Energy Self-sufficiency Maintenance and Upkeep

Welcome to the Highest Good energy self-sufficiency maintenance and upkeep hub. This page is where we will be posting detailed multi-media tutorials and resources based on our experience maintaining the One Community energy infrastructure and all its components.




Energy Self-sufficiency Maintenance, Care, and Upkeep: Click here to learn how to maintain all components of the One Community energy infrastructureThis page will not thoroughly develop until have completed building the Earthbag Village At that point we will have the on-going maintenance experience necessary to significantly contribute to this page.



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open source equipment, sourcing equipment, what equipment you need, eco-equipment selection, Highest Good equipment, tools and equipment, earthbag tools and equipment, straw bale tools and equipment, cob tools and equipment, earth block tools and equipment, green tools and equipment, earthship tools and equipment Detailed earthbag village tools and equipment list, best place to buy, and cost analysis for all components
building time needs, time investment, build times, time to build, earthbag build time investment, straw bale build times, eco build times, sustainable build times, green building, labour evaluation, labour investment, labour input, labor requirements, labor input, time for building Detailed earthbag village build-time investment needs for each component based on our building experience
Thermostatic Mixing Valve Icon, Thermostatic Valve Icon Shower Energy-Saving Measures: Thermostatic Mixing Valves
Sketchup Trees, Sketchup plants, how to use sketchup Sketchup 3-D plant and tree tutorial for designing your own 3-D landscapes



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One Community is specifically seeking to further build our team with additional Members, Consultants, and Partners with the following skill sets:


Seeking Mechanical EngineerSeeking Project ManagersSeeking Industrial Designer/Graphic DesignerSeeking General Contractorseeking software developers, software developer positions, software developer non-profit, world changeMaster Electrician Job Description Pagefood specialist positions, bulk ordering , world changeMaster plumbers, world change, nonprofit, helpingSeeking Civil EngineerSeeking Structural EngineerIrrigation Specialist JobSeeing SurveyorBuilding-Legal-TeamSeeking VideographerSeeking Graphic Designer

We are also seeking any other sustainability-related skilled professionals, quality writers and researchers to help finish our People's Agenda 21 website, and anyone with other skills they feel would benefit our open source creative process. The people who join our team as either volunteers/consultants or members typically fit one or more of the following descriptions:

Click Here for the Pioneer Application Click Here for Satellite Member Application Click Here for our General Application