Off-Grid

 Keya Lea

An Efficient Off-Grid Solar Electricity System

An Efficient Off-Grid Solar Electricity System

The freedoms of living off-the-grid can be rewarding as well as comfortable. This article focuses on the electrical and active solar systems that augment the efficiency…

 Keya Lea

An Optimally Efficient Off-Grid Passive and Active Solar Home

An Optimally Efficient Off-Grid Passive and Active Solar Home

This off-grid, owner-designed and built house is one of the most impressive passive and active solar combinations I’ve seen. Located at an elevation of 9,000 feet…

 Keya Lea

KTAO – The Solar Powered Radio Station

KTAO – The Solar Powered Radio Station

There are shiny beacons of hope and success that exist within the current economy and business climate. Creative and entrepreneurial spirits are building prosperous businesses while serving their communities.

 Keya Lea

Earthships – Passive Solar Homes Using Recycled Materials

Earthships – Passive Solar Homes Using Recycled Materials

A passive solar type of building, the Earthship collects its own water, has its own water treatment system, can grow its own vegetables and generate its own electricity from PV panels and wind turbines.

 Keya Lea

Off-Grid Passive Solar Earthship

Off-Grid Passive Solar Earthship

Located close to BLM land with gorgeous views of the San Juan Mountains in southwestern Colorado, this passive solar, modified earthship-style house is off the grid and generates all of its own electricity. Structure The house is a modified two-story earthship that has a berm around on the northern side of the ground floor.  It […]