Today, the need of self sustaining homes is increase significantly. It is caused by many factors; some of them are limited of space and the respect of people about their environment. Characteristic of sustaining home is mostly eco-friendly. It is commonly made from wood with natural energy source. Even in modern sustainable homes, they use the solar as the source of energy for their daily need. In this case, they use sola panel on the roof of the house.
Commonly, sustaining home is built in detached area. It is far from urban and sub-urban area. Even, it seems merging with nature. So, between the house and the nature is not separated by any spaces. If you want to own one of the sustaining home, you can look for it from self sustaining homes for sale in the internet. Maybe people will sell the home in cheaper price because they want to move to another home.
The design of sustaining home is simple. It is even small. Inside the home, there are maybe a single bedroom and bathroom, completed with kitchen and living room. Sometime, the entire living space is connected each other in single floor, except (maybe) bedroom and bathroom. Look from the outside, sustaining home seems like rustic home. The wall uses plank wall and there is only small terrace without cover.
Meanwhile, there is also sustaining home in modern design. Commonly, modern design of sustaining home is applied with solar panel. It is the energy source of the home. Home like that is also applied much of glass window. Even it uses floor to ceiling window. The transparent wall becomes characteristic of the modern sustaining home. Transparent wall is able to make natural feel inside the home because it merges inside and outside spaces. It is commonly found in small self sustaining homes for sale because more people are like it today.