Friday, February 24, 2006

Saving energy old-school style

The Japanese don't play around when it comes to conserving energy:

To save on energy, local officials [in the town of Kamiita, Japan] shut off the heating system in the town hall, leaving themselves and 100 workers no respite from near-freezing temperatures. On a recent frosty morning, rows of desks were brimming with employees bundled in coats and wool blankets while nursing thermoses of hot tea.

—Mellow Monk

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