Kristie Wolfe builds underground home & sets rural WA hamlet. Norcal veteran coder customizes with sensors off-grid home. Innovative Computer Geek Builds An Amazing Computer Controlled Off-Grid Smart Home. Loren Amelang once helped code for Silicon Valley companies, but he'd always been sensitive to environment so when his employer installed fluorescent lighting and wouldn't let employees use their own lights, he decided to move to the country and craft his off-grid dream home.
A nice looking place with an on-board energy center! Today he lives with "clean air, a great view, free hot water and free power, and a decent chunk of free heat". The entire south side of his home is covered in solar capture devices: 1600 watts of photovoltaic power, solar hot water panels, a sunroom/greenhouse and a solar hot air collector. The sunroom/greenhouse provides most of the free heat via the 'solar flue' that moderates it in warmer weather or circulates some of it into the house when needed, and the concrete walls that stabilize the temperature over time. Building on his own terms means that Amelang created a home that doesn't look or feel like anyone else's, but it works well and makes sense. Self-Sufficient Home Off The Coast of Maine. The Porter Cottage started out as a project from daughter to father, and the end result is a great getaway that’s completely off the power grid that the vast majority of us all rely on for just about anything and everything.
Set up on a small island off the coast of Maine, Alex Scott Porter Design collaborated with her father on building a solar powered home in the community of Criehaven (Ragged Island). While the island is completely devoid of technology, Porter has installed a catchment system for water, a compost toilet and of course solar panels that store excess energy for when its needed most. There are only two items in the whole CB2 outfitted home that run off of propane– the water heater and stove.
Off-grid smart home. How To Build an Off Grid Cabin on a Budget. Bygga ett hus på hjul för att gå off-grid. Bygga ett hus på hjul för att gå off-grid. Den här vintern har varit mild och jag har hunnit med massor av mindre projekt under vintern/våren ändå har jag en massa saker och kvar att göra, tur är väl det, annars blir det tråkigt.
Gillar att arbeta på gården. Tiny House Off-Grid Living. By Helena Mattsson Do you dream that you can change the world by changing yourself?
I am convinced that this is the case. I think that by changing myself, I automatically changed the people I meet in my life. It is impossible not to affect another human being so why not live your life as the change that you want to see in others. By living your life the way you think is good for you and your environment, you are kind to yourself and others. So do you want to be the change that you want to see in others? I think that the fear of change is the biggest reason why people don’t take the necessary steps. Failure is one step closer to success. The third reason why you fail to get out of the rat race is the fear of how other fellows will look at you and how you can defend what you believe. Småhusrörelsen tar fart i USA - Syre - grönt nyhetsmagasin.
I USA har hemmens storlek bara vuxit, trots att familjerna krympt.
Nu har en motkraft tagit fart, Tiny House-rörelsen: ”Det handlar om att förenkla sitt liv”, säger Ross Beck på Tumbleweed Tiny House som bygger minihus på hjul. Efter att ha levt utomlands började Kimberley Upstill längta efter eget boende. Berkeley/Sonoma: Det känns som att stiga in på en sommaräng, att öppna den lilla grinden och slinka förbi redskapsboden på baksidan av Kimberley Upstills föräldravilla. Längst ned på tomten, bortom gula blommor och citrusträd ligger Kims eget lilla hus. Det är 19 kvadratmeter, med sovloft, vackra furugolv och ett färgglatt kyrkfönster. Ulster County’s Rowan Kunz Builds a Tiny Home That’s Entirely Self-Sustainable. With a little help from her friends and family, a young Ulster County woman builds a tiny home that’s completely off the grid Free-wheeling: Most tiny homes have the door on the gable end, but Kunz avoided the railroad-apartment layout by using French doors on the long side.
Willow the cat has her own entrance. The deck, which almost doubles the living space in warm weather, is constructed in three pieces that, unbolted, will fit in the back of a pickup when it’s time to move. “I lived in 10 apartments in 10 years, and there’s still a bit of the gypsy in me,” says Kunz Rowan Kunz’s mother, Penny, remembers how, when Rowan was a toddler and tackling something for the first time, she’d resist any help. In 2010, Kunz, then 30, moved back to her parents’ house in High Falls after a 12-year absence to take a position as an art teacher at Ellenville Elementary School. The small-house movement has been growing fast over the last decade or so, and plans for such homes are available.