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“AMITY” IS A 400 SQ FT TINY HOUSE ON WHEELS. BUILT IN 2015. A VERY COZY COUNTRY STYLE TINY HOUSE FOR A SINGLE PERSON OR A FAMILY. 30 FT CUSTOM TRAILER MADE FOR TINY HOUSES. ORDERED FROM A TINY HOUSE COMPANY. TRIPLE 7000IB AXELS. “AMITY” IS 13.8 TALL, 8.5 WIDE. IT HAS 2 LOFTS ON EACH SIDE. MASTER LOFT IS 11X8. EXTRA LOFT IS 9X8. GREAT NATURAL LIGHTING. ALOT OF BIG WINDOWS SURROUNDING ENTIRE HOUSE. 50AMP ELECTRICAL SYSTEM. WATER: REEHM TANKLESS WATER HEATER, PROPANE POWERED, 150,000BTU. HEATING AND AIRCONDITONING: GREE HEAT PUMP MINI SPLIT SYSTEM. CROWN MODEL. 12,000BTU HEATS DOWN TO -20 DEGREES OUTSIDE TEMP. SPLENDIDE 2100 COMBO WASHING UNIT. SEPARETTE COMPOSTING TOILET. 9CUFT WHIRLPOOL FRIDGE. 20” PROPANE STOVE OVEN.CUSTOM BATHTUB/SHOWER. BAMBOO FLOORING, AND WALNUT FLOORING. LOTS OF STORAGE TO UNTILIZE MAXIMUM SPACE. DINING TABLE HAS LEAF TO FIT 5 OR SIX PEOPLE FOR ENTERTAINING. 4X4 CLOSET FOR CLOTHES, OFFICE SPACE AS WELL. THIS HOUSE IS A PERFECT HOME FOR YOU!
The concept of a sustainable off-grid community must take into consideration the basic needs of all who live in the community. To become truly self-sufficient, the community would need to provide all of its own electrical power, food, shelter and water. Using renewable energy, an on-site water source, sustainable agriculture and vertical farming techniques is paramount in taking a community off the grid. A recent concept design by Eric Wichman shows a multi-family community, which combines all of these technologies into one self-sufficient neighborhood. To grow the community you simply add neighborhoods using the same model as the first. A self-sustained community reduces its impact on the environment by controlling its waste and carbon footprint.
Sustainable homes are built using sustainable methods, materials, and facilitate green practices, enabling a more sustainable lifestyle. Their construction and maintenance have neutral impacts on the Earth. Often, if necessary, they are close in proximity to essential services such as grocery stores, schools, daycares, work, or public transit making it possible to commit to sustainable transportation choices. Sometimes, they are off-the-grid homes that do not require any public energy, water, or sewer service.
If not off-the-grid, sustainable homes may be linked to a grid supplied by a power plant that is using sustainable power sources, buying power as is normal convention. Additionally, sustainable homes may be connected to a grid, but generate their own electricity through renewable means and sell any excess to a utility. There are two common methods to approaching this option: net metering and double metering.
Net metering uses the common meter that is installed in most homes, running forward when power is used from the grid, and running backward when power is put into the grid (which allows them to “net“ out their total energy use, putting excess energy into the grid when not needed, and using energy from the grid during peak hours, when you may not be able to produce enough immediately). Power companies can quickly purchase the power that is put back into the grid, as it is being produced. Double metering involves installing two meters: one measuring electricity consumed, the other measuring electricity created. Additionally, or in place of selling their renewable energy, sustainable home owners may choose to bank their excess energy by using it to charge batteries. This gives them the option to use the power later during less favorable power-generating times (i.e.: night-time, when there has been no wind, etc.), and to be completely independent of the electrical grid.
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