What many consumers may not realize, is that energy-efficient light-emitting diode (LED) bulbs are unaffected by being turned on and off.
There will be less need to turn up the thermostat. We can also rely more on natural light for our indoor activities. In Vancouver, there are almost five extra hours of additional daylight between the beginning of March and the end of May.
Certain types of trees, planted in the right position, are effective at reducing solar heat gain in our homes during the spring and summer and providing added sunlight in the winter.