I live in a part of the world where electricity, although pricey at times, is widely available. In many parts of the world, considered to be “third world”, they don’t have the ability to control their indoor environment. So, is it really necessary or are we just so used to being able to control the […]
Whether from storms, accidents or malice, power outages are a reality, and they will continue to be. Are you prepared to deal with a short or long-term disruption in electricity in your home?
Perhaps you are worried about your carbon footprint, or maybe you are switching over to solar panels and need to reduce your household electricity usage first. Maybe you need to reduce that electric bill and save up some money to buy some backyard chickens! Whatever the reason you need to save electricity here are 17 […]
When we moved off grid 3 years ago we never dreamed that too much power would be a problem. We tested each of our appliances for electricity usage with a Kill-A-Watt electricity monitor and donated all the high usage appliances believing that we’d never be able to use them off grid. Waffle maker? Food dehydrator? […]
Saving energy does not have to mean giving up your comfort. Follow these energy saving tips to help lower your utility bill in the heat of the summer.
Natural disasters come in all shapes and sizes – but when it is a lightning strike into your rabbitry it really grabs your attention. Read about our experience and what to avoid to help make sure this does not happen to you.