Post 3 in Craig Anderson's off-grid living blog covers heating systems - what worked, what didn't, and what changes were made.
In this second post in a series on off-grid living, Craig Anderson outlines the energy systems of his house and explains why he chose them.
With a hot tub, personal chairlift and the mountainous playground in his back yard, snowboarding pioneer Mike Basich re-defines what a truly rich life looks ...
Energy modeling can help you find the weak link in a building envelope and tweak your design before you start building.
When you're a long way from the amenities of civilization, employing both active and passive solar strategies can provide security, independence and just goo...
How to keep power consumption at a minimum in an off-grid house without affecting quality of life.
Jang Wooseok designed the Eco Bath grey water recycling system to address water conservation in washrooms. Mission accomplished, and elegantly so.
Ecodrain is the first company we've seen to turn greywater heat recovery units on their side, making heat recovery option where it might not have been before.
How to prepare for emergencies and power outages
If you are thinking about going off-grid with solar panels and a battery backup, there are lots of good reasons to do so and ways to do it more affordably. W...
This is the first in a series of blogs we will post from Craig Anderson about the ups and downs of building an off-grid home.