Off the Grid confronts the ecological and cultural issues related to the way we get and use power, and explains how it’s imaginable to reside in a beautifully designed dwelling the usage of a lot much less–no matter where your house is situated.
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Our houses are linked via an almost invisible grid of infrastructure that binds us together. It is a gadget of electrical poles, wire, substations, hydroelectric dams, telecommunication towers, and water extraction and sewage programs. It is usually some of the greatest environmental challenges known to modern civilization. Profiling ten gorgeous properties in regions as various as New York City, city Germany, suburban Southern California, rural Canada, and the far flung “bush” of Australia, Off the Grid: Up to date Homes + Alternative Vitality displays you the best way to take duty on your future selections and conveniences by using residing in a superbly designed dwelling that uses so much less power. Off-the-grid residing (more…)