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Tiny Tack House living room
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The tiny house movement: Tiny Tack House

...rves their needs for space. Designed to be entirely self-sufficient wherever it goes, the Tiny Tack House is capable of operating completely off-grid. It's equipped with solar power generation, carries its own water, has a full kitchen and bathroom, but is also capable of plugging into the grid at an RV Park if nee...

Can I legally put a Tiny House on my Property?
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How can I put a Tiny House on my property legally in the USA ?

...RV industry, and additional state laws typically require that they look like similar to standard homes, and perform more like them as well, often including certain criteria like minimum insulation levels. Basically, they need to fall more under the umbrella of a 'home' rather than an RV to ensure they are more suitable...

A Tiny House with a Greenhouse - Yes it's Possible!

Tiny House with attached and mobile greenhouse - good or bad idea?

...RV dealership is telling prospective clients that they should haul their homes around in order to help save the planet from rising sea levels. I think it's pretty clear that when you buy a fully-loaded RV with the intention of hitting the open road, the intention is more likely to get a bumper sticker that says "this m...

Tiny Houses encouraged Washington State for Affordable Housing WA
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Tiny Houses - Washington State promotes tiny homes & Eco-villages for Affordable Housing in WA

...RVs) can be certified with the Department of Labor and Industries (L&I). This certification process has historically been unsuitable to a custom - built RV or a Tiny House on wheels. (NB, there is now a new regulatory process available, making it easier for custom RVs/tiny houses on wheels to obtain certification with ...

Mobile tiny house
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Is Tiny House living in a cold climate good or bad for the planet?

...rvices, making even the worst of them greener than a lot of the 'green' homes that lie outside of urban centers. Downtown urban living isn't for everyone, so by all means live the way you want. But there is no denying the fact that the housing density and shared resources of urban centers will be the best way to redu...

A Tiny House for sale locally set me thinking, should I buy a Tiny Home?
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...RV parks – usually near noisy railway tracks or ports. Personally, thanks but no thanks to that idea, I value my sleep too much! If you are hoping to build a permanent Tiny House – again, sorry to burst any bubbles, but in most of the US and Canada, building code won’t allow a Tiny House to be built in a truly more a...

The Otis mobile tiny house
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The Tiny House Movement may have gotten tinier with the arrival of Otis

Three years ago, professor Lucas Brown’s students in Green Mountain College’s Renewable Energy and Ecological Design (REED) class built a custom-designed tiny house, a 96-square-foot structure with a sleeping loft “upstairs” and a 300-watt solar powered electrical system. This semester, his class went one better, ...