Tag Archives: off-grid

Sunny Days = Solar Installation

If you’ve been curious about tiny solar systems for tiny houses, here’s a homeowner that just upgraded and discovered the difference a couple panels can make. “We finally had a break in all the rain so we took an opportunity to install the new solar power system. Our electrician friend Dann (who helped us wire […]

Japanese Ad Company Designs 100% Off-Grid House – The Good Human

MIRAI NIHON Project from mirainihon project on Vimeo. Accepting that our infrastructure is fragile and that the uninterrupted supply of energy is no guarantee, this ad agency asked the hard question, can we live without a connection to the grid? I really like projects like this because it brings the truth that diversified small scale solutions are […]

Off-Grid Float Cabin: Retirement Tiny Dream Home in BC Wilderness

Great off-grid retirement story. “Margy and Wayne Lutz were camping in Coastal British Columbia when they discovered their dream home: the float cabins of Powell Lake. They’re not houseboats, but “float cabins”, that is, they’re permanently anchored to shore. The Lutz’s bought their retirement home in 2001 for 35,000 Canadian dollars (about $25,000 USD, at […]