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Green roof and solar panels at a San Francisco net-zero cottage

Photo
courtesy of
David Baker Architects
Green roof and solar panels at a San Francisco net-zero cottage

The house's green roof is more of a brown roof: a desert-like array of native and non-native succulents that require minimal irrigation. The soil area is maintained with motorcycle tires (including one from a Harley hog), which control erosion. Composting takes place here as well. 

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