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Neighbors of DuPage

Help make “The Arboretum Village” a “Cool City”

Jul 10, 2015 01:55PM ● By Neighbors Magazines

Planting a tree to shade your home can save you up to 20% on your summer energy bills. Visit

By working together, DuPage County can become more energy efficient and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The county-wide impact of this effort equates to the elimination of more than 250 million gallons of gasoline emissions. By participating in Cool DuPage, households could see an average annual savings of $180 with a 10% reduction in energy consumption and nearly $360 at the 20% reduction target. Businesses fare even better with a potential annual savings of up to $120,000 for a 500,000 square foot office building. To learn more, visit