It can be sad when someone's garage is cooler than your entire house, but the care owners Susan and Jim Sproull took to minimize the structure's impact on the environment makes up for the fact in karma points.
posted originally from: AT:San Francisco
The wraparound polycarbonate panels admits tons of light, cutting down on energy use; the roof is a green roof with four inches of soil; insulation is recycled newspaper; and heating is infrared, which means objects and people get warm but the air does not (the garage is used as a woodworking shop by Jim).
• Eco-Savvy Garage - Sunset Magazine
• A Green Roof in Seattle