October 26, 2009

Carolina Mornings, Asheville's Luxury Mountain Vacation Homes Support Green Living!

Carolina Mornings of Asheville, NC, the leading resource of upscale luxury vacation homes supports green business models which reduce waste and conserve energy. We are the first in the area to  institute an EcoFriendly certification program which allows property owners and guests/visitors to participate in minimizing our environmental footprint.

Every Asheville cabin certified as EcoFriendly maintains a recycling program in additional to choosing other green features such as low-wattage light bulbs, heat pumps, low-flow toilets, solar panels, and much more. Owners are encouraged to combine features which reduce carbon emissions, conserve energy and manage resources in a sustainable fashion.

Our offices also qualify as EcoFriendly under the same conditions… meaning that brokers and owners have jointly agreed to share the burden of preserving the natural integrity of Western North Carolina and the planet Earth at large.

EcoFriendly properties may feature the following:
  • Recycling (Required)
  • Recycled paper products or cloth alternatives
  • Solar outdoor lighting for walkways
  • Nontoxic cleaning products
  • Water saving kitchen and bathroom fixtures
  • Low-impact environmental furnishings
  • Displacement to reduce toilet waste water
  • Properly installed blow insulation
  • Energy-saving windows
  • Down comforters and renewable-resource linens
  • Nontoxic low VOC paint
  • Reuseable coffee filters and tea balls
  • Composting
  • Air purification systems
  • Energy-saving appliances
  • Fresh heating and air conditioning filters
  • Energy-efficient lamps and light fixtures
  • Renewable heating sources
  • Fresh and tightly sealed weather stripping
  • Heating biofuels 
  • Compact fluorescent light bulbs
At Carolina Mornings, we are trying to make Asheville, NC a better, greener vacation destination by providing our guests with Eco Friendly Asheville vacation rentals.

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