When I built my tiny house, I was nervous about installing skylight windows, thinking they could leak gallons of the Pacific Northwest winter rain into my house. But I also knew that a skylight would completely change the way my house felt.  All in all, installing skylights was the best decision I made while designing…Read more

My current little house has been running on solar power for 13 years, but when it came time to set up a system for my new, littler house, I was starting from square one.  My book, The Big Tiny, explained my solar knowledge…my lack of solar knowledge: “Over time, I’ve gotten comfortable with my limited…Read more

This short film by Mark Hoffman, presented by Nau, speaks to Dee about her move into a tiny house: “The average American house size is 2,500 square feet, but due to rising energy costs, job uncertainty and the mortgage crisis, a growing number of people are seriously downsizing—in one extreme case, to a house smaller…Read more