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A 480 Square Foot House, The Perfect Size for a Tiny House – Full Tour

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What do you think of this 480 square foot tiny house? Full tour and interview with Maxime, who built and lives in the house with his girlfriend.

source/image: Exploring Alternatives

We asked Maxime why he chose to build a house this size, how he found a legal place to put it, and what it’s like now that he’s lived in the house for over a year.

We love that Maxime’s house has low energy needs because it’s a small home with a passive solar design, extra insulation, triple glazed windows, and in-floor radiant heating. He has a well for fresh water, a septic system for waste water, and he’s hooked up to a municipal power grid.

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He says that with his design and low energy needs, it wasn’t necessary to invest in solar, although that’s not always the case with every home.This house seems like a very sustainable, long-term housing solution for single people or couples who don’t need tons of extra space.

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