Living Simple: A Tiny Home Expo

The Northern Colorado Renewable Energy Society (NCRES) & Uncle Benny’s Building Supplies are proud to present: Living Simple: A Tiny Home Expo. This event is a tiny home/ DIY fair designed to educate you about renewable energy practices, lowering your carbon footprint and how to get your hands dirty with your own DIY projects – whether you are interested in a simpler lifestyle or Tiny Home living.

In addition to being able to explore several tiny homes and learn from vendors, we’ll have a full slate of speakers to help education you on the various aspects of tiny homes and released green building technologies.  

You may RSVP to this meet up to get updates but please use the Eventbrite link below to purchase your tickets.


Early Bird $8
Pre-sale $10
Door $12
Kids 12 &under are Free
Please Purchase Tickets via Eventbrite:

Speakers lineup:

10:30-11:30  Karen   Denver Homeless Out Loud 

  How DHO changed Denver Public Policy on Tiny Homes 

11:30-1   John Patterson Tiny Hemp Houses

  Other ways to Build – Hempcrete workshop 

1-1:30  Ben Friesen Mile High Solar 

 Hybrid PV Systems or Solar Thermal Integration

1:30-2pm  Brian Propp  ICS-Sips

    Introduction to Sips – Structural Integrated Panels for Building

2:00pm  Damon DesChamps Trailer Made 

Foundations in Tiny Home Building –Top ten things that you should do or consider when building your own Tiny Home, Container house or Schoolie converions

3pm    Mitch Holmes Mitchcraft

  Designing a Tiny Home – before you build

3:30pm   James Mitchell Renewablue

Financing Energy Efficiency Tiny homes and beyond

4-5pm    Roundtable with ‘Tiny Housers’ and DIY Experts

  How to build it, How to Pay for it and How to live in it 

  Facilitated by Damon DesChamps


James Mitchell 

Randy Mergler

  Erica Wrona

  Policy girl – Lea’s friend