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Leopard Films is Looking for Off the Grid Stories

I was recently contact by a film producer looking for people willing to share their off-grid lifestyle change stories. If you’re interested be sure to contact Joe Pinzone directly. Here’s what he told me: “I’m a casting producer for Leopard Films in NYC and we are casting a new documentary in which we want to […]

Bus Living

A peek inside bus living. “After buying a used school bus for $3000, Richard and Rachel drafted autoCAD plans and began to design every detail of their new home, something that was important in their decision not to simply buy a used RV or mobile home (which they view as flimsier than a steel-framed bus). […]

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 […]

Yonderosa Update

The little cabin at Yonderosa is really coming along and the detailed craftsmanship really shows inside and out. This cabin is located in a remote part of Washington. Yonderosa Update

A Cabin for Solar Burrito

It’s always exciting to happen across a new small house construction project online. This time it’s a little off-grid cabin being built up on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington State. You can follow the step by step progress on the Solar Burrito Blog. A Cabin for Solar Burrito

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