7 Ways to Green Your Business
Trees provide two important cost-saving benefits: Wind breaks and natural cooling. If you live in a colder climate, trees can reduce wind speeds by 50 percent. In warmer climates, they can significantly cut cooling costs by reducing the temperature three to six degrees. According to San Diego’s Office of Sustainability, three well-placed trees can save up to 30 percent of a building’s cooling costs. Trees also provide more physiological benefits than any other plant; they consume carbon dioxide, control erosion, and filter contaminants from our water supply.