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How to Build a Completely Off-the-Grid, Self-Sustaining Home

By | 2017-11-18T13:49:01+00:00 June 27th, 2015|Categories: Alternative Energy, Environment & Planet, Home Improvement & DIY, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , , |

With the problems resulting from climate change appearing daily in our news, a trend has slowly been emerging to go back to nature and live in a totally self-sustaining home. These houses are being designed by a company called Earthship based in New Mexico. The idea behind these homes is that they are “off-the-grid,” meaning that they try to rely as little as possible on public utilities. The man behind Earthship, Michael Reynolds, came up with the idea back in the 1970s. He had three

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