Chalets l'Evasion au Naturel
The cottages eco-"escape to the natural" is located on the foothills of the Chartreuse, on the outskirts of the small resort of winter the Col de Marcieu. Consisting of 7 chalets, for 5 to 8 people, it's an ideal place for hiking, winter (snowshoes) as been, to explore this region, sledding and other alternative winter sports... A place where it is also possible to discover the medicinal or edible flora, and understand some of the issues of sustainable development, because in fact the pedagogy is never far away...
The design of the cottages had relied on architects specialized in bioclimatic design (passive construction, local materials and environmental friendly + study of microclimates prior to construction for an adaptation of the project in the Middle particularly in terms of optimization of the capture of solar energy and natural lighting). The chalets have measurement tools to track impact indicators such as consumption of water and energy, and the roofs are covered with photovoltaic panels.
The Center is also used as educational center to learn the techniques of eco-construction as well as the discovery of mountain ecosystems, medicinal and culinary plants of mountain.
A rainwater recovery tank, allows you to use the toilets and watering. Roofs are green and can delay the infiltration of water in the soil. Apples of showers and the valves are equipped with low start System.
Products of local agriculture on-site sales. Finally the chalets are accessible to people with reduced mobility.
The escape to the natural Center is member WVV