James and wife, Marian Kozlik, currently live in Paradise Valley Montana. They have lived off grid at 8000 feet in the Colorado Rocky Mountains. Previously they where part owners of an Herb shop and Floatation Tank business. James has built several homes using recycled materials and alternative building techniques. The last 12 years James has sold raw land for a land development company and built speculation homes on small footprints using 85% “green” building materials. James has recently received a Perm-a-culture Design Certificate from Midwest Perm-a-culture and an earth building certificate from Cal Earth Institute. James is now in transition with his business (Snowbird Homes and Land) and is dedicated to creating the perm-a-culture lifestyle with other owner builder’s.