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Shelter

We are considering 3 different types of houseboat shelters. The Fisherman's Shack, Geodesic dome and the Mongolian Yurt. One of our mantras is that "Obstacles are the Way!" A floating tiny home addresses so many of the obstacles to home ownership: low cost, thermal cooling and heating, food, water, mental clarity, real estate tax avoidance, zoning issues and building codes, inexpensive boating licenses. We like to layer up the advantages and minimize down the disadvantages.

Shelter

Our Future of Living on the Water - Floating Cities?

“ I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do it.” Leonardo da Vinci. Our Future of Living on the Water - Floating Cities? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lt-lAFGJ_3o Our Future of Living

Damon R. Huffman
Biomimicry

The Sledgehammer Test On An "EPIC" Brick!

Our chosen building material is tough stuff and inexpensive! Sledgehammer Test On Epic Brick https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Fc6ZXXNUE4Sledgehammer Test On Epic Brick. Expanded Polystyrene Paper Infused Cement (EPIC) 8 Irresistible Reasons To Build with Expanded Polystyrene Infused Cement "EPIC":1. LOW COST: Perhaps the most obvious reason

Damon R. Huffman
Education

Evictions and Foreclosures And The Coming Tsunami of Homelessness.

On July 31,  this year a two-year-long national moratorium preventing evictions and foreclosures expired. And now, 17+ million US renters and homeowners find themselves collectively owing tens of $billions in overdue payments on their residences. How many of them will lose their homes? Unfortunately, the government is way behind on

Damon R. Huffman
Shelter

Advantages of Living On Water!

There are many reasons for considering living on the water. We humans generally work our entire lives so that we can retire by having a cabin on the water. Why not now? Our business model make a lot of common sense! In business, you need four things: Marketing; Management; Margins;

Damon R. Huffman
Shelter

Interior Design!

Five people and a cat can squeeze into this compact tiny house https://newatlas.com/tiny-houses/road-runner-baluchon/French firm Baluchon always manages to squeeze a lot of living space into its tiny houses, but its latest model can somehow sleep an impressive five people – plus a cat – in a home

Damon R. Huffman
Shelter

Summertime Airbnb Rentals

One of our future revenue streams to support the Veteran community will be the  summer time rental of Floating Tiny Homes aka houseboats. This one is a classic. Lots of really good ideas. We have three pontoons, a sawmill and the lake! We need Veterans with skill sets that are

Damon R. Huffman
Shelter

200' for less than $1,000.00

We plan on using aircrete and EPIC to lower our costs of construction. (Please see post 8 reasons for aircrete/EPIC) Our domes will be Monolithic meaning: consisting of one piece; solid or unbroken. EPIC will give the structure a consistent strength. We will build in summer 2021. Our domes

Damon R. Huffman
Education

Survival Strategies

Power outages require survival skills! Winter storms can be brutal. This is such a simple idea which can create heat for a long time. We could heat our Floating Tiny Homes with such a simple idea! "It doesn't do any good to throw a life saver to a man who

Damon R. Huffman
Education

WHY? 17 Sustainable Development Goals

They address worthy goals for all of the interconnect species on planet earth.

Damon R. Huffman
Shelter

These solar-powered sleeping pods were designed to provide homeless people shelter in winter!

Mantra: "Sharing is Caring"! Veterans that Dare to Care, a Series LLC is addressing Homelessness thru the creation of cooperatives. One of our cooperatives could focus on building pods similar to the "Ulmer Nest" for the homeless Veterans. Countries all over the world struggle with addressing homelessness. In the USA

Damon R. Huffman
Work

Run By Veterans (RBVS) Sawmill

RBVS Sawmill is up and running. We have spent the last 120 days cleaning out the red barn, installing wiring, setting up the sawmill and purchasing needed wood working machines. Relationships are being established with local tree cutting services which provide our Veterans with millable logs. Matt Nelson a professional

Damon R. Huffman