Erica Young is a freelance writer and content creator, specializing in home and lifestyle pieces. She loves writing about home decor, organization, relationships, and pop culture. She holds a bachelor's degree in Journalism and Mass Communication.
Imagine never having to pay a utility bill again. The energy efficiency of these unique homes actually creates a power surplus. Each house produces 100% of the energy they need for heat, lighting and appliances—and then some! The extra power can be used for tasks like powering an electric car, or, in some cases, it can be sold back to the grid.