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Going Off the Grid : The How-To Book of Simple Living and Happiness
by Gary Collins


Overview - Discover how to get off the consumer treadmill and enjoy a simpler lifestyle. Gary Collins documents his firsthand experience in this comprehensive guide on how to find property and build a self-sustaining home to achieve happiness through simplicity. Included are tips for how to deal with general contractors and a review of common types of off-the-grid home construction (standard, straw bale, logs, and green cinder block) that highlights energy efficiency and insulation.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Discover how to get off the consumer treadmill and enjoy a simpler lifestyle. Gary Collins documents his firsthand experience in this comprehensive guide on how to find property and build a self-sustaining home to achieve happiness through simplicity. Included are tips for how to deal with general contractors and a review of common types of off-the-grid home construction (standard, straw bale, logs, and green cinder block) that highlights energy efficiency and insulation. All the basics are thoroughly covered, such as well water, septic and sewage disposal, and off-the-grid energy options (solar, wind, hydro, and geothermal). Factored in are contemporary concerns, including access to internet and cell phone service and the importance of an effective security system.Chapter summaries drive home key points for success, and a list of resources directs readers to key information.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781570673542
  • ISBN-10: 1570673543
  • Publisher: Groundswell Books
  • Publish Date: January 2017
  • Page Count: 143
  • Dimensions: 8.4 x 5.4 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.5 pounds


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