Reducing our carbon footprint is an ongoing effort at Eden Vale Inn. The Inn’s green efforts to date include light sensors in the rooms and hallways to turn off lights when no one is there, guest rooms that have efficient local controlled heating and cooling plus windows and doors that can be opened for natural ventilation. The main lodge is cooled by swamp coolers in the summer and warmed by passive solar in the winter. The Inn has implemented a linen/towel reuse program and uses local and organic products whenever possible. Guests are provided complementary water bottles to fill with Eden Vale Inn’s great Sierra-sourced water. The Inn recycles plastic, glass and paper and practices low chemical gardening. The laundry and kitchen include Energy Star appliances.