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📒Off The Grid Homes by Lori Ryker
Off the Grid Homes Summary : An in-depth look at the strategies employed in sustainable home design.
📒Off The Grid by Phillip Vannini
Off the Grid Summary : Off-grid isn’t a state of mind. It isn’t about someone being out of touch, about a place that is hard to get to, or about a weekend spent offline. Off-grid is the property of a building (generally a home but sometimes even a whole town) that is disconnected from the electricity and the natural gas grid. To live off-grid, therefore, means having to radically re-invent domestic life as we know it, and this is what this book is about: individuals and families who have chosen to live in that dramatically innovative, but also quite old, way of life. This ethnography explores the day-to-day lives of people in each of Canada’s provinces and territories living off the grid. Vannini and Taggart demonstrate how a variety of people, all with different environmental constraints, live away from contemporary civilization. The authors also raise important questions about our social future and whether off-grid living creates an environmentally and culturally sustainable lifestyle practice. These homes are experimental labs for our collective future, an intimate look into unusual contemporary domestic lives, and a call to the rest of us leading ordinary lives to examine what we take for granted. This book is ideal for courses on the environment and sustainability as well as introduction to sociology and introduction to cultural anthropology courses.
📒Off The Grid by Lori Ryker
Off the Grid Summary : Off the Grid confronts the ecological and cultural problems associated with the way we get and use energy, and explains how it is possible to live in a beautifully designed home using much less--no matter where your home is located. Our homes are connected by a nearly invisible grid of infrastructure that binds us together. It is a system of electrical poles, wire, substations, hydroelectric dams, telecommunication towers, and water extraction and sewage systems. From within this system we work, play, and raise families. We have also created one of the greatest environmental challenges known to modern civilization. The signs of our impact upon the world can be recognized in the reports of environmental changes occurring across the earth, and they can also be seen in the growing failures of the energy grids across the world as the current system is stressed beyond its capacity. Technologies that can be used to live off the grid (geothermal energy use, wind turbines, photovoltaic arrays, micro hydropower, rainwater collection and reclamation, and more) are explained as author Lori Ryker shows how to choose and incorporate these sources according to geography and climate. Off the Grid beautifully illustrates that this is not just a concept for rural living; examples of homes that are "off the grid" to varying degrees are found in New York City; Ontario, Canada; Stuttgart, Germany; Belmont, California; Pipe Creek, Texas; Clyde Park, Montana; Twin Lakes, Minnesota; Laytonville, California; Venice, California; and New South Wales, Australia. Off the Grid shows how we can take responsibility for our future choices and conveniences now, and proves that off-the-grid living is a concept that can be easily understood and adopted by everyone, regardless of where you live or how much money you make. Lori Ryker grew up in Texas and has lived and worked in a variety of locations, including Boston, New York City, Portland, and Basel, Switzerland. She now resides in Livingston, Montana, where she teaches in the School of Architecture at Montana State University and is a partner, along with Brett W. Nave, of Ryker/Nave Design. Their work has been published in The House You Build, and Western Interiors and Design. Ryker holds a MArch from Harvard Graduate School of Design and a Ph.D. from Texas A & M University. She is the author of Mockbee Coker: Thought and Process.
📒Off The Grid by Nick Rosen
Off the Grid Summary : Inside the subculture of off-grid living 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.
📒Reckless Whisper Off The Grid Fbi Series 2 by Barbara Freethy
Reckless Whisper Off the Grid FBI Series 2 Summary : In RECKLESS WHISPER (Off The Grid: FBI Series #2), the suspense continues with the second standalone novel in a new romantic suspense series by #1 New York Times Bestselling Author Barbara Freethy. FBI Special Agent Bree Adams has a personal secret, something she has managed to keep hidden for the past ten years-at least she always thought so… But a chance encounter on a train, and whispered words of chilling consequence change everything. Is the truth about to come out or is someone playing with her mind and her life? Nathan Bishop knew Bree when she was a street kid like him. Their dark past once put him in her debt, and he had to pay up. The last thing he wants to do is help her again. He has a new life now—a life he could lose with one wrong move. But the beautiful Bree is desperate—how can he walk away? To get to the truth, protect innocent lives and their own, they'll have to fight their way through the past, as danger stalks their every move, and heartbreaking choices must be made. Don't miss this emotionally deep and haunting story! A thrilling psychological romantic suspense novel! Check out the other books in the series! Perilous Trust #1 Reckless Whisper #2 Desperate Play #3 - Coming Soon! Elusive Promise #4 - Coming Soon! Dangerous Choice #5 - Coming Soon! PRAISE FOR PERILOUS TRUST - 1st book in series! "Perilous Trust is a non-stop thriller that seamlessly melds jaw-dropping suspense with sizzling romance, and I was riveted from the first page to the last…Readers will be breathless in anticipation as this fast-paced and enthralling love story evolves and goes in unforeseeable directions." USA Today HEA Blog "Getting tangled up with Perilous Trust is a rush. Barbara Freethy sets the adrenaline level so high that it takes a while to come back down to solid ground. A tortured love affair sets off a chain of events that are explosive and deadly. The suspense is killer, the danger is intense and the electricity generated between Sophie and Damon is off the charts. All come together to a create a lethally seductive thriller." Isha Coleman - I Love Romance Blog "The adventure that Barbara Freethy takes us on in PERILOUS TRUST is full of twists and turns. It is a perfect suspense that will keep you guessing until the very last moment. This book definitely deserves 5 stars." Reading Escape Reviews "It's been a while since I have had the fun of reading a brilliant romantic suspense book - Perilous Trust gets me back into this genre with a bang!" For the Love of Fictional Worlds "A uniquely seductive, gripping and exhilarating romantic suspense that is fast paced and action packed… Barbara Freethy is the ultimate seducer. She hooked me and slowly and keenly reeled me in. I was left in a trance. I just cannot wait for the next book." MammieBabbie.com PRAISE FOR BARBARA FREETHY BOOKS "Powerful and absorbing...sheer hold-your-breath suspense."- NYT Bestselling Author Karen Robards on Don't Say A Word "A fabulous, page-turning combination of romance and intrigue. Fans of Nora Roberts and Elizabeth Lowell will love this book."- NYT Bestselling Author Kristin Hannah on Golden Lies "A page-turner that engages your mind while it tugs at your heartstrings...Don't Say A Word has made me a Barbara Freethy fan for life!" -- NYT Bestselling Author Diane Chamberlain on Don't Say a Word
📒Living Off The Grid by David Black
Living Off the Grid Summary : This clever how-to handbook is the first step to living off the grid.
Off the Grid Living Your Guide To A Frugal Independent And Self Sustainable Life Summary : In these days of expensive, polluting energy more and more people are choosing to live ‘off the grid’. What does this mean? Traditionally the phrase refers to people who chose to disconnect from the electricity grid and survive either without power or to generate their own. As alternatives such as solar and wind power have become cheaper and more efficient this choice is becoming more and more mainstream. For many people, however, living off the grid is a lifestyle choice where they go even further, providing their own water and growing or rearing their own food. Is this the lifestyle for you? This book will help you decide Inside You Will Learn: · What an off the grid home looks like and how to choose the right one for you. · How to deal with zoning restrictions. · How to ensure that you have access to clean, safe water. · How to dispose of your waste water. · The energy choices available and how to decide which one is right for you. · How to start your own kitchen garden. · Whether you can trap and hunt your own food. · Husbandry for beginners. · Whether the off the grid lifestyle is right for you. · How to prepare yourself for the change · And Much More Packed with a wealth of advice that will help you decide what changes you need to make to pursue the lifestyle of your dreams this book is an invaluable tool for all those looking to investigate living off grid and start a sustainable, self-sufficient lifestyle. Don’t Delay. Download This Book Now.
📒Off The Grid by LaMar Alexander
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📒Off The Grid by P. J. Tracy
Off the Grid Summary : Off the Florida coast, Grace MacBride, partner in software company Monkeewrench, thwarts an assassination attempt on a retired FBI agent. A few hours afterward in Minneapolis, a young girl’s throat is slashed. Later that day, two men are killed execution style. Minneapolis Homicide detectives Leo Magozzi and Gino Rolseth struggle to link the three crimes, but the wave of murders across the country has only just begun. Piece by piece, evidence accumulates, pointing to a suspect—and a motive—that shocks them to the core. It puts the entire Midwest on high alert...and Monkeewrench in the line of fire.
📒Off The Grid Meals by Fadi Ayat
Off The Grid Meals Summary : If variety is the spice of life, then you will love these savory meals. Some of these recipes are challenging, and others are a snap. Some are one-pot wonders that leave you only one pot to clean up. The last recipe in this book is a fry bread that you can make quickly and easily.