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Hey! I’m Steve.

I’m a former Canadian Air Force helicopter pilot turned entrepreneur and off grid builder/blogger.

I’m a real off grid enthusiast teaching folks who are interested in building their own off grid home and saving money.

I’ve built my own twenty by twenty four foot solar powered off grid home and help inspire over 1 million blog visitors interested in learning more about the off grid lifestyle!

Obsessed with: perfection, relaxation, teaching, research, chocolate and comfy pants.

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My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive, and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor and some style.
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