Hey, I'm Steve!

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

I enjoy helping folks learn how to design and build their own fully sustainable off grid home.

Today our blog has helped inspire over 1 million visitors begin their own off grid journey!

Here on our website we’re sharing exactly what we did to find the best land, design the perfect floor plan and build the ultimate solar powered off grid home.

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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. ~ Maya Angelou