Save Energy By Planting A Tree

Nebraska City Utilities recognizes the importance that trees play in our environment.  Trees provide shade that cools you and your living environment.  Trees absorb the sun’s energy from the surrounding air, and in the summertime, creates a cooling effect in and around your home.  Using the method of “Plant the Right Tree in the Right Place”, Nebraska City Utilities can help you create comfort and save energy by:

  1. Surveying your property for the best placement of an “Energy Saving Tree”.
  2. Following the practice of “Plant the Right Tree in the Right Place” to avoid overhead line interference and under ground utilities.  Call 811 before you dig or the One Call Diggers Hotline at 1-800-331-5666 to have utilities marked.
  3. Help select the proper tree(s) for your sight.
  4. Provide continued advise for proper care as your investment grows.
  5. Provide a reimbursement of one half the cost of your “Energy Saving Tree”.
    (up to $100)
  6. Location of tree must be pre-approved to qualify for reimbursement of ½ of cost of tree.

Call 873-3353 for more information or visit us at 100 Central Avenue in Nebraska City.

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