Fun Fact Friday

As of March 10, it will be time to spring forward and set your clocks for Daylight Saving Time (DST). One of the reasons often touted for implementing DST is energy savings, but that doesn’t seem to hold true in modern times. The “extra” hour of daylight may keep us from turning on our lights as early, but a study by UCLA-Santa Barbara found that energy use actually increased in areas that implement DST because of air conditioners being used more.

This article was originally published by The Landings Association on their website.

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