Your hosts:
Dean and Susan
Vineyard and Farm

1202 Lillards
Ford Rd.
Brightwood, VA
(540) 948-6845

Meet our friendly
greeter and
herding dog,

Eco-Friendly Cottage Features
In renovating the cottage, we incorporated many features that save energy and resources, while providing comfort and beauty for guests.
A well insulated, energy-efficient building shell

Formaldehyde-free insulation

Modern wood frame double-glazed windows

Hardwood and tile floors

Extensive use of metal-clad wiring for low electrical field emissions

Non-toxic cleaning materials

Window screens for flow-through ventilation in season

A heat pump with dehumidifier to avoid moisture build up and mold.
Joyous amounts of natural light

Free of cigarette smoke

Reused much of an existing structure to preserve tradition and reduce waste.

High percentage of locally sourced wood products.

Reclaimed chestnut and maple hardwood floors.

Instantaneous water heater

Minimum site disturbance with no erosion runoff into the river or stream.

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