How to Start Building Your Off-Grid System

You have read Home Power Magazine and their articles on off-grid living, helped your friend install his solar panels on his RV and are thinking about building your own cabin in the woods where there is no utility power. What do you need to know to be able to build your own off-grid home to support your simple, yet semi-electronic lifestyle? This article will tell you what you need to know before designing your off-grid home, what considerations to take into account and how you go about creating your own bill of materials to get started.

Solar In Action: EcoDirect Review – Gary, of Indiana

I installed my solar system myself. I began the week beginning July 17 when I spent a few evenings locating the roof rafters in the roof of my barn. I had to drill small 1/4"