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Hi, I too am dreaming of off grid living. I have found that it is possible to build a home that virtually heats its self. They call it passive annual heat storage or annualized geo solar. It actually harvests the excess summer heat and stores it in the ground around the home for use in the winter. I don’t know of any that have been built further north than north dakota though. The cost question has a lot of variables. Size being the biggest. I am a contractor in Minnesota and also a log home dealer and structural insulated panel home dealer. I could take a look at your plan and give you some idea of cost or help you develop a plan based on your needs and budget.