basis
- The first 100 applications will be accepted
- Mature trees can lower energy consumption between 100-250 kWh per year
- LELWD will plant trees in a location mutually agreeable to homeowner and LELWD
- Planting will occur during the fall season
- Best planted within 30 feet of the house, oriented on the east, west, southeast or southwest side of house
- Homeowners are responsible for pruning trees and raking leaves