Live the environmental dream. Pay no bills in your off-grid Tiny House.

In this half-day (3 hour) workshop:

  • Participants will receive key relevant information regarding making their tiny house function “off-the-grid” without connection to mains electricity & sewer, with the use of solar panels and batteries.
  • Emphasis upon environmentally green alternatives, like composting toilets
  • Essential design considerations for going off-the-grid in an Australian context including solar panels and batteries.
  • Tips & tricks for insulating for summer, including how to create a radiant barrier in your tiny house.
  • Making environmentally friendly “green” hot water:  A passive solar & thermosyphon hot water system for a tiny house
  • This workshop is suitable for the DIY-er.

It can be done! And you can do it!

What others have said about this workshop:

“Great to get an overview of what can be done to go off grid and how Fred has applied his knowledge & research.”
“Fred, thanks for sharing your knowledge & experience clearly gleaned over a long time. All highly practical.”
“Thank you for sharing your knowledge & experience.  Great practical information.  The workshop has been a great starting point into researching & developing the ‘off-grid’ concept.”
“Very helpful for off-grid hopefuls like me. Good social interactive with other people sharing their projects and knowledge also.”
“Such a bountiful source of great info.”

Date & Time:

Castlemaine, VIC – Saturday, 12th August 2017 1PM-4PM

Adelaide, SA  – Saturday, 28th October 2017 1PM-4PM

Castlemaine Uniting Church Hall; 8-12 Lyttleton Street, Castlemaine, VIC 3450

The Joinery; 111 Franklin St, Adelaide SA 5000

Who: This workshop is suitable for the DIY-er or anyone wishing to become informed about living off-grid in a tiny house.  This workshop is not intended as a professional development workshop for tradespeople wishing to branch out into tiny house building.  Please call Fred if this is your interest.

Cost: 1 Person $65 (Castlemaine)/ $75 (Adelaide); Couple $120 (Castlemaine)/ $140 (Adelaide)
Tickets are non-refundable.
Tickets are transferable to another person, if you cannot attend.
Transport:  Come by car or train to Castlemaine.  Note: It is a 5 minute walk to the event site from the Castlemaine Railway Station, so think about coming by train.