We were trolling for Detroit media love when we chanced upon this beauty of a blog. Not much more introduction needed.
True to form, DC3 introduced me to Peggy Brennan, co-founder of the Green Garage
. The converted Model T showroom serves as a demonstration of down-to-earth sustainability (no pun intended), as well as a business incubator (everyone incubates these days) and an advisor on integrating sustainable practices for any interested member of the community. Brennan and her husband, along with 200 volunteers, spent two years designing how to best renovate the showroom and looked to the Passivhaus
for inspiration. With 19-inches of insulation and triple-glazed windows, the Green Garage only costs $300 to heat for a year.
Read the entire travelog here