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Operation Releaf

For $25 residents can plant a tree by their homes with the goal of reducing heating and cooling costs.

Posted: Fri Sep 14 04:35:40 PDT 2018
Updated: Fri Sep 14 04:35:40 PDT 2018

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customer and wanting to save money on energy costs... you may be interested in this. the company is partnering with the iowa d?n?r and the city of mason city... for operation releaf. offering shade trees... conifers and ornamentals... to shade your home in the summer and block the winter wind. the goal is to reduce energy use for heating and cooling. beth enright is the grant administrator with the city... and says that customers who do pay the 25 dollars per tree say it's quite a bargain. xxx "a lot of them are valued at $75 and more, if you were just to buy them, so it's a nice savings for alliant customers." since it started as a pilot program in linn county in 2001... more than 200 operation releaf events have been hosted in iowa... with more than 70?thousand new trees
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