Download or read book Living Off-Grid in Wales written by Elaine Forde and published by University of Wales Press. This book was released on 2020-10-15 with total page 210 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Living Off-Grid in Wales addresses broad debates about the possibility of planning for a sustainable future, by an examination of rural development off the grid. Contrasting Wales’s policy on One Planet Development – a planning policy that encourages living off-grid – with a more DIY approach to living off-grid, the book presents case studies from eco-villages that imagine off-grid very differently. The text pivots on the problematic question that if planning is about the spatial reproduction of society, then why should it encourage autonomy from societal systems. The ethnographic case studies in the book comprise an ethnography of rural Wales, and the focus on eco-villages brings a fresh perspective to the anthropological literature on community by considering off-grid as a radical form of social assemblage.
Download or read book Going Off the Grid written by Gary Collins and published by Second Nature Publishing. This book was released on 2022-03-30 with total page 214 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Is city life fencing you in? Break free of the daily grind with off-the-grid solutions for a simpler, stress-free tomorrow. Are you overworked and overcrowded? Do you dream of dropping off the radar? Do you crave the peace of mind that only nature can provide? Fitness and military intelligence expert Gary Collins has helped thousands of people roam free with firsthand advice shared on his popular website. And now he’s here to help you reclaim your independence. Going Off the Grid: The How-To Book of Simple Living and Happiness contains step-by-step instructions for creating your self-sustaining refuge in the untamed wild or the blacktop jungle. Through Collins’ methods, you’ll identify and purge unnecessary stressors from your everyday life. You’ll also learn the basics of off-the-grid living from home construction to energy alternatives, from sewage disposal to internet access. In Going Off the Grid, you’ll discover: - How to downsize your current living conditions for a clutter-free future - Techniques for simplifying your hectic schedule so you can enjoy life’s simple pleasures - How to find the ideal off-the-grid property that will meet your every need - Common types of building techniques and materials for high energy efficiency and insulation - Fun and informative stories detailing Collins’ off-the-grid nomadic lifestyle and much, much more! Going Off the Grid is your must-have handbook for living outside the city limits. If you like DIY guides, practical expert advice, and bucking societal expectations, then you’ll love Gary Collins’ roadmap to a liberating lifestyle. Buy Going Off the Grid to plan your escape into a new world of possibilities today!
Download or read book 47 Years Living Off-Grid written by Stephen L. Wood and published by Outskirts Press. This book was released on 2019-03-17 with total page 81 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: If living in a town or city you are dependent on their water, sewer, natural gas, electricity, and their street maintenance, but you pay a healthy price for these services. What happens when one of these services—or all of them—are interrupted? Are you prepared for even a few days of interruption? This little book may help and not cost a fortune to maintain a somewhat normal life when these outages occur. That being said, one must remember that the first fifty thousand or so years no one in the world had electric power and yet still seemed to flourish. Although I am not expert at anything, I have built and given information to many about living off-grid from my forty-seven years of doing so. The one thing I have learned is that money is the driving force for those that claim to be “experts,” but be careful of these ads, as most if not all have never lived off-grid and only know what they have been schooled on. That being said, there are a few that are really good; finding them is the problem. So, if you learn nothing else from this little book it will help to ask the right questions to help you find those few. I have tried to be honest because if you decide to build and live this lifestyle you will soon discover what I have written is fact not fiction, and only your lifestyle will determine how hard or easy it is to accomplish your goals. Although this is about living off-grid, it has some very good ideas and suggestions on how to build or buy on-grid systems in case you lose your power, that seems to occur about every storm, especially in the east and southern states. It has simple systems that you can install when you lose your electric power, water, or sewer, and it will make these outages tolerable and may even save a life.
Download or read book Living Off the Grid written by David Black and published by Simon and Schuster. This book was released on 2008-11-17 with total page 288 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In daily life, we can take control of the resources and services we depend on. Electricity and energy don’t have to come off the public utility grid—alternatives abound in solar, wind, and water generated power. Design decisions can drastically affect power consumption, and bio-diesel and alternative fuels can help break the oil habit. Dave Black describes alternatives for eco-pimping your home and lifestyle for independence, economy, and a more integrated way of life. Equally valuable for the urban dweller vaguely concerned about the size of his or her carbon footprint and the rural self-sufficiency enthusiast, Living Off the Grid can help anyone take control of his or her life and way of living.
|Author||: Yuvaraj Azhvar|
|Publisher||: Blue Rose Publishers|
|Release Date||: 2022-04-04|
|Pages||: 108 pages|
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Download or read book Living an Off-Grid Life among Nature: How to obtain a Vacation Home that is Eco-Friendly and away from the Bustle of City Life written by Yuvaraj Azhvar and published by Blue Rose Publishers. This book was released on 2022-04-04 with total page 108 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: For many of us city-dwellers, we long to escape the smog, noise, and traffic that has become a mainstay of metro life. Often we fantasize of taking a break and living among the greenery of nature, like a monk, away from the hustle and bustle of city life. However, living an off-grid life is not that straightforward. There are multiple factors to consider, and in this book, you will get to learn step-by-step the entire process of owning an off-grid home and also using it as a rental property investment.. Here's what you are going to learn within the pages of this book: In Chapter 1, you will learn three factors that will influence your decision to buy an eco-friendly home. In Chapter 2, you will learn the only two things you need to consider when choosing a Location. Want to discover a little-known website that focuses exclusively on buying and renting eco-friendly homes? It is revealed in Chapter 5. Many books talk only of buying property. Wondering what to do if you ever choose to sell your eco-friendly home? Chapter 7 shows how to exit out of the deal. This book is ideal for nature-lovers who are curious to learn how off-grid living looks like. It is also perfect for investors looking to buy a second home amidst nature. Packed with valuable tips and investment advice from two veterans in the sustainability living domain that run their own eco-friendly resort, this book is the answer to all your questions about off-grid living.
Download or read book How to Live Off-Grid written by Nick Rosen and published by Random House. This book was released on 2011-06-30 with total page 368 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Off-grid: a place, building or person without mains water or power. Static or mobile - in a house or a hut, a boat or a camper van - to live off-grid is all about loosending the ties that bind us to teh fmailiar world of commuting, mortgages, no time and fast food, in order to rediscover our place in the natural world. Complete with camper van, Nick sets off around the UK to find off-grid heaven and meet people who are living the dream. Along the way he runs into backpackers and businessmen, radical hermits and right-wing survivalists - and plenty of ordinary working-parent families too. Sincere but irreverent, this is Nick's guide to avoiding pitfalls, to finding solutions (and some brilliant gadgets) as he strives to perfect the skills of this practical, freewheeling kind of self-sufficiency. 'Timely and highly readable' Sunday Telegraph ' Nick Rosen has caught the zeitgeist.' The Times
Download or read book Awaken Your Senses written by J. Brent Bill and published by InterVarsity Press. This book was released on 2011-12-20 with total page 208 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In Awaken Your Senses, longtime ministers Beth Booram and Brent Bill invite you to engage your right brain in your faith through sensory spiritual practices that position your heart for divine encounter. Readings and a variety of exercises lead you to experience God in new ways through seeing, tasting, touching, smelling and hearing.
Download or read book The Everything Guide to Living Off the Grid written by Terri Reid and published by Simon and Schuster. This book was released on 2011-06-18 with total page 304 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Do you want to have electricity and hot water at any time, no matter what's going on outside your property? Do you want to have more control over the things you eat and how they are processed? Do you want your family safe from the worries of a bad economy and crime? If you answered "yes" to these questions, then living off the grid may be for you. Although living off the grid takes some hard work, the benefits make it all worthwhile. This practical guide gives you all the information you'll need to move off the grid, including how to: Grow your own produce Raise, hunt, and process your meat Eliminate existing debt to cut off financial ties Build a sustainable home from scratch Harvest and reuse water Create your own sources of energy Whether you want to live an eco-friendly life or just want to incorporate a few key aspects into your existing day-to-day, this guide is your comprehensive introduction to homestead sustainability.
Download or read book Living Off The Grid written by Gary Collins and published by Second Nature Publishing. This book was released on 2018-12-25 with total page 132 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Worried that living off the grid means a life without comfort and convenience? Discover how to unplug without sacrificing the joys of the modern world. Wondering if an off the grid lifestyle is right for you? Scared that it'll be too challenging for you and your family to handle? Author and speaker Gary Collins literally wrote the book on how to transition to a life off the grid. After almost a decade of walking the walk, he's sharing his successes and failures alike so you can live the simple life without missing out on creature comforts. Living Off The Grid: What to Expect While Living the Life of Ultimate Freedom and Tranquility is a comprehensive shake-down of what this unique lifestyle looks like in practice. Told through Collins' much-loved conversational tone, you'll see complex subjects distilled into easy-to-apply lessons. Let the book calm your anxiety about taking this next step and find out how easy it can be to live a life of freedom. In Living Off The Grid, you'll discover: - Practical day-to-day tips to make off-grid living simple - Strategies for running a business or telecommuting while remaining mostly unplugged - Ways to remain socially and professionally connected in your new lifestyle - How to make the most of your newfound freedom and decreased cost of living - Mistakes, expensive errors, and bonehead blunders Collins made so you don't have to... and much, much more! Living Off The Grid: What to Expect While Living the Life of Ultimate Freedom and Tranquility is a detailed account of the ins-and-outs of a simplified off-grid existence. If you like practical instruction, time-saving tips, and hard-earned wisdom from a man who's "been there, done that," then you'll love Gary Collins’ invaluable guide. Buy Living Off The Grid to embark on an exciting new lifestyle today!
Download or read book Going Off the Grid written by Gary Collins and published by GroundSwell Books. This book was released on 2017-01-05 with total page 165 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Going Off the Grid: The How-To Book of Simple Living and Happiness contains step-by-step instructions for creating your self-sustaining refuge in the untamed wild or the blacktop jungle. Through Collins' methods, you'll identify and purge unnecessary stressors from your everyday life. You'll also learn the basics of off-the-grid living from home construction to energy alternatives, from sewage disposal to internet access.--AMAZON.
Download or read book Off the Grid written by Nick Rosen and published by Penguin. This book was released on 2010-07-27 with total page 304 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A look inside the subculture of off-grid living, taking readers across the ideological spectrum and across America Written by a leading authority on living off the grid, this is a fascinating and timely look at one of the fastest growing movements in America. In researching the stories that would become Off the Grid, Nick Rosen traveled from one end of the United States to the other, spending time with all kinds of individuals and families striving to live their lives the way they want to-free from dependence on municipal power and amenities, and free from the inherent dependence on the government and its far-reaching arms. While the people profiled may not have a lot in common in terms of their daily lives or their personal background, what they do share is an understanding of how unique their lives are, and how much effort and determination is required to maintain the lifestyle in the face of modern America's push toward connectivity and development.
Download or read book Off the Grid written by LaMar Alexander and published by Lulu.com. This book was released on 2011-12-16 with total page 357 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This book is for anyone thinking about or already living off-grid. It includes detailed step-by-step plans for a solar cabin and over 30 other projects.This is an encyclopedia for homesteading and off-grid living written by a homesteader and includes cabin plans, solar and wind system installation, solar composting toilet, how to make a living from your homestead, where to find cheap land and much more...This book was designed as an Ebook with links and videos that will not work in the printed version. If you want full color pics, links and videos to work please order the Ebook download or CD version available on Lulu.
|Author||: Mike Holsworth|
|Publisher||: Independently Published|
|Release Date||: 2019-02-22|
|Pages||: 158 pages|
|Rating||: 4.7/5 (482 download)|
Download or read book Minimalist Living Off the Grid: The No Nonsense Guide to Off Grid Minimalism Living Using Solar Power written by Mike Holsworth and published by Independently Published. This book was released on 2019-02-22 with total page 158 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Solar power plus off grid living equals minimalist living. What? Let me explain... Minimalism at its core is about you living with less. Living with less financial burdens. Which means you live with less debt. That directly makes you more happier and less stressed. It also means that you reduce your carbon footprint. Going green. Living with less reliance on the 'grid'. You can be free. How do you be free by installing solar power and not break the bank? Not only that, how do you live off the grid? Good news, you have all the answers on your screen right now. In this book your will discover: The one key benefit to solar power... page 25 The two most important factors in energy consumption... page 32 A quick overview on solar power for your RV or camper... page 37 Mistakes to avoid when selecting your solar power system... page 43 The one thing to avoid in maintaining your system... page 61 What the heck is off-grid living anyways? ... page 76 What are the three keys to the right mindset?... page 87 Get prepared in just 6 easy steps ... page 91 Mistakes to avoid when choosing your location ... page 97 How far off grid is right for you? ... page 107 Foods you didn't know were this good for you to not just survive but thrive! ... page 123 What the essential components are to surviving year-round no matter the weather ... page 112 By now you are thinking... What if I can't do it? What if I am not ready? Believe that you can do it. You don't necessarily have to leave the city to start. You can do it in steps. It all starts with your conscientious choice. You can start small and take steps to live with less. Or just go big right from the start. Are you ready? Like, seriously ready? Take action now. Buy the book today. Don't wait for tomorrow.
Download or read book Final Draft Level 3 Student's Book written by Andrew Aquino-Cutcher and published by Cambridge University Press. This book was released on 2015-10-22 with total page 281 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Final Draft combines academic writing skills, vocabulary, models, grammar, and a dedicated section on plagiarism.
Download or read book Solar Power Your Home For Dummies written by Rik DeGunther and published by John Wiley & Sons. This book was released on 2011-02-09 with total page 380 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Want to take advantage of solar power in your home? Whether you’re looking to save on your energy costs by adding a few solar components or you want to build a solar-powered house from the ground up, Solar Power For Dummies takes the mystery out of this energy source and shows you how to put it to work for you! This friendly, hands-on guide is packed with tips for making your home more energy-efficient though solar power—and helping the planet at the same time. You’ll see how to survey your home to determine your current household energy efficiency and use, and evaluate where solar power would best benefit you. You’ll also calculate what the return on your investment will be before you make any decisions. Once you’ve decided on a project, you’ll see whether it’s best to hire a contractor or do it yourself. We leave no stone unturned—you’ll also discover how to: Choose and install your best solar system Handle small to large solar projects Heat and cool your house with solar energy Install exterior solar lighting Handle swimming pool, water heater, or ventilation solar projects Create greenhouses or solar rooms Build, buy, or sell a solar home Finance your solar investments Take advantage of tax rebates and incentives associated with solar power Avoid the worst solar mistakes Featuring ten of the easiest and cheapest do-it-yourself solar projects, Solar Power For Dummies is the fun and easy way to meet your energy needs with this clean power source!
Download or read book Off Grid RV Living written by Jack Livingston and published by . This book was released on 2020-12-02 with total page 162 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This book is what every RV owner should have. Learn to live off-grid in an RV, full time, and on your own terms. Boondocking, homesteading, and nomadic life has never before been easier. You can safely stay away from other people or join a community of like-minded RV dwellers. In my book, Off Grid RV Living: How to Live off the Grid Full Time on Your Own Terms, I will teach you everything I know about how to go completely off-grid and be in control of your own destiny. I will teach you about solar power, gardening, farming, setting up land for homesteading, or how to boondock in an RV in a city or in the wild. When most people think about what they are expected to do in life, it's usually going to school, get a job, have kids, work until you can retire, then die peacefully. I tried that life, and I wanted something more. I wanted to be in control of what I did for work, where I went, how much downtime I had in my day. I was working a 9 to 5 desk job and hated every second of my meaningless, dull existence. I bought an RV, set my sights on the open highway, and never looked back. At first, I drove all around, bouncing from state to state as I felt like I wanted to. As it was inevitable, my funds depleted, and I had to figure out a way to continue this lifestyle where the first time in my life, I felt truly free. I decided to buy some land to set up an off-grid homestead, but still with my RV accessible. I found a way to get water, power, and even the internet in the middle of nowhere. It became my perfect little sanctuary - and I could work as a freelancer, accepting, or declining jobs as I wanted to accept them. In my book, you will learn all about how to live totally off the grid and how to be in control of your own destiny full time in an RV. The topics you will learn about include: Evaluating if you can live off-grid in an RV The Disadvantages of Off-grid Living Options for Off-grid Living in an RV Choosing the Right RV How to Check Maintenance Records Factors to Consider When Choosing an off-grid Location Best Places to Live Off-grid The Legal Issue of Living Off-grid How to Live Full Time in an RV Legally The Cost of Living Off-grid Preparing to Live Off-grid Preparing the Land Establishing a Water Source Learning to Grow Your Own Food Setting Up an Energy Source Heating in the Winter Necessary Supplies, Tools & Equipment Where to Find Water Off-grid Power Options including Solar Systems How to establish Remote Communications Providing for Safety and Security Making a Living and Working Online All of these topics are in my book, along with so much more helpful information. Before you set out in an RV of your own, you need to read this book first. Buy now so you can be informed! Let's enjoy the freedom and beauty of this Great Country of ours.
Download or read book Living off the Grid written by JB Evans and published by AuthorHouse. This book was released on 2022-06-15 with total page 256 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: I have written this book of short stories so wherever you are I might touch your heart. To read and live the experiences. For you to know everything cannot be explained with simple words. We all have feelings, curiosity, and enjoy being lost in fantasy. Escaping our world and stepping into someone else’s. Questioning what we believe. Enjoy my words. I may make you smile or maybe bring a tear. I hope you will be pleased. There are some who don’t spend their energy to fit in; they choose to fit out. It’s not that they don’t want the company of people. But to them the company of nature is so much greater. You get to see the uniqueness of a landscape, the beauty of a lake, stars in the night sky, surrounded by so many trees you couldn’t possibly count them all. This is where their comfort lies. This is where their heart longs to be. So, you don’t have a city of packed dwellers. It’s more of a movement to live free. To live with less yet have so much more. This is the way off the grid living is. You make the most of everything. You waste nothing. You value your work to better your small piece of heaven. You depend on other like-minded people to share their experiences for your gain. And this band of brothers are more than eager to help. Any why do they do this? To have morning coffee and enjoy your solitude looking at raw nature? Well! - yes, that is one. But mainly because they are different. They took the leap of faith. And they never want to go back. I tip my hat to the ones who never allowed their adventurous spirit to leave. They were never tamed.