These two books are written by a former government employee who decided to quit his job and build his own off grid house in the middle of nowhere.
Going Off the Grid: The How-To Book of Simple Living and Happiness is a book that teaches you how to plan, design, and build your own off grid home, and how to manage your finances, health, and security in an off grid lifestyle. It is based on the author’s personal experience of quitting his government job and moving to a remote location in the wilderness. It covers topics such as finding and buying land, choosing the right type of construction, installing solar, wind, hydro, and geothermal systems, dealing with contractors, internet, and cell phone service, and coping with natural disasters and emergencies. It also offers advice on how to simplify your life, reduce your stress, and enjoy the benefits of living closer to nature. The book is full of practical tips, anecdotes, and resources that will help you achieve your off grid living dream.
Living Off The Grid: What to Expect While Living the Life of Ultimate Freedom and Tranquility is a book that gives you a realistic and honest picture of what living off the grid entails. It is a sequel to the previous book, and it focuses on the daily aspects of off grid living, such as cooking, cleaning, gardening, entertainment, socializing, and traveling. It also addresses some of the common challenges and misconceptions that off grid enthusiasts face, such as loneliness, boredom, legal issues, and environmental impact. The book is based on the author’s ongoing experience of living off the grid in different locations and climates, and it provides valuable insights and solutions that will help you overcome any obstacles and enjoy your off grid adventure.