Category Archives for "Solar"

Tiny Observatory

This tiny house is just a few blocks away from me in Washoe Valley, Nev. Each time I drove by, I was intrigued by its strange shape and perfect size. It turns out it’s a tiny observatory built by a local man named Michael. His neighbors affectionately call it the “Milk Carton.” He built it […]

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Burlington Microhome

Moonlight in Vermont? Sunlight might be better for this tiny solar powered home built by Alex Carver and Christopher North of Northern Timbers in Vermont. The Burlington Microhome is a 100 square-foot modular house that is off-grid and ready for additional modules to be added to it if needed. Northern Timbers built the microhome with […]

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Mikes Solar Hot Water Heater

The other day I showed you Mike’s Micro House which he has been building for under $3,000. Mike is also quite an inventor and is interested in solar and wind energy. He has created a simple hot water heater that I think would be useful for a tiny house or a large home. I asked […]

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