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Passively-heated off-grid LEED house in Low, Quebec
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Off-grid living blog: a firsthand account of building and living in a remote area

...off-grid passively heated home. This is the first of many posts that will follow, written by Craig himself, documenting his research and the decisions made thro...

Off-grid, passively-heated LEED Gold home
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

All about off-grid power generation

...blog series called Sunshine Saved written by Craig Anderson as he documents the design and construction of an off-grid LEED Gold passively-heated home. See post...

Passively-heated off-grid LEED Gold home
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Off-grid living blog - energy modeling projections and real performance

...blog series called Sunshine Saved , written by Craig Anderson as he documents the design and construction of an off-grid LEED Gold passively-heated home. Find p...

Off-grid leed home
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Off-grid living blog post 4: appliances, mechanical and other systems

...blog series called Sunshine Saved written by Craig Anderson as he documents the design and construction of an off-grid LEED Gold passively-heated home. In yea...

Heating an off-grid home
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Off-grid heating systems

...Off-grid living blog post 1: Concept, design and building envelope Off-grid living blog post 2: Generating power You could also consider heating with a hi...

Tiny Tack House living room
Tiny house

The tiny house movement: Tiny Tack House

...blog or visit their blog, Tiny Tack House , where if you want to skirt the entire design process, you can purchase their building plans. The Tin...

Product of the month: Aquion’s Aqueous Hybrid Ion saltwater home batte
Renewable energy

Aquion’s saltwater home battery

...Off-grid living blog: a homeowner reflects on the design and building process Tesla Solar Roof shingles review Aquion Energy

Earthship in Taos, New Mexico, shame they don't work in cold climates
Concept and design

Do Earthships work in cold climates?

...off-grid' means you need to burn fossil fuels instead of tapping into clean energy from the grid, you are increasing your carbon footprint, not reducing it. A...

7 Principles of a super abundant, solar, year round greenhouse
Greenhouses and Sunrooms / Solariums

7 key principles for an abundant greenhouse

...blog. Be still my beating heart - right here, in this one place, I had found a comprehensive wealth of knowledge on this very topic. Can you imagine how excited...