Hans Doellgast owner of Jade Mountain Builders says “When our clients hire us, they rely on our ability to balance ecological responsibility with their budget. It is rewarding when the two exist in harmony. By practicing urban forestry, we save money, support local sawmills and reuse a valuable resource.” Read an article written by Hans about Urban Forestry in the Western North Carolina Green Home & Living Guide. Click here to read the article.
Jade Mountain Builders mixes Japanese architectural design with mountain materials to construct homes that defy convention. Read about Jade Mountain Builders in the December 2011 issue of Business NC Magazine. Click here to read the article.
A mother and son collaborate to create an eco-friendly, storybook cottage Click here to read this article
In 2009 we had the opportunity to work with Southern Living, Whisper Mountain and Allison Ramsey Architects to build the Dream Home Giveaway.
Here is a link to the WHISPER CREEK COTTAGE we built that won the giveaway contest .
Hans wrote this article back in 2009 . Building a home can be either one of the most satisfying projects you can take on, or it can turn into your biggest nightmare. Make sure that when interviewing builders you ask questions that reveal their shade of green! Here are some questions to consider asking prospective builders: