At The French Laundry, heat, air conditioning, and ventilation in the kitchen and the dining room are provided through this geothermal system in which air is pulled up from drilled holes that go down as much as 50 feet below the ground.
A behind-the-scenes story on the technology and gear of The French Laundry and Per Se can be found here.
July 9, 2010 4:00 AM PDT
Photo by: Daniel Terdiman/CNET
| Caption by: Daniel Terdiman
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