Posts Tagged ‘“airconditioning” electricity’

Tweet I can’t believe it’s been one full year since Places, Spaces and Faces Community Dinner was started!  We started off small, but with fantastic participation at a quality venue, setting the standard for future events.  Kathleen Bartolomei, one of the original founders, had a brilliant suggestion at the first dinner which has helped sustain the dinners every month since.  She installed the tradition of voting for the best cook in the different categories (sweet, savory and later drinks) and the winners would help organize the next dinner.  “Built-in sustainability” she called it and boy she was right!  As the…

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August 12, 2009

High Utility Bill and Hot Guests at 3 Palms!

by: Taz Loomans

Tweet All of you who live in Phoenix know well that July is one of our hottest months of the year.  Things like “It is like the surface of the sun outside” have been said about this month.  Imagine how hard our air-conditioning has to work to keep us comfortable in outside temperatures like 112-118 degrees. Two things happened to alarm me that something is amiss with our air-conditioning unit at 3 Palms: 1.    I had a party for my family.  Anyone who knows me knows that I have a giant family.  Only 50% of my giant family was in…

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