SJ homeowners eligible for free trees San Jose Mercury News - San Jose,CA,USA
"Shade & Save" is designed to help homeowners cut their summer cooling costs. Any San Jose resident-homeowner who is a Pacific Gas & Electric customer, has air conditioning and yard space for a shade tree may apply. Renters also may apply with homeowner consent.
Our City Forest and PG&E estimate that a mature, strategically placed shade tree can shave 30 percent off cooling costs.