Effective use of living shade: Studies show how selection and location of trees and shrubs can reduce extremes of summer temperatures in living areas
Robert B. Deering, University of California
California Agriculture 9(9):10-15. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v009n09p10.
Abstract Not Available – First paragraph follows:
Dense shade from trees can reduce room temperature in houses as much as 20F.
Robert B. Deering is Assistant Professor of Landscape Management, University of California, Davis.
The above progress report is based on California Agricultural Experiment Station Research Project No. 1536, Western Regional Project W-8 with Departments of Home Economics and Agricultural Engineering, University of California, Davis, co-operating.