Are You Building an Off-the-Grid House?

Are you or someone you know building an off-grid home in the upcoming year? If so, we'd like to hear from you!

DIY Network's Building Off the Grid is looking for teams, couples and families building off-grid dwellings in remote locations, especially spots that require special logistics due to weather, wildlife and/or challenging geography. Alternative house styles/lifestyles are welcome.

We're looking throughout the United States and we cannot consider homes that are already underway. Home builders must have a budget and necessary permits already in place.

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