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Livingston, Montana couple builds solar home, featured on DIY Network TV show

February 24, 2017View for printing

Building an off-the-grid house in six months last year while living with three children in a wall tent was the most challenging activity in Livingston couple Mark and Erica Lighthiser's life ... so far.

That's saying something considering that four years ago they biked more than 2,000 miles in four months from Colorado to Montana with their children -- Eva, Clara and Emmett -- and dog in tow.

To add to the complexity of the house raising, the Lighthiser family was filmed by Warm Springs Productions for the DIY Network's "Building Off the Grid" show that will air Sunday at 6 p.m. on the HGTV network.


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