Spring Forward Early To Save On Electricity

Daylight Saving TimeIt’s been a long, cold, rough winter in many parts of the U.S., but due to a new federal law, spring will be coming early this year. As part of the The Energy Policy Act of 2005, the U.S. will switch to Daylight Saving Time (DST) on the second Sunday in March (3/11/2007). This means that we will ‘spring forward’ three weeks earlier than we have in the past, and then ‘fall back’ one week later on the first Sunday in November (11/4/2007).

The official status of DST had been an on again, off again affair throughout the twentieth century with the existence of a big war or an energy crisis often dictating its support or lack thereof. The latest shift will provide everyon


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One Response to Spring Forward Early To Save On Electricity

  1. davis says:

    This always confuses the hell out of me. I know it’s good for the environment, but it’s a pain.

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