Cheyenne's Passive Solar Energy Community Greenhouse
Relying on a passive solar energy design, the community greenhouse a local citizen's group built in Cheyenne, Wyoming provides work opportunities and supplies fresh vegetables for hundreds of people daily.
The passive solar energy design of Cheyenne's community greenhouse includes double glazing.
PHOTO: SCOTT KAUFFMAN
A bank of drums provide thermal mass for heat storage.
A variety of crops are grown year round inside the hothouse