Off The Grid Homes

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In Off the Grid Homes, architect Lori Ryker, examines a number of modern homes that are “off grid” — meaning they are self-sustaining in regards to electrical power and water use. Looking at each home, she highlights the techniques that were used to generate power and conserve it.


Passive solar techniques are prominent in many homes, as well as intelligent designs, such as the indoor garden that transitions smoothly into a kitchen — tomatoes are growing right next to the kitchen counter. The book is available from Amazon.

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