This is going to be a conversation about the utilities and hookups available for tiny houses including pros and cons of each. I will talk about on-grid, off-grid and self contained options when it comes to water, sewer and electric as well as a basic intro to wiring and plumbing.
I will go through all the fixtures and options as far as plumbing, heating and cooling your tiny house. This will be the one where we talk at length about toilets and all the options there ;-).
There are approximately 2 hours of information relating to utilities, fixtures and systems as they apply to tiny homes. This course is formatted to provide the information relevant to you and enable you to make the best decision for yourself. If you are excited about tiny houses and how they may empower you this course is for you!
In this portion I go over the plumbing types and options in a tiny house including off grid, self contained and grid tied. I talk about what most people choose to do and why. I define all of the steps to consider and define the water path through your tiny home.
This is an overview of some options you have for various tiny house plumbing fixtures and things to consider. This includes everything except the toilet which get's it's own section below!
The legal aspects of toilets, certifications and things to consider when selecting your potty.
Potty talk! All of the options you have for a tiny house toilet including the pros and cons for each. From flush toilets, to the various styles of composting to incinerating and others.
In this section we talk about the difference between black water and grey water and how to handle each in various different ways.
I talk about the options and considerations as well as the important parts of plumbing your house for gas.
In this section I talk about the decisions and processes that go into determining your own electrical load and the different ways you can get power to your tiny house.
There are many ways to heat your tiny house, in this portion I go over the common options and why you may decide one is more suited for you than another.
There are many ways to cool your tiny house, in this portion I go over the common options and why you may decide one is more suited for you than another.
In this section I talk about the safety alert systems you should include in your tiny home.
Macy Miller graduated with a Masters Degree in Architecture in 2007 and has devoted her career to sustainable design and instruction, she is a LEED Accredited Professional with a passion for education. As a project, she started the design and construction of her own 196 s.f. tiny house in 2011 and has been living tiny with her family every since. Macy's home has been featured in Dwell Magazine, TIME Magazine, on Yahoo and various other sites internationally. Since completing her home she has stayed very involved in the tiny house community and strives to help empower others to be able to take on the same challenges!