Windbreaks are designed and can be beneficial for many reasons.  In certain parts of the country, there is little consideration given for a windbreak while in others it is an issue that is constantly front of mind.  I found it very interesting to learn about them and the reasons we need them.  The top reasons for creating a windbreak are: 1.  Conserve Energy - a well designed windbreak can reduce the amount of energy needed both in the winter and summer by as much as 20 - 40 percent.   2.  Control Snow - In many parts of the country, winter … [Read more...]