The home 'the man' does not want you to build: it has no cooling bill, no heating bill, no water bill, no electricity bill, no sewer bill and a reduced food bill.
Earthships are passive-solar, high thermal mass buildings made out of earth and recycled tires. They catch rainwater and use it 3 times. They grow food in biological cells that process graywater from the sinks. They capture solar heat and use thermal mass to stabilize temperature and require no heating or cooling. They produce their own electricity using the sun and wind.Read »