Chiesa Restuarant in Historic Montford

Amazing transformation of the church building at the corner of Montford Avenue and West Chestnut Street. Under the direction of the new owners, Michael McDonough, a Montford architect, and Hans Doellgast of Jade Mountain Builders, have been nothing short of miraculous. Here is a link to Chiesa’s website

Visit the restaurant  Chiesa (pronounced kee-ay-sa)!

Check out the community awaiting their opening in this local montford article.

Root Cause Award 2013

Jade Mountain graciously received the 2013 Award for Support of Local Wood Products.

The inaugural Root Cause Awards, celebrating achievement in the local forest products industry and sustainable forestry, were announced Oct. 3 during a celebration at Appalachian Designs in Fairview.

Choosing a green builder

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: