Daily Archives: November 21, 2008

In the dark about daylight?

Ben Franklin realized candles could last longer if Americans gave themselves an extra hour of daylight in the summer. So we spring ahead an hour, and fall back an hour, every year. But recent evidence shows this yo-yo of time changes ends up costing everyone more in energy for air conditioning.

Let’s turn back the clock before Ben’s eureka, and leave time well enough alone.