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2009-09-15 07:00:00

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Dubbed "the healthiest way to heat a home" and garnering a "four out of four" rating by the Degree Of Green(TM) website, FireCrystals(R) tempered glass replacement for burning wood or faux log fireplaces and fire pits are quickly becoming the centerpiece of green home and sustainable commercial building design. Entirely environmentally friendly, the sleek, sexy and economical glass crystals eliminate smoke emissions, soot and ash debris, and...

2009-09-14 09:18:00

CLEVELAND, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dominion East Ohio reminds customers that an annual furnace inspection by a qualified, reputable heating contractor can ensure that they receive maximum heating comfort and minimize costs this winter. An annual inspection also can prevent any potential carbon monoxide problems. Along with an annual inspection, customers should change furnace filters according to the manufacturer's instructions, to generate the best possible value from their...

2009-09-04 10:16:00

Additional $31,650 Will Go Toward Community Environmental Asthma Screening Project NORRISTOWN, Pa., Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PQ Corp. will pay $31,650 in civil penalties for exceeding allowable emission rates at its glass manufacturing facility located in Chester, Delaware County. As part of its Sept. 1 agreement with the Department of Environmental Protection, PQ will provide an additional $31,650 toward the completion of a community asthma screening project by Crozer-Chester...

2009-07-27 16:30:17

England's honorary mayor of Barton is asking Chicagoans to check if their home fireplaces were ever owned by Queen Elizabeth I. Martin Kirby, a newspaper columnist from Barton, England, who was awarded the mayor title -- an honorific Barton traditionally reserves for the biggest fool in town -- said the 500-year-old fireplace was last seen in 1907, when it was purchased for $1,200 by a Chicago collector, the Chicago Tribune reported Monday. Kirby said homeowners in Chicago should check their...

2009-06-04 08:36:00

RICHMOND, Va., June 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A cooking revolution is underway in the Kiboga district of Uganda. More than 200 families are finding that the double Rocket Lorena stove is making it easier to cook and provide healthy meals for their children. The stoves also are a money maker for youth in the community and are not as harmful to the environment. These unique stoves are made of out a local mixture of grass, water and mud. And for youth in the Nakitembe community in Kiboga,...

2009-05-15 13:30:36

New Energy Star-approved commercial griddles and ovens are an estimated 10 to 20 percent more efficient than standard models, U.S. officials said Friday. If all commercial griddles and ovens sold in the United States met Energy Star specifications, the cost savings in energy would be more than $700 million per year and prevent greenhouse gas emissions equivalent to those released from more than 660,000 vehicles, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said. To earn Energy Star approval,...

2009-04-20 09:00:00

BEIJING, April 20 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Himfr.com (http://www.frbiz.com/electrical-equipment/ ), one of China's leading B2B search platforms with more than 30 B2B industry websites to its name, reports on three best-selling microwave ovens in 2009. Midea MM823ESJ PA microwave oven: the price is 399 yuan It is worth mentioning that this microwave oven will heat food, soften ice cream, cook cake, stew cooked food, reheat, boil water, cook fresh vegetables, cook chickens and ducks,...

2009-03-24 07:05:00

The FlameDisk Makes Grilling Quick, Easy and Safe for Everyone - Including Mother Earth MADISON, Wis., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands of grilling enthusiasts now have more free time following the invention of the FlameDisk, a revolutionary alternative to charcoal. This convenient grilling option, which employs solid ethanol as its fuel source, lights instantaneously with the touch of a match and is ready to cook on in less than one minute, eliminating the time needed to arrange and light...

2009-03-20 10:54:00

Improved method for neutralizing chemical munitions ST. MARYS, Pa., March 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott Furnace Company, a private Pennsylvania corporation, announced today that it has shipped the first of two Munitions Treatment Units for a chemical demilitarization project in Pueblo, Colorado. The Pueblo plant, which is under construction, will destroy a stockpile of chemical weapons containing mustard agent. The munitions treatment unit will destroy any trace amounts of mustard agent that...

2009-03-16 14:44:20

Swedish authorities say they're conducting a review of a company where a truck driver tried to warm himself in an industrial oven and became trapped. Officials told Sveriges Radio that the driver climbed onto a conveyor belt that led into an oven at a kitchen and bathroom fixtures manufacturing facility in Hassleholm, Sweden, in an attempt to escape the cold in the company's loading dock. But because of the man's hefty stature, the conveyor shut down just as he was going through the oven,...


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2010-09-24 16:20:41

A gas stove is a cooking device which uses natural gas, propane, butane, Liquefied petroleum gas or other flammable gas as a fuel source. Since the gas pipe network was slow to develop, the success of the gas stove on a commercial level took some time to happen. Gas stoves were invented as early as the 1820's as isolated experiments but it was not until the 1880's that manufactured stoves were sold commercially. The first stoves were large and bulky, but over time they were reduced to fit...

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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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