Colorado Earthship Offgrid on the Mountainside

My job as a lifestyles editor has taken me inside hundreds of homes, but none as fascinating as an Earthship in Park County, Colorado. Its owners, Cherrie and Guy Geerdts, traded careers in Denver in 2012 for laid-back mountain life near Guffey ... population 25. Four years ago, they began looking at off-grid possibilities.


Simple Survival Earthship Build – Colorado

Simple Survival Model Images from the field at 11,000 ft. in Colorado, USA. We have many students who attended the Online Earthship Academy. The Simple Survival Earthship is designed to provide comfortable shelter, clean water, contained sewage and basic solar power for lights and charging small electronics at a very low price. This building

Colorado Springs Passive Solar Home Report

Jim Gagnepain calls it “the little bermed house on the prairie.” He and his wife, Stephanie, built their retirement home in eastern El Paso County. Jim, who has a background in electrical engineering, acted as general contractor, and he and Stephanie did a lot of the work. The result? A unique, almost completely