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How to make a waffle on a wood cook stove...

Krista and I found an old cast iron waffle maker at “Funky Junk” in Sandpoint a few years ago. Since the sun was nowhere to be seen the first day of Spring Break, I decided I really wanted a waffle, but didn’t want to use the electricity for our electric waffle maker. 548 more words

Electricity Conservation

Wyndham Worldwide to participate in annual Earth Hour event

Wyndham Worldwide is participating in the Earth Hour global initiative by turning its lights down and encouraging energy conservation. This is the fifth year that Wyndham Worldwide will join Earth Hour to raise awareness of global energy efforts. 420 more words

Ecohotel Or Eco Program

How to brew that cup of coffee in the morning.

To brew our morning tea or coffee, we use our Le Creuset ceramic French press. We just toss in the loose leaf herbal tea blend of chamomile, peppermint, lavender, and some raspberry leaf, or our favorite coffee from the local coffee roaster, Evans Brothers’ Timber blend. 337 more words

Electricity Conservation

Gundersen wins Amerinet Healthcare Achievement Award

Gundersen Health System’s Envision program will receive an Amerinet Healthcare Achievement Award in the category of Community Impact and Innovation for its recent achievement of energy independence. 100 more words

Renewable Energy

Gauging Energy Still Proves Difficult

Man… I’m still having a hell of a time figuring out what I can and can’t do, as far as energy is concerned.  I kind of thought I’d have this worked out by this point, but every day is different.  951 more words

No Sweat: Programmable Thermostats Reduce Your Energy Costs

It’s no secret that heating and cooling account for the bulk of a home’s energy usage — an average of over $1,000 annually. Switching from a manual to a programmable thermostat is one simple way to save as much as $180 a year. 457 more words

Energy Conservation

Enhanced Cooling Tower Maintenance Saves Water

Water is an undervalued utility. Unlike with fuel and electricity, plants make little effort to conserve water since it is viewed as essentially “free” by most consumers. 1,953 more words