Coes Faen Lodge has been completely refurbished retaining its character but paying enormous attention to combining luxury, comfort and awareness of its environmental impact. here are some of the things we have done or are doing with that in mind:
Computer controlled biomass central heating integrated with solar panel water arrays.
Burns wood gas at 900c and auto cleans itself every night.
Black vacuum tube solar water heating array and storage tanks
Efficient log burner in Cwtch
Local logs or timber from our own 30 acre wodland
All lighting low voltage LED computer controlled
We have an electric charging point situated near to the stables. Guests wishing to make use of this, free of charge, should please contact a member of staff.
Seasonal fruit and vegetables grown in rich composted soil by local supplier 7 miles away
Local free range eggs mainly supplied by our neighbour.
Local Sausage and bacon
Local organic meat and game
The vast majority of our fish is caught fresh in Cardigan Bay and Barmouth Bay
Local forager supplies wild mushrooms in season
80% spend within 25 miles. Most supermarket spend is 1mile away at Co-op on co-op card from Co-op bank
Bread baked on premises using Bacheldre Water Mill organic stone ground wholemeal flour
Rain water capture for toilet flushing
Chamber biological sewerage system, with normal flushing loos
Metered mains water
Low-impact disinfection using UV filtration for outside Hot Tub -- heated from biomass boiler usng heat exchanger technology
All outside-facing walls insulated with 100mm insulated plasterboard
Extra external and internal insulation
Sheep’s wool insulation in all roof spaces
Glazed entrance hall atrium to harvest solar heat with double glazed units
Underfloor insulation and computer-controlled water heating system
Glass, paper and plastic recycled
Environmentally friendly cleaning products used (Ecover)
Recycled toilet paper
Recycled printer paper
Engineering skills used to repair and recycle as needed.
One wheelie bin for 12 people on a 3 week emptying cycle