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For anyone you know who is serious about getting off of the grid and reducing their carbon footprint.

instead of running off of electricity (which many Amish people don't use), the tools are powered by compressed air.
"It's almost unlimited the tools you can convert to air," the guy behind the counter tells me. "Drills, impact wrenches, saws, table saws."
... industrial skylights — special reflective tubes that funnel sunlight from the roof down into the workshop. It's a way to get more light without using electricity.
..."we get creative and figure out how to make something work."

http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2013/02/22/172626089/inside-a...
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