Monthly Archives: December 2014

Cozy in Winters the Japanese Way

Kotatsu with a built-in heater is a wooden table frame covered by a blanket and a table top.

Over the centuries, Japanese have learned how to stay cozy and comfortable in winters using minimal energy and resources, and I try to put theĀ old wisdom to use.

I live in a traditional Japanese wooden house with modestĀ insulation. … Read the rest

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