The warm side has a bar and kitchen, while the cold side has the ice where the games are played.
The U.S. jumped out early, stealing two points in the first end, but couldn't carry that offense forward, falling 6-4 to China's Rui Wang and Ba Dexin.
Other than their bus driver getting lost and making them late for one of their games, things have gone pretty smoothly for Kaitlyn Lawes and John Morris at the Olympics.
"The Chinese team came out great". They welcomed the opportunity to expand the popularity of their sport, but they couldn't capitalize on it; there simply weren't enough venues to meet the demand.
While their bus was on time Friday morning, Canada didn't bring its best game in the early ends.
Although Switzerland was behind by one point entering the final round, Jenny Perret and Martin Rios had an advantage: the right to throw the final stone of the game.
After the USA was able to tie things up with its one point in the seventh end, China was able to go back on top with two points in the final end to avoid sudden-death overtime. China slowly chipped away at that deficit, adding single points in each of the next three ends to secure its first lead of the game.
"I have full confidence that we can bounce back tomorrow", said Becca Hamilton. Players alternate in taking shots from the far side of the playing surface (or sheet). Matt Hamilton was at 81 percent. They fall to 1-4 with two games remaining.
Also for Canada, Rosanna Crawford was 53rd in a time of 232:29.2 (1+2), Emma Lunder was 54th at 23:30.4 (0+2) and Megan Tandy was 57th in 23:42.8 (1+1) as 87 skiers completed the race.
There was a smattering of applause for each team as they were announced.
"We wanted to win the game and that's it", he said. "We had a couple of unfortunate steals there when we had to score". "We'll come back stronger". Hopefully, we are going to have some tie-breakers in our favor later. Once there, they won the title.
The match was tied at 2-2 heading into the fifth end, and then the bottom dropped out: Canada scored three points to take a 5-2 lead, and while United States of America crawled back to draw within one point heading into the final end, the damage was already done - two missed shots gave their opponent an edge, and Canada took advantage.